Cleveland Marathon

Cleveland Marathon

 
4.1 (3 reviews)

Cleveland, OH
May 21, 2017

Are you ready for The Cleveland Experience in the Rock & Roll capital of America? The Rite Aid Cleveland Marathon features one of the flattest and fastest courses in the country, offering full marathon, half marathon, 10K and 5K events. Whether you're looking to qualify for Boston, or walk a 10K with your friends - you'll enjoy a scenic "tour" of Cleveland and all the amenities of a world-class event.

Race Reviews: 3
Overall Rating:
 
4.1
Course:
 
4.3
Organization:
 
3.8
Value:
 
4.2
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I think my experience would have better if it wasn't so hot. Was it just me or did it seem like they needed more water stations? I honestly wasn't paying attention to how frequently they came along, but it seemed like I was always in need of water about a mile before it was available.
Overall Rating:
 
4.2
Course:
 
4.5
Organization:
 
3.5
Value:
 
4.5
Reviewed by Charlotte Cook on 5/5/2014
Racing Experience: 10 - 20 Marathons
Location: Columbus, OH

Review: I think my experience would have better if it wasn't so hot. Was it just me or did it seem like they needed more water stations? I honestly wasn't paying attention to how frequently they came along, but it seemed like I was always in need of water about a mile before it was available.

Organization at the event was excellent. I was able to find my way around without any problems and everything seemed to flow great and orderly.

The stadium start is great. I didn't have to wait at all for a bathroom, which as many marathoners know is usually a big issue at the start of races.

Overall, a great race and I recommend it to any Maniacs or 50-Staters looking for an Oklahoma race.
Overall Rating:
 
4.0
Course:
 
4.0
Organization:
 
4.0
Value:
 
4.0
Reviewed by Madison Murphy on 3/9/2014
Racing Experience: 10 - 20 Marathons
Location: Cleveland, OH

Review: Organization at the event was excellent. I was able to find my way around without any problems and everything seemed to flow great and orderly.

The stadium start is great. I didn't have to wait at all for a bathroom, which as many marathoners know is usually a big issue at the start of races.

Overall, a great race and I recommend it to any Maniacs or 50-Staters looking for an Oklahoma race.

Pros:
- Great organization
- Scenic course (though not the flattest)
- Cool medal and t-shirt
- Plenty of port-o-jons and bathrooms at the start
Cons:
- Not enough water stations
- Not much food left for us marathoners
- No Eddy's ice cream was left by the time I crossed the line :(
Overall Rating:
 
4.2
Course:
 
4.5
Organization:
 
4.0
Value:
 
4.0
Reviewed by Greg Ward on 3/1/2014
Racing Experience: 10 - 20 Marathons
Location: Naperville, IL

Review: Pros:
- Great organization
- Scenic course (though not the flattest)
- Cool medal and t-shirt
- Plenty of port-o-jons and bathrooms at the start
Cons:
- Not enough water stations
- Not much food left for us marathoners
- No Eddy's ice cream was left by the time I crossed the line :(

Elevation Profile


Course Vitals

Course Layout: Loop
Elevation Gain: 400 ft.
Difficulty Rating: 1.50
Surface: Mostly Road/Paved
Certified: Yes

Gender Distribution


Total Number of Participants: 1,500

Finishing Times

Age Distribution

Boston & NYC Qualifiers

Total Qualifiers:

Boston 204

New York 50

 

Percentage of Total Finishers:

Boston 13.8%

New York 3.4%


Note: Data based off of 2016 race results