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    Down & Dirty 5 Miler
    Fri 24th May
    Munroe Falls, OH, United States
    $35
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    Down & Dirty 5 Miler

    521 S River Rd, Munroe Falls, OH 44262, USAView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    The Dirty Trail Race Series, presented by Salomon, is a short trail race series for Northeast Ohio. The Series features races from 5k to half marathon distances in the best NE Ohio parks.

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    KSPT No More Falls 5K
    Sat 1st Jun
    Munroe Falls, OH, United States
    $25
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    KSPT No More Falls 5K

    Hawkins Roof & Exterior Cleaning, 234 Silver Valley Blvd, Munroe Falls, OH 44262, USAView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    Join us for our annual charity 5K run through Munroe Falls and the Bike and Hike trail. Runners and Walkers welcome.

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    The Hammy
    Sat 1st Jun
    $35
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    The Hammy

    112 E Main St, Kent, OH 44240, USAView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    The Hometown Hero 5K is a unique event that kicks off a communal day honoring the life of Adam S. Hamilton, his sacrifice and those who have sacrificed for all of us. 100% of the proceeds benefit the Adam S. Hamilton Memorial & Athletic Scholarship Fund. Each year, two $10,000 scholarships are awarded to worthy Roosevelt High School seniors who have shown leadership in the classroom, on the playing fields and in the community. In addition to maintaining a 3.0 GPA and lettering in two sports. So what are you waiting for? Come make a difference in someone's life.

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    Live Well, Do Good 5K/1M
    Sun 2nd Jun
    Hudson, OH, United States
    $10
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    Live Well, Do Good 5K/1M

    206 Village View Rd, Hudson, OH 44236, USAView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    A scenic race course that takes you through the historic Western Reserve Academy utilizing cross country trails. The trails are non-technical and very beginner friendly. Proceeds will be donated to The Childrens Center at Valley View. This preschool will be located in the Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority neighborhood in Akrons North Hill community. Starting in Jan of 2020, this preschool will provide families access to a quality preschool in an area where no other opportunities exist.

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    Rhino Rush 5K
    Sat 15th Jun
    Peninsula, OH, United States
    $35
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    Rhino Rush 5K

    1712 Main St, Peninsula, OH 44264, USAView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    The Rhino Rush 5K is a fundraiser for rhino conservation efforts in Kenya and Southeast Asia. Funds raised at this event will join Bowling for Rhinos, the premier conservation fundraiser of the American Association of Zoo Keepers. Since 1991, Bowling for Rhinos has raised over 7 million dollars for rhino conservation. 100% of the profits from Bowling for Rhinos go to support the Lewa Wildlife Conservancy in Kenya, the International Rhino Foundation in Indonesia, and Action for Cheetahs in Kenya.

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    Run for Rwanda
    Sat 15th Jun
    Hudson, OH, United States
    $15 - $40
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    Run for Rwanda

    206 Village View Rd, Hudson, OH 44236, USAView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    Join us for a Hudson, Ohio run like no other! Run for Rwanda will take place Father's Day weekend. Lace up with Dad, and get ready to run on a beautiful trail through Hudson Springs Park, adjacent to Seton Catholic School. Loop around the 50-acre lake and catch glimpses of natural wildlife along the path. For the cheer squad, there are several great playgrounds right along the route to keep the kids busy during the race. A coffee truck will be on-site during and after the race for post-event hydration. This race will be like none other with local celebrities, a live DJ, and an after party. You can sign up to run, walk, or just donate to support this amazing cause. You do not have to run to be a part of Race Day!

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    Summa Health Medina Half Marathon & 5K
    Sat 25th May
    Medina, OH, United States
    $25 - $65
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    Summa Health Medina Half Marathon & 5K

    Medina, OH 44256, USAView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    The event starts and finishes on the Historic Medina Square. The course runs through our beautiful city, around the crushed gravel trail of Lake Medina, through scenic neighborhoods and then runners head back up to the square. This race is being held by the Medina County Road Runners.

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    Miles 4 Myles Superhero Run –
    Sat 13th Jul
    $20
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    Miles 4 Myles Superhero Run –

    Al Lease Park, 1100 Denise Dr, Kent, OH 44240, USAView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    We have decided to plan events this year that do not involve running. Last year, seeing Myles struggle to run his lap around the lake, broke our hearts. He is really into the 80's this year and we also have an amazing friend who is part of a wonderful group who have offered to fully sponsor a spaghetti dinner. We will always honor Myles as a superhero our focus goes to you, the superheros who help us support this cause and raise money for research that will help kiddos like Myles, to live longer, happier, and healthier lives.

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    Muddy Paws
    Sat 13th Jul
    Peninsula, OH, United States
    $17 - $30
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    Muddy Paws

    5523 Quick Rd, Peninsula, OH 44264, USAView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    Whether you have two paws or four, this race will have you panting for a good cause! Bring your furry friend out for scenic trail run and walk in the gorgeous Cuyahoga Valley National Park. The trail race is 5 or 10 miles, and there is a 2-mile course for you and your dog! Leashed dogs are welcome in all distances and are not required.

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    Canal Corridor 100 Mile Endurance Run
    Sat 13th Jul
    $225
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    Canal Corridor 100 Mile Endurance Run

    839 Lock St, Kent, OH 44240, USAView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    The Canal Corridor 100 Mile Endurance Run will be held on July 13th and 14th. Runners will run through existing portions of the exceptionally beautiful Towpath Trail in the Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Cleveland, Akron, and Canton, Ohio.

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    StAR4Life 5K Run
    Sat 1st Jun
    Brunswick, OH, United States
    $20
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    StAR4Life 5K Run

    4340 Center Rd, Brunswick, OH 44212, USAView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    Join us for the 12th annual StAR4Life 5K and 1 mile run / walk on Saturday June 1! The event at Saint Ambrose Church Brunswick, OH will raise funds and awareness for Cancer research and Cancer care. We will come together to celebrate those who are fighting the battle and to remember our family and friends who have lost the battle. Our event will benefit three amazing organizations that provide much needed support to our community - the American Cancer Society, Holy Family Home and Collin Cares Cure Cancer.

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    Sophia’s Smile
    Sat 8th Jun
    Medina, OH, United States
    $15 - $25
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    Sophia’s Smile

    Buckeye Woods Park, 6335 Wedgewood Rd, Medina, OH 44256, USAView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    This is the 5th annual 5k race in memory of my daughter, Sophia. She was a beautiful, energetic, loving, two year old little girl, who loved running with her four brothers.

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    Buckeye Trail 50K
    Sun 30th Jun
    Brecksville, OH, United States
    $85
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    Buckeye Trail 50K

    Salamander Loop Trail, Brecksville, OH 44141, USAView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    Start & Finish is at Oak Grove Picnic Area in the Brecksville Reservation.

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    Direction Up 5K
    Sat 22nd Jun
    £15 - £25
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    Direction Up 5K

    Solon Middle School, 6835 Som Center Rd, Solon, OH 44139, USAView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    Run, walk, jog or just have fun at the Direction Up 5k Run and 1 Mile Family Walk! This family-friendly event is designed to promote health, wellness and fitness, while inspiring great memories for you and the entire family.

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    Direction Up 5K
    Sat 22nd Jun
    $15
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    Direction Up 5K

    33445 Bainbridge Rd, Solon, OH 44139, USAView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    Run, walk, jog or just have fun at the First Annual Direction Up 5k Run and 1 Mile Family Walk! This family-friendly event is designed to promote health, wellness and fitness, while inspiring great memories for you and the entire family.

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    Kylie Rose’s Run
    Sun 25th Aug
    $15
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    Kylie Rose’s Run

    Copley High School, 3807 Ridgewood Rd, Akron, OH 44321, USAView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    Kylie Roses Run is celebrating its Annual 5K event. Kylie Rose Jacobs, at the age of five, was diagnosed with cancer on January 6, 2015 and has since been treated at Akron Childrens Hospital. This years race proceeds will benefit Akron Childrens Hospital Childhood Blood and Cancer Fund. The Childhood Blood and Cancer Fund supports patients, their families, research, treatment, supplies, and any/all needs for the entire department.

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    Warrior Dash – Ohio
    Sat 20th Jul
    North Lawrence, OH, United States
    $39 - $89
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    Warrior Dash – Ohio

    13185 Patterson St NW, North Lawrence, OH 44666, USAView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    Warrior Dash is the 1M, 5k & 10K obstacle course races that anyone can start and everyone can finish. Whether you're an elite athlete or just beginning, you'll conquer 6/12/24 world-class obstacles for 1M, 5k & 10K races respectively, wade across wooded lakes, and venture through mud-caked backroads. Relive the course with friends at the after-party, and celebrate your decision to leave your normal weekend in the mud.

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    University Hts. Memorial Day Run
    Mon 27th May
    University Heights, OH, United States
    $19
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    University Hts. Memorial Day Run

    University Heights, OH, USAView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    A portion of the proceeds will be donated to a grade/middle school in University Heights.

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    SJB Run with Me 5K & 1 Mile Walk
    Sat 15th Jun
    Parma Heights, OH, United States
    $10 - $20
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    SJB Run with Me 5K & 1 Mile Walk

    6480 Pearl Rd, Parma Heights, OH 44130, USAView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    Please join the St. John Bosco Parish community for the Annual Run with Me 5K & 1 Mile Walk! Beautiful 5K & 1 Mile routes that wind along Big Creek Parkway on the MetroParks path.

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    Mayor Alai's 5K
    Sun 14th Jul
    Broadview Heights, OH, United States
    $15
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    Mayor Alai's 5K

    9238 Broadview Rd, Broadview Heights, OH 44147, USAView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    Broadview Heights Mayor Alai's 5K & 1 Mile Walk/Run & Community Pancake Breakfast. This is a special event for the whole family in conjunction with the Broadview Heights "Home Days on the Green" and benefits Broadview Heights Youth Sports.

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    D'Light Run
    Sat 25th May
    Cleveland Heights, OH, United States
    $10 - $20
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    D'Light Run

    Lydia Glaude, PHD, 3486 Mayfield Rd, Cleveland Heights, OH 44118, USAView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    All proceeds benefit the Demetrius Cameron-Lee Smith Scholarship fund at the Cleveland Montessori School. To date, race proceeds have provided over $12,000 in scholarship to students at Cleveland Montessori.

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    Terrain Race – Cleveland – FREE
    Sat 15th Jun
    Middleburg Heights, OH, United States
    $40
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    Terrain Race – Cleveland – FREE

    Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds, 19201 E. Bagley Road, Middleburg Heights, OH 44130, USAView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    Our obstacle course races let you conquer obstacles and mud as yourself. You're the true hero at the terrain race finish line.

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    St. Mark Run for the Arts 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run
    Sat 1st Jun
    $15
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    St. Mark Run for the Arts 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run

    Maplw heights, 2 W Roadway, Cleveland, OH 44113, USAView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    Please join the St. Mark Parish community for the 18th annual Run for the Arts, Saturday June 1. Great family atmosphere, awesome kids fun run, and a 5K route through the beautiful streets of West Park.

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    Team Hope Walk/Run - Cleveland
    Sun 2nd Jun
    $25
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    Team Hope Walk/Run - Cleveland

    Maplw heights, 2 W Roadway, Cleveland, OH 44113, USAView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    Please join us for the Cleveland, OH Team Hope Walk & 5K on Sunday, June 2nd! Walk with us as we support the mission of HDSA to improve the lives of everyone with Huntingtons disease!

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    Dad's Day Run
    Sun 16th Jun
    Shaker Heights, OH, United States
    $20
    Details

    Dad's Day Run

    20151 S Woodland Rd, Shaker Heights, OH 44122, USAView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    Join Family Connections for the Annual DadsDay Run. This race is for everyone, not just Dad, runners, walkers and strollers are encouraged. It features a beautiful 5 mile and a 1 mile course through Shaker Heights, which starts and ends at Shaker Family Center, 19824 Sussex Road.

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    Leave No Trace Trail Marathon and Half Marathon, Minnehaha 5 Miler, Good Turn Kids 2M, & Tents & Trails Festival
    Sat 31st Aug
    Peninsula, OH, United States
    Free - $65
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    Leave No Trace Trail Marathon and Half Marathon, Minnehaha 5 Miler, Good Turn Kids 2M, & Tents & Trails Festival

    Camp Manatoc Scout Reservation, BSA, 9734, 1075 Truxell Rd, Peninsula, OH 44264, USAView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    A weekend extravaganza of trail races, a duathlon, camping, vendor demonstrations & raffles, food, a beer garden, and more! The 4th annual Tents & Trails will be held on Labor Day weekend and features something for everyone! Running events include five races -- a FREE 2 mile kids trail race, a 10k, a Duathlon, Half Marathon, and a Marathon -- all on the beautiful, technical trails of Camp Manatoc. These trails are forbidden to the public the rest of the year; dont miss your only chance to explore them. Bring a friend and make a few new ones!

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    Ohio Spartan Race Spartan Sprint
    Sat 8th Jun
    Garrettsville, OH, United States
    $79 - $109
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    Ohio Spartan Race Spartan Sprint

    Dirty Girl Mud Run 5K, 10321 Silica Sand Rd, Garrettsville, OH 44231, USAView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    The Southington Off-Road Park will host their first ever obstacle course race when they welcome Spartan to their 1,500-acre backwoods playground. Complete with technical terrain, winding Jeep trails, and miles of wet and muddy course, Spartans will need a versatile set of skills to conquer this course.

    Located in Northeast Ohio, sitting between Cleveland, Youngstown, Pittsburgh, and Akron, this Off-Road haven is easily accessible for Spartans coming from every direction. This one of a kind course is a cant miss for all Midwest Spartans!

    Get ready to get dirty. See you on the course Spartans!

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    Fat Little 5K & 1 Mile Walk
    Sat 8th Jun
    Cuyahoga County, OH, United States
    $25
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    Fat Little 5K & 1 Mile Walk

    Fat Little Buddies, 26906 Cook Rd, Olmsted Township, OH 44138, USAView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    Please join us for the 10th annual Fat Little 5K & 1 Mile Walk! Proceeds benefit the Alzheimer's Association.

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    Full Moon Trail Series – Race #3 BEDFORD
    Thu 15th Aug
    Brecksville, OH, United States
    $110
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    Full Moon Trail Series – Race #3 BEDFORD

    10353 County Rd 9, Brecksville, OH 44141, USAView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    he Full Moon Trail Series is a series of trail runs consisting of 4 evening races during the full moon cycles of the months of June, July, August, and September. Runners of all levels are welcome to join in the scenic trails through the Cleveland Metroparks and Cuyahoga Valley National Park. Each race will increase in mileage and we will have an info session and cook out at the 1st race! Those registering for, and completing all 4 races will receive a one of a kind, custom Full Moon Finisher Medal and a Specialized Bib.

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    Twins Days 5K
    Sun 4th Aug
    Twinsburg, OH, United States
    $25
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    Twins Days 5K

    Dodge Intermediate School, 10225 Ravenna Rd, Twinsburg, OH 44087, USAView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    The Twins Days 5K run/walk will take place at Dodge Intermediate School, which is across the street from the festival site. This event intends to promote and enjoy fitness while raising money for a worthy cause.

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    Slavic Village Pierogi Dash
    Sun 9th Jun
    $25
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    Slavic Village Pierogi Dash

    Maplw heights, 2 W Roadway, Cleveland, OH 44113, USAView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    The annual run brings athletes of all abilities together to support the Slavic Village neighborhood. As in previous years, participants are encouraged to celebrate the neighborhoods Slavic roots and live healthy active lifestyles by bringing together friends and family members to challenge themselves to complete the course.

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    German Family Society Lederhosen 5K
    Sat 7th Sep
    $20 - $25
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    German Family Society Lederhosen 5K

    112 E Main St, Kent, OH 44240, USAView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    Join us for the Lederhosen 5K, presented by the German Family Society!

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    Full Moon Trail Series – Race #4 VIRGINIA KENDALL
    Thu 12th Sep
    Peninsula, OH, United States
    $110
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    Full Moon Trail Series – Race #4 VIRGINIA KENDALL

    Kendall Lake, Peninsula, OH 44264, USAView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    The Full Moon Trail Series is a series of trail runs consisting of 4 evening races during the full moon cycles of the months of June, July, August, and September. Runners of all levels are welcome to join in the scenic trails through the Cleveland Metroparks and Cuyahoga Valley National Park. Each race will increase in mileage and we will have an info session and cook out at the 1st race!

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    Ohio City Run & Crawl
    Sat 15th Jun
    $10 - $25
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    Ohio City Run & Crawl

    Cleveland, OH, USAView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    Run through historic Ohio City, then attend the after party and get your first beer on us! The Ohio City Run & Crawl has been a Cleveland tradition for over a decade, featuring a 5k and kids' fun run starting right in the heart of the district.

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    Full Moon Trail Series – Race #1 SOUTH MASTICK
    Tue 18th Jun
    Fairview Park, OH, United States
    $110
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    Full Moon Trail Series – Race #1 SOUTH MASTICK

    South Mastick Picnic Area, Fairview Park, OH 44126, USAView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    The Full Moon Trail Series is a series of trail runs consisting of 4 evening races during the full moon cycles of the months of June, July, August, and September. Runners of all levels are welcome to join in the scenic trails through the Cleveland Metroparks and Cuyahoga Valley National Park. Each race will increase in mileage and we will have an info session and cook out at the 1st race!

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    Sweet & Savory 60M Relay Race
    Sat 15th Jun
    Fairview Park, OH, United States
    $105
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    Sweet & Savory 60M Relay Race

    22013 Lorain Rd, Fairview Park, OH 44126, USAView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    The Sweet & Savory 60 Mile Relay is 60-ish mile relay that traces the outer necklace of the Cleveland Metropolitan Parks and benefits the Greater Cleveland Food Bank.

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    Solon Home Days 5K
    Sat 27th Jul
    $15 - $20
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    Solon Home Days 5K

    City of Solon Recreation Department, 35000 Portz Pkwy, Solon, OH 44139, USAView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    Solon Recreation Department is working on a refresh of Solon Home Days for this year. Our goal is to bring it back to the Solon Community by offering a family-friendly, fun filled weekend.

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    4 Miles 4 Water
    Sat 22nd Jun
    $30
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    4 Miles 4 Water

    Cleveland, OH, USAView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    In order to preserve our fresh water resources and have a positive impact on the global water crisis, we must create more awareness and reconnect people with the fresh water resources in our own backyard. Register today and help support clean water.

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    A Most Excellent Race
    Sun 23rd Jun
    Cleveland Heights, OH, United States
    $30
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    A Most Excellent Race

    Cleveland Heights, OH, USAView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    Proceeds support recreation programs for children and adults with disabilities at the Achievement Centers Camp Cheerful.

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