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September 10, 2023
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About The River Run
The River Run Half Marathon in Cleveland, Ohio is an exciting event that takes place on 10 September 2023. The race course follows the picturesque Cuyahoga River and offers breathtaking views of the city skyline.
Runners start out at Edgewater Park, making their way along the river towards downtown Cleveland. Along this scenic route you will pass by iconic landmarks such as First Energy Stadium, Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, and Voinovich Park before finishing up back at Edgewater Park. The course features mostly flat terrain with some moderate hills near the end of the race to add a bit of challenge for runners who are looking for it.
September weather in Cleveland can be unpredictable but generally temperatures tend to stay around 70-80 degrees Fahrenheit during that time which makes it ideal running conditions. Expect crowds throughout your run – from enthusiastic family members cheering on their loved ones to dedicated volunteers ensuring everyone’s safety – there’s no shortage of support when you’re taking part in this half marathon!
For added incentive, participants who complete the 13 mile race receive a custom designed finisher’s medal commemorating their achievement as well as a t-shirt featuring a special design just for this year’s event! It’s one small token that will remind them of all they accomplished while participating in The River Run Half Marathon!
Overall, if you’re looking for an enjoyable yet challenging half marathon experience then consider signing up for The River Run held each September in Cleveland. With its stunning scenery and supportive atmosphere both before and after the race, it truly is an unforgettable experience!