Posted June 28, 2022 in Press Releases


Runners can race the sunset along the shore of Lake Erie during yearly fundraiser
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CLEVELAND Greater Cleveland Sports Commission will host its fifth annual Sunset Sprint 5K/10K on Friday, Sept. 9, 2022 at 5:30 p.m. at Cleveland Metroparks Edgewater Park and organized by Hermes Road Racing.

This chip-timed race features the unique opportunity to run or walk at sunset along Cleveland’s scenic shore of Lake Erie at one of Cleveland’s most iconic parks. The 5K race route will run along the all-purpose trail at Edgewater Park’s lower and upper areas with the 10K option completing two loops of the 5K route.

The first 300 registered participants will receive a race t-shirt, official race bib, reusable event bag courtesy of The Shamrock Companies and beverage voucher to be used post-event.

Participants will also receive chip-timed results and an on-site gear check compliments of The Shamrock Companies and ice cream will be provided on-site by Honey Hut Ice Cream.

New this year is a 1-Mile Fun Run presented by Dover Home Remodelers for children and families. The fun run is not chip timed.

Online registration will be available until Wednesday, Sept. 7 at 11:59 p.m. with prices ranging from $30-$35 for adults and $20-$25 for children, ages 14 & under.

Registration is also available on-site and during packet pick-up times which will take place at Edgewater Park – Lower Level on Thursday, Sept. 8 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. and Friday, Sept. 9 starting at 4 p.m. On-site registration will range from $35-$40 for adults and $25-$30 for children, ages 14 & under.

Awards will be provided to the top three male and female overall finishers and the top three finishers in each age group: 14 & under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65+.

Runners and walkers of all abilities are welcome to participate. No strollers will be allowed on the course due to limited space. Sunset Sprint 5K/10K and the one mile “fun run” are dog friendly.

All proceeds from the Sunset Sprint 5K/10K will benefit local nonprofit, Greater Cleveland Sports Commission.

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About Greater Cleveland Sports Commission: Since 2000, Greater Cleveland Sports Commission (GCSC) is responsible for attracting over 210 sporting events which provide more than $830 million in economic activity to Northeast Ohio. GCSC serves to measurably improve the economy of Greater Cleveland and enrich the community by attracting, creating, managing and enhancing significant sporting and competitive events. For more information, visit clevelandsports.org.

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