Run The Land - 5k, 10k, Half, and Full Marathon

Race: Run The Land - 5k, 10k, Half, and Full Marathon
Sat April 10, 2021 Directions
RaceJoy Ready

Event Sold Out! There will be no race day sign ups.


Training for the Cleveland Marathon? Feeling bored with winter and want a little challenge? Or just generally a big fan of runs that finish with a craft beer? Whatever your reason, your spring tune up race is here for a live, hybrid event. New to the East Side edition, we will all be starting and finishing at the same point right at Boss Dog Brewery!  This is East Side vs West Side. This is a chance to train for something. This is a chance to Run The Land. 

About the Run:

Aid stations will be every 3 miles for the Half Marathon, and Full Marathon courses. This is a rules of the road run meaning you must follow traffic laws but we picked courses that are beautiful, have minimal crossings, and are easy to follow. Runners will be timed using RaceJoy, an GPS tracking app, that will alert you if you are off course and give you an official finish time. Runners will start in small groups starting at 10am. 

This is more than a run.

This is a hybrid, in-person marathon designed by runners, for runners, and giving back to Greater Cleveland charities. This run is great for many reasons; the swag is awesome, the run is tracked and timed on a fully marked course, and most importantly, the funds get pumped right back into the community to help nonprofits that directly service C-L-E. We are putting our best foot forward on this one to put on an exciting run that will bring a positive impact to the greater Cleveland area. 

Race Weekend Timeline

Friday, April 9 - 

  • Packet Pick-up * (includes bonuses sale at Achilles!) - 3p to 6p at Achille's Running Shop, 2248 Lee Rd, Cleveland Heights, OH 44118

Saturday, April 10 - 

  • Packet Pick-up at Boss Dog Brewery starting at 8:00am. If you register by April 3, you will be guaranteed your shirt size and color. We will order extras based on numbers but sign up early to ensure we have the right size for you!
  • 10:00 AM to 10:30am - Half and Full waves
  • 10:30 AM 11:00am - 10k waves
  • 11:00 AM 11:30am - 5k waves
  • 12:00 PM - 5k and 10k late waves


  • Post-run beer from Boss Dog Brewery
  • Pint glass!
  • Runner Bib
  • Timed, live run on a marked course. 
  • Pick the charity you want your funds benefiting
  • Optional: Run anytime with the virtual option. You may switch between live and virtual up until April 10.

Fundraising Perks

Literally go the extra mile for your charity and earn the swag without having to pay for it. 

  • Raise $30 - Earn a Run The Land Shirt
  • Raise $50 - Upgrade the Shirt to a Run The Land Hoodie
  • Raise $75 - Limited edition Cleveland Marathon 2020 Medal and Shirt
  • Raise $100 - We will put your face on a coffee mug. Just like The Office episode. 

Purchase the Perks:

You'll be stunned by how quickly friends and family will help you reach your fundraising goal, however, all perks can be purchased as well. 

  • $15 - Run The Land Event Shirt
  • $15 - 2020 Cleveland Marathon Medal and Shirt
  • $25 - Run The Land Event Hoodie
  • Your face printed on a mug - sorry. Gotta fundraise to earn this one...

Earn Your Cleveland

We have partnered with the Cleveland Marathon to make your run even more meaningful. You can now earn your official 2020 medal waiting for you at the finish line. Earning Your Cleveland can be done by raising $25 for your benefiting charity or adding on at check out.

Our Charities

Charities are runner nominated. All eligible charities will be listed on the donation page and runners may select them at registration. The charity you choose will directly benefit from you selecting it during the registration process. Become a benefiting charity by contacting us or by signing up as a runner and nominating one! All charities must be 501(c)(3) approved.

East vs West

Clevelanders will say that you don't cross the river when you live in Cleveland. So we are putting that friendly rivalry to the test with the East vs West Challenge. Select your party at check out {don't worry, you can still run whichever course you prefer}. The winning team will earn bragging rights until the fall and a different shirt color for their side!



Race Contact Info

If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.

Become A Charity Partner

We are accepting nominations! To nominate, all you have to do is:

  • Email or message us on Facebook.
  • Submit the organizations 501c3 status, email for contact, and contact name
  • Register for the run yourself

Registrants will get to pick a charity for the bulk of their funds to go to. This is also part of the East vs West Challenge as the side that raises the most funds earns a prize as well. 

If possible, we would like 1 to 3 friends from benefiting charities to help man our aid stations and join in on the excitement on race day. 

Boss Dog Brewing Co., 2179 Lee Rd, Cleveland Heights, OH 44118

Available for Apple and Android devices.

Interactive Race Day Experience with RaceJoy

Live Phone Tracking, GPS Progress Alerts and Cheers!

We are providing you with RaceJoy as part of the official race experience for the Run The Land - 5k, 10k, Half, and Full Marathon.

Download the RaceJoy mobile app in advance to ensure proper phone setup. Invite your friends and family to track you and send you cheers!

Some key RaceJoy features include:

GPS Progress Alerts

  • Receive continual progress updates as you complete your goal.

Live GPS Tracking

  • Remote spectators can track your progress live in a map view. You can also track others.


  • Receive supportive audio cheers from remote friends & family.

Virtual Results (virtual events only)

  • Enter your race-assigned bib number to automatically submit your finish data for real-time scored results.
To use RaceJoy, you must carry your phone and activate tracking on the day you complete your race.
View RaceJoy How-To

Boss Dog Brewing Co., 2179 Lee Rd, Cleveland Heights, OH 44118


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