Pigskin Classic 5K

Sat November 27, 2021 Cleveland, OH 44113 US Directions

5K Run

$30 10:00AM EST Price increases after November 26, 2021 at 9:00am EST

Longest Throw

$5 9:15AM EST Registration ends November 27, 2021 at 9:30am EST
Dive Bar
1214 W. 6th Street
Cleveland, OH US 44113

A fast 5K race through downtown to get you ready for the big game!  Come down for the race and stay for the post-race party at Dive Bar, where you will be able to watch THE Ohio State University take on Michigan, in one of the greatest rivalries in college football. 
You will receive a custom shirt - choose your team, either OSU or MIchigan.  A free beer to help you re-hydrate after the race. Age group awards, and a CUSTOM FINISHER MEDAL. 
In addition, you can also register for the LONGEST THROW COMPETITION. All proceeds will be given to the OSU Alumni Scholarship Fund.


8:30 a.m.- Packet Pick-Up and Race Day Registration opens at the Dive Bar

9:15 a.m. - Longest Throw Competition -Male/Female Divisions

10:00 a.m.- 5K Run begins

12:00 p.m.- Ohio State vs. Michigan Game

Dive Bar
1214 West 6th Street,
Cleveland, Ohio 44113


5K (3.1 miles)


Includes race entry, t-shirt, timing chip, entrance into the Watch Party and one FREE BEER (for those 21 and over).
All 5K participants will receive a CUSTOM FINISHER MEDAL!

PRE-REGISTRATION ($30.00) and starting at 9am Friday November 26 the registration fee is $35.00

Online Registration will remain open until the race begins

All mailed entries must be received by Wednesday, November 24, 2021

Make checks payable to Hermes Sports & Events and mail entries to:

Hermes Sports and Events
2425 W.11th Street, Suite 2
Cleveland, Ohio 44113
BEGINNING FRIDAY NOVEMBER 26 AT 9AM RACE DAY REGISTRATION FEE "Penalty - Delay of Registration" ($35.00)


Top 5 men and Top 5 women overall and three deep in the following age categories:

14& Under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70 & over

Top 5 Male and Female winners will be announced at Dive Bar following the race. All age group awards will be made available inside Dive Bar at the awards table.


Party will be held at Dive Bar on West 6th Street following the race.

Cash bar will be available at the Watch Party


Gear up for the big game by participating in a throwing competition. At 9:15a.m., show off your strength and accuracy in the Longest Throw contest. Earn your spot in the Pigskin Classic Hall of Fame, and possibly take home an "Armchair Quarterback" trophy. Then at 10:00 a.m. run to burn off some pre-game calories. 100% of the $5.00 registration fees from the Longest Throw go to the OSU Scholarship Fund



Sorry, but all entries are non-refundable. Once we've received and processed your entry, you will not receive a refund, you may not give or sell your race number to another person, and entry fees are not transferable to the next year's race or any other race.

For more information, contact Hermes Sports & Events at (216) 623-9933

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