Celebrate & Educate

Spring in the Park is a women's only 5k and 10k through the beautiful Cleveland Metroparks.

While we unite in the name of fitness, our mission is to raise awareness for the link between staying active and offsetting dementia and Alzheimer's Disease.

Ladies, please join us for a chip-timed run and walk on a fast and gorgeous course!

Gentlemen, please come cheer us on or volunteer at the finish line or water stop! All paces and abilities are welcome. 

Register Course Maps F.A.Q.s

Join the Race!

5k or 10k distances down the beautiful Valley Parkway in the Cleveland Metroparks. All ages and abilities are welcome! All participants will receive a Backpack, Runner Hat, or Winter Beanie and chance at awards created by a local artist.

Register Now!

New for 2022: Prize Purse

The Top 5 in each distance will win prize money.

1st - $60
2nd - $50
3rd - $40
Top Master - $60
Top Grand Master - $60
Age Group Winners
will receive beautiful jewelry made by a local artist!

Schedule of Events


Friday, April 29

Packet Pick Up @ Second Sole in Lakewood from 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Saturday, April 30
  • 07:30 a.m.  - Day of race packet pick-up and registration begins in picnic shelter
  • 08:00 a.m. - Optional start for walkers in 10K (5K walkers start with 8:30am start)
  • 08:30 a.m. - 10K & 5K race start (common start)
  • 10:00 a.m. (est'd) - Award ceremony 

All Paces Welcome!

Participants of all abilities are welcome including walkers. The early start for the 10k is at 8:00 AM. 5k walkers will start at 8:30 AM with the full field.

Swag and Extras

Prize purse to Top Competitors

Running Hat or Visor to each participant (first 300)

Age Group and Overall Awards (  < 19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, >70)

Finish line food and drink

Runner Photos

Presenting Sponsor
Spring Level
Valued Partner
Valued Sponsors

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