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City of Westlake Community Run

Sat September 14, 2024 Westlake, OH 44145 US Directions

Events

5k Run/Walk

$35 8:30AM EDT Registration Opens June 1, 2024 at 12:00am EDT

5k Race Walk (Timed Speed Walk)

$35 8:30AM EDT Registration Opens June 1, 2024 at 12:00am EDT

1 Mile Walk

$25 8:30AM EDT Registration Opens June 1, 2024 at 12:00am EDT

Kids Dash

$0 8:15AM EDT Registration Opens June 1, 2024 at 12:00am EDT
Open to ages 8 and under.

Race Website

Additional race information can be found at http://cityofwestlake.org/recreation.

Place

The Westlake Recreation Center Grounds
28955 Hilliard Blvd.
Westlake, OH US 44145

Description

SECOND ANNUAL WESTLAKE COMMUNITY RUN 

The City of Westlake Community Run is a special event for the whole family being hosted by the Recreation Department and held in conjunction with the Annual Safety & Wellness Day. Come out and enjoy a run or walk through the beautiful City of Westlake and then stay for the Fair! Race begins and ends on the Recreation Center Campus. There will be a timed 5K Run and Speed Walking Division along with an untimed 1-Mile Walk beginning at 8:30am. There will be post-race refreshments, fruits and awards pick-up. Raffle prize winners will be announced during the pancake breakfast. Race shirt will be provided for anyone registering by 9/2/24. Event goody bags guaranteed for the first 200 registered. 

 

New this year we are hosting a pancake breakfast from 9am to 11am following the race catered by Chris Cakes known for their world famous flying flapjacks. Each paid registration comes with a free ticket and registered children 5 & under are free, additional tickets can be purchased for $8. We are also hosting a Kids Dash which is free for those 8 years old and under. This dash will kick off at 8:15am before the main race.

 

This event will also include an Inflatable and DJ. Stay for the Safety & Wellness Fair starting at 10:00am at the Westlake Recreation Center! The fair is hosted by University Hospitals and the City of Westlake. Additional information regarding the fair will be available online soon at www.cityofwestlake.org/recreation

Sponsorship opportunities are available. For more information please visit our Sponsorship Page.

Start Time
7:30am - Registration/Packet Pick Up
8:15am - Kids Dash
8:30am - 5K Run/Walk, Speed Walk and 1 Mile Fun Walk

***Speed walking differs from running in that it requires the competitor to maintain contact with the ground at all times and requires the leading leg to be straightened as the foot makes contact with the ground. It must remain straightened until the leg passes under the body.

Distance
5K Run/Walk
1 Mile Fun Run

 

Timing
5K and Speed Walking - Chip Timed
1 Mile - Untimed

Registration
Pre-Registration thru September 2, 2024

  • 5K (timed speed walk/run): $35
  • 1-Mile: $25
  • Children 5 & under are free.

September 3 thru race day

  • 5K (timed speed walk/run): $40
  • 1-Mile: $30

All mailed entries must be received by Monday, September 2, 2024. Event T-shirt not guaranteed for those received after 9/2/24.
Make checks payable to Hermes Sports & Events and mail entries to:

          Hermes Sports & Events
          2425 West 11th St. Suite #2
          Cleveland, Ohio 44113

Race Day Registration/Packet Pick Up
Registration and Packet Pick Up Begins 7:30am
The Westlake Recreation Center Grounds, 28955 Hilliard Blvd., Westlake, OH 44145

Participants Receive
A short-sleeved event shirt for those registered by 9/2/24. Event goodie bag guaranteed for the first 200 registered.  Post-race refreshments, awards pick-up, pancake breakfast (for those registered), inflatable and DJ.  See awards information below. 

Awards
Top overall male & female as well as 5K racers finishing in the top three in each age group.

Age groups (male & female): 10 & under, 11-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70+. 

Speed Walk - Top 3 men and top 3 women overall.  No age groups.

****Speed walking differs from running in that it requires the competitor to maintain contact with the ground at all times and requires the leading leg to be straightened as the foot makes contact with the ground. It must remain straightened until the leg passes under the body.

More Information
For more information, contact Hermes Sports & Events at (216) 623-9933 or email roadracing@hermescleveland.com

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