Lakewood Summer Meltdown

Sat July 13, 2019 Lakewood, OH US 44107 Directions
Belle & Detroit avenues
Lakewood, OH US 44107

Get ready to add some sizzle to your summer!  The Lakewood Summer Meltdown, sponsored by Melt Bar & Grilled and presented by LakewoodAlive, is back for its 10th year on Saturday, July 13 from 4-10 p.m with the ever-popular evening 5K race through Lakewood's historic neighborhoods.  
The Meltdown 5K serves as a fundraiser for LakewoodAlive.

The Summer Meltdown represents one of the region's most highly-anticipated street parties.  A "something for everyone" event, the Meltdown offers seemingly endless recreation opportunities, including a 5K race, 1 Mile Family Fun Run & Walk, beer garden, street festival, outdoor activities, games, food vendors, live music and more. Where else can you run a race that ends at a beer garden?

Buy Early & Save!
$25 pre-sale through June 30
$30 July 1 – July 12
$35 race day

Meltdown 5K Sponsor: Cleveland Clinic Lakewood Family Health Center
1 Mile Family Fun Run and Walk Sponsors: Lakewood Family YMCA and Lakewood City Schools Community Recreation & Education Department

Registration & Packet Pick-up

Packet pick-up: Friday July 12th 2019, 5 – 7 pm Second Sole Lakewood, 18636 Detroit Avenue

Race Day registration & packet pick up Saturday, July 13th opens @ 4:00 pm
Belle & Detroit avenues – Lakewood, OH
1 Mile Family Fun Run & Walk – $12 6:00 pm start
5K Race – $35 7:00 pm start


First male; first female; and top 3 males & top 3 females in each of these age groups: 14 and under | 15-19 | 20-24 | 25-29 | 30-34 | 35-39 | 40-44 | 45-49 | 50-54 | 55-59 | 60+

Post-Race Celebration

5K Race Start at 7 p.m. Post-race Party open to Everyone – runners and non-runners! Live Entertainment, Beer Garden, Food & Fun on the Street! No Admission Charge!


Free parking will be available in the city lots behind Melt, First Federal Lakewood and Rozi’s.  All metered spaces throughout the city are also free on weekends.

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Meltdown 5K
Gold Medal
Silver Medal
1 Mile Family Fun Run and Walk