Race FAQs

 

ABOUT THE RACE


When is the race ?

  • The race is Saturday, June 17, 2017

When does the race begin?

  • 6:45 PM– Kids Dash

  • 7:00 PM– 5K Starts

Where does the race begin?

  • Market Garden Production Brewery
    1849 West 24th Street
    Cleveland, OH 44113

When does race day registration begin?

  • 5:30 PM– Registration/Packet Pickup

 

REGISTRATION QUESTIONS


How can I register for this event?
-There are 3 ways to register

  • You can register online; the deadline for online registration is Friday, June 16th at 9am.
  • You can also register by mail.  Mail-in registrations must be received by Wednesday, June 14th.  Send completed forms and checks, made out to “Hermes”, to:
    • Hermes Sports & Events
      2425 W. 11th Street
      Suite #2
      Cleveland, Ohio 44113
  • Registration can also be completed in person at the packet pickup sites – Check or Cash only

How much does it cost to participate in this event?

5K

Pre-Registration – $25.00
Race Day – $30.00 Check or Cash only

Kids Dash

Pre-Registration/Race Day – $10.00

Is it safe to register online with my credit card?

  • Yes, Hermes Sports & Events has partnered with RunSignUp, who is a leader in online registration. It is safe and secure and they can guarantee that your information will be safe.  There is a small processing fee when registering online.

Is there a processing fee for registering online?

  • Yes, there is a processing fee when registering online

If I’m registering with a family member, can I fill out one form?

  • No, we require individual entry forms for each participant to make sure we have all the information we need for that participant.  We will NOT accept two names on one form.

What’s the age requirement to register for this race?

  • No age requirement

Can I have my race packet mailed to me?

  • This race does not feature a packet mailing option.

Will you send me a confirmation?

  • All registrations will receive confirmation via e-mail. 

I didn’t receive my confirmation e-mail, how can I make sure I’m registered?

  • Please call the Hermes office at 216-623-9933

What do I receive with my registration?

  • Custom unisex race t-shirt

  • Post-race party

  • Post-race refreshments

  • B-Tag Timing Results

  • Age Group Awards

  • One free beer from Market Garden Brewery

  • PURCHASE DISCOUNTED INDIANS TICKETS!

    Purchase discounted Indians Tickets along with your registration at check out! You have a choice of 2 games!

    Tickets are located in the upper deck for Friday, July 7 vs. the Detroit Tigers at 7:10pm. for just $17 each and promotions include Dollar Dog Night, Fireworks, Indians Block C Cap Giveaway, and Pregame in the District!

    Or for just $13 each get upper deck tickets for Sunday, August 27 vs. the Kansas City Royals at 1:10pm. Promotions include Kids Fun Day at Progressive Field!

I can no longer participate in the race (injury, scheduling conflict, etc.), what are the Hermes refund/transfer policies for the race?

  • 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 other people, and entry fees are not transferable to the next year’s race or any other race.
  • You are able to transfer your entry to another person for a fee of $10.  This can be done at any of the packet pick-ups prior to race day.  There will be no transfers on race day.

If I’m unable to attend and already registered, can I still get my shirt?

  • Yes, you can pick up your shirt at our office the following week – we do not mail shirts unless otherwise stated.  Please call the office ahead of time to let us know you are coming at 216-623-9933.

I noticed this event is part of the Road Race Series, do I have to be registered for that to participate?

  • No, this race is open to all interested participants.  For more information regarding the Road Race Series, please visit the Road Race Series page on the Hermes website.

On my registration, I misspelled my name, age, I’ve recently moved, etc.  How can I fix this?

 

PACKET PICK UP INFORMATION


If I’m pre-registered, do I need to bring identification to packet pick up?

  • It is not required, but it’s always a good idea to bring it.

Am I required to pick up my race bib and shirt at packet pick up?

  • No, you can pick up your race bib and shirt on race day.

Where can I pick up my race packet?

  • At either of the following packet pickup locations.

Thursday, June 15 4:00pm – 7:00pm


Market Garden Brewery
1947 W 25th St.
Cleveland, OH 44113

Saturday, June 17 5:30pm – 7:00pm


Market Garden Production Brewery
1849 West 24th Street
Cleveland, OH 44113

Can someone else pick up my race bib and shirt?

  • Yes, both can be picked up by/for family and friends.  It’s always a good idea to bring your confirmation e-mail.

RESULTS / AWARDS


How is this race timed?

  • This race is an officially timed event using the disposable B-tag timing system.  Timing chips are attached directly to the back of your bib number and are to remain adhered for the duration of the event.

Where can I see my results?

  • Results will be posted directly after the race on this website. Click on the Results tab to see your results. You may need to refresh your browser to view.

When will the results be posted?

  • Official results will be posted online at www.ohiocityrun.com following the race.

What do I do if my results are incorrect or missing?

Does this race provide any kind of awards?

  • Awards are available for the 5K only.  Top male and top female overall and Top Three (3) male and female 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

    **There will not be a formal awards ceremony. Please check the AWARDS tent to see if you won an award. 

I could not pick up my award on race day, how can I get my award?

  • You can pick up the awards for 30 days after the race at the Hermes office located at 2425 W. 11th Street, Suite #2 Cleveland, Ohio 44113
  • We do NOT mail awards

 

COURSE QUESTIONS


Where can I park the morning of the race?

Click Here for parking info.

Do I have to run the race or can I walk instead?

  • You may walk the course. 

For how long will the course be opened?

  • The Ohio City Run course will stay open until all participants have finished the race. Walkers may be moved to the sidewalk due to traffic concerns. 

Where is/are the water stop(s)?

  • There will be a water stop at the halfway point of the race. 

Can I wear headphones on the course?

  • Yes, you can.

 

MISCELLANEOUS


Can I volunteer for the race? 

  • Hurt, and can’t run, just not a runner… but want to be involved? Join us as a volunteer and help bring a smile to a runners face. Volunteers receive a race shirt and a beer (if 21 or older) after their shift is over. 
  • Click here to sign-up.

Is there a bag check?

  • No, there will not be a bag check at this event.