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River Run Half Marathon

Sun September 8, 2024 Berea, OH 44017 US

Course Details

The River Run Half Marathon is certified by USATF and recognized by RRCA. 
  • PDF Certificate
  • Google Course Map
  • Youtube Course Video Preview
  • This 13.1-mile race is point-to-point on Valley Parkway, running alongside the Rocky River Reservation of the Cleveland Metroparks.
  • The race begins at Wallace Lake in Berea, Ohio, and finishes at the Memorial Fields in Rocky River, Ohio.
  • A short portion of the race runs through Berea neighborhoods.
  • This slightly downhill course promises a fast, competitive race.
    • Volunteer water stops are placed at the 2.5 mile, 4 mile, 6 mile, 8 mile, 10 mile, and at the 12 mile markers.
    • Salt Stick Electrolyte Drink will be at mile 8, mile 10 and mile 12.
    • Mile markers 6 and 8 and10 will have assorted CarbBoom! energy gels.
    • Restrooms are located at mile 4, mile 6.5 (near the Rocky River Nature Center), 8 and mile 10
    • Chamberlain College of Nursing will be onsite at the Finish Line. 
    • EMS will be on the course midway as well as at the Finish Line.
    • The River Run Half Marathon has a course time limit of 4 hours for the 7am walkers and 3 hours for 8am runners.
    • Participants who anticipate to maintain a 13:45 avg.+ must register with the 7:00 am group.
    • Participants will be required to move to the all purpose trail after 11:00 am and may not receive an official chip timed result - but are welcome to continue on the path to complete the distance!

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