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Sun November 24, 2024 Strongsville, OH 44136 US Directions


The Classic 13.1

Half Marathon

$70 9:00AM EST - 1:00PM EST Price increases after October 5, 2024 at 11:59pm EDT
Each member must register

Relay - Half Marathon

$65 9:00AM EST - 1:00PM EST Registration closes on October 5, 2024 at 11:59pm EDT and re-opens on October 6, 2024 at 12:00am EDT
Fast & flat 5k


$40 $35 9:00AM EST - 1:00PM EST Price increases after November 3, 2024 at 11:59pm EST


Join the Cleveland Road Runners Club for the 48th running of the Fall Classic 1/2 marathon and 5K at Bonnie Park on Sunday, November 24th at 9:00a.m. Over the past 4+ decades, thousands of runners have enjoyed this fast, scenic course run entirely in the beautiful Cleveland Metroparks.

The course is a double loop, flat, fast course mostly on the scenic valley parkway road and the 1/2 marathon course is USATF certified.  The race is capped at 1000 runners.  To keep the impact at a minimum to the Cleveland Metroparks we encourage everyone to carpool.  Parking is at the RTA parking lot at the corner of Rt. 80 entrance and Pearl Road.

Race Location:

Race will start and finish at Bonnie Bell Park Picnic Area (Link to Google Pin)

Race Day Timeline:

  • 7:30am - Packet Pick Up Opens
  • 8:15am - Early Starter Wave for Half Marathon
  • 9:00am - Half Marathon Start
  • 9:15am - 5k start
  • Awards to follow.

Early Time (Optional):

Walkers are welcome with an early start time at 08:15 a.m for the Half Marathon only (no early 5k starters).  The Half Marathon kicks off at 09:00 a.m. and the 5K will begin at 09:15 a.m. ​

Runners Perks:

  • Finisher Medal for all participants
  • CRRC Winter Gloves to first 500 runners!
  • Beer from Masthead at the Masthead Beer Garden at the Race Site!
  • 1/4 zip Pullover included for all participants including 5k
  • Chip Time and Live Results
  • The Overall winner
  • First Master
  • First Grand Master
  • Top 3 in each age group: Under 19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70 and Over  
  • All children 14 & under will be given medals
  • Fantastic pullover will be included for half marathon 
  • Relay Teams will receive a runner belt to keep

Packet Pick Up

Packet Pick Up Dates and Times are below.

Friday, November 22

  • Masthead Brewery
  • 1261 Superior Ave, Cleveland, OH 44114
  • 4pm to 7pm 

Saturday, November 23

  • Second Sole Lakewood
  • 18636 Detroit Ave, Lakewood, OH 44107
  • 11am until 3pm

Sunday, November 24

On site starting at 7:30am


Runner Perks

Click the link for Sizing Guide

Beer Garden

Enjoy a post race beer from the best brewery around. Masthead will be onsite and the first beer is included with sign up.


Bonnie Park Dr, Strongsville, OH 44136
Strongsville, OH US 44136

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