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Cleveland St. Patrick's Day Run

Sun March 17, 2024 Cleveland, OH 44113 US Directions

Race FAQs

ABOUT THE RACE

When does the race begin?

The 5K run starts at 10:00 a.m. on St. Patrick's Day (Sunday, March 17, 2024)

Where does the race begin?

The 5K run begins right on W. 6th Street.

When does race day registration begin?

Race day registration and packet pickup starts at 8:00 a.m. inside the Dive Bar (1214 West 6th St.)

 

REGISTRATION QUESTIONS

How can I register for this event?

There are 3 ways to register

   -You can register online HERE

   -Registration can also be completed in person at the packet pickup sites.

   -RACE DAY REGISTRATION – Saturday, March 17 starting at 8:00 a.m. on West 6th Street at Dive Bar


How much does it cost to participate in this event?

Early Registration Pricing (through Sunday, December 31)
5K Run $35.00 

Monday, January 1 – Friday, March 8
5K Run $40.00 

Saturday, March 9 – Sunday, March 17
5K Run $45.00 

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

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 e-mail the Hermes office at roadracing@hermescleveland.com

What do I receive with my registration?

Soft-style, short sleeved t-shirt

5K Finisher medal – Click HERE to learn more about the 3-part medal!

Custom Jameson kilt 

One Complimentary Jameson shot or one Coors Light – must be redeemed on race day by noon

Sponsor activities throughout the morning

MyLaps BibTag timing in the 5K (The Cleveland St. Patrick’s Day Run is an officially timed event using the disposable MyLaps BibTag 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)

Searchable Race Photographs

Drink Specials at designated West 6th Street Bars - Dive Bar, Velvet Dog, The Ivy and Barley House!

Post race Food/Refreshments

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. This can be done in your RunSignup profile through Friday, March 15. There will be NO transfers on race day!
If you call or email about a refund, you will be directed back to this page

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. We can also bring your shirt to a future race that Hermes is managing. Please call the office ahead of time to let us know your preference so we can make arrangements. 216-623-9933

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

E-mail roadracing@hermescleveland.com

 

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.

Can someone else pick up my race bib, kilt 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.

Where can I pick up my race packet?

At any of the packet pickup locations found HERE.


RESULTS/AWARDS

How is this race timed?

This race is an officially timed event using the disposable MyLaps BibTag 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 our website.  Locate the race and click the ‘Results’ link or on the home page, go to the Race Results tab.  You may need to refresh your browser to view.

When will the results be posted?

You will be able to check results within seconds of finishing as results are updated in real time! Official results will be posted online at www.hermescleveland.com.

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

After the results have been officially posted, please contact Ryan Harrison at rharrison@hermescleveland.com with any questions or concerns.
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?

Parking is available at area lots and adjacent streets. Click HERE for more information!

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

You may walk the course, but the police may ask you to move to the sidewalk at some point in the race.

Can I wear headphones on the course?

Yes, you can.


MISCELLANEOUS

Can I volunteer for the race?

E-mail Adam Petrovic at apetrovic@hermescleveland.com if you are interested in volunteering for the race.

Where will restrooms be located?

The following participating bars will have restroom access on race morning: 
Barley House
Dive Bar
The Ivy
Velvet Dog

Is there bag check on race morning?

No, bag check will not be available for this race.

May I bring my dog to the race?

Dogs are welcome, but please stay to the back of the start area for the safety of the runners. You will not be able to bring your dog into any of the bars.

May I use a running stroller during the race?

Strollers are welcome, but please stay to the back of the start area for the safety of the runners.

Other Questions?

Please e-mail roadracing@hermescleveland.com

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