2024 Run for Rainbow: 5k and Walk...


5K Run :
: Run 3.1 Miles
1 Mile Walk :
: 1 Mile Walk
Kids Fun Run :
: Fun Run
  • Race Date: Saturday, August 17, 2024
  • Location:Cleveland Metroparks Zoo
  • Address: 3900 Wildlife Way
  • City/State/Zip:Cleveland, Ohio 44109
  • Country: USA

_ The 2024 Run for Rainbow: 5k and Walk:

We are excited for you to join us for a 5k run and 1 mile walk to raise money and awareness for the University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital through our Foundation's Associate Board. The vision of the Associate Board is to be a highly visible and innovative volunteer organization of committed, creative and entrepreneurial young professionals who contribute to the long-term sustainability of UH Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital by generating awareness, involvement and development of leadership among the next generation.

Reminder: Register by Friday, August 2nd to receive a t-shirt on race day.

Start Time
Registration/Packet Pick Up - 7:00am
Kids Fun Run (100 yard dash)- 8:00am
5K Run/Walk and 1 Mile Walk 8:30

5K Run/Walk
1 Mile Run/Walk
Kids Fun Run - 100 yards

5K - Chip Timed
1 Mile and Kids Fun Run - not timed


Race fees allow for admission to the Zoo and Rainforest all day!

5k  - $35
1 mile not timed - $30
Kids Fun Run - $15.00

All mailed entries must be received by Wednesday, August 14, 2024
Make checks payable to Hermes Sports & Events and mail entries to:

Hermes Sports & Events
2425 West 11th St. Suite #2
Cleveland, Ohio 44113

Race Day Registration/Packet Pick Up Begins at 7:00am

5k timed - $40
1 mile not timed - $35
Kids Fun Run - $20.00

Participants Receive
A short-sleeved t-shirt and post-race refreshments and can enjoy the Zoo and Rainforest all day!  MUST PICK UP YOUR WRISTBAND AT REGISTRATION (PRIOR TO 830AM) AND ENTER THE ZOO BY 11AM

Reminder: Register before Friday, August 2nd to receive a t-shirt on race day.


Spectator Wristband - $12 cash or check (zoo membership does not allow for free entry)
All spectators the age of 2 and over will need to purchase a $12 wristband (check or cash on site race morning) and must collect their wristbands prior to 8:30am from the registration table and enter the zoo by 11am. After registration closes at 8:30am and you have not received your wristband, you must go to the box office and purchase a regularly priced ticket.

Strollers are allowed but no dogs are permitted in the zoo.

5K Awards will be given to the top 3 men and top 3 women overall

Seeking 2024 Sponsorships Now!  Contact :Spencer Roule ([email protected]

Sorry, but 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.

More Information
For more information, contact Hermes Sports & Events at (216) 623-9933 or at [email protected]

Other Info:

-) 2024 race registration is open • Registration Information 

Previous Results:

2023 Results at: runsignup.com 
2022 Results at: runsignup.com 
2021 Results at: runsignup.com 

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