Are you ready for The Cleveland Experience in the Rock & Roll capital of America? The annual Rite Aid Cleveland Marathon features one of the flattest and fastest courses in the country, offering full marathon, half marathon, 10K and 5K events. Whether you’re looking to qualify for Boston, or walk a 10K with your friends – you’ll enjoy a scenic “tour” of Cleveland and all the amenities of a world-class event. The event starting at the “Q”, home of the Cleveland Cavaliers. The Cleveland Marathon features a relatively flat and fast course, great volunteer support and a scenic view of downtown Cleveland and its major landmarks. The course has been designed for our athletes to enjoy views of Lake Erie and many other Cleveland highlights. At the finish line of the marathon, half marathon, and 10K the 26.3-mile (42.3 km) Rock Party is held. This party includes live entertainment, food vendors, and a beer garden.