Recreation Center

Homecoming 5k Race

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Run for Pride - Run for Fun - Run for Cleveland State!

CSU Rec Homecoming 5kThe CSU Rec's Homecoming 5k Race is a 3.1-mile race on and around the Cleveland State University campus to help celebrate Homecoming! Alumni, students, faculty, staff and Rec Center members, as well as our friends in the general public are welcome and encouraged to join in this fun and competitive race. Mark your calendar, break out your running (or walking) shoes, and don’t miss this fun race!

When: Saturday, September 22, 2018
Where: CSU Rec Center: 2420 Chester Ave., Cleveland, OH 44115
Time: Registration & check-In opens @ 8am  ||  Race begins @ 9am
Fees: CSU Students, Alumni and Staff: $25  ||  Non-CSU Affiliates: $30  ||  Race-Day Registration: $35

Mail in forms must be received by Wednesday, September 19. Online registrations closes Friday, September 21 @ 9am. Advanced packet pick-up: Friday, September 21 @ 4-6pm at the CSU Rec Center.

Interested in becoming a sponsor? Check out our Sponsor Packet (coming soon!) or contact Ulia Spiridonova at 216.802.3206 or

CSU Homecoming 5K Race Start
What You Get
  • A fun, interactive race around the beautiful, urban Cleveland State campus and surrounding city!
  • All pre-registered entrants will receive a free t-shirt and race goodie bag. Race-Day entrants may receive t-shirts and goody bags only while supplies last.
  • Refreshements will be provided for all race entrants.

CSU Rec's Homecoming 5K Race

  • Awards will be given to the top three (3) overall male and female finishers. The top three (3) male and female finishers in each of the age groups will also receive awards.
  • Age groups: Men & Women 14 & under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70 & over.
Race Course

The race course will take participants through the Cleveland State University campus, as well as parts of downtown Cleveland surrounding campus. Check out the race route below. (Click to enlarge)

CSU Rec Homecoming 5K Race Route 2017