Union Home Mortgage Cleveland Marathon Announces Return to In-Person Health and Fitness Expo Presented by University Hospitals

CLEVELAND – July 14, 2021 — The Union Home Mortgage Cleveland Marathon announced today that its Health and Fitness Expo will return in person to Cleveland this year.

The expo, presented by University Hospitals, will be held in Hall A of the Huntington Convention Center of Cleveland Oct. 22-23 and will precede the in-person race, which is scheduled for Oct. 23-24 downtown.

The two-day event is free and open to the public and will feature race information, sponsors, screenings, apparel and other vendors, and more. Hours are 12 to 7 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 22, and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 23. All runners must collect their race materials during these times and show a valid ID.

“We are excited to once again host an in-person expo,” said Ralph Staph, Union Home Mortgage Cleveland Marathon Race Director.  “This is another step toward returning to normal, and we are proud to be partnering with University Hospitals to host the event. This is an opportunity for all participants and their friends and families to pick up race materials, shop and interact with national and local supporters of the race.”

“We have truly enjoyed the opportunity to partner with the Cleveland Marathon again and celebrate the accomplishments of all the runners. Our goal is to help the participants experience a safe, fun and fulfilling race,” said James Voos, MD, Chairman, Department of Orthopedic Surgery at University Hospitals, and Jack & Mary Herrick Distinguished Chair, Orthopedics and Sports Medicine. “We look forward to helping welcome thousands of runners and volunteers back downtown for this important part of marathon weekend.”

Businesses interested in reserving a booth space should contact the marathon office at info@clevelandmarathon.com.  To learn more about the Union Home Mortgage Cleveland Marathon, please visit www.clevelandmarathon.com and follow us on social media.

About the Union Home Mortgage Cleveland Marathon 

One of the 50 oldest races in the country, the Union Home Mortgage Cleveland Marathon features the following opportunities: Full Marathon, Half Marathon, 10K, 5K, Kids’ Run and Challenge Series. Online registration and additional information is available at clevelandmarathon.com.

There are opportunities for non-profit organizations to raise funds through their participation in the race through Cleveland Marathon Charities. Find out more at clevelandmarathon.com.