Kenyan man, Ethiopian woman win Cleveland Marathon

Kenyan man wins Cleveland Marathon

CLEVELAND - Lace up your sneakers, Cleveland!

Whether you're running, cheering, or figuring out how to navigate local streets that are temporarily closed, here are a few things to know about the 40th installment of the event.  

Times and courses:

The 5k and 8k began at Public Square at 8 a.m. Saturday at Public Square. The 10k, half marathon, and full marathon courses opened at 7 a.m. Sunday.

Road closures:

The earliest road closures began around 2 a.m. and run throughout the morning. All roads will be open by 3 p.m.

Check out this list of official road closures:

And our Danielle Wiggins has a breakdown, too (MOBILE USERS: click here to view):

You may want to keep tabs on the marathon's website and social platforms for the latest information. Headed downtown? Consider taking the RTA

Best places to watch: 

Marathon officials estimate thousands of people watch the race this weekend. Looking to be one of them? Check out this list on the group's website of the specific best spots to watch, including the Flats, Tremont's Lincoln Park, and near the West Side Market in Ohio City. 


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