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2021 Medina Half Marathon and 5K / Medina Runs Down Cancer Series

Register for 2021 Medina Half Marathon and 5K / Medina Runs Down Cancer Series

The event starts and finishes on the Historic Medina Square, Public Square, Medina, OH 44256 on May 29 at 6:30 AM. The course runs through our beautiful city, around the crushed gravel trail of Lake Medina, through scenic neighborhoods and then runners head back up to the square. This race is being held by the Medina County Road Runners.  Our title sponsor is Summa Health. All funds are given back to local charities.  Donations can also be given under this link fundraiser section, donations can also be made through the registration process.  We are supporting the Mary Grace Foundation, Collins Cares, and the Medina County Road Runners Memorial Scholarship Fund.  We will also have all water stops supported by local non-profits that will each receive a small donation.

Our packet pick-up is the day before the event, May 28, 2021.  Please stop by and pick up your race bib and shirt.  Our expo will take place between 3:30-7:30 PM at Medina United Methodist Church located at 4747 Foote Road, Medina, OH 44256.  This will be a drive-thru service, please wear a mask when our volunteers give you your bib/shirt.  You may have your bib picked up by a friend.  We do not have a day of race pick-up.

New for 2021:  Thursday pick up.  We will ALSO offer expo pick up on 5.27 from 12-7:30 at Second Sole Medina, 122 Public Square, Medina, OH 44256. This will NOT be a drive-thru.  Masks are required. 

Half Marathon Start Times:
6:30 AM Under 7:00 min/mile
6:31 AM Under 8 min mile
6:32 AM 8-8:59 min/mile
6:33 AM 8-8:59 min/mile
6:34 AM 9-9:59 min/mile
6:35 AM 9-9:59 min/mile
6:36 AM 9:00-9:59 min/mile
6:37 AM 10:00-10:59 min/mile
6:38 AM 10:00-10:59 min/mile
6:39 AM 10:00-10:59 min/mile
6:40 AM 10:00-10:59 min/mile
6:41 AM 11-11:59 min/mile
6:42 AM 11-11:59 min/mile
6:43 AM 12 -13:59 min/mile
6:44 AM 14+ min/mile

5K Runners Start Times:
7:00 AM Start (More info coming soon)

If you would like to volunteer at our event please sign up under this link volunteer section.  All details will be updated on our website, social media, and emailed to runners.

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The Medina Half Marathon, Walk, Relay, and 5K are ALL part of the Medina Runs Down Cancer Series!

The series includes:

-Medina Half Marathon & 5K on Saturday, May 29 at 6:30 A.M (Half Marathon) & 7:00 A.M. (5K) 
Located at Medina Square, 93 Public Square, Medina, OH 44256.
-Collin Cares "Glow With the Flow" 5K on Friday, August 6 at 7:45 PM (Mile Run Kids) & 8:15 PM (5K)
Located at AI Root Middle School,  333 W Sturbridge Dr. Medina, OH 44256
-Race with Grace 5K on Sunday, September 19 at 9:00 A.M. (5K)
Located at Medina Hospital, 1000 East Washington St. Medina, OH 44256

Please note there are NO refunds, transfers, or deferrals offered for these events.  If we need to cancel the event for any reason all participants will be moved to our virtual event.

ALL RUNNERS that participate in the series will receive a series medal & series shirts at the conclusion of the series.

-Series Awards will be given for the top three male and female runners in the series.

Please contact Beth at MedinaHalfMarathon@gmail.com if you have any questions.