Chili Bowl Classic 5K

Join the area’s best runners for the 36th anniversary of this classic race and enjoy tasty chili made by Cleveland’s finest Firefighters and Police Officers! The 5k course is a relatively flat and fast and the chili is hot and delicious and the atmosphere electric – ensuring a fun and memorable experience for all runners and walkers! Runners receive a LONG sleeve race shirt, choice of CUSTOM CHILI MUG, MyLaps BibTag Timing, overall and age group awards, searchable photographs, LIVE entertainment, post-race refreshments, food and drink specials, and hot delicious chili from Cleveland's Finest! NEW for 2023! Chili Bowl STEIN HOLDING CONTEST with male and female divisions! The last one standing will receive a $50 Hofbräuhaus Cleveland gift card. The race benefits the Jack Gannon Burn Unit of MetroHealth Hospital and the Cops For Kids programs.
Date:  2023-02-25
Distance:  5K
City:  Cleveland
Registration Cost:  $35
State:  Ohio
Hosted By:  Hermes Sports And Events
  • Plenty of parking near the start
  • Easy to navigate packet pickup
  • Fast, flat course
  • Good swag
  • Unique age group awards
  • Hofbräuhaus venue
  • A variety of tasty chili at the end
  • Can have unpredictable weather (Feb race in OH)

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Well organized race with plenty of parking close to the start, easy packet pickup, nice fast, flat course (weather permitting), cool swag, unique age group awards, and a large variety of delicious free chili at the end. It’s a winner in my book. Continue Reading...
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Well organized race. Mostly flat course with minimal turns is easy to navigate. Nice race swag of long sleeve t-shirts, mugs, and chili shaped stress balls. The Cleveland Hofbrauhaus makes for a great pre and post race staging area. Continue Reading...

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