Gritty City 2017Be a part of a great community fundraiser to help youth in Northeast Ohio. Team-up with your friends and family to run for a great cause!

The two-day event includes a happy hour and run packet pick-up at Goldhorn Brewery on Friday, Oct. 20, and a 5K run/ 1 mile walk followed by post-run activities on Saturday, Oct. 21. The run will start and end at LMM’s Richard Sering Center. Registration begins at 8am and the run starts at 9am. You can register for just one event, or sign up for both! Follow the links below to register, donate, or become a sponsor!

Don’t miss radio and TV personality, Joe Cronauer from 95.5 THE FISH and WKYC TV-3, for a pre-run pump-up. Post-run activities include:

  • Mitchell’s Ice Cream
  • Artefino
  • Central Kitchen with 5K protein cookies
  • Upcycle craft table
  • Gritty City temporary tattoos
  • Awards ceremony
  • And more!

Register now for $25 or $30 the day of the run. The first 200 to register will receive a Gritty City t-shirt.  New this year: Run entry fee for youth 12 & under is only $20, and teams of 4 or more is $20 per person (mail in only). Online registration ends Friday, Oct. 20 at 9am. The deadline to mail in your team registration is Wednesday, Oct. 18.


Form a team with family and friends!

Download this team registration form and print it out. Each team member must complete one. Please mail all team registration forms and money to Hermes Sports & Events, 2425 W 11th Street, Suite #2, Cleveland, OH 44113 and make checks payable to “Hermes”.

RSVP to be a Gritty City Sponsor

Download this sponsorship form for more information and sponsorship benefits.

Donate to Youth Services


Goldhorn Brewery
1361 E. 55th Street
Cleveland, Ohio 44103

LMM’s Richard Sering Center
4515 Superior Avenue
Cleveland, Ohio 44103