Posts Tagged ‘edgewater’

Cleveland Polar Plunge

Polar Plunge challenges thousands of jumpers throughout the state to take the plunge for Special Olympics Ohio!  The jump into Lake Erie supports 21,000 Special Olympics athletes in Ohio, through fundraising. Donations help provide year-round sports training and competition for children and adults with intellectual disabilities.  10 a.m. Registration  Noon-12:30 p.m. – Costume contest  12:30…

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Garage Sale 5K

Run a chip-timed 5K race, beginning at Upper Edgewater. All participants will select their favorite shirts from a previous Hermes race. Additional shirts will be for sale after the race, two for $5. Share:

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Green Ribbon Coalition’s Pedal the Green Ribbon bike tour

Join the Green Ribbon Coalition for its second annual bike tour: Pedal the Green Ribbon. The route starts at Edgewater Beach and follows the new Shoreway bike trail to the Flats accessing the Centennial and Scranton Road Trails, and back to Edgewater via Hingetown and Gordon Square. There will be a rest stop at Merwin’s…

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The Great Lake Erie Boat Float

Part design competition, part boat race, the Great Lake Erie Boat Float is also lots of fun. Build a boat using post-consumer recyclable materials. Bring it to Edgewater Park and launch it to discover if it floats. Compete to be the first to paddle out 300 feet and back (no motors, human power only please).…

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Neocycle

The nation’s largest urban cycling event includes races, music and a night ride. Glow big or go home. Events include a free Music Fest Saturday, Sept. 8, with food trucks, Platform Beer Co., vendors, artists and activities. Bronze Radio Return is the official headliner, joined by local acts Carlos Jones and the Plus Band, The…

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2018 USA Triathlon Age Group National Championships

One of America’s most competitive triathlons comes to Cleveland. The Olympic-Distance Age Group National Championship — which participants must qualify for — will take place on Saturday, Aug. 11. The Sprint National Championship will occur on Sunday, Aug. 12, and anyone is welcome to enter. Athletes will swim in Lake Erie and bike and run…

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Taste on the Lake

Cleveland Metroparks will showcase local food, beverages, arts, and music with the first-ever Taste on the Lake at Edgewater Park. For $20, you get one beverage ticket and one food ticket, to taste samples from restaurants, including Bloom Bakery, Market Garden, Merwin’s Wharf, Toast and Tremont Taphouse. Additional samples will be $3 to $5. About…

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Cleveland yacht clubs began in 1878: See vintage photos

Cleveland Yachting Club was the first in Cleveland, organized in 1878. Now there are probably a dozen yacht clubs from Lorain to Mentor. They each have storied histories, and flags, and rivalries. Here’s a taste of their history. The group built its first club house in downtown Cleveland, at the base of East 9th Street,…

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