Gritty City 5K and 1 Mile 2018

Presented by Lutheran Metropolitan Ministry

To benefit LMM's Programs


Saturday, October 13, 2018


Lutheran Metropolitan Ministry
4515 Superior Ave.

Cleveland, Ohio 44103

Start Time

Registration and Packet Pickup - 8:00am
5K and 1 Mile Walk - 9:00am

***FREE parking is available in the Lutheran Metropolitan Ministry parking lot across from the building


1 Mile


5K - Pull tag
1 Mile - Untimed

Please consider making a donation or becoming a fundraiser!  All proceeds will benefit Lutheran Metropolitan Ministry’s programs that serve with people who are homeless, youth who are at-risk, older adults who are vulnerable, people impacted by the criminal justice system, and individuals with behavioral health needs.
Thank you!


Pre-Registration - Adults: $25.00

Pre-Registration - Youth (12 & Under): $20.00

Team Registration: $20.00 per member (must have at least 4 people on team) - Mail in or create/join on RunSignUp

Online registration closes Friday, October 12 at 9:00am

All mailed entries must be received by Wednesday, October 10
Make checks payable to HERMES and mail to:

Hermes Sports & Events
2425 West 11th St., Suite #2
Cleveland, OH 44113

Registration on Race Day (cash or check only)

Adult: $30.00

Youth (12 and under): $25.00

(no team registration on race day)

Early Packet Pickup

Friday, October 12th, 4-6 pm
Lutheran Metropolitan Ministry
4515 Superior Ave.

Pickup your run packet and get a tour of LMM!

Awards - 5K Only

Awards presented to the top male and top female overall and top three males and females in the following age categories:
13 & Under, 14-20, 21-30, 31-40, 41-50, 51-60, 61 & Over

What You Get

T-shirt for first 200 registrants
Handmade finisher medals!

Post race refreshments
Awards to top finishers
Music, local vendors and more!


Run individually or put together a TEAM and raise as much as you can to cover your run cost, then donate the rest of your fundraising dollars to LMM's programs! Get your neighborhood, school, business, or church involved! (Each team member must fill out a registration form or register under the group/teams tab on RunSignUp)

More Information

WKYC - TV3 is the Gritty City Media Sponsor!
Meet WKYC personality Danielle Wiggins!

For more information about the run, contact Hermes Sports & Events at (216) 623-9933
For more information about Lutheran Metropolitan Ministry visit
For questions, email