14th Annual Tackle the Tower
Stairclimb Race & Walk

to benefit Ronald McDonald House of Cleveland


Saturday, February 6, 2016


Center Court of the Galleria & Tower at Erieview
1301 E. 9th St.
Cleveland, OH 44114


Stair Climb - Timed (37 Floors)
Stair Climb - Fun Walk (37 Floors)
Kids Climb - Fun Run/Walk (10 Floors) Ages 10 & Under Only



8:45 am - 10:00 am - FUN WALK - Walkers will use Staircase A and have to begin before 10:00 am.

9:00 am - PRE REGISTERED RUNNERS START - Runners will be lined up in the order their entry was received and will start every 10 seconds.

10:00 am - *NEW KIDS CLIMB - Children 10 & Under Tackle 10 Flights.

10:30 am - MASCOT CLIMB

10:45 am - FIRE FIGHTER CLIMB- Fire Fighters must where full turn out gear. Air tank must be carried but does not have to be used.

Race Day Registrants - Will start after the LAST pre-registered runner - please check the start times when they are posted so you have an idea of when you may start.


5th Annual Fireman's Team Challenge Traveling Trophy - Have the most firehouse members participate and win the Ronald McDonald House Fireman's Team Challenge Traveling Trophy.

Team Challenge- Start a team and compete against other teams in your division. There will be 3 divisions: Male, Female, & Co-ed. Teams will consist of 4 team members. Co-ed teams must be 2 Males and 2 Females. Top 3 fastest combined team times in each division will receive awards.

START TIMES - Will be posted Friday, February 5, 2016 at 10:00 am

For your official start time, add your wave offset time to 9:00 am.

Runners in Alphabetical Order with Wave Offsets - COMING SOON

Runners in Chronological Order with Wave Offsets - COMING SOON

Fun Walk in Alphabetical Order - COMING SOON
Participants in the fun walk can start as early as 8:45 am in Stairwell A. Stairwell A WILL BE CLOSED promptly at 10:00 am.



(You must sign a waiver at the security desk before going into the stairwell.)


Pre-Registration Rates:

Stair Climb - Timed ($25.00 - T-shirt Guaranteed)

Stair Climb - Fun Walk ($25.00 - T-shirt Guaranteed)

Kids Climb ($10 - Without T-Shirt) ($15 - Includes T-Shirt)

All mailed entries must be received by Monday, Feb. 1, 2016
Make checks payable to Hermes Sports & Events and mail entries to:

Hermes Sports & Events
2425 W. 11th Street, Suite 2
Cleveland, Ohio 44113

Online registration will close Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016 at 9:00 am

Race Day Registrations Rates:

Stair Climb - Timed ($30.00 - T-shirt Guaranteed)

Stair Climb - Fun Walk ($30.00 - T-shirt Guaranteed)

Kids Climb ($10 - Without T-Shirt) ($15 - Includes T-Shirt)

Requests to run with a partner must be indicated online or on the mail-in form. Requests to run with a partner cannot be fulfilled on race day or after registration is closed - NO EXCEPTIONS.


Additional fundraising is encouraged AND rewarded.
Create your own personal fundraising webpage and invite your friends and family to pledge their support as you Tackle the Tower!  Visit www.firstgiving.com/clevelandrmh to set up your page today!
All proceeds from your efforts will support the Ronald McDonald House of Cleveland’s mission of keeping families together by providing a home-away-from-home during the most difficult of times as they address their child’s most critical healthcare needs. The individual and team that raise the most will be recognized and rewarded!


14th Annual Tackle the Tower T-shirt
Enjoy pre-race warm up with yoga experts, post-race massages, beverages, variety of snacks, special giveaways, music and back by popular demand…..dance party with local mascots such as Moondog, Sir CC, Chomps and more!
$4 heated underground parking at the Galleria garage (enter from Lakeside Avenue).


If you are interested in volunteering for Tackle the Tower or other activities at the Ronald McDonald House, please contact RMH at (216) 229-5757 or visit at www.rmhcleveland.org


For more information, contact Hermes Sports & Events at (216) 623-9933.