13th Annual Tackle the Tower
Stairclimb Race & Walk

to benefit Ronald McDonald House of Cleveland


Saturday, February 7, 2015


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


Race Day Registration & Packet Pick-up - 7:30 am - 11:00 am

Fun Walk - 8:45 am in Stairwell A (please note that the Stairwell A is only open through 10:00 am)

Pre-Registered Runners -Starting at 9:00 am, runners will be lined up in the order their entry was received and will start every ten seconds.

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.

Firefighter Race - 10:30 am (in full turn out gear. Air tank must be carried but does not have to be used)
4rd Annual Fireman's Team Challenge Traveling Trophy - Have the most firehouse members participate and win the Ronald McDonald 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 team will recieve awards.


START TIMES - Will be posted Friday, February 6 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 - CLICK HERE

Chronological Start Times - CLICK HERE

There is no wave offset in the Fun Walk - all participants in the fun walk begin at 8:45 am in Stairwell A. Stairwell A WILL BE CLOSED promptly at 10:00 am.

Alphabetical Walker List - CLICK HERE


Wednesday, January 28, 2015 - 7:30am - 9:00am

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


Pre-Registration ($25.00)
All mailed entries must be received by Monday, Feb. 2, 2015
Make checks payable to Hermes Sports & Events and mail entries to:

Hermes Sports & Events
1624 St. Clair Avenue
Cleveland, Ohio 44114

Online registration will close Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2014 at 9:00 am

Race Day Registration (30.00)

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. Entry forms of those wishing to run together must be submitted in one envelope.


Additional fundraising is encouraged AND rewarded. Raise additional funds and be entered to win great prizes!
Create your own personal fundraising webpage and invite your friends and family to pledge their support you 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.


RMH 35th Anniversary Commemorative Red T-shirt
Enjoy pre-race warm up with yoga experts, post-race massages, beverages, breakfast, 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.


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