This is one of three races (Blossom Time 5.25, Labor Day Dash 4.75, Chagrin Turkey Trot 3.1) that make up the Split the Distance Series. In this series you will receive a “half marathon” (approx.) time which will be calculated for each Series participant at the conclusion of the 3 events. It will include your times from Blossom Time, Labor Day Dash, and Turkey Trot. This series time will be tabulated and posted as a PDF on the site. The cost of the series is $80 and enters you into ALL 3 RACES.



Sunday, May 28, 2017


Philomethian Intermediate School Gym
77 East Washington Street
Chagrin Falls, OH 44022

Over 2000 runners and walkers join the fun and excitement of the unique 5.25 mile Blossom Time Run, Fitness Walk, and Kiddie Run through the Chagrin Valley. You are invited to participate in all the festivities during Memorial Day weekend including:

  • Carnival
  • Parade
  • Taste of Chagrin
  • Hot Air Balloon Rally


7:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. - Race Day Registration and Packet Pick Up- Philomethian Intermediate School Gym

9:00 a.m.- 5.25 mile run and 1 mile fitness walk begin on River Street & West Street

10:15 a.m.- 1/4 Mile Kiddie Run (ages 7 & Under) on Franklin Street - kids will run up and back into a chute

A special runner's interdenominational church service will be at 8am at The United Methodist Church of Chagrin Falls


5.25 Mile Run & 1 Mile Fitness Walk

$25 pre-registration
$30 at Saturday Packet Pick Up and Race Morning

Kiddie Run is free and no registration is required - assemble on Center Street at 10am

Packet Pick Up

Saturday, May 28, 2016
10am - 3pm
Philomethian Intermediate School Gym

Online registration will close Friday morning, May 26 at 9 AM!

All mailed pre-registered entries must be received by Wednesday, May 24, 2017.

Please make checks payable to: Hermes Sports & Events

Mail entries to:
Hermes Sports & Events
2425 W. 11th Street, Suite 2
Cleveland, OH 44113

Race proceeds are donated by the Chagrin Valley Jaycees to charities and local community projects!

When you bring in an entry form and register in-store at Motorcars Cleveland or Fleet Feet Sports, you will save $5 on the regular $25 registration fee. Only $20! Deadline is Wednesday, May 24.

AWARDS (5.25 mile only)

Gift Certificates to the top 5 men & women and plaques given to:

  • First Chagrin Valley resident - male & female
  • First Masters male & female
  • Top 3 male & female in the following age groups:
    • 9 & Under, 10-11, 12-13, 14-15, 16-18, 19-21, 22-25, 26-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70 & Over

No awards for the 1 Mile Fitness Walk


  • 5.25 mile run features b-tag chip timing with QR code on the bib
  • Results will be posted live
  • Post race refreshments
  • Police protection and medical assistance available
  • Water stops at Miles 2, 3, and 4
  • Times at each mile
  • Tech shirts (while supplies last)
  • Awards available for pickup starting at 10:30am at the Triangle

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