Mercy Health Glass City Marathon
The 40th annual Mercy Health Glass City Marathon takes place on Sunday, April 24, 2016 in Toledo, Ohio. To celebrate this major milestone, several anniversary surprises are in store including course changes to accommodate a larger race field including a new start and finish line. Tributes to past winners will be present throughout the race course. Commemorative finisher medals will also celebrate this milestone. The Mercy Health Glass City Marathon course consistently ranks among the top 25 fastest courses in the United States in qualifying runners to Boston, while the Owens Corning Half Marathon was recently voted among the top 10 fastest courses in the Midwest. A Health and Wellness Expo takes place on Saturday, April 23rd and features over 40 exhibitors.
Since 2009, Toledo Roadrunners Club has raised over $300,000 for area non-profits through the Glass City Marathon. Through a careful selection process, partner status is awarded to programs or organizations who are aligned with the TRRC’s constitutional purpose which is “to educate Club members and the community about physical fitness and health through the sponsorship and promotion of running, physical fitness and other health related events.” The 2016 Mercy Health Glass City Marathon is a family event offering multiple runs to fit every level of participant including a Marathon, the Owens Corning Half Marathon, 5-Person Marathon Relay Presented by YARK Subaru, Medical Mutual 5K and the Findley Davies Kid’s Marathon. For more information and to register on line visit: www.glasscitymarathon.org.