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With safety being our number one priority, we will continue to monitor current CDC guidelines as well as local guidelines.

Signing up for a Run/Walk near you is simple! Click the following links to register online as an individual, team captain, team member or volunteer.

Walkers
Walk participants are encouraged to register as a WALKER. There is no registration fee to participate as a Walker.

Runners
5K run participants are required to register as a RUNNER and the online registration amount is $35. The registration fee will be $50 on event day. You will receive a timing chipped bib and finishers medal.

Volunteers
All volunteers are required to register as a VOLUNTEER. There is no registration fee to participate at a Volunteer.

In addition, we encourage all participants and volunteers to fundraise. We offer a number of fundraising tools to help you be a successful fundraiser. Every dollar helps move us closer to a world free of lung cancer and lung disease. Those that fundraise $100 or more will receive an event t-shirt. For more motivated fundraisers, there are additional rewards that you can work to achieve. Take a peek at the fundraising incentives.

Those that fundraise $100 or more will receive an event t-shirt. For more motivated fundraisers, there are additional rewards that you can work to achieve. Take a peek at the fundraising incentives

Thank you so much for your interest in volunteering! This event takes numerous hardworking and energetic volunteers to make every step count. To sign up as a LUNG FORCE Run/Walk Volunteer, please visit www.lungforce.org/cleveland and click “Register”. Please select “Register as a Volunteer” and continue through the registration process. Our volunteer needs can accommodate individual volunteers, as well as groups. For more information or if you have any questions, please contact us at EventsCLE@Lung.org

Teams

Corporations, businesses, friends, families, and other organizations can form teams. To form a team, choose register as a team captain. Make sure you have a team name in mind. After you register as a Team Captain, tell your team members to select register as a team member and search for your team name to join.

Make sure you know the team name of the team you wish to join. When you register, select register as a team member and search for your team name.

Team captains rally friends, family and co-workers to form a team and fundraise for the LUNG FORCE Run/Walk. Register as a team captain today.

Reset your login credentials. Once logged in, you can use the edit profile link at the top of the page to update your profile with a new username, password, email address or contact information.

Fundraising

As a participant, you have access to your own online participant center where you and your team members can send email messages, track donations, and monitor progress. Login to your participant center to get started.

Yes, you can download the LUNG FORCE app for Android and Apple devices. With this nifty mobile app, you can invite friends and family to join your team, fundraise on the go and track your steps in just a few taps. Learn more once you register and enter your participant center.

Donations can be made online by credit, debit card or PayPal. Donors will receive a receipt via email for their contribution, which is tax-deductible. Donations collected via check or cash may be mailed to the American Lung Association office at:

2022 LUNG FORCE Run/Walk
c/o American Lung Association
5755 Granger Rd. Ste. 905
Independence, Ohio 44131

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Run/Walk Day Information

The RUN route is a timed 5K starting at 8am, from Wade Oval through the Cultural Gardens on MLK, out and back. There is a registration fee to participate as a RUNNER.

For WALKERS the route is a separate one-mile loop, walking 3x around the path circling Wade Oval. Registration to WALK is free. The Walk begins at 9am.

The Walk begins at 9am.

The LUNG FORCE Run/Walk will go on rain or shine! In the case of inclement weather, your local event staff will notify participants of alternate plans.

FREE parking is available on street within the vicinity of Wade Oval.

Also generously, FREE parking will be available at the Cleveland VA Medical Center patient parking garage: 10681-10641 Magnolia Dr, Cleveland, OH 44106

  • This garage is across the street from the main entrance of the Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center. Please note, you will not be authorized to access the medical center to cut through or to use restrooms.

Public transportation, along with other select area garage parking options are available for a fee. Please refer to attached PDF for more information.

No. Though we love our furry friends, they can cause a respiratory emergency in some participants. So, we ask that you leave your pets at home so everyone can enjoy the Run/Walk comfortably.

Have more questions? Please contact Catherine Widemire at 216-524-5864 or EventsCLE@Lung.org.