Since it’s inception in 1990, over 17,000 individuals have participated in A Most Excellent Race, with many attending the Race year after year. Most importantly, the Race has generated over $1,800,000 in funds, providing underwriting and support for the Achievement Centers Camp Cheerful. Offering a fast, shaded course which progresses through the residential area of Cleveland Heights and Shaker Heights, A Most Excellent Race is managed by Hermes Sports and Events and is a sanctioned event of their popular Road Race Series. The top male and female overall finishers and the top three finishers in each age division of the 10K and 5K receive awards.
In 2017, approximately 750 individuals participated in A Most Excellent Race. Through sponsor support, registration fees and walker pledges, the event generated over $120,000 in revenue.