Cavaliers, Monsters, Gladiators Community Fun Run

The Q Community Fun Run 5K and 1 Mile Walk Announced


CLEVELAND, OH- Cleveland’s 2016 NBA Champion Cleveland Cavaliers, 2016 Calder Cup Champion Cleveland Monsters and AFL's Cleveland Gladiators will team up with Hermes Sports & Events to host The Q Community Fun Run on Sunday, March 26th. The community race will feature exciting appearances by Cavs, Monsters and Gladiators entertainment teams and will allow fans the opportunity to kick off the spring season by getting active in an exciting way.  Select Monsters and Gladiators players are scheduled to be on-site to help tip-off the race with fans.


The Q Community Fun Run 5K will begin at 9:00 am outside of Quicken Loans Arena and will take participants on a tour of downtown.  The 1 Mile Walk begins at 9:10 a.m. The race concludes at Gateway Plaza for a finisher party and awards presentation including exciting prizes for winners in all age categories. Proceeds from this event will benefit the Cavaliers Youth Foundation and Monsters & Gladiators Community Fund, which guarantees all participants will be making a direct impact on the Cleveland community and people in need in Northeast Ohio. 

“Our entire Quicken Loans Arena family is excited to join our fans and get active for The Q Community Fun Run 5k and 1 Mile Walk,” said Len Komoroski, Cavaliers and Quicken Loans Arena CEO. “We look forward to having fun together and supporting such great causes that directly impact our community.” 

Race participants will enjoy a fun post-race Gateway Plaza Party that includes a DJ, snacks and awards presentation. In addition, participants in both the run and walk will receive:

  • B-Tag chip timing
  • Cavs, Monsters and Gladiators themed official finisher’s medal
  • Race themed custom performance t-shirt
  • Vouchers for an upcoming Monsters and Gladiators game

Runners and walkers can take advantage of early bird pricing ($30 adults, $20 kids 12 & under) before January 31st. Visit to register and for more information. 

The Cavaliers Youth Foundation, Monsters & Gladiators Community Fund support programs for children, families and young adults designed to positively impact the community in the areas of education, health, recreation, employment, entrepreneurship and life skills. The Monsters & and Gladiators Community Fund is a fund of the Cleveland Foundation.