My Town: Heroes Run in West Park
WEST PARK, CLEVELAND, Ohio – Help honor police officers and firefighters who died in the line of duty by participating in 11th annual Cleveland Heroes Run. The five mile run and two mile run/walk will take place on Sunday, September 16 at 8:30 a.m. The race begins at Saint Joseph Academy, 3430 Rocky River Drive.
Awards will be given to the top finishers in a variety of categories. Children ages 7 and under can also participate in the kids only race which begins after the five mile.
The race was started to help raise funds for the West Park Police and Firefighters Memorial which begins with a scenic walkway on Rocky River Drive. In the center of the walkway is a granite and bronze memorial etched with the names of fallen officers and firefighters.