Running to Help Homeless Women
and Children

Running With A Mission 2013 from The City Mission on Vimeo.

Join us for our 3rd Running with a Mission event at the Cleveland Metropark Zoo on Saturday, June 21, 2014!

The event will once again be presented by The Sherwin-Williams Women's Club.  Sponsorships and gifts will be matched by the Sherwin-Williams Foundation up to $30,000 and all proceeds will benefit The City Mission's Laura's Home Women's Crisis Center.  Thank you for considering joining us on the official first day of summer and at the same time helping many of the women and children feel stable and secure for the first time in a long time.

2014 Race Pricing:

Pre-register:  Family $45; 5K $22; Walk $15 – ends June 13th.

Race Day: 5K $25; Walk $18 (all individual pricing, no family discount).

Register by Monday, June 2nd, to guarantee a race t-shirt.

**Family registration consists of 2 Adults/6 Kids (max. of 8).

**Surprise gift for the first 100 families to register.


 Register Online registration ends Friday, June 13th.


Race Day Schedule:

7:00 a.m. – Registration and Zoo Opens to all Participants!*

8:10 a.m. – Kids’ Dash Line Up (children 8 and under)

8:15 a.m. – Opening Ceremony & National Anthem

8:30 a.m. – 5k Run Starts

9:00 a.m. – 1.5 Mile Walk Starts

9:45 a.m. – Race Awards to follow in the Pavilion (approx. time)

*Activities in the pavilion begin at 7:00 a.m., post race snacks; face painting, games, Cleveland mascot appearances, live DJ, and much more!


Sponsorships will be Matched!

The Sherwin-Williams Foundation will match sponsorships up to a total of $30,000! A special thank you to them for their generosity!

Your gift as an individual or corporate sponsor will have twice the impact at a time when the number of homeless women and children is extremely high.

For more details, click the link below or contact Michael Parry at (216) 920-4169 email or Denise Eaddy at (216) 920-4137 email



Make a difference in the lives of homeless women and children!

Your participation helps homeless women and children each year find safe shelter, food and other basic necessities and services to move from crisis toward stability and self-sufficiency.

Learn more about Laura's Home Women's Crisis Center.



The Sherwin-Williams Company Logo

We are extremely grateful to the Sherwin Williams Women's Club and the event sponsors for embracing the women and children at Laura's Home with this event.  Truely these are people on a mission.


CLICK HERE to see all the photos from last year.

The next major event for The City Mission will be Ride with a Mission, a motorcycle ride/rally to benefit the women and children at Laura's Home Women's Crisis Center on September 13, 2014. If you would like to get involved click here.

 Thank you sponsors







Ohio Savings Bank, a division of New York Community Bank 


The Illuminating Co.





Weekley's Mailing Service


Thank You


Their contributions will be matched by       The Sherwin-Williams Company.
Logos link to sponsors' websites.



Surace-Smith Agency Logo



Cleveland Indians

Ohio Savings Bank, a division of New York Community Bank

Royal Redeemer Lutheran Church

Mark and Pam Alder


 Joe and Esther Campanella


Bullseye Activewear

Weekley's Mailing Service, Inc.


A.M. Design Group

Firefly's Minigolf

Ganley Honda of North Olmsted

Initially Yours Engraving

Magic Galaxy Entertainment

Wetzler Studios, Inc.



Thanks again to last year's sponsors!

In 2012, with a matching gift from the Sherwin-Williams Company, our sponsors raised $64,000 to help the women and children at Laura's Home.


Gallagher Benefit Services


Evergreen Resources

Indiana Wesleyan University


Northcoast Shredding and Record Center


The Right Key Corporate & Life Coaching


Dalton Family Foundation


USI Insurance


Andrews Moving & Storage
Baldwin-Wallace College
Enterprise Group Planning, Inc.
Moe's Southwest Grill
Rising & Rising, Inc.
Royal Plastics, Inc.
Smart Business
Karen & Billy Stross
Weekley's Mailing Service
WOW! Cookies!


Earth Fare, Inc.
Firefly's Minigolf
Ganley Honda of North Olmsted
Initially Yours Engraving