Cleveland, Ohio (June 20, 2017) — Seeking to physically connect people with the great things happening along Cleveland’s Cuyahoga River, Share the River, in partnership with Run Wild CLE, will host the Burning River Ramble, a free, pop-up, 4.2 mile, all-ages running/walking tour of Cleveland’s evolving waterfront at 7 p.m. on Thursday, July 22 (the anniversary of the 1969 Cuyahoga River fire).
The Ramble’s route is designed to connect the dots between the Cuyahoga River’s property segments that have either recently changed to a park/paved path or are being considered for such (i.e. Irishtown Bend). The Ramble will also provide an opportunity for paricpants to see what the Cuyahoga River looks and feels like NOW as opposed to those lingering memories from the bad ol’ days.
The Burning River Ramble will start near the south end of the Columbus Road Bridge (across from the Hoopples parking lot) and finish between the Cleveland Rowing Foundation and Merwin’s Wharf at Rivergate Park. The route will pass through Scranton Flats, both sections of the Cleveland Foundation Centennial Lake Link Trail (including the newly opened northern end on the west bank of the flats), a portion of Cleveland Rotary’s Red Line Greenway and Irishtown Bend. Event and route details are at: http://sharetheriver.com/blog/2017/6/15/here-comes-the-burning-river-ramble
Immediately after the Ramble, participants will have an opportunity to connect with Cuyahoga River and Ramble route stakeholders at a meet and greet at Brick and Barrel Brewing. Our charity partner for the Burning River Ramble is the Northeast Ohio Coalition for the Homeless and free will donations will be accepted at the meet and greet or online.
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From the Share the River Press Release and the opinions of Share the River staff