A Night at the Races
6:00 pm18:00

A Night at the Races

  • Windows on the River

And they're off! Treat yourself to an evening of excitement at the 5th Annual A Night at the Races, presented by Windows on the River & Jacobs Pavilion at Nautica. Enjoy fast-paced, fist-clenching, photo-finish filmed horse racing at its finest.


6 pm VIP Reception
7 pm General Admission
8 pm Racing Begins


VIP Table of 10 = $750 ($250 tax deductible)
Includes Pre-Race Reception with open bar, premier event seating, dinner, beer, wine, and race entertainment.

VIP Individual Ticket = $75 ($25 tax deductible)

Table of 10 = $450 ($100 tax deductible)
Includes dinner, soft drinks, beer, wine, and race entertainment.

Individual Ticket = $45 ($10 tax deductible)


Horse = $25
Only 90 available. Pre-orders required. Includes ownership and naming rights. Winning owners receive bragging rights at the event.

Sponsorship opportunities available

Pull Tab Palooza
9:00 am09:00

Pull Tab Palooza

  • Ronald McDonald House of Cleveland

Join us at the Ronald McDonald House of Cleveland for our 2nd Annual Pull Tab Palooza! The event is free, outdoors, and open to the public. Visit with our adorable pet therapy partners, enjoy a magic show with Ronald McDonald, nibble on snacks, create art with sidewalk chalk, and win prizes!

Students from Cleveland's Saint Joseph's Academy

Students from Cleveland's Saint Joseph's Academy

This year we will be honoring our new Collect-a-Million Club members. It is named for Morgan Stock, who donated barrels and barrels of pull tabs at the 2016 event. You can sign up to be a member online or at the event.

School groups are welcome and encouraged to attend.

In 2016, the public donated more than 4,600 lbs of pull tabs totaling $1,600 in pull tab donations. Let's #PullTogether to make our 2nd Annual Pull Tab Palooza an even greater success! 

View 2016 Photos!

The Great Inflatable Race
9:00 am09:00

The Great Inflatable Race

  • Victory Park Ohio

The Ronald McDonald House of Cleveland through partnership of our Ambassador Council is proud to once again be the Charity of Choice for The Great Inflatable Race! 

Join us for The Great Inflatable Race! Enter the promo code RMHCLE for 10% off your individual registration fee. For every registrant using this code, $5.00 will be donated to the Ronald McDonald House of Cleveland on behalf of The Great Inflatable Race. The more people who use the promo code, the more we're able to keep families close. So spread the word! 

What is The Great Inflatable Race?

It's the wackiest, craziest, and bounciest obstacle fun run to hit the nation! Giant inflatable obstacles spread throughout the course that bounce, bump and slide you all over the place. There is no better fun run to attend with your friends, families, and thousands of strangers than The Great Inflatable Race!

Who Can Run?

Anyone! The run is suitable for people at all fitness levels. It's a fun run that will keep you laughing throughout the course.

Help Us By Volunteering!

The more volunteers provided to The Great Inflatable Race on behalf of the Ronald McDonald House, the more we benefit from the event! Want to help with packet pickup? Interested in helping blow up the inflatables for race day? We have shifts for everyone! You can help with Race Day Registration, hand out water, encourage our runners, or be an Inflatable Bouncer. 

Interested in volunteering for a shift? Complete our form below.

Volunteers must be 18 or older. Volunteers who are ages 16-17 can volunteer as long as a supervising adult is volunteering for the same shift.  

Packet Pickup: On the day before the race, assist with checking people into The Great Inflatable Race event using tablet computers. Sell merchandise, hand out T-shirts, etc.

Race Day Registration: Assist with checking people into The Great Inflatable Race event using tablet computers. Sell merchandise, hand out T-shirts, etc.

Inflatable Bouncers: Bouncers are responsible for ensuring the safety of participants and equipment. They also help keep the crowd pumped and take group pictures. These key individuals may be required to receive additional training prior to the event. Some heavy lifting may be involved. Must be 18 or older. 

Water Station: Fill cups with water and hand them to runners as they pass by. Assist with cleanup of cups and any garbage left behind.

Traffic Control: Ensure that runners are running on the right course. Encourage runners as they pass by. 

Finish Line Cheering Team: Cheer for the runners as the cross the finish line; this shift is great for large groups of people and/or cheerleading teams. 

Photographer: If you have a love for photography and have your own camera, we want you! Come to the race and take pictures of our racers having tons of fun. Please note that you must provide your own equipment. You will be asked to submit copies of any photos or videos taken to TGIR so that we can share them with our participants. 

Race Day Cleanup: Assist The Great Inflatable Race crew in deflating and packing inflatables, loading equipment, and picking up trash. Some heavy lifting may be involved.

RMH will confirm your volunteer shift by Friday, June 30, 2017.

Name *
Select Volunteer Shift *
Available Shifts (Can pick more than one!)

Tackle the Tower
7:30 am07:30

Tackle the Tower

  • Galleria & Tower at Erieview

Do you have what it takes to TACKLE THE TOWER? Join more than 1,000 people of all ages as they tackle the stairs of the Galleria Tower at Erieview. Events include a timed race, Fun Walk, Kids Climb, and Team Challenge to promote health and well-being in the workplace.

Make sure to stay and cheer on firefighters in full gear and our favorite sports team mascots as they race up the stairs.

All preregistered participants are guaranteed a t-shirt. Celebrate Tackle's 15th anniversary! Raise $150 and receive a commemorative gift. 

New in 2017! An elite runner category for our fastest participants.

Race Day Registration: 7:30 am
Fun Walk: 8:45 am
Race: 9 am
Kids Climb: 10 am
Mascot Mania: 10:15 am
Firefighter Challenge: 10:45 am

Runners are lined up in the order entry was received and start every 10 seconds. Order and times will be posted online on February 3. Same-day registration racers will start after the last preregistered runner.

Team Challenge
Start a race team in one of three divisions: Female, Male, or Co-Ed. All teams must have four members. Co-Ed teams must be two females and two males.

Awards will be given to top overall females, overall male, and overall firefighter and top three teams in each division. All awards will be mailed after the event.

Entry Fees
Race/Walk: $25/$30 Race Day
Kids Climb: $12

Wine Women & Shoes
11:00 am11:00

Wine Women & Shoes

  • Renaissance Cleveland Hotel

Don't miss the 2nd Annual Wine Women & Shoes benefiting the Ronald McDonald House of Cleveland. If you like wine, fashion, and pampering, this is the event for you!

Sip wines from our vintner partners: Conundrum, Delectus, MLB Wine, Via One Hope, St. James Winery, Rocca Family Vineyards, The White Knight, The Hess Collection, Emmolo, Jackson Family Wines, and Miraval Provence. Feel fabulous from the moment you walk in the door until the time you leave with our 33 charming Shoe Guys. See the latest fashions on the runway with a show by Toni in Style. Bid on incredible prize packages

The event is SOLD OUT!

Photos from 2015 can be found on our Facebook Page.

Thank You to our 2016 Event Sponsors!

Red Carpet
Cleveland Clinic Children’s
Cheers to You
HMT Associates
Swag Bag
Ultimate Software
Alpha Delta Pi
Lasting Impression
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Northeastern Ohio
Fashion Partner
Toni in Style
UH Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital
En Vogue
Exact Crane

Pairings Partners
Adams Reserve Cheddar, Insomnia Cookie, and Garden of Flavor
Media Partners
The Wine Buzz Magazine and Women’s Business Journal