SATURDAY, OCTOBER 9th:

  • 9:45 a - Challengers may begin to set-up belongings!
  • 11:00 a - Team Photos Begin (All Challengers should be set-up by this time)
  • 11:50 a - First runners from all Teams set-up at the start line and teammates gather in bleachers by the 3rd baseline for opening ceremony. Eileen Lane of A Special Wish gives opening remarks.
  • 12:00 p - The Wish Kids lead us in a countdown from the Dealer Tire Wish Kid Cheer Zone and The 24 in 24 Begins!
  • 2:30 p - Chick Fil A Sandwiches, Chips, and Cookies
  • 3:00 p - Pool/Beach Themed Mile
  • 6:00 p - Halloween Themed Mile (Rock your favorite Halloween Costume)
  • 7:00 p- Barrio (Chicken or Black Bean Tacos, Chips, and Salsa) and Thin Blue Line Mile Sponsor
  • 6:00 p – 8:00 p – On-Site Massages
  • 8:00 p - Dairian’s Mile (All challengers meet at 7:55 pm for speech)
  • 9:00 p – Smoothie King smoothies delivered
  • 10:30 p - Little Caesars Pizza
  • 11:00 p - Glow in the Dark Mile (Neon Colors, Glow Sticks, etc.)

SUNDAY, October 10

  • 12:00 a - Starbucks Iced Coffee
  • 1:00 a - Memorial/Honor Mile (Run in Honor or Memorial of your own loved one)
  • 2:00 a - Pierre’s Ice Cream Sandwiches
  • 3:00 a - Pajamas Mile
  • 5:00 a- Wear your Cleveland Browns Gear!
  • 6:00 a - Dunkin Donuts Coffee
  • 6:00 a - 8:00 a - On-Site Massages
  • 7:00 a - Tie Dye Mile
  • 8:00 a - Winking Lizard Breakfast
  • 10:55 a – The 24 in 24 Video
  • 11:00 a - FINAL MILE PARTY BEGINS
    • Invite all your friends to come support you!
    • All Past and Present Wish Kids and their families invited
    • Media Outlet(s) present
    • Photographers present for Final Mile Photos
    • Medals Presented by Wish Kids (if healthy enough to attend) after Final Miles Completed
  • 12:00 p - Awards Ceremony
    • Team Sponsor Presentations
    • Top fundraisers recognized
    • Wish Families recognized as well as the Team from A Special Wish
    • Check Presentation from The 24 in 24 to A Special Wish Cleveland
  • 12:30 p - GO HOME, SLEEP, AND BE PROUD!

Reminders:

  • Each Challenger may have only have 1 guest (non-Challenger) running with them at any given time. No guests are permitted on the track for the first 2 or the last 2 miles. We reserve the right to discontinue guests on the track at any time if it gets overcrowded.
  • Outside food and beverage is welcome and recommended if you have specific dietary needs.
  • Alcohol is strictly prohibited.
  • 24 in 24 Challenge shirts must be worn for the first two and last two miles (the other 20 miles you can wear whatever is most comfortable).
  • Bring music, books, games- whatever will keep you occupied during down time.
  • Children are welcome but MUST be attended to by an adult always. You cannot have a young child unsupervised while you are running your miles.
  • Challengers will set-up with a pre-determined Campsite of 10 or fewer individuals. Guests are not permitted during set-up. You may bring outside food/beverage, though we will have plenty provided. All Challengers will check-in to get nametag, liability forms, goodie bag, VIP lanyard (if applicable), and Team Shirt (if not already picked up).
  • Unfortunately, our furry friends are not permitted at the stadium.