Part of the Rite Aid Marathon Route under the Lorain Carnegie Bridge on Canal Rd. <span class='image-credits'>Bob Perkoski</span>

PHOTOS: All the best spots on the Rite Aid Cleveland Marathon route

Not one of the runners signed up for the Rite Aid Cleveland Marathon next Sunday, May 20? You can still explore the route from the comforts of your couch (or plan your spot to root on a runner!), thanks to our managing photographer Bob Perkoski. Check out all the best vista points on the marathon course and see Cleveland through a runner's eyes with our exclusive photo collection.

JACK Casino on Prospect and Ontario
Euclid Ave. headed east
The Playhouse Square chandelier
St. Clair heading west
The Lantern RTA Station off E 9th
The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and Steamship William G. Mather Maritime Museum
Lake Erie Science Museum & FirstEnergy Stadium
Aloft Hotel off Main Ave. in Flats East Bank
View of the Flats West Bank from Old River Rd.
CTOWN East Bank mural off Columbus Rd.
Columbus Street Bridge
Carter Rd.
Historic Carter Road Bridge
City view from Canal Rd.
Canal Rd.
Heading under the Lorain Carnegie Bridge on Canal Rd.
Beneath the Inner Belt Bridge on Canal Rd.
The Union Gospel Press building—now known as Tremont Place Lofts, dates back to the 1850s
Artist Michael Murphy's sculpture off West 10th and Professsor Ave. in Tremont
Lincoln Park in Tremont
The Cleveland sign off Abbey Ave.
Ohio City mural on Abbey and Gehring St.
The West Side Market
No stopping for a cold one yet!
The houses on Historic Franklin Ave.
Underpass on West Blvd.
Off Clifton Blvd. - West end of Lakewood
Bearden's on Lake Rd. in Rocky River
City view off Cliff Dr.




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In addition to his work for Fresh Water, Bob Perkoski is the official photographer for Le Femme Mystique Burlesque and also designed Rust Belt Chic: The Cleveland Anthology as well as Balanced Living magazine (through 2008). His substantial portfolio includes news coverage, portraiture, commercial imagery and fine art. Perkoski's first solo show, These Walks of Life premiered in December 2016 in Negative Space Gallery. Visit Perkoski Photography for complete profile information.   Originally from Conneaut, Ohio, Perkoski now calls the Detroit Shoreway neighborhood home. He has been Fresh Water's managing photographer since the publication's September 2010 inception.   
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