Nationwide Children’s Hospital Columbus Marathon & ½ Marathon

The Columbus Marathon is a 501 (C) 3 non-profit organization. We organize, promote and execute the annual Nationwide Children’s Hospital Columbus Marathon & ½ Marathon weekend of activities, which includes 26.2-mile and 13.1-mile races, the Highlights Kids’ Run, and the Jesse Owens Jog, a fun run focusing on African-American health & wellness. These events, along with a large health & fitness expo, are held the third weekend of October.

Enjoy a few perks!

Help Benefit Nationwide Children’s Hospital : Members of the Columbus Marathon & ½ Marathon Team at the Charity Day 5K will help support the work of our Race, which benefits Nationwide Children’s Hospital.

Special Prizes?! : Each member of the Nationwide Children’s Hospital Columbus Marathon & ½ Marathon team will also be eligible for special prizes, and we will present awards for our Team’s top 10 male and female finishers!

VIP Treatment! : We will have a special area at the Charity Day 5K Start/Finish where you can hang out, get questions answered about Marathon & ½ Marathon training, meet some of the patients from Nationwide Children’s Hospital that we will honor this year, and even register for our October 15 Race!