Open Door Classic 5K Walk and Run to End Poverty

Sat March 21, 2020 Columbus, GA 31901 US Directions

1 Mile

8:30AM EDT

5K Run

9:00AM EDT

5k Walk

9:15AM EDT
Going Virtual

Open Door 5k Run/Walk is going virtual!

Together in spirit!

Making the most of your virtual 5K –

  • Wear your Open Door Classic t-shirt.  T-shirts can be picked up between 9 am – 4 pm, March 16 – 20 at 2405 Second Avenue

  • Mark a start/finish line with streamers or ribbons or balloons.

  • Post a selfie/video, tag Open Door Community House and use #ODCH5K.

  • Watch Facebook live @ 9 am on March 21 for a prayer & “official” race start.

  • Run/walk the route of the Riverwalk on your own or choose your favorite route.

  • Visit/support our incredible sponsors.


Registration still open at


Let’s keep fundraising!  Register and make donations simply and securely at



Here Are Your Options:

Virtual races happen all the time, and allow you to join the fun without the crowds. You simply run the distance on your own, and report your results - we’ll send you instructions.

Thank you for understanding that this is a fundraiser and would like us to keep your registration fee and any donations made to Open Door.  We deeply appreciate your generosity and look forward to seeing you at next year's event.

1000 Bay Avenue
Columbus, GA US 31901

Open Door Community House, in keeping with public event recommendations, has decided to take our Classic 5k Run/Walk fundraiser vitrual. WHile we will miss seeing everyone in person, we hope you'lll keep fundraising for HDCH and enjoy taking part in this new Classic 5k using these fun ideas. Ready, set, register now or donate at!

Location: Woodruff Park (1000 Bay Avenue, Columbus, GA 31901)
Distance: 5K, 1 Mile Kids Fun Run or 5k Walk (All kids under age of 10 must be accompanied by an adult)
Date: March 21, 2020
Course: Map
Race Start Time: 1 Mile 8:30am, 5k 9:00am, Walk 9:30am
Registration Start Time: 7:30 AM
Cost: $25 5k Run & Walk;   $15 1 Mile Run/Walk
Race Day Cost: $30 5k Run;   $25 5k Walk;   $15 1 Mile Run/Walk
5k Run Award Categories: Male & Female for each: Top 3 Overall, Top Masters, Top Age Groups: 14 & Under, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+
T-Shirt: All paid participants receive shirt
Description: Come out and support the Open Door Community by running  or walking in the Open Door 5K!
Early Packet Pick Up: March 20, 2020 at Big Dog Fleetfeet in Uptown Columbus from noon to 6pm

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