Sat, Jun 26, 2021 Columbus, OH 43210 US Directions RaceJoy Ready
Please note that in 2021 the event has options for both an in person and virtual race!

The 3rd Annual TBDBITL 5K sponsored by Tau Beta Sigma and Kappa Kappa Psi is taking place on June 26th at Ohio State University on campus near the stadium! This event is designed to strengthen cardio for marching band tryouts, promote TBDBITL, and support our local high school marching bands. Please join by running or walking with us! Participants also have the option to log their run, walk, or 15k bike virtually and join us for a Script Ohio at the end of the race.

Check out photos from the event! https://www.emmacdixon.com/tbdbitl5k?fbclid=IwAR2jHbmxmQ_RrE7DpLNb5YYcn6grrr68JN4YgSG3bL4_rEYirMkCFIVttmA 

Join our Strava club for training motivation and encouragement! https://www.strava.com/clubs/TBDBITL5k2021

Race Contact Info

If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.

Additional Race Information


Each participant will receive a registration for TBDBITL 5K, a race t-shirt, and a finisher's medal!

Early Packet Pickup

Race packets may be picked up early at Lincoln Tower Park (337 Annie and John Glenn Ave, Columbus, OH 43210) on Thursday, June 24th or at the Steinbrenner Band Center (1961 Tuttle Park Pl, Columbus, OH 43210) Friday, June 25th from 5 pm - 8 pm. You may also pick up your packets at the race beginning at 10 am on Saturday, June 26th.

Event Day Timeline

10:00 am: Race day registration begins

11:00 am: TBDBITL 5K starts

12:15 pm: Script Ohio led by drum major Austin Bowman


Route Map

Check out 2021's course map. Please note that this event will be held entirely on paved paths and sidewalks on and around OSU's campus and the Olentangy Trail.

Race Website

Additional race information can be found at https://fb.me/e/LbwoArS5.


Available for Apple and Android devices.

Interactive Race Day Experience with RaceJoy

Live Phone Tracking, GPS Progress Alerts and Cheers!

We are providing you with RaceJoy as part of the official race experience for the TBDBITL 5K.

Download the RaceJoy mobile app in advance to ensure proper phone setup. Invite your friends and family to track you and send you cheers!

Some key RaceJoy features include:

GPS Progress Alerts

  • Receive continual progress updates as you complete your goal.

Live GPS Tracking

  • Remote spectators can track your progress live in a map view. You can also track others.


  • Receive supportive audio cheers from remote friends & family.

Virtual Results (virtual events only)

  • Enter your race-assigned bib number to automatically submit your finish data for real-time scored results.
To use RaceJoy, you must carry your phone and activate tracking on the day you complete your race.
View RaceJoy How-To

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