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Cat Caper 5K

Sun September 23, 2018
Location: Columbus, OH US 43221 Directions
Type: Run or Run/Walk, Virtual Race, Walk Only
Event Time Price Details
Cat Caper 5K
9:00AM EDT
Cat Caper Kids Run
8:30AM EDT
Cat Napper N/A
Cat Caper 5K - Walker
9:00AM EDT
2933 Riverside Dr
Columbus, OH US 43221


Please join us for the 13th Annual Cat Caper 5K walk/run benefiting the Cat Welfare Association The 2018 event will be held Sunday, September 23th at Griggs Reservoir.  

As with last year, in 2018 register 5 or more for the 5K and everyone in the group gets $5 off their entry!  Each member of the group needs to register in the same 'cart' and the discount will automatically appear when you check-out.

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ALL About the Cat Caper Event

Race Day Information

Race day begins with registration at 7:30 a.m., followed by the Kids Fun Run (ages 12 and under) at 8:30 a.m. The 5K starts at 9:00 a.m.

Packet pick-up:  This year we have several places for you to pick up your race packet in advance. 

Tuesday, September 18th - Packet Pick-Up Party & Fundraiser @ Sweet Carrot located at 1417 W 5th Ave in Grandview.  We will be there from 3pm - 8pm for you to pick up your race packet and should you choose to have dinner there, a portion of your meal will be donated to CWA by Sweet Carrot.  This is one of the best locally owned restaurant with amazing food so we hope to see you there!

Wednesday, September 19th - Come see us at the Shelter from 5pm - 7pm and pick up your packet.  Spend a few extra minutes visiting with the cats and having fun!  We are located at 741 Wetmore Ave in the Clintonville area.

Thursday, September 20th - Saturday, September 22nd - Beat the race day lines and grab some extra sleep by picking up your packet in advance of the race!  pick-up will be available at Columbus Running Company located at 6465 Perimeter Dr in Dublin Thursday, September 20 - Saturday, September 22.  Hours for pick-up are 10am - 8pm Friday and 10am - 5pm on Saturday.  You may designate anyone to pick up for you, all they need is your name.  If you can't make it, no worries, we will open for pick-up on race day from 7:30am - 8:30am at Griggs Park.

There will be vendors, The Catique resale shop, CWA's catnip pillows and the spectacular post-race raffle.

No need for breakfast before you come. For a donation, we'll serve you a tasty Pancake breakfast!

Dogs can share in the fun too! Leashed and friendly dogs are welcome to attend and race alongside their owners. The first 3 canine-human pairs to cross the finish line will receive a prize.

The first 350 human participants in the 5K will receive a t-shirt, a goodie bag and refreshments from our sponsors, and one raffle ticket.

There will be awards for the top 3 male and female runners and walkers as well as age group winners.