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Cat Caper 5K

Sun September 22, 2019 Columbus, OH US 43215 Directions

Cat Caper 5K

$25 9:00AM EDT Price increases after August 30, 2019 at 11:59pm EDT

Cat Caper 5K - Walker

$25 9:00AM EDT Price increases after August 31, 2019 at 11:59pm EDT

Cat Caper Kids Run

$5 8:30AM EDT Registration ends September 21, 2019 at 5:00pm EDT

Cat Napper

$25 Registration ends September 21, 2019 at 11:59pm EDT
505 W Whittier St
Columbus, OH US 43215


Please join us for the 14th Annual Cat Caper 5K walk/run benefiting the Cat Welfare Association.  The 2019 event will be held Sunday, September 22th at the Grange Audubon Center.  

2019 Construction at last year's venue gave us a new and exciting opportunity to move the race to an even better location, the Grange Audubon Center.   We could not be more excited for our new Cat Caper location.  This location provides ample parking and the race course will be our best yet.  Participants will have a chance to connect with nature while running or walking the 5K.  If you have not been to this amazing park, September 22nd is your date to go!

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.  At approximately 10am there will be an awards ceremony for the top finishers in each event.  The silent auction raffle as soon as the awards ceremony is over.  A pancake breakfast will be available through-out your morning of fun.  

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

Thursday, September 19th - Saturday, September 21st:   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.   Hours for pick-up are 10am - 8pm Thursday and 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 - 8:45am at the race venue.

DATE TBD: Come see us at the Shelter 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.

DATE/LOCATION TBD:  We will host a special event in the community for you to pick-up your race packet.  

POST RACE EVENTS:  Come for the 5K, stay for the fun.  There will be vendors, The Catique resale shop, CWA's catnip pillows and the spectacular post-race raffle including gift certificates and items waiting to be won by you!  All proceeds of the raffle go to the Shelter.  

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

AWARDS:  Awards will  be presented at approximately 10am to the top finishers in each age division.  Who says cats and dogs don't get along?  We will award the top 3 canine-human finisher with a special prize as well!  

SWAG:  Your Cat Caper 5K swag bag will include a custom race shirt, one silent auction raffle ticket, coupons and special offers from our sponsors and friends and some other surprises.  

DOGS:  Permitted on leashes.

STROLLERS:  Permitted.