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Hilltop U.S.A. 5K

Sat July 6, 2019 Columbus, OH US 43204 Directions

5K Standard Run/Walk

$30 $20 8:30AM EDT - 10:00AM EDT
300 spots left. Registration Opens March 1, 2019 at 12:00am EST

5K Heavy "Ruck Run" (Must Carry 35lb+ Rucksack/Backpack)

$30 $20 8:30AM EDT - 10:00AM EDT
300 spots left. Registration Opens March 1, 2019 at 12:00am EST

Come be a part of the biggest race on Columbus' Westside.  This event benefits Veterans on the Hilltop and provides an opportunity for exercise and community togetherness. Included in your registration fee are a high-quality finisher medal, a great race shirt, and a fun race expo with plenty of community involvement from participants and local businesses.  This event is hosted by Columbus Westside Running Club and Columbus Running Company is in charge of the timing.

$20 for a shirt (note:  shirts only guaranteed for entries received before 6/26 at 11:59 PM), medal, and a chance for finisher prizes?!  We want our race to be accessible to everyone, and so have worked with our local business partners to be able to offer pricing that is a little less than a typical 5K.

Here is a link to the animated course route and GPX files:  www.plotaroute.com/route/560392    

Additional Race Information

Early packet pickup

There will be no early packet pickup. All race gear will be available at the race on event day beginning at 7:00a until 8:20a.


We recommend parking at Glenwood United Methodist Church's southwestern parking lot and Westmoor Park.

Race Day Timeline

  1. 07:00 – 08:00: Pre-Race Expo & Packet Pickup
  2. 08:00 – 08:15: Color Guard Flag Raising Ceremony, Pledge of Allegiance and National Anthem
  3. 08:15 – Pre-Race Acknowledgements and Safety Announcements 08:30 – 10:00: Race!
  4. 09:30 – Awards Ceremony (Top 3 Overall Male/Female for Ruck Run and 5K, Age Groups for 5K


All finishers will receive a high-quality participation medal. There will also be special prizes awarded to the top three overall male/female finishers, and the top male/female finishers in each of the following age categories: 19 & Under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60 & Over.

Event safety guidelines and restrictions

Due to the event insurance policy and course congestion related concerns, baby joggers/strollers are discouraged at the Hilltop U.S.A. 5K. Headphones are also discouraged. Participating with scooters, roller/inline skates, bikes, and/or dogs is strictly prohibited.

Race Contact Info

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2833 Valleyview Dr
Glenwood United Methodist Church
Columbus, OH US 43204
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