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New Date: 04/17/2021
We have secured the date of Saturday, April 17th 2021 for our new race date. Everything about your event will remain the same, just the new date.
See you in 2021!
Additional race information can be found at https://ohiohome.org/raceforaplace.
Thank you for registering to participate in the 3rd annual Race for a Place (to Call Home) 5K and for your patience as we determined the best way to move forward with the event. We are postponing this year’s Race to Sat., April 17, 2021. It is important to us that the Race remain an enjoyable experience for everyone while also staying mindful of our participants’ health and safety.
We strongly believe in the mission and work of the nonprofit organizations that we planned to support with Race proceeds this year, and they will remain our beneficiaries next year.
If you already registered to participate in the 2020 Race, your registration will transfer to the 2021 Race for a Place. If you would like to Race with us next year, we will re-open registration in early 2021.
Thank you for your support!
Your family's health and safety are important. For information on how Ohio is working to fight the spread of the disease, please visit https://coronavirus.ohio.gov/wps/portal/gov/covid-19/.
Join the Ohio Housing Finance Agency and Ohio Capital Corporation for Housing for the 3rd annual OHFA & OCCH Race for a Place (to Call Home) 5K. This fun run/walk raises money for organizations on the frontline of homeless shelters, emergency services and prevention: Cleveland/Cuyahoga County Continuum of Care, Neighborhood Properties - Toledo and the Athens/Hocking/Vinton County Mental Health Board. These organizations serve single adults, youth, families, survivors of domestic violence, and those with mental health needs. Proceeds from the race will be distributed to each organization to serve specific shelters and programs in their communities.
This family-friendly event is perfect for serious runners, casual walkers and the entire family! We are adding some serious fun to this year's race and will be featuring costumed characters, balloon artists, face painters and more. Enjoy some healthy fun in the Columbus Arena District and support a great organization doing amazing work in Ohio.
When: April 17th 2021@ 9am (rain or shine)
Race Packet Pick-Up (In Advance): For your convenience, you may pick up your packet in advance at Community Properties of Ohio Management Services (CPO) (933 East Gay Street, Columbus, Ohio 43203) Wednesday, April 14th and Thursday, April 15th from 1pm – 4:00 pm.
Registration Packet Pick-Up (Race Day): Before the race begins, you may pick up your packet at Boston's (191 W Nationwide Blvd, Columbus, Ohio 43215)
Race Registration Includes: Custom race shirt, bib, finisher medal, swag bag and post-race snacks.
Awards: The top two participants ages 18 and under and the top two participants ages 19 and older will receive an award.
Sponsorships: If you are interested in sponsorship opportunities, please click here.
Chip Timing: NEW IN 2021! Participants can choose to race with or without timing. If you’re getting ready for a longer race, or just warming up for the running season, this may be the option for you! Just click "add chip timing" to your registration! **Only participants with chip timing are eligible for awards.**
Volunteers: If you are interested in volunteer opportunities, please click here.
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