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COLUMBUS' ORIGINAL AND OLDEST HALF MARATHON Join us for the Columbus Half Marathon, 10K & 5K on August 12th, 2017 beginning at 7:00am. The venue this year will take place at the beautiful Alum Creek State Park (Beach area). Recognized as the premier training distance for fall marathon runners the Columbus Half Marathon, 10K & 5K is for anyone interested in health, fitness and fun. All finishers (Half Marathon, 10K & 5K) will receive a custom medal for their accomplishment. Both runners and walkers are welcome to compete regardless of speed and experience. We look forward to seeing you at this years races and wish you the best of success in your training.
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IMPORANT information about the race:
Start Time: Half and 10K - 7:05am --- 5K - 7:00am
Location: Alum Creek State Park Beach Entrance - 3400 Lewis Center Rd, Delaware Ohio. Located between Old State Road and Africa Road. Due to road construction we advise everyone to use Route 23 and go east at Lewis Center Road. Do not take Africa Road because it is closed at the Lewis Center intersection.
Parking: Ample and free parking is available at the venue.
Start/Finish: The start and finish line are at the same location at the Beach Pavillion. Upon finishing there will be a post race food & drink.
5K - http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/fullscreen/1449403768/
Water Stations: There are water stations that include Gatorade approximately every 2 miles plus two ice stations.
Restrooms: There will be restrooms at the Beach Pavillion locataed near the start/finish line and porta potties will be on the course.
Changes to Your Distance: Should you decide to change your event, i.e. Half to 10K, 10K to Half, 10K to 5K, please email email@example.com before Noon on Friday 8/11 or stop by the registration tent so you may ensure your finish time is accurately recorded. Please do not run a different distance without notifying us of your change so all results may be recorded correctly for all participants.
Awards: Finisher medals will be awarded to all participants. Custom & personalized plaques will be awarded in the HALF MARATHON, 10K and 5K for the top three finishers in each category: 19-under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79, 80+, Walkers. If you are a winner and would like your plaque, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org by 5pm on August 19th. Central Ohio winners may pick up their plaques at Columbus Running Company (Dublin location) while winners outside of Central Ohio will be mailed.
Packet Pick-Up: Packet pick-up will be available at all 4 Central Ohio Columbus Running Company locations from Wednesday, August 9th through Thursday, August 10th from 10am - 8pm and Friday, August 11th from 10-6pm. If you are unable to make it, you may designate anyone to pick up for you, all they need is your name. If you are coming from out of town or can't make it during the week, no worries, you may also pick up your packet on race morning starting at 6am.
CRC Pickerington - 1250 Hill Rd North, Pickerington 43147
CRC Short North - 765 N High St, Columbus 43215
CRC Westerville - 50 N State St, Westerville 43081
CRC Dublin - 6465 Perimeter Dr, Dublin 43016
Race Day Food: There will be finish line food and drink to replenish provided by Ultrafit-USA for all racers. In addition we will have a partner food truck available with food/coffee/drinks for purchase. Sobremesa Street Kitchen is Columbus’ first Latin-infused, plant-based mobile food service, catering to vegans, vegetarians, flexitarians, foodies, and those interested in an alternative to traditional food trucks. Their menu is always 100% plant-based/vegan.
SOBREMESA (soh•breh•meh•sah) (n.) The time spent around the table after lunch or dinner, talking to the people you shared the meal with; tie to digest and savor both food and friendship
If you have any questions about the race that have not been answered, please email email@example.com or call the race hotline with any questions at 614-332-5205!
See you at the starting line!