Franklin 5K: Dash For Health

Sat April 23, 2022 Columbus, OH 43215 US Directions



Sign up today for the inaugural Franklin 5K: Dash For Health in partnership with Direction Up! This 5K run/walk and 1 mile walk will take place on Saturday, April 23, 2022, at Scioto Audubon Metro Park in Columbus, Ohio. We are also excited to offer virtual race options (virtual 5K and virtual 1 mile) for those who cannot attend on race day but would still like to participate! Proceeds go to fund the Franklin University Healthcare & Nursing Achievement Scholarship.

Additional Race Information

Early Packet Pickup

If you've signed up for the in-person 5K or in-person 1 mile, you can save time on race morning by picking up your packet at early packet pickup! Early packet pickup for in-person participants will take place on Thursday, April 21, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Friday, April 22, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Columbus Running Company's Short North location (765 N High St. B, Columbus, OH 43215). In-person participants can also pick up their packets on the morning of the race at the race site, starting at 7:30 a.m.

Virtual participants have the option to pick up their packets at early packet pickup (free of charge and same details as listed above) or you can have your race packet mailed to you (additional $10 charge) by selecting the shipping option within the registration process. All packets for virtual participants who select the shipping option will be mailed on Monday, April 25. Those who have signed up for either of the virtual race options (virtual 5K or virtual 1 mile) have the option to submit results here on the race website (by clicking the results tab at the top of the page) between April 23 and April 30, 2022.


Race Day Timeline

7:30 a.m. - Race Day Packet Pickup Begins
8:30 a.m. - 1 Mile Walk Begins
9:00 a.m. - 5K Run/Walk Begins
10:00 a.m. - Awards



Awards will be given to the top 3 overall male and top 3 overall female finishers, as well as the top male and top female finishers in each of the following age categories: 19 and under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60 and up.


Included In Your Registration

  • Race T-shirt (while supplies last)
  • Race Medal



Steps To Complete A Virtual Race

Step 1: Sign up

Sign up for the Franklin 5K: Dash For Health here, and drop some extra in the bucket for the Franklin University Healthcare and Nursing Achievement Scholarship while you're there!

Step 2: Train

Train to get in shape for your race. Listen to your body and be smart. Looking for a group to connect with to keep you motivated throughout your training cycle? Check out the Rally Columbus group on Facebook, it's full of cheer and motivation to keep you rolling through race day.

Step 3: Participate

Get out during the event time frame (April 23-April 30) and participate in your race. Choose a safe course, socially distance properly as the current regulations dictate, and have some fun! Share your race photos to the results page when you submit your results.

Step 4: Report

After you've completed your race, you can report your results right from the website's results page. See our How To Report Results page on the site for details.

Race Contact Info

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