The Columbus Sports Scene Blog

Blog Archive for January 2012

The New Nationwide Children’s Hospital Columbus Marathon

Jan 23

Last week, the Greater Columbus Sports Commission had the chance to be at the press conference  where the Columbus Marathon made a big announcement that it would now be named after its title beneficiary and called the Nationwide Children’s Hospital Columbus Marathon and 1/2 Marathon in honor of patients of Nationwide Children’s Hospital.

It’s been a great two months for the Marathon as they go into their 33rd year.  In addition to their recent announcement, in December, the marathon released the results of a study by the Fisher College of Business at The Ohio State University that shows the 2011 event’s economic impact totaled more than $13 million and $154 million since its inception in 1980.  The four categories measured were: participant and guest expenditures, vendor expenditures, marathon event budget and economic benefit of increased fitness levels.

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Volunteer for the Arnold Sports Festival

Jan 18

Volunteer opportunities for the 2012 Arnold Sports Festival include:

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Join us for our 2nd annual The Women’s Sports Report, presented by Key4Women

Jan 10

February 1, 2012 from 7:30 a.m. – 9 a.m.

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