Blog Archive for January 2012
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.
Volunteer opportunities for the 2012 Arnold Sports Festival include:
February 1, 2012 from 7:30 a.m. – 9 a.m.
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