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Virtual Race Events in Columbus This Month

It’s time to get ready, get set and go right from home. Although the sports and events landscape continues to change in our community, virtual race events in Columbus remain a positive way to get outside, get competitive and support local initiatives. Columbus is a premier city for sports events…

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Race Day Tips for the Virtual OhioHealth Cap City Half Marathon

Many citywide events have looked completely different in 2020, but for the OhioHealth Capital City Half Marathon & Quarter Marathon, adapting for participant safety allows the city’s biggest race day party to continue virtually. The annual race will be held on Aug. 28-30, giving participants the…

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Columbus Marathon Brings Inspiration at Every Mile

The course stretches the usual 26.2 miles of any other marathon, but each and every mile of the Columbus Marathon represents something special to runners. In the 39 th year of the marathon and the 13 th year of the half-marathon, the Nationwide Children’s Hospital Columbus Marathon & ½ Marathon has…

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Your Guide to the Columbus Has No Offseason Trail

If you live in Columbus, you know this to be true—there are always sporting events happening in the city. From club events to pro sports and everything in between, it’s clear that Columbus Has No Offseason. Sure, you frequent your favorite team’s home games and perhaps you’ve bought a ticket or two…

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Columbus Sets the Gold Standard in Running

April 29 marks the 14 th Anniversary for the OhioHealth Capital City Half Marathon, Quarter Marathon and Commit to be Fit 5k. Columbus has become one of the best places to live, visit and play! With major running events that garner regional and national attention, more than 200 miles of trails in a…

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‘Race’ Premiere a Family Affair at Ohio State

In the middle of his hectic day at Ohio State University, Stephan James – the star of Race – made a pilgrimage to see the Jesse Owens statue on campus. “It was so big, so awesome” he said of statue of the larger-than-life Buckeye Bullet outside the track and field stadium named in his honor. “And I…

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