You’re invited! RunFest 2013

RunFest [ruhn-fest] noun:

A gathering of community and marathon supporters, enthusiasts and novices. Held annually at the beginning of July to officially kick off training season for the Nationwide Children’s Hospital Columbus Marathon & ½ Marathon.

cm13_RunFest_640x480The countdown to race day is on. With less than four months until the Nationwide Children’s Hospital Columbus Marathon & ½ Marathon, we’re busy prepping the course, lining up our entertainers, and registering runners, walkers and volunteers. And to help kick off the 2013 training season, we’re thrilled to invite you to our 4th annual RunFest!

Join more than 1,000 running/walking fans and healthy living advocates at our event to help us jump-start the 2013 Columbus Marathon training season. We’ll have FREE food, exhibits, entertainment and an introduction to our 2013 Nationwide Children’s Hospital “Patient Champions.” Here are the details:

  • What: The Nationwide Children’s Hospital Columbus Marathon RunFest 2013
  • When: July 6, 1-4p
  • Where: Ohio State Fairgrounds: Ohio Building, located off I-71 at 17th Ave.
  • What: A FREE event that features giveaways, sneak peek at this year’s race shirt and medal, booths offering training advice and healthy living tips, free food, the full line-up of Nationwide Children’s Hospital Patient Champions and more! We will also have an engraving service available for 2012 Columbus Marathon & 1/2 Marathon medals to engrave finisher’s name and official time. Bring your medal and a $10 donation fee with all proceeds going to Nationwide Children’s Hospital. As an added bonus, parking is FREE and the venue is air-conditioned!

Make sure you RSVP for RunFest here. Also, invite your friends, family and followers to come! We hope to see you there!


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