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Join the Celebration - Registration OPEN!


As Kool & the Gang sang in 1980, the year our marathon was established, "Celebrate good times - come on!" and secure your spot for the 2019 Nationwide Children's Hospital Columbus Marathon & 1/2 Marathon! Until midnight EST on October 16 - or a sellout, whichever comes first - prices are $145 for the Marathon and $135 for the 1/2 Marathon.  Register here!

Current Registrants : Please refer to the links below as needed.

   >> To double check your registration, please click here.

   >> Corral changes may be made Race Weekend at the Expo.  Recent race results may be              requested for significant changes.

   >> Event changes and transfers are now closed.

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2019 Marathon & 1/2 Marathon Courses


The 2019 Marathon & 1/2 Marathon routes will remain unchanged from 2018.  Check out our official course maps featured below!

Full Marathon:                                                        1/2 Marathon:

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Download 2019 course maps by clicking here.

2018 Nationwide Children’s Hospital Columbus Marathon & 1/2 Marathon Race Day Recap


Commit to the race and the cause! Find out more here.


Help Kids Everywhere





Nationwide Children’s Hospital is honored to be the title beneficiary for the Columbus Marathon & 1/2 Marathon. 2019 marks the eighth year

of this partnership; so far more than $8 million has been raised for the Hospital.  This includes more than $1 million contributed since 2012 by the Columbus Marathon Board of Directors.


By becoming a Children’s Champion, you can fundraise for the Hospital and dedicate your race to the kids helped by this incredible institution. Run or walk 13.1 or 26.2 miles knowing YOU are helping each patient, plus get some awesome VIP perks for yourself! Make a donation today for the life-saving work of Nationwide Children's Hospital, click here.​​​​​