New Retail & Gear Partners

Welcome CRC & ASICS!

One of the most important parts of our event is the retail experience, and we are excited to be joining forces with a pair of good partners - Columbus Running Company & ASICS!

Our 2020 gear, including our participant shirts, will be supplied by ASICS, and Columbus Running Company will be operating our online store along with our Expo and Finish Line stores! 


This short video introduces key CRC players who will be helping us do great things together!  Enjoy!



Partnership Extended Five Years!

The Columbus Marathon and Nationwide have renewed their partnership for the annual running and walking event through 2024. The two organizations also announced that Nationwide Children’s Hospital will remain the title beneficiary of the event for the next five years.  To read the complete news release, click here or head over to our official blog!


2020 Registration Is Now Open!


Registration is now open for the 2020 Nationwide Children's Hospital Columbus Marathon & 1/2 Marathon!  From now through May 31, take advantage of some of our lowest pricing:  $85 for the 1/2 Marathon and $95 for the marathon. To make the commitment, register here!

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

  • To double check your registration, please click here.   

  • To update basic information (shirt size, expected finishing time), please click here.

  • To change the race you are participating in, please click here.

  • To transfer your registration to another  participant, please click here.

Welcome CRC & ASICS!

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2020 Marathon & 1/2 Marathon Courses


The 2020 Marathon & 1/2 Marathon routes will remain unchanged from 2019.  Check out our official course maps featured below!

Full Marathon:                                                        1/2 Marathon:

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Download 2020 course maps by clicking here.

2019 Nationwide Children’s Hospital Columbus Marathon & 1/2 Marathon Race Day Recap


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


The Road Beyond

$10 Million





Nationwide Children’s Hospital is honored to be the title beneficiary for the Columbus Marathon & 1/2 Marathon. 2020 marks the ninth year

of this partnership; so far more than $9 million has been raised for the Hospital.  This includes more than $1 million contributed since 2012 by the Columbus Marathon Board of Directors.


Help us on the road beyond $10 million by becoming a Children’s ChampionYou 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.​​​​​

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