2020 Event CANCELLED Due to COVID-19 Pandemic - All Registered Participants to Receive Full Refund


The 2020 Nationwide Children's Hospital Columbus Marathon & 1/2 Marathon has been cancelled due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.  In taking the action, the event's Board of Trustees also voted unanimously to provide a full refund of registration fees for 2020 registrants.

In 2019, the Marathon celebrated its 40th anniversary, and was one of the 20th largest marathons in the country.  The 1/2 Marathon, the largest in Columbus, enjoyed its 14th anniversary last year.  The 2020 race was scheduled for Sunday, October 18.

To read the complete press release, please click here.

The Road Beyond

$10 Million


Nationwide Children’s Hospital is honored to be the title beneficiary for the Columbus Marathon & 1/2 Marathon. 2021 marks the 10th year

of this partnership; so far more than $10 million has been raised for the Hospital.  This includes more than $1 million contributed since 2012 by the Columbus Marathon Board of Directors.


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