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2019 Registration Is Now Open!


Registration is now open 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.



Important Notes
Please take careful note of our Packet Pickup, Race Transfer, Deferral, Refunds and Change Policy (and note that there are NO EXCEPTIONS!):


>> There is NO Race Day packet pickup, unless you sign up for Reserved Packet Pickup. Otherwise, participants or their proxies must pick up their race numbers at the Expo, taking place on Friday, October 18 and Saturday, October 19. Race packets will not be mailed to participants prior to the race. 


If you register for Reserved Packet Pick-up, your packet WILL NOT be available at the Expo if your plans change.  You will ONLY be able to pick it up at the Reserved Packet Pick-Up booth on race morning. Reserved Packet Pick-Up will be available between 5:30 and 7 a.m. ONLY.  If you will be unable to retrieve your number by 7 a.m., you should NOT register for this service. Those athletes who register for Reserved Packet Pick-Up WILL receive their race number, goodie bag, and participant shirt all at Reserved Packet Pick-Up, which will be adjacent to our Gear Check Tent. 


>> No refunds to future years are permitted. The no-refund policy includes requests made due to injury, surgery, pregnancy, personal circumstances, date conflicts and professional commitments. 


>> No deferrals of entry to future years are permitted. The no deferral policy includes requests made due to injury, surgery, pregnancy, personal circumstances, date conflicts and professional commitments. 


>> Transfers from one person to another are only permitted through Sept. 6, 2019. Switching from one event to another is only permitted through Sept. 6, 2019, or until the event into which you wish to switch is sold out, whichever comes first.  There is a $10 fee to switch from one event to the other, plus the difference in price between events, if any, and there is a $20 fee to transfer registration to another person.



>> There is no waiting list for either event. 


>> For race change and transfers, our registration system allows you to update your information, including switching between the Marathon and 1/2 Marathon and transferring your entry to another person. Please note that race changes will only be permitted until your desired event is sold out. Transfers will only be permitted through Sept. 6, 2019. ​


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.​​​​​