Fundraise for the 40th! Become a Children’s Champion.

Do you know the reason for the race? Because children need hope, and hope needs a champion. 2019 marks the 40th anniversary of the race and $8 million and counting has been raised for life saving research and care.

Make every step more meaningful during the Nationwide Children's Hospital Columbus Marathon & ½ Marathon by committing to fundraise as a Children’s Champion. When you raise money for Nationwide Children’s you are helping kids everywhere.

It’s simple:

  • Fundraise to help find cures, save lives and create best outcomes for kids here and around the world.
  • Earn perks and swag along the way as you reach new fundraising milestones. (VIP access, race apparel, special events and more)
  • No minimum fundraising requirement. Every dollar makes a difference!
  • Choose the impact you want to make. You can designate the funds you raise support any program at the hospital.

Register Now

The Nationwide Children's Hospital Columbus Marathon & ½ Marathon is on Sunday, October 20, 2019.

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