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Bill Brown
Oct 13, 2021

Columbus Marathon

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Columbus Marathon | Sunday, October 17

The Columbus Marathon takes place Sunday, October 17 in the Arena District and downtown Columbus starting at 7:30 am. The start and finish portions of the race event will occur at North Bank Park.

The Arena District Athletic Club will remain open regular hours throughout the weekend:
Friday: 5:30 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Saturday: 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Sunday: 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

To accommodate the event set-up and race participants, there are temporary road closures planned in and around the Arena District.

  • ​Long St. will be closed between High St. to the East and Hocking St. to the West.
  • ​Spring St. will be closed from West St. to the East, and Hocking St. to the West.
  • ​Neil Ave. will be closed from Nationwide Blvd. on the North to the combined Start/Finish Line to the South.

View directions to Arena District parking and race course map  HERE.

Parking Note: Arena District parking garages will remain open and accessible.


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