Columbus Marathon


October 20, 2024

Start Time : 7.30 a.m.
Number of Places : 2,500

The Columbus Marathon was first run in 1980 with 2,500 participants. There is also a Columbus Half Marathon for those who prefer a slightly shorter race.

Columbus Marathon Route
The course is relatively flat and fast.

The race starts and finishes in North Bank Park. From there it takes runners along Broad Street then through some of the most pleasant neighborhoods in Columbus, including Bexley & Olde Town East German Village, OSU Campus Area, Grandview Avenue and, Victorian Village. The finish line is downhill, with spectators cheering, on Nationwide Boulevard where runners will pick up their much-deserved medals.

Columbus Marathon Entry
* Entry Fee : $110 (until Feb 29), $125 (until Apr 30), $140 (until Jun 30), $155 (until Aug 31), $170 (until Oct 16)
* Registration Deadline : October 16

Contact Details
Contact : Star Blackford, Registration Coordinator
Address : c/o The Athletic Club of Columbus, 136 E. Broad Street, Columbus, OH 43215
Tel. : 614-421-7866
Email :
Website :

Further Information
* Cut-off Time : All participants will be expected to finish within 6 hours.
* Charities : The Columbus Marathon supports Nationwide Children's Hospital.

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