Children's Champions Marathon :: Nationwide Children's Hospital

Children's Champions

Get Involved!

On Sunday, October 18, 2015, thousands of runners and walkers took over the streets of Columbus as they participated in The Nationwide Children’s Hospital Columbus Marathon & ½ Marathon. Thank you to all our sponsors, runners, walkers, Patient Champions and Children's Champions for a great day!

Here is how you can get involved in the Nationwide Children's Hospital Columbus Marathon & ½ Marathon:

Become a Children’s Champion

Create your own personal page, start fundraising for Nationwide Children’s and earn race-day incentives.


Give now and help patients just like those that will line the course on race day.

Sponsor a Participant

Find your friend, family member or coworker among the many Children’s Champions fundraising for Kids, Cures and Miracles.

Meet our 2015 Patient Champions

Read each story about the 24 Patients, Angel Mile and Encore Mile who cheered on participants at every mile during the 2015 race. To nominate a patient for the 2016 event, please visit

Watch how our Patient Champions helped 2015 marathoners get through each mile with strength and determination!

Find Out How Your Gift Can Help:

Nationwide Children's Hospital
700 Children's Drive Columbus, Ohio 43205 614.722.2000