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About Marathon Children's Champions

One amazing marathon. Stories at every mile. A whole new way to give.

The Nationwide Children’s Hospital Columbus Marathon & ½ Marathon is about much more than running or walking an incredible distance. It’s about 24 Miracle Mile Patient Champions who have shared their stories to inspire you. 1 Angel Mile to honor, remember, and celebrate those who have already finished their race. And 1 Encore Mile, for the patients who lined the course of the Nationwide Children’s Hospital Columbus Marathon & ½ Marathon in previous years. Meet the 2015 Marathon Patient Champions here.

26.2 miles, each with a different story, a new inspiration, and another reason to keep running. These miraculous kids will be on each mile of the marathon in 2016, supporting you every step of the way. This is your opportunity to support them. Join Children’s Champions now and fundraise for those cared for at Nationwide Children’s.

See what it means to be a Children's Champion below: 

Here's how you can get involved.

Children’s Champions are participants who chose to run or walk or cheer for the marathon or 1/2 marathon while fundraising for Nationwide Children’s.

As a Children’s Champion, you have the opportunity to reach beyond personal training goals and support another mission. To cure, to mend, and comfort each child that walks through the doors of Nationwide Children’s. Your fundraising efforts help provide every child with the highest quality of care, regardless of the child’s diagnosis or the family’s ability to pay.

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Contact us at (614) 355-5421 if you have questions or would like additional information about joining Children's Champions.

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