(From the April 2013 issue of Inside Nationwide Children's)
Are you running the Nationwide Children’s Hospital Columbus Marathon and ½ Marathon this fall? You can train for the marathon while supporting and fundraising for Nationwide Children’s when you participate in these local races.
12th Annual Kevin J. Mullin 5K Run/Walk
Sunday, April 14 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
This annual race, in honor of Kevin J. Mullin, benefits Brain Tumor Research. Register to walk or run for a $20 pre-registration fee or $25 for day-of registration. This competitive run/walk is timed by Second Sole. Visit LemonHead.org to register. Contact Courtney Cahill, Foundation, for more information.
Saturday, May 11 at 9 a.m.
The Avery Gator Run is a 5K run/walk and a mascot fun-run for the kids. This event raises money to benefit the Nationwide Children’s Hospital and The Ohio State University in the continued search to find a cure for Spinal Muscular Atrophy and Muscular Dystrophy. Visit AveryGatorRun.com to learn more and to register.
Rockin’ on the Run
Saturday, May 18 from 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Rockin’ on the Run’s mission is to raise money to bring more awareness and research to pediatric brain tumors. The 5K run/walk and family-day tickets are $15 for pre-registration or $20 for day-of registration. Visit RockinOnTheRun.org or call (740) 852-5884 to register and for more information.
Sunday, May 26 from noon to 4 p.m.
This sixth annual event is organized by the friends and relatives of the Schlaegel family, with the help of the Columbus Running Company Charity Fund. This family event is designed to raise funds and awareness for Nationwide Children’s Hospital’s Muscular Dystrophy Research Institute. Visit ColumbusRunning.com to learn more and to register.
Saturday, June 1 from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m.
100% of the proceeds from this event will be donated to cancer research programs impacting treatments and potential cures for many types of pediatric cancer. Visit JakeStrong.org for more information and to register.