Nationwide Children's Hospital Columbus Marathon & 1/2 Marathon

October 15, 2022 - October 16, 2022

Because children need hope, and hope needs a champion.

Make every step more meaningful during the Nationwide Children's Hospital Columbus Marathon & ½ Marathon.

Here's how you can help:
  • Fundraise to help find cures, save lives and create best outcomes for sick kids here and around the world.
  • No minimum fundraising requirement. Every dollar makes a difference!
  • Earn perks and swag along the way as you reach new fundraising milestones.
  • Choose the impact you want to make. You can designate your funds to support a specific program in the hospital.

Imagine crossing the finish line knowing you're making miracles happen. Why not? You have nothing to lose and so much to gain. You’ve committed to the race, now commit to our cause.

Making Miracles Happen

Emma crossing finish line
Learn more about Marathon Children's Champions.

Since 2012, Nationwide Children’s Hospital and the Columbus Marathon have partnered together help make miracles happen. The Nationwide Children's Hospital Columbus Marathon & ½ Marathon has raised more than $10 million to support life-saving research and care with help of our dedicated sponsors and peer-to-peer fundraisers known as our Marathon Children’s Champions.

Join us at Children's Corner!

Children's Corner Columbus Marathon
Learn more about Children's Corner.

Join us at the official Nationwide Children's watch party for the Nationwide Children's Columbus Marathon & 1/2 Marathon - Children's Corner!

Meet us at the corner of Parsons and Livingston from 7:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. on October 17th to cheer on the runners. 

Nationwide Children's Hospital is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. (EIN: 31-1036370).