Announcement for the 33rd annual event which is slated for Sunday, Oct. 21, 2012
Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2012
Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Outpatient Care Center (OCC) entrance
555 S. 18th Street
Columbus, OH 43205
*Please note that a member of the Nationwide Children’s Hospital media relations team will meet media at this entrance for escort to the event location
The Nationwide Insurance Columbus Marathon is one of the 20 largest marathon and ½ marathon events in the United States and the largest marathon in Ohio. Additionally, it adds a powerful punch to central Ohio’s economy. A recent study conducted by the Fisher College of Business at The Ohio State University found that the 2011 event’s economic impact totaled more than $13 million. Additionally, the economic impact of the event since its inception in 1980 was more than $154 million.
The 33rd annual event will take place on Sunday, Oct. 21, 2012. Registration officially opens on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2012. For more information, visit www.columbusmarathon.com or call 614.421.7866.
For more information, contact:
Sarah Irvin Clark, 614.296.4057 (cell)
Mary Ellen Peacock, 614.937.7316 (cell)