MEDIA ADVISORY: 14th Annual Bull Run, presented by Merrill Lynch Wealth Management

August 18, 2017

MEDIA ADVISORY

 

WHAT: 14th Annual Bull Run, presented by Merrill Lynch Wealth Management

The official training run for the Nationwide Children’s Hospital Columbus Marathon and ½ Marathon

WHEN: Saturday, August 19, 2017

Kid’s Fun Run starts at 8:15 a.m.

5K and 10K at 8:30 a.m.

WHERE: McFerson Commons (Arch Park)

218 West Street, Columbus 43215

SPOKESPERSONS: Amanda Dove, Director of Corporate Partnerships

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Foundation

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: The annual Kid’s Fun Run, 5K and 10K races is a family-fun event that raises funds for the Siblings Support Clubhouse and Ocean Room programs at Nationwide Children’s.  

Thanks to support from hundreds of participants and sponsors, Bull Run has raised more than $880,000 for Nationwide Children’s since its inception in 2004. 

Family-friendly activities, free food and music will be provided before and after the race.

Media interested in attending should contact Amanda Dove in advance to arrange for complimentary parking. Media are instructed to park next to the McFerson Common Neil Avenue Garage, Lot K.

-30-

Contact:

Amanda Dove, Director of Corporate Partnerships

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Foundation

567-303-4640

About Nationwide Children's Hospital

Named to the Top 10 Honor Roll on U.S. News & World Report’s 2017-18 list of “America’s Best Children’s Hospitals,” Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of America’s largest not-for-profit freestanding pediatric healthcare systems providing wellness, preventive, diagnostic, treatment and rehabilitative care for infants, children and adolescents, as well as adult patients with congenital disease. Nationwide Children’s has a staff of nearly 13,000 providing state-of-the-art pediatric care during more than 1.4 million patient visits annually. As home to the Department of Pediatrics of The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Nationwide Children’s physicians train the next generation of pediatricians and pediatric specialists. The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of the Top 10 National Institutes of Health-funded freestanding pediatric research facilities. More information is available at NationwideChildrens.org.