Media Advisory: 15th Annual Bull Run, Presented by Merrill Lynch Wealth Management

August 16, 2018

WHAT: 15th 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 18, 2018

Kid’s Fun Run starts at 8:15 a.m.

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


WHERE: McFerson Commons (Arch Park)

218 West Street, Columbus 43215      


SPOKESPERSON: Robbii Miller, Foundation Coordinator, Nationwide Children’s Hospital Foundation


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: The Bull Run is a family-fun event that raises funds for Nationwide Children’s Hospital’s Siblings Support Clubhouse, a place for preschool and school-aged children to play and learn while their siblings are in the hospital, and Ocean Room, which is a free “toy store” where surgery patients can pick a toy to play or cuddle with post-surgery. Thanks to the support from hundreds of participants and sponsors, the Bull Run has raised more than $1 million for Nationwide Children’s since its inception in 2003. Family-friendly activities, complimentary food and music will be provided before and after the race.

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

Robbii Miller
Nationwide Children’s Hospital Foundation

About Nationwide Children's Hospital

Named to the Top 10 Honor Roll on U.S. News & World Report’s 2019-20 list of “Best Children’s Hospitals,” Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of America’s largest not-for-profit freestanding pediatric health care 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 more than 13,000 providing state-of-the-art pediatric care during more than 1.5 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 Abigail Wexner 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