Jan 31, 2022 - Things to Do

5 upcoming races in the Columbus area

Columbus runners in a 2005 road race.
Columbus Marathon runners back in 2005. Photo: Joe Sohm/Visions of America/Universal Images Group via Getty Images)

If you're someone who resolved to run or walk more in 2022, there are several upcoming local races to help put your progress to the test.

Warm Up Columbus: Distances range from 5K to marathon at a 1-mile loop track in Dublin. Feb. 6.

5th Line 5K: This downtown Columbus course ends with a "finish on center ice" inside Nationwide Arena. Participants also get two Blue Jackets game tickets. Feb. 26.

Arnold 5K Pump & Run: Competitors start with a bench press, with each lift reducing their 5K finish time. A run-only event will also be held. March 6.

Erin Go Braugh Trail Scramble: Wear green and challenge yourself with a trail race of varying distances at Alum Creek State Park. March 12.

Pi Day 5K: This 3.14-mile run with a $31.41 entry fee offers 3 ΒΌ-inch medals to all finishers. Proceeds benefit local math and science education programs. March 12.

πŸƒ The races may be a starting point if you're prepping to run the Columbus Marathon, slated for Oct. 16.

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