Race Details

Saturday - November 2, 2013

  Pre-Race Packet Pickup: 
          Columbus Running Company (Dublin): October 31 - November 1
  Race Day Registration and Packet Pickup:  7:45 - 8:45 a.m.
  Quarter Marathon & 5k Race Start:  9:00 a.m.
  Kids Fun Run Start:  9:15 a.m.

PLEASE NOTE:  Full Union County Grand Prix Series points will be awarded to participants in the quarter marathon and 5 participation points for those competing in the 5k.
Divisions & Pricing

Registration Fees: 

Includes:  Official Event Long-Sleeve Race Shirt (Quarter Marathon and 5K participants) Cinch Sports-Pack (guaranteed; if registered by, September 27), Aid/Water Stations along the Course and at the Finish Line, Finisher’s Medal and Post Race Refreshments

Quarter Marathon: (6.55 miles) - see course map

  • $25 until June 30, 2013
  • $30 through August 31
  • $35 through September 27
  • $40 September 28 through race date, if not sold out
5K: (3.1 miles)
  • $20 until June 30, 2013
  •  $25 through August 31,
  •  $30 through September 27
  •  $35 September 28 through race date, if not sold out
Kids Fun Run/Walk/Skip/Jump: (1 mile)
  • $5 until September 27
  •  $10 September 28 through race date
Registration Policies:
Registration fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.

Inclement Weather Policy     
Weather forecasts will be monitored prior to the event paying special attention to the possibility of heavy rain, thunder & lightning, high winds, snow & ice and extreme temperatures. If necessary, athletes will be made aware of these predictions on this website so that participants can properly prepare for severe weather during the race as well as possible course alterations.
The Race Director and United Way Staff will monitor the weather and make a decision if any action will be taken to modify the race. Possible changes include: altering the start time for the race or in extreme situations, cancellation of the event. Please listen closely to all public address announcements at the starting line of the race.
Visible lightning will cause the race to be postponed for a minimum of 15 minutes. Additional sightings will continue to delay the race in 15 minute increments.
Race personnel reserve the right to delay, cancel, or suspend the race due to inclement weather. Participants must abandon the race if ordered to do so by the race personnel, United Way staff, fire or police officers.

Awards and Medals:

• All Finishers will be greeted at the finish line with a one-of-a-kind Medal
• Quarter Marathon: Male and Female- Top 3 Overall
• 5K: Male and Female- Top 3 Overall


This event will honor the many Heroes of our community.  Our Heroes are the men and women who have or are currently serving in the Armed Forces, Law Enforcement, Firefighters, EMTs, Public Servants, Doctors, Nurses, Teachers, Farmers, Volunteers,…. and the list goes on.  If you make a difference in someone’s life or our community, you are one of our Heroes.  Who will you Honor? Take a moment and reflect on the Heroes in your life and enjoy the beautiful scenery and wildlife as you run or walk, on paved paths, through Glacier Ridge Metro Park and Jerome Village. 

Net proceeds benefit the United Way of Union County.

Chip Timed
This event will be timed using IPICO Sports tags. 

Race T-Shirts will be offered in the following sizes. 

Long Sleeve Tech Shirt
Small, Medium, Large and Xtra-Large

Race Info

The Quarter Marathon Course will be Open for 2 Hours
The 5K Course will be Open for 1 Hour
3- Aid/Water Stations for the Quarter and 1- Aid/Water Station for the 5K 
Post-Race Food and Beverages to Refuel and Warm you up

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