It's the most wonderful time of the year again this July! Celebrate Santa and his elves, Christmas trees, lights, cookies & more as you run through Christmas themed music, decorations, costumes and more! Plus ornament finisher medals, Christmas cookies, festive aid stations, tree lighting and pictures with Santa! You can never have too much Christmas, and so come join us for a jolly good time this summer. We have races for all ages and abilities; beginners welcome!
Half Marathons in Ohio
The Little Miami Half Marathon and 10K near Cincinnati is a flat and fast scenic race run along the banks of the Little Miami River. Are you training for a fall marathon or half marathon? This Cincinnati Half Marathon is a perfect tune-up! Plus, the entire course is run on a shaded bike path, which is a big bonus during Ohios humid summer months!
The race starts and finishes in Morrow, OH, just a few miles east of Kings Island, and travels through South Lebanon and Kings Mills. All runners and walkers welcome. A technical running shirt, finishers medals, chip timing and great post race food at the finish are guaranteed to make this race a kickin good time!
Join us on the trails this summer as we take on the only trail built by runners for runners! The Rocks and Roots Trail Runners Association is a non-profit organization dedicated to building and maintaining trails in Central Ohio. Get dirty with us!
COLUMBUS' ORIGINAL AND OLDEST HALF MARATHON Join us for the Columbus Half Marathon, 10K & 5K on August 11th, beginning at 7:00am. The venue this year will be Three Creeks Metro Park (SYCAMORE FIELDS ON SPANGLER ROAD). Recognized as the premier training distance for fall marathon runners the Columbus Half Marathon, 10K & 5K is for anyone interested in health, fitness and fun. All finishers (Half Marathon, 10K & 5K) will receive a custom medal for their accomplishment. Both runners and walkers are welcome to compete regardless of speed and experience.
Greater Cleveland XC is proud to present the Annual Rock Hall Half Marathon. Partnering with the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame as the event's title sponsor, this race is guaranteed to end your summer with a blast!
Brokeman's Running is back for it's 4th year in Dayton Ohio! Brokeman's Running is a local grass roots running movement aiming at taking the glitz and swag out of the racing scene and bringing back the focus on community, the beauty of the grind, and the promotion of physical and mental health.
A weekend extravaganza of trail races, a duathlon, camping, vendor demonstrations & raffles, food, a beer garden, and more! The 4th annual Tents & Trails will be held on Labor Day weekend and features something for everyone! Running events include five races -- a FREE 2 mile kids trail race, a 10k, a Duathlon, Half Marathon, and a Marathon -- all on the beautiful, technical trails of Camp Manatoc. These trails are forbidden to the public the rest of the year; dont miss your only chance to explore them. Bring a friend and make a few new ones!
The ultimate nighttime running experience. The Hamilton NightGlow includes a full marathon, marathon relay (2 or 4 person), half marathon and 10K. Water stations are located throughout the lit course. The closed course is USA Track and Field certified and serves as a 2020 Boston Qualifier!
Join us for the Annual River Run Half Marathon!
Come and be a part of history! The Air Force Marathon is an annual endurance event held the third Saturday of September at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, Ohio. First held in 1997 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Air Force, the Air Force Marathon has grown into a 13,500 participant event, with runners from all fifty states and many foreign countries. Marathon weekend features four event distances, a full marathon, half marathon, 10k and 5K race as well as other exciting events including our Sports and Fitness Expo, Gourmet Pasta Dinner, Finish Line Festival and After Party. Our Boston Qualifying full marathon course is rife with historic aviation sites and finishes at the National Museum of the United States Air Force, taking runners not just on a journey of 26.2 miles but one of over 110 years in military airpower history. Wont you come join us?
Welcome to the 2019 MaternOhio "Run Like a Girl" featuring the newly added 1/2 marathon distance along with traditional 10K and 5K. As the title suggests this program is for women only with a special invite to first time participants including walkers. You'll enjoy a beautiful race course along the downtown waterfront and your efforts will be rewarded with a customized medal and a bottle of delicious wine. Best of all, proceeds will benefit the American Heart Associations Go Red For Women and the effort to end heart disease and stroke in women.
Join us for the 6th Annual Grand Lake Marathon.
- A Boston Qualifier Full Marathon Course
- Flat and Fast course for both half and full marathon.
- Relay Options for both Half And Full Distances.
- Circle the Lake for the Full Marathon, Point-to-point race for the Half Marathon.
- Easy Parking, Free Shuttles, Big Race feel with small-town convenience.
- Affordable Registration Costs.
The Columbus Marathon is a 501 (C) 3 non-profit organization. We organize, promote and execute the annual Nationwide Childrens Hospital Columbus Marathon & Marathon weekend of activities, which includes 26.2-mile and 13.1-mile races.
As Kool & the Gang sang in 1980, the year our marathon was established, "Celebrate good times - come on!" and secure your spot for the 2019 Nationwide Children's Hospital Columbus Marathon & 1/2 Marathon!
The St. Elizabeth Healthcare Honor Run Half Marathon, Honor Run Half Marathon 10K Presented by Medpace, and the Honor Run Half Marathon 5K Presented by Nature Nate's Honey will be held on Veterans Day weekend Sunday November 10th. Come join us once again underneath the iconic Florence Y'All water tower and help us honor those who have served us!
Join the Thanksgiving tradition at the Cincinnati Hungry Turkey Half Marathon & 5K Run/Walk. Everyone gets cinnamon roll at the finish line!
The Topo Trail Marathon will be held on the East Fork State Park mountain bike trails. There will be a 6.55 mile (Quarter) race, a 13.1 mile (Half) race, and a 26.2 mile (Full) race, something for everyone!
Its the MOST wonderful time of the year! So, find that Christmas spirit and join us on Sunday, December 8, 2019 at Cedar Point for the Santa Hustle Cedar Point 5k, Half Marathon, and Kids Dash.
Why the Martians? Click here for the illustrated story. Earth marathons have strange themes, with your flying pigs and your convoluted, NASA-calculated encounter projections. Our finest Martian philosophers and theologians are working tirelessly to compose our own (as you call it) "trash talk", which we will shower upon you most mercilessly once our planet's runners prove victorious in winning all the races and snagging all the prizes.
Let us Celebrate YOU like a Champion on April 25, in downtown Columbus.
Thank you to everyone who participated in the Cleveland West Road Runners 43rd Fall Classic. Plan on joining us again the Sunday before Thanksgiving (November 24).