Generosity Columbus 5K at Huntington Park

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Generosity Columbus 5K at Huntington Park
Generosity Columbus 5K logo

Saturday, July 6, 2013 at 8:30 a.m.

The Columbus Running Company Charity Fund and Columbus Clippers are teaming up to bring a new and unique event to downtown Columbus. We’re working with a number of local charitable organizations and the Columbus Clippers to put on a fun community event that will showcase the generosity and caring of Columbus.

How does it work?

Local charities and non-profits will work with the Generosity Columbus 5K team to get their organization signed up. Once they’re registered, the organization’s name will be available for participants to choose when registering. All proceeds from the event will be going to the registered organizations. When participants select a charity during the registration process, 100% of the proceeds from their registration fee will go toward the charity of their choice. If a participant does not select a specific charity from the list, their proceeds will be distributed evenly among all registered charities.

I’m part of a local charity or non-profit and interested in participating, what do I need to do?

Contact the race director, Andy Harris at Columbus Running Company.
My email address is aharris at columbusrunning.com or you can reach me by phone at 614-653-7394

I’m interested in participating in the event as a runner or walker, what do I need to do?

Go to https://www.signmeup.com/88496 to register
Select “5K Run/Walk” at the bottom of the page, and continue to enter your information.
Tell your friends! In your confirmation message, you’ll be given details on how you can earn Columbus Running Company gift certificate dollars by getting your friends to sign up with your referral code. $5 per confirmed referral.

I can’t participate, but I’m interested in donating to a registered charity, what do I need to do?

Go to https://www.signmeup.com/88496 to register
Select “I can’t participate, but would like to donate to a charity” at the bottom of the page, and continue to enter your information and donation.

I have a child interested in participating in the Kids Fun Run event, what do I need to do?

Go to https://www.signmeup.com/88496 to register
Select “Kids Fun Run – FREE!” at the bottom of the page, and continue to enter their information.
There is no cost for the Kids Fun Run, but we do ask that you register children who will be participating so we can plan accordingly.

I’m interested in volunteering for this event, what do I need to do?

Go to https://www.signmeup.com/88496 to register
Select “I would like to volunteer for this event” at the bottom of the page, and continue to enter your information and select your preferred volunteer duty. We’re looking for volunteers for registration, event setup and teardown, on-course water station, and being route assistants.
We’ll provide further instructions by email in the weeks leading up to the event. This event couldn’t happen without a strong volunteer force making everything run smoothly. Thank you for your interest in being a very important part of the team!

Event details

Swag: we’re working on putting together an awesome goodie bag. Event t-shirt, a ticket voucher from the Columbus Clippers, a finisher’s medal, and more.
Early Packet Pickup: we’ll be hosting packet pickup for all pre-registered participants at all Columbus Running Company locations on July 2 through July 5 during normal store hours (Friday until 6 p.m.). Please note, we’re closed on July 4th. Select the location nearest to you so you can save time on race morning:
Dublin – 6465 Perimeter Dr
Pickerington – 1250 Hill Rd North
Westerville – 50 N State St
Course map: Click here for a detailed course map. The course starts outside Huntington Park, takes a tour of the Arena District and a loop around Goodale Park, before returning to the stadium for a finishing lap around the warning track. Yes, you’ll be finishing the Generosity Columbus 5K on the field! Bring your cameras and your best finisher’s smile for this once in a lifetime opportunity!
Event timeline:
7:15 a.m. – On-site registration begins
8:15 a.m. – Kids Fun Run begins
8:30 a.m. – Generosity Columbus 5K begins
8:45 a.m. – Post-race fun starts! You’ll get your finisher medal, and an opportunity to grab some refreshments while sharing tales of the road with your fellow participants.
Parking: There is ample public parking around Huntington Park, with many surface lots, parking garages, and on-street parking available. As it is downtown Columbus, parking in some areas may cost a few bucks. Please obey all posted regulations.

Thank you!

The Generosity Columbus 5K at Huntington Park is all about raising awareness and funds for the participating local charities and non-profit organizations. We greatly appreciate your participation, donation, and time volunteering. You all help to make this event a success, and your spirit is a source of pride for the community. Please take the time to learn more about all of the organizations taking part in the Generosity Columbus 5K by clicking on the logos below.

Participating charities and non-profits

Welcome Warehouse Community Computer Alliance

Columbus Running Company Charity Fund

Thank you to our sponsors!

Columbus Running Company Columbus Clippers

usatf sanctioned event

About David Luke Kurtz

Born in Kittery Maine. Went to Curry College in Milton Ma. Moved to Ohio in 1990 & in August of 2008 created Dangerous Events.com Inc. Joined the Network Leaders alliance in 2009. Have been growing the business since. Promotions and events specialist providing key marketing support with expertise in advertising, marketing, promotional events, branding, and public relations. More than 10 years experience successfully executing more than 200 events. Proven ability to plan, coordinate, and successfully execute promotional campaigns, special events, and conventions.
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