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KEY RACE DETAILS IN ONE SPOT

Join us annually on the first Sunday in June.

RACE WEEK SCHEDULE

THURSDAY, JUNE 1 - SATURDAY, JUNE 3, 2023

Ealy packet pickup

Early Packet Pickup

Save time on race day by picking up your race packet ahead of time at the Columbus Running Company.

  • Locations: You can pick up from the Short North, Dublin, Pickerington, or Westerville CRC (Please note: There will be no early pickup available at the Powell CRC)

  • Addresses: Short North (765 N High Street, Columbus), Dublin (6465 Perimeter Drive, Dublin), Pickerington (1250 Hill Road North, Pickerington), Westerville (50 N State Street, Westerville)

  • Times: Thursday & Friday 10am-8pm, Saturday 10am-6pm

SUNDAY, JUNE 4, 2023

Location for All Sunday Events: North Bank Park (311 W Long Street)

ON-SITE PACKET PICKUP

  • Time: 6:30-7:55am

  • Details: Pick up your bib, shirt, and race packet if you haven't already done so at early packet pickup.

GEAR CHECK

  • Time: Drop off your gear from 6:30-7:55am / Pick up your gear after your race

  • Details: Leave your bag with our gear check volunteers for easy retrieval after the race. 

AEP OHIO KIDS RUN (HALF MILE)

  • Time: 7:40am

  • Details: The AEP Ohio Kids Run starts from the official 10K starting line, follows the course along Long Street, and turns around at Marconi for a finish back at the 10K finish line.

AEP OHIO COLUMBUS 10K 

  • Time: 8:00am

  • Details: The oldest road race in Columbus takes participants on a tour of the scenic riverfront, High Street, German Village, and our capital city.

FINISH LINE FESTIVAL

  • Time: 8:30am-11:00am

  • Details: Live music, beer from Nocterra Brewing, vendors, and the ultimate celebratory atmosphere. All 10K race participants receive their first beer free.

AWARDS

  • Time: 9:15am

  • Details: Overall awards and age group awards will be presented from the main stage at the finish line festival

Medals

AWARDS

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SERIES MEDAL

All finishers of the AEP Ohio Columbus 10K will receive an awesome medal to commemorate their accomplishment.

2023 is the fourth and final year of our current 10K Medal Series. Each year, from 2020-2023, finishers receive a magnetized medal that forms one corner of Ohio. Put all four together to form our home state - and add our 2023 AEP Ohio Columbus 10K token to the center to complete the set.

Miss one of the races in the medal series? You can order missing medals when you register for the 2023 race

Want to know what comes next? Get excited for our next medal series, to be announced soon!

In addition, the AEP Ohio Columbus 10K has generous and deep award categories for our in-person 10K Run/Walk event. Top overall finishers receive cash prizes and age group top finishers will receive a unique Columbus 10K keepsake. Orangetheory Fitness will also recognize the House Champion that has raised the most money for RMHC of Central Ohio.

PRIZE MONEY

Male, Female, and Non-Binary Overall: 

  • 1st Place - $350

  • 2nd - $200

  • 3rd - $100

  • 4th - $75

  • 5th - $75

  • Please note: To be eligible for prize money, all top finishers must have a time of 39:00 or less.

The top male and female USATF Ohio member finishers will additionally be awarded prize money after verification post-race with USATF Ohio. 1st - $200 2nd - $150 3rd - $100.

AGE GROUP AWARDS

Male, Female, and Non-Binary Age Groups: 1st through 5th place finishers in the below age groups will receive a Columbus 10K keepsake.

  • Age Divisions: 14&U, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75+

  • Stop by the big tent on race day to see if you are an age group winner and collect your award - awards will not be mailed post-event.
  • Top 5 Male, Female, and Non-Binary Overall finishers in our 10K Walk Only event will also receive a Columbus 10K keepsake.

PRICING

The early bird gets the worm, and also saves money.

Registration for the 2023 AEP Ohio Columbus 10K is now open. Register early for the best pricing and to get a head start on fundraising for Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Ohio as a House Champion with Team RMHC!

 

AEP Ohio Kids Run is FREE!

AEP Ohio Columbus 10K

  • June 5, 2022 - $35

  • June 6-12, 2022 - $40

  • June 13 - December 31, 2022 - $45

  • January 1 - April 1, 2023 - $50

  • April 2-30, 2023 - $55

  • May 1-31, 2023 - $60

  • June 1-3, 2023 - $65

  • Reminder - there is no race day registration

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