Press Release

Cap City Named Top Half Marathon In Ohio

Cap City Half

COLUMBUS, Ohio (January 21, 2014) — The Capital City Half Marathon Presented By KeyBank was named one of the “50 Best Half Marathons in the U.S.” and the “Best Half Marathon in Ohio” by DailyBurn, a national health and fitness company.

DailyBurn, which provides workout and nutrition information to more than 2.5 million members, recognized one half marathon in each state in compiling its “50 Best Half Marathons in the U.S.” list.

Visit to see the complete list of the “50 Best Half Marathons in the U.S.”

A record 14,500 runners and walkers are expected at the 11th Annual Capital City Half Marathon on May 3, 2014 in downtown Columbus and surrounding neighborhoods.

“Whether you're a first-time or a seasoned pro who wants to run a half in every state of the nation, we've narrowed down the thousands of options,” wrote Emily Faherty of “Trust us, these 50 half-marathons in the U.S. are well worth the training and registration fees. You'll know it as soon as you cross that 13.1-mile finish line!”

“We are proud to be recognized by DailyBurn as the top half-marathon in Ohio,” Race Director David Babner said. “We have spent the past decade building a race that celebrates the healthy and active lifestyle and encourages the participation of all while also showcasing best the of Columbus.”

The Capital City Half Marathon features three events: Half Marathon, Patr�n Quarter Marathon and the Commit To Be Fit 5K. For more information or to register for the Capital City Half Marathon, visit