Press Release

Cap City Nominated For "Best Race" In Columbus Monthly's Best Of Columbus Poll

Best of Columbus Nominee

After being named the "Best Half Marathon in Ohio," the Capital City Half Marathon Presented By KeyBank has been nominated in the "Best Race" category in Columbus Monthly's Best Of Columbus poll.

Columbus Monthly's annual Best Of Columbus poll allows readers to vote on their Columbus favorites, including restaurants, attractions, shops, festivals and events.

“We are proud to be nominated by Columbus Monthly as one of the Best Races in Columbus,” Race Director David Babner said. “We have spent the past 10 years building an event that celebrates the healthy and active lifestyle and encourages the participation of all while also showcasing best the of Columbus.”

Also nominated for Best Race (Question 63) are Komen Race For The Cure, Nationwide Children's Hospital Marathon & Half Marathon, Peletonia and Relay For Life.

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The Best Race nomination comes in the wake of The Capital City Half Marathon being 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.

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.

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