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The 5th Line 5k

February 11 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

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The 2024 5th Line 5k race returns on Sunday, February 11th, 2024 at Nationwide Arena. This popular downtown race starts at 10:00am just outside of Nationwide Arena and features a fun, downtown race through the Arena District before finishing on the ice inside Nationwide Arena. During the race you will have beautiful views of the Scioto River, and the downtown skyline.

This year’s race is sponsored by Ohio Health. All participants will receive two tickets to a select Columbus Blue Jackets game for the 2023-24 season. You receive your redemption code within 7 days of registering, so you can enjoy the game before or after the race.

Participants also receive an official Columbus Blue Jackets themed unisex long-sleeve race shirt, an official finisher’s medal, and complimentary food and beverages at the post-race party.

The 5th Line 5k Course Map

Here is this year’s race map outlining the course (source M3S Sports):
The 5th Line 5k Course Map


Packet pick up

Packet picket runs from Thursday, February 8th to Saturday February 10th, at Fleet Feet Sports in Lewis Center. Hours are 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday and 10 a.m.  to 6:00 p.m. on Saturday.


5th Line 5k – 2024 Fees

You can register for the race on the official 5th Line 5k race website and race fees range from $60 – $75 depending on your registration date.

The best place to park

There are numerous places to park around the Arena. One of the best places to park is at the Front Street parking garage at the corner of Nationwide Blvd and Front Street. There are numerous garages within a 3-4 block radius so parking is easy to get to.

It is important to note that all garages are credit card only.


The 5th Line 5k Results and Photos

The 5th Line 5k results and race photos can be found on the official race website shortly after the race.


February 11
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Event Category:


M3S Sports
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Nationwide Arena
200 W Nationwide Blvd
Columbus, 43215 United States
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Note: Race information is subject to change by the race provider, including last minute logistical changes. While we do our best to keep up to date with the latest information, we are not responsible for any missing, last minute changes or incorrect information. When in doubt, always refer to the official race website listed for the latest infomation and instructions.