Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption Kickball Tournament
May 19 (team registration deadline is May 13), Fred Beekman Park
30th Annual Hot Tamale Bicycle Tour
June 1, 8am
Waldo Community Park, Waldo, Ohio
Family-friendly bicycle tour (not a race), with 8, 16, 32, and 64 mile routes. All routes are mostly flat, and are mostly on quiet country roads.
All ages are welcome. Kids aged 10 and under ride free. Adults and children aged 11 to 17 are $15, with discounted registration on or before 5/18.
Sponsored by the Heart of Ohio Tailwinds as a fundraiser for the Marion Tallgrass Trail. www.hot-tamale.org
Zumba Fitness Par-Tay
June 7, 8pm
Calling all Zumba Fanatics. Back by popular booty shakin’ demand it’s Zumba® Fitness Par-Tay a part of Canal Winchester & Groveport Relay for Life fundraiser June 7. Bring your friends, your co-workers, your neighbors to this slamma, jamma Zumba® Fitness
Contact: Colleen Weiser MORE INFO
Canal Winchester/Groveport Relay for Life
June 7 & 8
Contact: Malinda Sullivan EMAIL
Tour de Cure
June 8, 2013
Westerville High School
The Central Ohio Tour de Cure is a one-day celebration bringing together cyclists of all ages and abilities. We have 4 routes to choose from which include a 12, 30, 60 and 100 mile route. Take the Ride of Your Life and sign up today! Details
Plant-Based Cooking Class For Health & Happiness
Featuring Chef Mark Zedella, The Duke of Fork
June 25 - August 13
Mount Carmel Women's Health Center, 10330 Sawmill Parkway, Powell, OH
$25 per person
These classes will focus on how to prepare and enjoy seasonal ingredients from the local farmers market or even your own backyard, and gain all of the nutritional benefits to help keep you feeling great. Recipes, samples and discussion of meal planning will be included. DETAILS
KidSMILES 5k and Kids Fun Run lead by Stinger
June 29, 2013
Glacier Ridge Metro Park
Come run or walk to raise funds to support KidSMILES Pediatric Dental Clinic. ALL PROCEEDS from the race go to support KidSMILES’ mission of providing quality dental care and education to children at an affordable cost to their families. The event begins at 8:45 a.m. with the Kids Fun Run and the 5k run/walk event begins at 9 a.m. The Kids Fun Run is free. Children who register in advance will receive a goody bag. Register
Columbus Public Health Bike Tour
July 12, 6:30pm
Please join Mayor Michael B. Coleman for an evening bike ride promoting the benefits of active living and bike safety. This unique tour takes riders through the vibrant downtown and surrounding neighborhoods.
Contact: Meghan Wilneff EMAIL
5k For Relay Pataskala
July 13; 8:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
5k For Relay is a 5K Run and Walk that benefits the American Cancer Society and Relay For Life of Pataskala. The race takes place during Pataskala’s annual Relay Event at the Watkins Memorial High School. After the race participants are invited to join us
Watkins Memorial High School. Event details
Playdate in the Park
July 13, 2013 | 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Highbanks Metro Park/Big Meadows Area
Enjoying playing in the creek, climbing rocks and up trees, hikes, sack races, scavenger hunts, face painting and other outdoor events. Representatives from several organizations and businesses will have activities and be available to talk with you about how to help your kids lives a happier, healthier lifestyle.
10TV Health & Fitness Expo
July 27-28 | 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Be one of over 25,000+ attendees at the Greater Columbus Convention Center that are looking to make healthier life decisions; you can find easy ways to do it, all in one place. Details
Dr. Bender XC Classic
Cross Country 5K for all ages and levels of runners to benefit the Canal Winchester Cross Country team
Location: Canal Winchester High School
Commit To Be Fit Multisport Festival Powered by Giant Eagle
July 27-28, 2013 — Columbus, Ohio
The Giant Eagle Multisport Festival offers something for the entire family. The festival kicks off Saturday with the Giant Eagle Girls Tri Too Triathlon. Sunday features the Giant Eagle Triathlon which offers participants a unique point-to-point Olympic and Sprint distance triathlon, starting from Alum Creek State Park and finishing in downtown Columbus, Ohio in the Arena District. While the triathletes are swimming, hundreds of runners and walkers will be taking on the Giant Eagle 5k Run and the Giant Eagle 2k Fitness Walk in downtown Columbus. Details
5K for Wesley Glen and Wesley Ridge Retirement Communities
Raising funds for the Residents Charitable Care Fund
October 12, 2013, 9:30am
Blacklick Metro Park
Run with Team JDRF in the Columbus Marathon
October 20, 2013
Run or walk a marathon or half marathon and be part of JDRF’s effort to find a cure. Living with type 1 diabetes can be like completing and endurance event…except it goes on day in, day out. Get more information at www.jdrf.org/columbusmarathon