Central Ohio Chapter

Will You Join Us to Make a Difference?

Make this India Independence day special by GIVING BACK to your Motherland. Funds collected from this Walk-a-thon will be funded to support 6 schools in the district of Nagapattinam, India. Register for the Walk-a-thon and enjoy FREE South Indian breakfast that includes Idly, Poori, Kumbakonam decree coffee and Nannari sarbath.
Race Day Schedule *Rain or Shine

Saturday August 10, 2019

8.00 am – On-site Check-in starts
8.30 am – Warm-up Yoga by Temple Yoga Teachers
9.00 am – 5k Walk/Run flag-off
10.00 am – South Indian Breakfast with Kumbakonam Coffee & Nannari Sarbath
10.45 am – Stretching with Pat Paisley
11.00 am – Youth Fair

Race Day Awards

  • 5k Walk/Run – 3 finalists
  • Best Youth Volunteers – 3 finalists
  • TNF Intership Participants – 2 finalists

Warm-up Yoga

We are excited to have Temple Yoga teachers to warm up your muscles and get ready for the 5k!

Post Race Stretching

We are excited to have personal trainer Pat Paisley do post race stretching!

Youth Fair

— Youth fair featuring things like solving Rubik’s cube, Puzzles/Magic, Cartoon, Speaking Tamil etc.

— Dr. Rajesh Krishnamurthy, TEDx Speaker, will be giving a talk on “10 things I wish I had known back in high school“. Dr. Rajesh Krishnamurthy is the Chair of Radiology at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and Professor of Radiology at The Ohio State University. He is an internationally renowned expert on advanced imaging diagnosis of pediatric diseases, specifically the diagnosis of congenital heart disease.

What to Bring?

  1. Running clothes: Choose based on the weather.
  2. Water: We’ll have enough in the shelter, but it’s always a good idea.
  3. Hat/Sunglasses: To keep the sun out of your eyes.

5k Trail Map

The Marsh Hawk Trail at Glacier Ridge Metro Park in Plain City, Ohio is an easy 5 kilometer loop trail that runs around the park and passes through woods and fields. The trail head can be found anywhere along the parking area, and the trail heads off in various directions. The loop in Yellow color in the below map is the 5k Marsh Hawk Trail.