Blazin' 5 Miler

Blazin' 5 Miler
Date Aug 2023 (TBD)
Distance 8k/5mi
Course Type Road

Race Information

For those seeking summer shade, start the final month of summer off right with this gem of a race in southeast Columbus. When the dog days of summer arrive in their sweltering haze and the temperatures are hot enough to grill your GU, you can seek the tree-covered paths of the Blacklick Trail to keep you cool while you head out with your friends to take part in this CRC Signature Series race. Go ahead and dare that fiery mass to do its worst, you'll be under a cool green canopy for most of your 5 miles!

Training For a Race? Try This Challenge

Training for a race? Take on the West Coast Trail Challenge and use the power of team accountability to help you stay motivated!

During the West Coast Trail virtual team challenge your team of 1 – 4 people will work together and take a 75 km (47 mi) journey along one of the most popular/scenic hikes in the world!

Each time anyone on your team runs, walks, or hikes your team advances along an interactive map towards the finish.

Your team members can be located anywhere in the world!

Unlock special badges and earn an embroidered finisher’s patch as you make your way along the trail.

The West Coast Trail virtual challenge is built for everyone. Start the challenge anytime, your team time doesn’t begin until you start your team clock.

Use the leaderboard to compare your time to teams that have completed the challenge in the past. Or, set your own goal and complete the challenge at your own pace!

Sign up and earn your finisher's patch today! Get Challenge Info

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