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2008 Columbus Marathon October 19th
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The 2008 Columbus Marathon is scheduled to take place this weekend. According to Nationwide Better Health Columbus Marathon preparations are underway.
The 2008 Columbus Marathon is two days away with a Health and Fitness Expo held today at the Greater Columbus Convention Center. The Marathon is scheduled to start Sunday. Runners and walkers will be on a course that includes Bexley, German Village, Upper Arlington, and will conclude at Nationwide Arena.
Executive Director Scott Weaver says spectators can expect a huge turnout.
“We have sold out with 11,500 participants in the 1/2 and full marathon, and that starts Sunday at 7:30 in the morning, downtown Columbus on Broad and High St.”
The marathon is ranked by Runner’s World as one of the top 20 marathons in the United States.