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Community Links

City of Columbus:

1) At http://parks.columbus.gov, you can get:

  • Maps of bike/hiking trails
  • Pool locations
  • Rental facilities
  • Recreation Centers

2) At www.crpdsports.org, you can get information on:

  • Softball Leagues
  • Basketball Leagues
  • Volleyball Leagues
  • Soccer Leagues
  • Football Leagues
  • Lacrosse Leagues
  • Rugby Leagues
  • Golf Leagues
Suburban Recreation Opportunities:

Check out the following links to get to parks and recreation departments in the different suburbs:

Bexley

Dublin

Groveport

Hilliard

Upper Arlington

Westerville

Worthington

Runs

Date Event Name Location Time Entry Fee Distance
1/1/2015 First on the First Westerville 11AM $45 5K
1/11/2015 Rocks & Roots Trail Series Alum Creek SP 7AM $90 for 2 10K-50K
2/8/2015 Rocks & Roots Trail Series Alum Creek SP 7AM $90 for 2 10K-50K
2/15/2015 RoadRunners Winter Run Granville 1:00PM $40 3-15 mi
2/22/2015 Last Chance for Boston Dublin 8AM $35-85 5K-mar
3/14/2015 Pi Day 5K Alum Creek 9:26AM $30 3.14 mi
3/28/2015 Fisher 5k Ohio Stadium 9AM $20-25 5K
4/4/2015 Westerville Bunny Hop Westerville 8AM $25 5K
4/19/2015 Earth Day Challenge Kenyon College 8AM $30-55 4mi/13.1mi
4/24/2015 RoadRunner GloRun Westerville TBD  TBD  5K/1mi

For more information, go to www.premierraces.com or columbusrunning.com

Winter Hikes Around Central Ohio:

Columbus Metro Parks (www.metroparks.net)

Sat, Jan 3 Blacklick 10AM 2-4 miles
Sat, Jan 10 Sharon Woods 10AM 2-4 miles
Sun, Jan 11 Prairie Oaks 2PM 1-5 miles
Sat, Jan17 Scioto Audobon 10AM 1-2 miles
Sat, Jan 24 Clear Creek 10AM 1-7 miles
Sun, Jan 25 Inniswood 2PM 2 miles
Sat, Feb 7 Blendon Woods 10AM 2-6 miles
Sat, Feb 14 Highbanks 10AM 2.5-5 miles
Sun, Feb 15 Glacier Ridge 2PM 2 miles
Sat, Feb 21 Three Creeks 10AM 1-5.6 miles
Sun Feb 22 Slate Run 2PM 2.5-5 miles
Sat, Feb 28 Battelle Darby Creek 10AM 2-6 miles

State Parks in Central Ohio (www.dnr.state.oh.us/parks):

Hocking Hills State Park

  Jan 17 9-11AM Winter Hike at Old Man’s Cave
  Feb 14 5-7PM Sweetheart Hike at Ash Cave
  April 18 10AM-12 Noon Wildflowers & Waterfalls Hike, Ash Cave

Malabar Farms (Mansfield)

  Mar 7, 8 12-4PM Maple Syrup Festival
  Mar 14, 15 12-4PM Maple Syrup Festival