Arnold Races to Kick Off 2017 RUNOHIO Grand Prix Series

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Arnold Races to Kick Off 2017 RUNOHIO Grand Prix Series

on 19 January 2017.

Check out the races on the 2017 RUNOHIO Grand Prix Series –

The Arnold 5K times and the Arnold 5K Pump and Run race times will be used to determine the RUNOHIO Grand Prix points.

The Arnold 5K will start at 9:15 a.m. on March 5th at the north end of the Greater Columbus Convention Center and run by the Nationwide Arena, around Goodale Park and return to finish on the north end of the Convention Center.

Entry fee is $30 until February 20th, $35 after and at any Columbus Running store February 24th - March 1st,; March 2-4 ONLY at the Short North Columbus Running Company (online registration will close the week of the race) *** Race Day fee is $40. Please register early. Entry fee includes race t-shirt and free entry into the Arnold Fitness EXPO ($20 value) on Sunday, March 5th.

To register online for the Arnold 5K go to -   

For a printable entry form for the Arnold 5K go to –

The Arnold 5K Pump and Run registration is closed -

Proceeds benefit the Jeff McGowan Memorial Scholarship Fund

Jeff was a 1983 graduate of Circleville High School and a 1990 graduate of Ohio University. Jeff set school records at Circleville High School in the 2.5 mile and 5km cross country events as well as in the 800 meters, 1600 meters and 3200 meters. His senior year Jeff placed 3rd in the Ohio High School Athletic Association Cross Country Championships and was second in the 800 meters and 1600 meters at the OHSAA State Track & Field Championships.

Additional donations to the Jeff McGowan Memorial Scholarship Fund may be sent to: Jeff McGowan Memorial Scholarship Fund, PO Box 238, Granville, OH 43023.  Read more about Jeff McGowan -

Arnold Sports Festival Overview

With 50 sports and events, including 16 Olympic sports, the 2017 Arnold Sports Festival presents fitness and fun for all ages March 3 - 5 2017. The festival has expanded into the world’s largest multi-sport fitness weekend since its 1989, when it debuted as the Arnold Classic, a one-day professional men’s bodybuilding competition. The Arnold Sports Festival is co-promoted by legendary bodybuilder and film star Arnold Schwarzenegger.

About 180,000 sports fans are expected to see 18,000 athletes compete in a variety of more than 48 sports and events at five premier venues: the Greater Columbus Convention Center,  LC Pavilion, Ohio Expo Center and Hollywood Casino. At the popular three-day Arnold Fitness EXPO audiences enjoy over 900 fitness-related booths and ongoing stage entertainment.

For more information the Arnold Sports Festival -

For more information on the Arnold Expo -

Check out last year’s RUNOHIO Grand Prix winners –


 Check out the races on the 2017  RUNOHIO Grand Prix Series  -

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