The Linden Classic 5K Run/Walk is an ode to one of Columbus’ oldest most well-established neighborhoods. The annual event is a unique celebration of faith, fitness, and fellowship. Starting at New Salem Baptist Church, 2956 Cleveland Ave. at 8:30 a.m., the 5K Race/Walk will wind through the neighborhood, down Cleveland Ave. and turn at 17th Ave. to finish at St. Stephen’s Community House.
Registration and race day packet pickup will begin at 7:00 a.m. at New Salem Baptist Church, 2956 Cleveland Ave. The 5k will start at 8:30 a.m. from New Salem Baptist Church, and finish at St. Stephen’s Community House.
Upon the race finish at St. Stephen’s Community House, 1500 E. 17th Ave, shuttles will be available to transport runner/walkers back to their cars parked at New Salem Baptist Church. Shuttles will run while the race is in process, and continue until 4pm to get you back to your car at New Salem Church.
Race participants can also choose to park at St. Stephen’s. But, must depart on the shuttles to New Salem Church at either 7am or the final shuttle at 7:30am to reach the starting line in time for the race.
Creating a connected community is our priority! Participants are encouraged to register in advance. Included in your registration fee are a commemorative Finisher Medal and a LINDEN CLASSIC t-shirt and wristband.
After the race, come join Linden residents for the Linden Community Festival & Expo at Maloney Park for music, food, games, SMART Columbus Car Show, Community Resource Expo, Kidz Zone and more. Bring your picnic gear, lawn chairs, and blankets and enjoy an amazing, fun-filled day in the park!
$25 through 6/8
$35 through race day
5K Run/Walk Linden Residents
$10 through race day
Race Day Schedule
Race Registrations are non-refundable and non-transferable