May 11th at the East Market

Celebrate the spring with an epic fun run and walk from the East Market. This free social event consists of a pre-run gathering where you can meet local running and walking clubs followed by a non-competitive fun run & walk. Stick around afterwards for our community social hour.

Saturday, May 11 / Pre-Run Gathering From 2-3pm / Run & Walk At 3pm / Social At East Market Afterwards

Full Details Can Be Found Below

Special thanks to the Mom Day 5k for bringing HOKA athlete Steph Bruce to town for Springfest & the Mom Day 5k the next morning!


Join Us For All Of The Fun!

Win Prizes

Test Run The Latest Shoes

Meet Area Running and Walking Clubs

Take Part In Our Epic Run & Walk

CRC Springfest Details:


A free social run and walk where you can preview a range of local running and walking clubs, win raffle prizes, and test out the latest shoes from a variety of brands. And as a bonus, you can meet HOKA superstar Steph Bruce who will be joining us in partnership with the Mom Day 5k + Kiddo Dash!


  • Saturday, May 11 starting at 2pm.
  • Meet with the clubs, try on demo shoes, and enter our raffle from 2-3pm.
  • We'll then head out for a 1-4 mile run and walk at 3pm. Optionally, stick around afterwards for a runner/walker social at the East Market.


The East Market (212 Kelton Ave, Columbus)


Select between 1 to 4 miles 


The following local running and walking clubs will be taking part, giving you a chance to preview each if you're looking for a great new group to share the miles this summer: Black Girls Run!Black Men RunBuckeye StridersColumbus Eastside Running ClubColumbus Running CompanyColumbus Westside Running ClubCombustion Brewery Run ClubGerman Village Running ClubGerman Village Walking ClubGrandview Running Club, Grove City Running Club, Hoof Hearted Running ClubNationwide Children's Hospital Columbus Marathon Children's ChampionsNew Albany Walking ClubNovember ProjectOutRunners ColumbusRogue RacersShort North Running ClubSouth Side Run ClubTri-Columbus

Interact with at least 7 of the participating clubs and you could win a post-event raffle or even our grand prize CRC Swag Pack!


  • Try on demo shoes from Altra, ASICS, Brooks, HOKA, Mizuno, and New Balance during our 3pm run and walk.
  • Sticking around afterwards? Enjoy a Garage Beer on us, a new local low-cal Lager, with any other purchase made at The Railhouse.
  • Meet HOKA athlete Steph Bruce and learn about this year's Mom Day 5k + Kiddo Dash, being held the day after Springfest!
  • If you haven't been to the Historic Trolley District's East Market yet, preview this incredible community market at


Let us know that you're coming so that we can plan ahead: