“Run for 9-1-1” is an annual charity 5K run / walk to benefit #ThankYou911, an initiative of NENA, the National Emergency Number Association.
#ThankYou911 encourages public support and recognition of 9-1-1 professionals, the unsung heroes of public safety, by generating essential funds to provide scholarships, continuing education opportunities, and wellness programs for 9-1-1 professionals across the United States.
This year's Run for 9-1-1 will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 24 in downtown Columbus. A Virtual option is also available for those who cannot make it to Columbus on July 24!
ONLINE REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED. IN-PERSON REGISTRATION IS AVAILABLE DURING PACKET PICK UP FROM 10AM-3PM AND 5-6:30PM AT THE ARNOLD PLAZA AT THE GREATER COLUMBUS CONVENTION CENTER.
Packet Pick Up for the 2021 Run For 9-1-1 will be held on Friday, July 23 at the Greater Columbus Convention Center and Saturday, July 24 at the Greater Columbus Convention Center and at the race site before the event.
Friday, June 23, 10am–6pm, Arnold Plaza at the Greater Columbus Convention Center
Saturday, June 24, 10am–3pm and 5-6:30pm, Arnold Plaza at the Greater Columbus Convention Center
Virtual participants can participate and enter results beginning Friday, July 30.
Below are instructions on how the Virtual Run For 9-1-1running and walking event will work.
1. Run or walk your Virtual Run For 9-1-1 starting Friday, July 30.
2. Upload your results and share your photos to the Results Page beginning Friday, July 30.