Race Week Info

Welcome to the  2021 OhioHealth Emerald City Half & Quarter Marathon & 5k! This year's CELEBRATION has a brand new home in historic Dublin and Bridge Park! 

Here is some Event Week Information for YOU!

The 2021 OhioHealth Emerald City Half & Quarter Marathon will start and finish on High St. in front of The Pearl in Historic Dublin. The race will start at 7 a.m.

Panera Rapid Packet Pick Up
Panera Rapid Packet Pick Up for the 2021 OhioHealth Emerald City Half & Quarter Marathon will be at the Exchange at Bridge Park, 6520 Riverside Dr.,  from 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. on Friday, August 20 and from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. on Saturday, August 21. There is free parking for Packet Pick Up in  Hotel Parking Garage at 6725 Longshore St.

Please have your bib number ready when you arrive at Packet Pick Up. We can also look up your bib number at Packet Pick Up.



For those participating virtually, we will mail you your packet to you this week.

Pace Bands and the Papa Johns Pace team.
Once again our famous Papa John's Pace Team powered by Fleet Feet Sports will be there to help get you to the finish line.  As you enter the Start Line area find the Papa John's Pacer with your time and stick with them while on the course.  Papa John's Pace Bands will also be available at Packet Pick Up.

Pacers will be provided at the following intervals:

Half Marathon
1 hour, 45 minutes (8 minutes per mile)
1:50 (8:25)
2:00 (9:10)
2:10 (9:56)
2:20 (10:41)
2:30 (11:27)
2:40 (12:13)
2:50 (12:59)
3:00 (13:45)

Quarter Marathon
1 hour (9 minutes, 10 seconds per mile)
1:05 (9:56)
1:10 (10:41)
1:15 (11:27)
1:20 (12:13)
1:25 (13:00)
1:30 (13:45)
1:40 (15:15)

Race Day Parking
FREE PARKING for the 2021 OhioHealth Emerald City Half & Quarter Marathon is available in Bridge Park garages. Parking garage addresses listed below.

Get there early! You are coming to the same place at the same time as 4,000 of your fellow participants. All events start at 7 a.m. It is an approximate 10-minute walk from the parking garages across the bridge to the Start Line. Please give yourself plenty of time and arrive at the Start Line no later than 6:30 a.m. 


Gear Check
Gear Check will be available near the Start Line beginning at 5:30 a.m. on Race Day. Please pick up your gear by 11 a.m. after the event.

Water Stations
There will be water and Gatorade stations every 1.5 miles on the Half Marathon, Quarter Marathon and 5K courses. Restrooms are also available at each aid stat.

Our New App - Participant Tracking and Race Information
For all event information and for your family and friends to track your progress, download the RTRT app in your app store for free and search for the OhioHealth Emerald City Half & Quarter Marathon. 

Post Race Party
After you cross the Finish Line in Historic Dublin, take the short walk across the pedestrian bridge to the Byers Xtra Mile Post Race party at North Market Bridge Park. Be sure to visit the OhioHealth Stretching & Cooling tent and grab your slice of Papa John's Pizza. Every participant 21 and over will get a choice of a  Miracle Hazy Lite IPA or Kitty Paw Nature Craft Seltzer from Seventh Son Brewing at the Market Bar inside North Market Bridge Park. Additional beverages will also be available for purchase.

Social Media
Don't forget to share your OhioHealth Emerald City Half & Quarter Marathon event photos on social media by tagging @OhioHealth, @M3SSports and using the hashtag #EmeraldCityHalf!

Please email us at info@m3ssports.com or see our team at Packet Pick Up with any questions.