The Violet Festival’s Diley Ridge 5K Dash and Kids’ Fun Run will take place on Saturday, August 1st. Both events will start and finish near Trinity United Methodist Church and will take runners by the Festival grounds and the adjacent neighborhoods. The one-mile Kids’ Fun Run is entirely free, but registration is required. These events are part of the Pickerington Violet Festival, which runs from Wednesday, July 29th, to Saturday, August 1st. Please visit www.violetfestival.org for more information regarding live entertainment, carnival rides, games, the expanded Kids’ Zone and more.
The Festival is coordinated by community volunteers and a portion of the proceeds benefit local charities, and the Pickerington Schools’ Cross Country programs.
Additional Race Information
Early Packet Pickup
Save time in line on Saturday morning and stop by Columbus Running Company’s Pickerington location on Thursday, July 30th from 10a-8p, and Friday, July 31st from 10a-6p. Get your race number, shirt, goody bag, and maybe a new running hat to keep the sun and sweat out of your eyes. Race day packet pickup and registration will be held near the start/finish line on race day beginning at 7:45am.
Want to train with a group to get ready for the Diley Ridge 5K Dash? Check out the best running club in Columbus, the Columbus Running Club! Free group runs every Saturday morning at all CRC locations, including Pickerington’s own at 1250 Hill Rd N. It’s always fun to run with others, and no place is better than with the Columbus Running Club.