Event Information

Walk to Cure Arthritis is the Arthritis Foundation’s nationwide signature event that unites communities across the country to put an end to arthritis. We aren't just helping the millions of people with arthritis to live better; we're charting the course to a cure.  This event is FREE to register, but we do encourage fundraising. If you fundraise $100 or more you will get this year's Walk to Cure Arthritis shirt and can earn additional fundraising rewards. The total course is less than one mile, but you are welcome to do more than one lap.

Event Location

Columbus Commons Park
160 S High St.
Columbus, OH 43215

Event Schedule

  • 9:00AMParticipant Registration Opens
  • 9:00AMWarrior Journey Begins at Warrior/VIP Tent

If you are not an Arthritis Warrior, we invite you to assemble outside the exit of the enclosed tent to cheer for our Warriors as they emerge transformed and ready to defeat the dark side!

  • 9:00AMAll Sponsor and Live Yes! Experience Stations Open Until 12PM

Meet our sponsors and experience the Live Yes! Arthritis Network.

  • Sponsors (See below)
  • Advocacy (Get to know your state representative. Take action!)
  • Live Yes! Connect (You are not alone. Meet our “support group” facilitators.)
  • Juvenile Arthritis / JA Family (Light Saber craft. Face painting. Meet our friends from Nationwide Children’s Hospital)
  • Warrior / VIP (Enclosed tent for Warriors & Caretakers only. Open tent will have NovaCare 1st aid and chair massage, and a photo booth from Field Day Rentals!)
  • Corna Kokosing Kid Zone (Kids only, please. Come test your Jedi skills!)
  • Special Guest Vendors & Supporters (First Watch, Star Lanes, Jeni’s, Taquero’s, Others TBD)
  • 9:45AMYoga Warm-up at Main Stage

Special Thanks to NocaCare Rehabilitation for providing our event with a Yoga instructor!

  • 9:55AMWalkers Line-up at Start Line

Not ready to walk right at 10am. That’s okay. Start when you are ready. Just be back before 12pm.

  • 10:00AMWalk Begins

We will allow for a rolling start, so no need to panic about crossing the start right at 10am. Walk at your own pace. When you return to the Commons, enjoy all that is there until 12PM.

  • 10:00AMMerry-Go-Round Opens
  • 10:00AMPublic Yoga Continues at Main Stage
  • 10:30AMPublic Yoga Ends
  • 10:30AMBand Plays at Main Stage

Come Listen to our Adult Honoree, Scott Brubach, and his band, Folquinox!

  • 12:00PMEnd of Event

For help or more information about Walk to Cure Arthritis - Columbus, contact Eric Harned at eharned@arthritis.org, or call 614-721-2929.

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