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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.

Event Location

Greater Columbus Convention Center
A-Pod Conference Rooms (2nd Floor - Accessible via stairs, escalator, or elevator)
400 North High Street
Columbus, OH 43215


The Convention Center recommends that you park in the Ohio Center Garage – park on the 4th floor to have access to the sky bridge, go down to floor 2, walk across the connector, go down the escalators and locate the Apod rooms on your left.

Event Schedule

  • 8:00 a.m. - Live Yes! Showcase Vendor Fair begins - featuring exhibit tables from many of our community partners and activities for kids (including a build-a-bear station!)
  • 9:00 a.m. - Live Yes! Showcase Speaker Presentations begins
  • 11:00 a.m. - Walk to Cure Arthritis "Rock the Walk Party" begins - featuring DJ Sonic Blush, games, glow in the dark fun, and a Magical Adventures character group appearance
  • 12:00 p.m. - Live Yes! Showcase ends and Walk to Cure Arthritis (0.7 Miles) to Ohio Statehouse begins
  • 1:00 p.m. - Ohio Statehouse - North Plaza - Access & Advocacy Ceremony begins
  • 2:00 p.m. - End of event

ATTENTION! Everyone is encouraged to join us before the Walk to Cure Arthritis for our Live Yes! Arthritis Showcase - View Details Here

Event Details

  • Snacks and refreshments available at the Statehouse Access & Advocacy Ceremony
  • Coffee (limited supply) is available beginning at 8:00 a.m.
  • Water available throughout the event 
  • Please observe all traffic laws during Walk to Cure Arthritis. Police will be present to assist road crossings. The Walk to Cure Arthritis will follow sidewalks to the Statehouse. Strollers are welcome.
  • COTA bus passes will be provided to those who request them at the Ohio Statehouse Access & Advocacy Ceremony for a free ride back to the Convention Center. You may return to your parked vehicle at this time.
  • State Representative and event Honorees will speak at the Statehouse ceremony. They will address key issues and legislative victories facing people living with arthritis. Seating has been reserved for those who need it.
  • Walk to Cure Arthritis t-shirt pick-up will occur at the Live Yes! Showcase beginning at 8:00 a.m. for those who registered prior to April 14th. Supply is limited to those who registered before the cut-off.

Offline Donations

Checks or Money Orders can be mailed to:
Arthritis Foundation, Inc.
Attn: 2022 Walk to Cure Arthritis - Columbus, OH
C/o: {Participant Name or Team Name}
1355 Peachtree Street, Suite 600
Atlanta, GA 30309

Please include the Fundraising Donation Submission Form with all mailed in donations.

For more help or information about the 2022 Walk to Cure Arthritis Columbus, OH, contact Christopher Haverlock at [email protected] or call 614-721-2634.