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File #: 0178X-2021    Version: 1
Type: Ceremonial Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 10/7/2021 In control: Dorans
On agenda: 10/11/2021 Final action: 10/13/2021
Title: To recognize the 41st Nationwide Children’s Hospital Columbus Marathon for celebrating racing in the community, exceptional fundraising, and groundbreaking research
Sponsors: Rob Dorans, Elizabeth Brown, Mitchell Brown, Shayla Favor, Emmanuel V. Remy, Priscilla Tyson, Shannon G. Hardin

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To recognize the 41st Nationwide Children’s Hospital Columbus Marathon for celebrating racing in the community, exceptional fundraising, and groundbreaking research

 

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WHEREAS, Nationwide Children’s Hospital is honored to be the title beneficiary for the Columbus Marathon & 1/2 Marathon and 2021 marks the ninth year of the strong partnership; and

 

WHEREAS, Thus far, more than $10 million has been raised for the Hospital.  This includes more than $1 million contributed since 2012 by the Columbus Marathon Board of Directors; and

 

WHEREAS, the 41st Nationwide Children’s Hospital Columbus Marathon will take place on Sunday, October 17, 2021 in the heart of the Capital City; and

 

WHEREAS, we encourage everyone to register and fundraise for the Nationwide Children’s Hospital Columbus Marathon, so that one day we can celebrate finding cures for all of the patients. Dedicate your race to the kids helped by this incredible institution, by running or walking 13.1 or 26.2 miles; and

 

WHEREAS, The Nationwide Children’s Hospital Columbus Marathon is proud to recognize 10 people in its field of thousands who have overcome major obstacles with the Lashutka Spirit Award; now, therefore

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COLUMBUS: That this Council recognizes the runners, walkers, volunteers and supporters of the Nationwide Children’s Hospital Columbus Marathon & 1/2 Marathon; further, we celebrate our community's youngest patients, honor those who have succumbed to their illnesses, and support the family and friends who stood by them, for their determination and courage.