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First on the First
First On The First

Start your New Year off on the right foot with the annual First On The First, the M3S Sports holiday event that combines a 5k Run/Walk with a traditional New Year's Day celebration. The 3.1-mile layout takes runners and walkers on tour of the area surrounding the Westerville Community Center.

All participants will receive a long sleeve gender specific technical race shirt and a finisher's medal. Participants will also be treated to world famous pork tacos, beans and rice provided by Yabo's Tacos after the race.

Pig roast
First on the First

2015 First On The First

an M3S Celebration Tour event

Quick Facts

  • Date: January 1st, 2015
  • Location: Westerville Community Center, 350 N. Cleveland Ave., Westerville, OH 43082
  • Distance: 5 km
  • Start time: 11:00am
  • Pre-Race Packet Pick-Up: Fleet Feet Sports
  • Race Day Packet Pick-Up begins: 10:00am

Race Details

Every Participant receives:

  • Long Sleeve Gender Specific Technical Race Shirt (Sizing Chart)
  • Finisher's Medal
  • Post race food and beverages
warming up

Field Size:

Cap of 1500

Entry Fee:

  • $35 through Oct 31st
  • $40 Nov 1st through Dec 15th
  • $45 Dec 16th through Dec 31st (or until sold out)

Please note: M3S Sports has a NO REFUND and NO BIB TRANSFER policy for all events.

family fun

Pre-race packet pick-up:

In person registration and packet pickup will take place at Fleet Feet Sports, December 27th through December 31st during regular business hours. Fleet Feet Sports is located at: 1270 East Powell Road, Lewis Center, OH 43035 — click here for a map.

Race Day packet pick-up:

Westerville Community Center, 350 N. Cleveland Ave., Westerville, OH 43082


Parking will be located north of the Community Center in various approved lots. Parking will only be permitted at the Community Center for those arriving by 10am. Please pay special attention when crossing at Cleveland Ave. and County Line Rd. — PLEASE CROSS AT THE CROSSWALKS ONLY!

The following addresses can be searched to get you to an approved lot.

Parking Map
  • 600 N. Cleveland Ave., Westerville, OH 43082
  • 560 N. Cleveland Ave., Westerville, OH 43082
  • 505 N. Cleveland Ave., Westerville, OH 43082
  • 584 County Line Rd., Westerville, OH 43085
  • 444 N. Cleveland Ave., Westerville, OH 43082

CLICK HERE to view the parking map.

Questions: Email

Charitable Beneficiary

The Luke Billings Foundation

The Luke Billings Foundation

THE PURPOSE of The Luke Billings Foundation for the treatment of children with Cerebral Palsy (a donor advised fund under the Columbus Foundation), is to offer financial help to Central Ohio children with CP, so they can receive ongoing and necessary therapy.

Our Partners

Ohio Health
Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Center Snowville Creamery Giant Eagle Fleet Feet Sports Yabos Tacos Westerville