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OhioHealth First On The First 5K

Start your New Year off on the right foot with the annual OhioHealth First On The First 5K, 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.

OhioHealth First On The First 5K
OhioHealth First On The First 5K

2017 OhioHealth First On The First 5K

an M3S Sports event

Quick Facts

  • Date: January 1st, 2017
  • 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
start your year off right

Race Details

Every Participant receives:

  • Long Sleeve Gender Specific Technical Race Shirt
  • Finisher's Medal
  • Post race food and beverages

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.

First on the First

Packet Pick Up

Packet Pick Up will take place at Fleet Feet Sports, December 30th through December 31st during regular business hours (see below). Fleet Feet Sports is located at: 1270 East Powell Road, Lewis Center, OH 43035 — click here for a map.

  • Friday, December 30th (10am–8pm)
  • Saturday, December 31st (10am–6pm)

Race Day Packet Pick Up

Race Day Packet Pick Up will begin at 10am at the 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!

CLICK HERE for an interactive 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
Kroger Fleet Feet Sports Yabos Tacos Westerville