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17th Annual

New Albany Walking Classic

September 19, 2021

8:00 am

 New Albany, Ohio

Presented by

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Registration Closed

We're back!

We are so excited to offer the Walk in-person for 2021! We have missed seeing everyone and we anticipate that the time will be right to gather on the starting line on September 19th for the largest walking-only race in North America.


As in the previous 16 Walking Classic events, we will motivate you to participate by providing unparalleled swag. Every registrant will receive a specially designed, fully sublimated long sleeve event shirt (in contrast to a shirt that is screen printed). Along with a Walking Classic inspired keepsake medal, our giveaways will be a remembrance for years to come.  


We are keeping our options open! We are limiting our participation to 1500 people. Anyone that would rather participate virtually will just need to register as a virtual walker - and we'll mail your swag to you!

This Year's Giveaways!

Free with registration!

Gender specific sublimated shirt - click here for sizing!

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Finisher Medal


100% of race proceeds will support community programs & services!

When you support Healthy New Albany you are making an impact on your community by supporting:

  • A food pantry that serves 1000 local residents.

  • A farmers market that supports 45+ local farmers and provides fresh offerings to over 1000 residents and neighbors weekly throughout the summer.

  • A community garden that provides fresh, local produce to community members and food pantry clients.

  • Summer meals for 170 students in the New Albany Plain Local School District.

  • “I Am Thriving” cancer survivorship program that impacts women throughout Central Ohio.

  • Wellness programs for seniors through our Senior Connections program.

  • After-school nature programs for children that provide educational activities in nature!

  • English Language Learning (ELL) programs that have assisted 45 food pantry clients in learning english, a path to self-sufficiency.

  • 12 Lunch & Learn events per year that address critical public health issues and provide resources on topics such as diversity and mental health.

  • Integrative wellness programs for people of all ages including meditation, Tai Chi and yoga.

  • Race events that keep over 3000 people of all ages, from 21 states and Canada, active!


….and that’s just to name a few!