Race Week Information

We look forward to CELEBRATING YOU on Sunday, June 26 at 8 a.m. at the Black & Gold 5K Presented By OhioHealth at Lower.com Field.

Below is important information for this year's inaugural event.

Packet Pick Up will be from 11 a.m.-7 p.m. on Thursday, June 23 and Friday, June 24 and from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. on Saturday, June 25 at Fleet Feet Sports Lewis Center, 1270 E. Powell Rd., Lewis Center, Ohio 43035.

The Black & Gold 5K Presented By OhioHealth will start and finish on the corner of Nationwide Boulevard and Hocking Street at the southeast corner of Lower.com Field (New Crew Stadium) and will include a Post-Race Party and a sneak peak inside the Crew's new home. The race will start at 8 a.m. so please give yourself plenty of time and arrive by 7:30 a.m. Parking garages will open at 6:30 a.m.

Participants will receive one free drink to enjoy on the plaza during the Post-Race Party.

Please share your Black & Gold 5K Presented By OhioHealth photos on social media by tagging @ColumbusCrew and @M3SSports and using the hashtags #BlackandGold5K and #Crew96!

Thank you for your support of the Black & Gold 5K Presented By OhioHealth! Please email us at info@m3ssports.com or see our team at Packet Pick Up with any questions.

I can't wait to see you at the Start Line and celebrate you at the Finish Line!


Giddy Up, 

David Babner,
Race Director, M3S Sports

Course Map

Packet Pick Up

Packet Pick Up, which will be Thursday, June 24 through Saturday, June 26 during regular business hours at Fleet Feet Sports Lewis Center, 1270 E. Powell Rd., Lewis Center, Ohio 43035. 

  • Thursday, June 23, 11 a.m.–7 p.m.
  • Friday, June 24, 11 a.m.–7 p.m.
  • Saturday, June 25, 11 a.m.–6 p.m.

You Will Receive:

  • Black & Gold 5K Technical Event Shirt
  • Race Bib including voucher for one (1) FREE drink

Bib Number Look Up


Parking for the Black & Gold 5K will be in the McConnell Garage, 355 John H. McConnell Blvd., and the Neil Avenue Garage, 1801 Neil Ave.

Parking is $5 per car and the garages are credit card only.. Both lots will open at 6:30 a.,m. on Race Day.

To access the McConnell Garage, head south on Neil Avenue and take a left on Broadbelt Lane. To access the Neil Avenue Garage, head south on Neil Avenue and take a left on New Public Lane.

The Start Line is a short walk west on Nationwide Boulevard from both garages.

Parking Info & Map


For those that are participating virtually, you will be able to participate starting Sunday, June 26 through Sunday, July 25. Virtual packets were mailed on Tuesday, June 21.

Below are instructions on how the Virtual Black & Gold 5K running and walking event will work.

1. Run or walk your Virtual Black & Gold 5K Presented by OhioHealth starting Sunday, June 26 through Sunday, June 25.

2. Upload your results and share your photos to the OhioHealth Results Page
from Sunday through the end of July.

  1. Click here to login to your EnMotive account. (https://m3ssports.enmotive.com/)
  2. Once logged in, click the ‘my account’ tab in the upper right corner.
  3. Scroll down to your race registration and click the ‘Actions’ drop down and select ‘Log Results’.
  4. Log your total time and once you click submit, click ‘view post race experience’ to take you to upload your Virtual Black & Gold 5K Presented By OhioHealth Event photos and view your finisher certificate!

*Please note: If you registered multiple people under your email address you will only have to log in one time to submit all of your results.

Virtual Toolkit & FAQ

Virtual Results & Photos