Race Week Info

We look forward to CELEBRATING YOU on Saturday, Sept. 25 at 8 a.m. at the Cannon Blast 5K Presented By mike's Hard Lemonade outside of Nationwide Arena.

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

Packet Pick Up will be from 10 a.m.-8 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 23 and Friday, Sept. 24 at Fleet Feet Sports Lewis Center, 1270 E. Powell Rd., Lewis Center, Ohio 43035.

Packet Pick Up Info

The Cannon Blast 5K Presented By mike's Hard Lemonade will start and finish near the corner of Nationwide Boulevard and Front Street. The race will start at 8 a.m. so please give yourself plenty of time and arrive by 7 a.m. Parking Garages will open at 6:30 a.m.

There are three garage options for parking on race day. The Front St. Garage, 285 N Front St,  McConnell Garage, 355 John H. McConnell Blvd. or the Neil Avenue Garage, 1801 Neil Ave. on event day. 

All three garages will open at 6:30 a.m. and will be $5 for the day (credit card only). Please give yourself plenty of time and arrive early.

Parking Info

We recommend coming from I-670 and exiting at Neil Avenue. To access the McConnell Garage, head south on Neil Avenue and left on Broadbelt Lane.  To access the Neil Avenue Garage, head south on Neil Ave. and left on New Public Lane. To access the Front St. Garage head south on Neil Ave., turn left on to Vine, and right onto Front St. Once parked take the short walk to the Start Line located near Nationwide Blvd. and Front St. 

Course Map

After you finish, celebrate at the Post-Pace Party on the McConnell Plaza and then check out this year's Blue Jackets team at an open practice at 10 a.m. in the Ice Haus!

The Post-Race Party includes:

  • mike's Hard Lemonade Sampling
  • mike's Hard Lemonade, beer and concessions for sale
  • DJ & Tailgate games
  • Columbus Blue Jackets open practice in the Ice Haus at 10 a.m.

Please share your Cannon Blast 5K Presented By mike's Hard Lemonade photos on social media by tagging @BlueJacketsNHL and @M3SSports and using the hashtags #CannonBlast5K and #CBJ!

Thank you for your support of the Cannon Blast 5K Presented By mike's Hard Lemonade! 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