Mar 31, 2023
The OhioHealth Capital City Half Marathon is proud to welcome Columbus native and 2x Track and Field World Champion, Abby Steiner, as the Honorary Race Director for the 20th Anniversary Celebration of the Half Marathon.
Steiner is a 2018 Dublin Coffman High School graduate and has recently turned pro in Track and Field after joining the global sports brand, PUMA.
Steiner has seen incredible success on the Track since graduation and her time at the University of Kentucky. She is a 2x Track and Field World Champion (2022, 4x100m and 4x400m), World Finalist (2022, 200m), American record holder (Indoor 200m and 300m) and NCAA record holder (200m).
Steiner will serve as the honorary starter for the 20th edition of the OhioHealth Capital City Half Marathon on Saturday, April 29 in downtown Columbus.
“I’m excited to be the Honorary Race Director of the OhioHealth Capital City Half Marathon,” says Abby Steiner. “The Capital City Half Marathon is all about getting out and celebrating the active, healthy lifestyle and I’m honored to be in my hometown to kick off the celebration for the 12,000+ participants.”
“Abby has brought an immense amount of pride to the city of Columbus and the state of Ohio and we are incredibly excited to have her as this year’s Honorary Race Director,” Race Director, David Babner said. “Abby is a champion on and off the track and having her kick off this celebration of the active, healthy lifestyle at the 20th Anniversary of the OhioHealth Capital City Half Marathon is an honor.”