Earn your Columbus Run Crew Badges to show your love of your running community! Join the club and you have the option of having these added to your annual jacket!

Great Horned Owl


You love everything our the Columbus running community. You show up to run. You show up to share stories. You help your fellow runners at every opportunity.  This badge is awarded to those who put the good of the community first. There are no set parameters, but we’ll know who you are. Badge is awarded once annually.



You like to lead the pack. Lead a group run for 6 months or more. Badge is awarded once annually.

Golden Bison Award


Volunteers are what make our running community what it is. Volunteer at 5 events from the Columbus Run Crew Calendar. Badge is awarded once annually.

Green Squirrel


You’re just a squirrel trying to get a nut! You love the thrill of the race, and maybe a medal or 15! Complete 7 of 15 Columbus Run Crew Races. Badge awarded once annually.



You’re a social butterfly. You spread the good word of #ColumbusRunCrew whenever, and wherever on social media. Badge is awarded once annually.

2017 Badge Qualifiers

  • Field Of Heroes 5K – May 28
  • UACA 5 Miler – May 29
  • Gary Smith Worthington Classic – June 11th
  • Jaeger Run For Pride – June 16th
  • Westerville July 4th 5K – July 4th
  • The Ohio Mile – July 30th
  • Bull Run 5K & 10K – August 19th
  • Hoot Half & 10K Trail Race – August 20th
  • Emerald City Half & Quarter – August 27th
  • Summer Squatch 10K Trail Race – September 14th
  • Oktoberfest 4 Miler – September
  • Donut Run 5K – October 29th
  • Buckeye Classic 10K – November
  • Flying Feather 4 Miler – November 23rd
  • Jingle Bell Run – December