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Support NA Athletics, Participate in the Spirit Run 5K on October 8

8th Annual Spirit Sprint 5k

What: 5k Run/Walk

When: Sunday, October 8th 2017, at 9:00 a.m.

Location: Genoa Park & COSI, Downtown, Columbus

Sign up today for the Spirit Run! Let's see New Albany make the list for participation!  


Spirit Run Sprint Registration and Current School Rankings

Based on online registrations through September 1, 2017: 

  • 1st Place: Saint Charles Preparatory School
  • 2nd Place: Gahanna Lincoln
  • 3rd Place: Village Academy
  • 4th Place:  Centennial High School
  • 5th Place: Columbus School for Girls

We are not listed - sign up today and select New Albany! 

Visit Columbus/SpiritSprint5K to sign up!

New Albany - Plain Local Schools receives 100% of the $25 registration fee for each runner who chooses our school from the drop down list!

*Overall registration is trending upwards this year! Participant shirt order the week of 9/11/17. They will be using data from last year as well as current registration trends to place this order. While they do everything in their power to ensure that each runner receives a shirt, if/when a particular size runs out, priority will be given to the runners who registered first. 

Spirit Points

The Spirit Sprint 5k isn’t just a race, it’s also a fun-filled festival-like atmosphere for the whole family! They have mascots, inflatables, games, and lots of food, but one of the things participants always look forward to are the Spirit Group performances!

In the past they have had band and choir performances, cheer-offs and impromptu mascot dance parties! Not only does this add an element of fun to the event, but each school that brings Spirit Groups with them, earns Spirit Points:

  • Mascots= 5 Spirit Points!
  • Cheerleaders, dance teams and choirs= 10 Spirit Points!!
  • Pep bands= 15 Spirit Points!! 

*Note: When calculating a school’s total points, each Spirit Point earned is equal to 1 registered runner.