Columbus Running Company

Two Thousand Dollar HS Mascot Challenge!

Open to all local high school teams

The HS Mascot Challenge is a great way to get your team together mid-summer for some running, bonding, and fund-raising. Beyond a great time, here is what your team can win:

  • 1st Place: $750
  • 2nd Place: $450
  • 3rd Place: $350
  • 4th Place: $250
  • 5th Place: $200
  • 6th and up: Free merchandise such as spike bags, stickers, etc.
  • **BONUS** BEST MASCOT AWARD A $300 gift card to the CRC

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The Rules

Rule #1 Every team must have a mascot. A sweet mascot. The mascot must run the race. The mascot can be a student, coach, or parent. You can't just wear a bandana and call it a mascot. Represent and make it legit!
Rule #2 Every team must have AT LEAST 10 people on their team. You can have 52 people on your team, but not just 8. These people must be athletes on the team, coaches, parents or siblings of students on the team. NO EXCEPTIONS. Please bring a form of I.D.
Rule #3 You can register for the race and onto a team online here, through this mail-in entry form here, or at the Columbus Running Company in Dublin.
Rule #4 Have fun! Kick back with the bands and our friends at BW3's. Awards for winners of the challenge will take place at the party.

How You Win!

The mascot runs as fast as possible. We will record the mile time of the mascot during the race. For every other person on the team to finish the race, we will deduct 10 seconds off their teams mascot. So....
Your mascot finishes the mile in 7 minutes. Your team has 10 people finish the race, including the mascot. 10 people x 10 seconds = 1 min. 40 sec. Your teams overall time is 5:20. You may have just won $700 for your schools cross country team!
The winning team will be announced at the after party at Buffalo Wild Wings. Even if you don't win, your going to have a great time with your team, the CRC, and the running community!
SIGN UP NOW. You don't need to have your roster complete, your team can register individually through our regular site. Be sure the registrants point out whether that are part of the boys or girls team.

The Original Mascots

Original Mascots