2024 Training Season



Let us help you meet your goals!

Come run with CERC and train with our traditional half and full marathon training plans or try something new with an annual training plan designed to run a variety of shorter distance races, all while racking up points in the RUNColumbus Race Series.  You choose the races, you choose your goal, we’ll support you all the way to the finish lines!

New This Season

Our traditional CERC training combined with a whole new goal in mind.

  • RUNColumbus Race Series Training Plan – RUNColumbus is central Ohio’s only point based race series and we can’t wait to join in the fun!  CERC offers a training plan specifically designed for those participating in the RUNColumbus Race Series.
    • Sign up for CERC and receive a discount for the RUNColumbus Race Series.  To learn more about this new training program, click here.
  • CERC Annual Membership – What’s more fun than 2 CERC seasons?  A WHOLE YEAR of CERC!  That’s right, sign up for a full year of CERC for $90 or $50 for a 6 month membership.  We will be holding group runs all year long!

CERC Benefits

Get all of the above plus the traditional CERC benefits that you love!

  • Weekly in-person training runs in Columbus & Baltimore – Virtual Members Welcome!
  • 18-week and annual training plans led by certified running coaches
  • $15 gift card to Columbus Running Company with registration.  Annual memberships will receive a second $15 gift card mid-year.
  • $5 off Columbus Running Company’s signature series races
  • Access to our OSU Sports Medicine educational video library
  • Email and phone access to OSU Sports Medicine’s physical therapy team
  • Discount to Charlie’s House of Pain (CHOP) strength training program
  • Social events & MORE

Get all of the above benefits for just $90.00/year or $50.00 for 6 months!


Register today at www.columbuseastsiderunningclub.com

Questions?  Email cerc.secretary@gmail.com


*Due to the guidelines of our practice act, The Ohio States Sports Medicine physical therapists are unable to provide injury checks for CERC members who do not reside within the state of Ohio.  Educational series presentations are open to all CERC members.