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1 Day for the K.I.A. 12-Hour Ultramarathon

Date: Saturday, April 2, 2022, 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Location: The Oval

Cost: Free


Admission: Admission costs vary! Please check out our website!

Our primary fundraiser for the Living Legacy Scholarship is the 1 Day for the K.I.A. 12-Hour Endurance Run. Held in the spring each year, it is a 12-Hour Endurance Run in that runners have exactly 12 hours to cover as many miles as they can. As a tribute to the 920+ OSU alumni and others who have made the ultimate sacrifice, we have previously outlined our course with nearly 1,000 remembrance icons, each with the name of a fallen service member.

Runners have exactly 12 hours to cover as many miles as they can. They are allowed to sleep, eat, leave and come back, and even flat out stop running whenever they want to - whatever they want to do get the furthest mileage possible. Due to the rules and structure of this type of run, it simply tests one thing: How far can you push yourself?


  • To commemorate the fallen families tied to The Ohio State University, raise awareness for those affected by war, and raise money for The Living Legacy Scholarship.


  • April 2nd - Spring 2022


  • The Ohio State University Oval



  • Register to receive a race packet with a race t-shirt, race bib, medal, and more!


  • Not in the Columbus area? Run with us virtually through Strava! Register by March 18th to receive your race packet by April 2nd!



If you require an accommodation such as live captioning or interpretation to participate in this event, please contact Marie Benline at or 614-887-6077. Requests made one week in advance of the event will generally allow us to provide seamless access, but the university will make every effort to meet requests made after this date.

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Marie Benline