The 16th annual Arnold 5K Pump and Run was one of the 55 plus athletic events held during the 28th annual Arnold Fitness Weekend, which is billed as "The Largest Fitness Expo in the World". Arnold Schwarzenegger was on hand again this year to start the race. Governor Schwarzenegger said the "The Pump and Run is a true test of one's fitness as it combines both strength and endurance."
With over 950 athletes registered for the Arnold 5K Pump and Run from thirty-two States, Washington D.C. and Canada, this event is the largest of its' kind in the World. The race started on High Street at the north end of the Greater Columbus Convention Center, ran towards downtown, by the Nationwide Arena, around Goodale Park, through the Short North, North Market area, and the Arena District before, finishing on the north side of the Convention Center.