Following were highlights of the day:
* Approximately $1.2 million AND COUNTING was raised for Nationwide Children's Hospital during the 2017 event; for a total of approximately $7 million raised since the partnership with the event started in 2012;
* Last year’s female ½ marathon winner, Susan Jerotich, had a repeat win, but in the full marathon
* A field of approximately 18,000 participated from 47 different states and several countries
* 24 Nationwide Children’s Hospital Patient Champions and their families were along 24 miles; one mile was the Angel Mile and was dedicated to the angels of Nationwide Children’s who have already run their race; and one mile was the Encore Mile for the more than 100 Patient Champions from previous races.