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The Great Amazing Race Hits Columbia

Get ready to race! On Saturday, January 27, starting at 2 p.m., the Great Amazing Race Production Company will host its Great Amazing Race Columbia event at Sesquicentennial State Park, located at 9564 Two Notch Road, in Columbia. Event check in opens at 1:15 p.m. and the race starts at 2 p.m. Runners will be released in groups every 10 minutes, with kid teams going first and adult teams last. There will also be an awards ceremony at 4 p.m. following the race. The Great Amazing Race Production Company has proudly partnered with local schools, clubs and charities to support its fundraising efforts. As a part of the event, participants are encouraged to donate shoes to support cancer research and treatment. 

The Great Amazing Race Series was founded in 2012 as an activity to promote health, wellness and teamwork among family members, friends and co-workers. A borrowed concept from the popular television show The Amazing Race, this family-friendly event has been enjoyed by thousands of participants every year in cities all across the country.

Cost: See website for details (park entry fee rates apply). For more information, to register, or to become a sponsor, call 513-518-0528 or visit

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