OhioHealth Runner's Clinic

For Runners, by Runners

Contact Runner's ClinicRunners are unique. Driven. They push themselves through rain or shine, cold or heat, night and day.

Unique athletes deserve a unique team of experts focused on improving performance, no matter if they're sprinters, marathoners, triathletes or morning joggers.

OhioHealth's Runner's Clinic, led by Dr. Darrin Bright, provides comprehensive treatment focused on improving form, endurance and overall performance.

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OhioHealth Runner's Clinic: Enhancing Your Performance

Our multi-disciplinary team of experts—most of whom are runners—analyze your training, technique, conditioning, nutrition and much more, using the latest technology, all in the name of creating a comprehensive plan of action designed to prevent injury and improve performance based on your personal goals.

Recommendations are personalized to the runner, but can range from nutrition planning to orthotics and training schedule optimization.

OhioHealth Runner's Clinic: Evaluation and Assessment

At the Runner's Clinic, everything starts with a comprehensive evaluation of you, the runner. This evaluation takes approximately three hours and includes a one-on-one evaluation with the program's director, Dr. Darrin Bright—Medical Director for the Columbus Marathon, Capital City Half Marathon and coach for Marathoner in Training (MIT).

The evaluation also includes:

  • Dartfish video analysis, which assesses running technique and gait
  • Full musculoskeletal and biomechanical assessment with a physical therapist
  • Personalized nutrition counseling with a sports dietitian
  • Force place assessment of foot biomechanics
  • Expert running shoe evaluation

OhioHealth Runner's Clinic: Marathon Training Plans by Running Clinic Experts

A personalized training plan is ideal. But, if you can't make it in for an evaluation, the Runner's Clinic team has created a handful of training programs designed for distance runners of all experience levels.


> Beginner 5K
> Intermediate 5K

Quarter Marathon

> Beginner Quarter
> Intermediate Quarter

Half Marathon

> Beginner Half Marathon 
> Intermediate Half Marathon  


Fleet Feet Sports are partnering with OhioHealth M3S Sports are partners with OhioHealth Runner's Clinic.

OhioHealth and Fleet Feet: Partnering for Continued Running Excellence
OhioHealth and Fleet Feet have partnered to create a dedicated space within Fleet Feet's Columbus location where runners can speak with Lauryn Winters, an OhioHealth athletic trainer, at no charge and get their questions answered by a pro.

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OhioHealth and M3S:
Celebrating a Healthy Lifestyle

M3S Sports is committed to producing the best road races on the planet. OhioHealth shares this commitment and partners with M3S for first-class events across Central Ohio, including the annual First on the First 5K, Capital City Half Marathon and Emerald City Half Marathon.

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OhioHealth Runner's Clinic is a proud partner of Marathoners in TrainingProud Partners with Marathoner in Training

No matter your experience level, training in a supportive atmosphere makes achieving your goals easier. Since 2000, OhioHealth has partnered with Marathoners in Training to help more than 3,500 runners and walkers train for 5Ks, half and full marathons.

The program has 45 dedicated coaches, including OhioHealth's own Dr. Darrin Bright, with one vision—helping you achieve your goals.

Get involved today and start meeting your goals and making friends along the way.

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