Capital of the U.S. state of Ohio, Columbus is the 15th largest city in the United States. The city has a diverse economy and gets good ratings for its livability and business climate. It is also home to The Ohio State University, which is one of the largest in the country. The geography of Columbus is defined by the confluence of the Scioto and Olentangy rivers just north-west of downtown, and several smaller tributaries that run through the Columbus metropolitan area including Alum Creek, Big Walnut creek, and Darby Creek. This is a guide to the best places to run in Columbus, Ohio.
There’s a good running scene in Columbus. The highlights are the paths along the Scioto River, the 13-mile Olentangy Trail, and several parks.
Public transport in Columbus mainly consists of a bus system, run by COTA, the Central Ohio Transport Authority. Also, CBUS is a FREE downtown Columbus circulator running every 10-15 minutes from the Short North Arts District to the Brewery District.