Our next Fallen 15k event

A 15K to honor 15 fallen soldiers from the Columbus, Ohio community.

Fallen 15k

Fallen 15’s inaugural 15-kilometer race will run through the downtown streets of Columbus, OH. This unique 9.3-mile race is a one-of-a-kind way to honor, celebrate and draw inspiration from local fallen heroes. Each kilometer will feature a Service Member from the Central Ohio region who has made the ultimate sacrifice in the Global War on Terror. Runners will have the unique opportunity to know each individual service member as they traverse each kilometer, which will have a personal and lasting effect. The length of the race was chosen to represent the hardships service members encounter on a daily basis while serving overseas.…

  • Where: Route Coming Soon!
  • When: Sunday, May 24, 2015
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For every kilometer in our Fallen 15K, you can honor a fallen hero's name. Their story can be celebrated and shared within our community.

Honor a Fallen Hero

Upcoming event

Fallen 15 Memorial Gala

Join us as we announce the Inaugural Fallen 15 service members that we will honor for all of 2015. This event is a silent auction format where attendees will bid on a variety of auction items throughout the night. All proceeds will go to Fallen 15 programs. The real reason to come out and enjoy an evening at the Zoo? Honor the families of our Fallen Heroes who have sacrificed so much so we can enjoy the freedoms that we are afforded. Honor. Celebrate. Inspire.

  • Where Columbus Zoo Africa Event Center within Heart of Africa
  • When 6:00 PM, September 19, 2014
  • Cost $60
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Other events

Join us for a community or racing event in your area to honor the fallen.