Marathon just around the corner
COLUMBIA CITY — Columbia City’s 5th Annual Veterans Marathon is just around the corner — both literally and figuratively. The Veterans Marathon, which is held in both downtown and rural Columbia City, is set to run next weekend, Saturday Nov. 9.The race, which was formerly directed by running coach and enthusaist Gary Bird, has been handed over to the Three Rivers Running Company in 2013.As of Oct. 30, there were 188 runners signed up for the marathon, 205 for the half marathon and 122 in the 5K.To read the rest of this story, see the Nov. 2-3 issue of The Post and Mail. Don't have a subscription? Call (260) 244-5153 or subscribe to our e-edition. For breaking news, sports updates and additional coverage, bookmark the homepage and find us on facebook and twitter.