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White Cap Nurse 5K Run/Walk
Wear a White Nurse Cap to Celebrate All Nurses, Caretakers & Health Professionals

Join us in celebrating Nurses Week and recognize nurses, caretakers and those health professionals who everyday touch the lives of others in need.  

Proceeds from the event will support The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center's nursing staff program and its patient care mission through nursing staff recognition, education and training, retention and recruitment, and collaboration activities from funds raised from the White Cap Nurses 5K Run/Walk.

The 5K Run/Walk takes place on the campus of The Ohio State University.


Registration fees

5K Closed

Registration closed
    1. $30.00
      Dec 1 – Mar 1
    2. $35.00
      Mar 2 – May 4

White Cap Quick Notes

Where is Start/Finish and Check-in for White Cap?  West pavilion of Ohio State's RPAC between the basketball courts and tennis courts. The location is also on the South side of OSU Stadium.  

Where do I park?  Park in any of the visitors lots or parking garages located around OSU Stadium. OSU associates are encouraged to park in permit lots.

Will I have to pay for parking? If not a permit holder, Yes. Visitor parking ranges from $2-$5 depending upon parking location.

What time should I arrive?  Please arrive between 5:30 pm - 6:30 p.m. The event starts at 7:00 p.m.

Is there race day registration? Yes, please arrive early to complete registration.

Is there aid stations on the course? Yes, there is 1 station strategically placed on the course.

White Cap Event Location: Check-IN

Course Map - New Route

Why the White Cap

The Nurses' White Cap is a historical symbol of the nursing profession.  Please wear your own, buy one or borrow one for this event!


9 Round Kickbox Fitness Supports White Cap 5K

Advanced Wellness Supports White Cap


Participants can utilize the garages and surface lots are available on campus. Weekend rates may apply in some parking locations on campus. Permit parking is also available.  

Event Schedule

  • May 4 5:30 PM EDT - Packet Pick-up/Check-in

  • May 4 6:50 PM EDT - Event Formation

Contact Information

Event Location

Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, United States

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