Guillermo Barros Schelotto and the Crew will visit the Houston Dynamo on Saturday.
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Weekly Update: Lonestar challenge

an Imagination Movers green screen section and Handy Manny character.

• Dance Party - Interactive music-based dance activities to also include contests and giveaways.

The Columbus Crew and RunOhio have announced that the Columbus Crew 5K will be held on Saturday, Aug. 16, at 8 a.m. at Crew Stadium. All runners will receive a free tech shirt, goody bag and a free ticket to see the Crew take on FC Dallas at home that same day at 7:30 p.m. The Crew 5K Run/Walk course will wind around Columbus Crew Stadium, the Ohio Historical Society and some of the nearby fairground areas, with the finish taking place inside Crew Stadium at midfield. Following the race, there will be music, food, games, Crew players, Crew Cat and the Crewzers on the Crew Kicker Plaza. Early registration can be completed for $30 until Aug. 1, with the fee becoming $35 after Aug. 1, and $40 on Race Day. Registration for the 1 Mile Kids' Run, which starts at 9:15 a.m., can be completed for $17, and includes a ticket to that evening's Crew game. Register online at: or click here to print a registration form. Prizes for top Crew 5K finishers include on-field recognition during pre-game, game tickets to future Crew games, team-autographed items and more. Race entries, registration, shirts and goodie bags can be picked up at the Columbus Running Company (6465 Perimeter Dr. Dublin, OH 43016) from Saturday, Aug. 9, through Friday, Aug. 15 during store hours. Race Day packet pickup and Race Day registration begins at the stadium at 6:30 am. For more information visit

(Media availability at the conclusion of training; All times listed Eastern Time)
Wed., 7/30 Training at Obetz, 10 a.m.
Thur., 7/31 Training at Obetz, 10 a.m.
Fri., 8/1 Training at Obetz, 10 a.m.; Depart for Houston p.m.
Sat., 8/2 Game at Houston Dynamo, Robertson Stadium, 8:30 p.m. (FSC)
Sun., 8/3 Return from Houston
Mon., 8/4 OFF

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