Monday, November 20, 2017

Early Registration Ends Soon For 2017 RCGC Turkey Burner Mile

Early registration ends soon for the RCGC Turkey Burner Mile. The deadline for Mail entries is Tuesday November 22.  Online Registration is available through Friday November 25 until 11:59 AM.  Cost is $10- General Public and $5 - RCGC Members / 21 & Under. Register now before the price goes up. Visit the registration page for more information about the race.

RACE DETAILS:


  • DATE: Sunday November 26, 2017
  • TIME: 1:00 PM
  • PLACE: Summit Park, Blue Ash OH
  • PREREGISTRATION: General Public - $10 . RCGC Members / Age 21 & Under: $5. T-shirt is available for an additional $5.00. 
  • RACE DAY REGISTRATION:  Opens at noon at Summit Park. $15 for General Public and $10 RCGC Members / Age 21 & Under. Shirts may be available on race day for $5.00.
  • INFORMATION: Join the Runners' Club on Sunday November 27 for the Turkey Burner Mile. Visit the registration page or get the flier for more information.

Friday, November 17, 2017

RCGC Grand Prix Update - November 2017

Scores have been updated for the 2017 RCGC Grand Prix through the Mason Half Marathon.(View Standings) using official scoring.  Official scoring is based on your best 7 races run(either A, B, C), your next best B race, and a C race.  The goal of the Grand Prix is to include and recognize members that do many of the races that the club puts on or supports. So far, about 75 club members have participated in at least one Grand Prix Race.
 Upcoming races in the RCGC Grand Prix include the Straight Street Climb and Turkey Burner Mile.
Below is a list of the top 10 male and top 10 female club members for scoring through the Mason Half Marathon.  For more information about the Grand Prix, go to the RCGC Grand Prix Page.
Scores Through the Mason Half Marathon

Top Ten WomenTop Ten Men
NameTotalNameTotal
Barbara Ellwein730Rich Webber779
Dianne Webber678Martin Hovey587
Ann Marr629Lap Tran579
Caroline Siderits573Richard Gabbour550
Sharon Niehaus540Lowell Clark432
Cynthia Wallace524Ryan Woolley424
Kila Hanrahan505Landen Fernandez387
Elisa Wright472James Welland381
Jean Schmidt471Eric Gould378
Gina Meyers445John Garrity337

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

40th Annual Seven Hills Run - December 3

The Seven Hills Run is a 13.5 mile run intended to challenge runners over extremely hilly terrain through the streets of Cincinnati. It is not a race nor is it intended to be. The goal is is to finish the run. 
 The 40th Annual Seven Hills Run takes place on Sunday December 3, 2017 and will start near downtown at the Lincoln Community Center on Linn Street and wind through Mt. Adams by way of Monastery St. It will then continue to Mt. Auburn, Bellevue Hills, Fairview Heights, Harrison Avenue Hill, up Lehman St. and end in Price Hill.
Preregistration fee is $25.00 or $40.00 if a Seven Hills Run t-shirt is ordered.
Registration is $30.00 on the day of the run. T-shirts may be purchased for $15.00 the day of the event if they are available.
For more information, visit the Seven Hills Run Information Page 
RACE DETAILS
  • DATE: Sunday, December 4, 2016 
  • TIME: 9:00 am
  • PLACE: Lincoln Community Center, 1027 Linn St., Cincinnati OH
  • INFO: 13.5 mile run intended to challenge runners over extremely hilly terrain through the streets of Cincinnati. It is not a race nor is it intended to be. The goal is is to finish the run. For more information, visit the Seven Hills Run Information Page

Thursday, November 09, 2017

2017 Thanksgiving Day Races in Greater Cincinnati

It is two weeks to go until Thanksgiving and before you sit down and eat, you can do a run or walk.  There are quite a few races on Thanksgiving Day in the Greater Cincinnati Area and most likely one near where you live. Here are a few of them.  Visit the RCGC Calendar for a few more races.

  • Deerfield Township and Lifetime Fitness 10K on Turkey Day and 5K Walk, 8:00 AM, Lifetime Fitness Deerfield Twp OH - Run the Deerfield Township and Lifetime Fitness "10K on Turkey Day"! The 10K race and 5K walk will begin and end at Lifetime Fitness.  They start early so you can get the race in and get on with your day. Race Information
  • ORRRC Turkey Trot, 8:30 AM, Riverfront Park, Miamisburg OH - The Turkey Trot has been a Dayton Area Thanksgiving tradition for over 35 years! Presented by the Ohio River Road Runners Club and the City of Miamisburg, visit www.orrrc.org for more information.
  • 108th Annual Thanksgiving Day Race9:00 AM, Paul Brown Stadium, Cincinnati, OH - 10k Run/Walk. One of the oldest races in the nation and an annual tradition for more than a hundred years. For more information, visit www.thanksgivingdayrace.com.
  • Younglife Gobble Gobble 5K Run/Walk, 9:00 AM, Swaim Park, Montgomery OH - Start your Thanksgiving off right at the Younglife Gobble Gobble 5K Run/Walk. Visit www.easterncincinnati.younglife.org for more information or to register.
  • Run Turkey Run, 9:00 AM, England-Idlewild Park, Burlington KY - If you don't want to deal with the crowds, come out to Burlington Baptist Church's Run Turkey Run 5K on Thanksgiving morning. This family 5K and fun walk is a great community event that allows you to burn some extra calories before the big feast that is Thanksgiving dinner! Learn more or register online at www.runningtime.net.
  • Turkey Mosh 5K Fun Run , 9:00 AM, Mary Queen of Heaven School Erlanger, KY - Sign up and enjoy a 5K on Thanksgiving Day. Visit http://www.mqhschool.com or http://turkeymosh.webs.com for more information.

Tuesday, November 07, 2017

2017 Norwood Striders & Worthy Adversaries Reunion - November 17

Before the Runners' Club of Greater Cincinnati, there was the Norwood Striders, a group of Norwood alumni that ran in races around Cincinnati in the 70's and 80's. They are having their annual reunion at the new and improved Indian Mound Cafe on Friday November 17 beginning at 7:30 pm. Come and mourn for your lost youth with a bunch of people that were there with you. Everyone is welcome.
Details
  • DATE: Friday November 17, 2017 
  • TIME: 7:30 PM until it's done 
  • PLACE: Indian Mound Cafe, corner of Indian Mound and Montgomery, Norwood OH
  • INFORMATION: Splendid Time is guaranteed for all so come and spend an evening with the people you squandered your youth with.

Thursday, November 02, 2017

November 2017 Races In Greater Cincinnati

Below is list of upcoming races in November. Check the club calendar for a few more races in November. NOTE: RCGC Grand Prix Races in bold.
Saturday November 4
  • Fighting Hunger 5k Run and Walk, 8:30 am, Matthew 25: Ministries, Blue Ash OHwww.m25m.org.
  • Cincinnati Right to Life Pro-Life Saver 5K Run/Walk, 10:30 am, Lunken Playfield, Cincinnati, OH, http://cincyrace.com 
Sunday November 5
  •  Mason Half Marathon and 5K, 8:00 am, Mason High School, Mason, OH, Race Information.
Saturday November 11
  • LCPL Taylor B. Prazynski Memorial 5K Run, Walk and Roll, 9:00 am, Joe Nuxhall Miracle League Fields, Fairfield OHwww.runningtime.net.
  • Turkeyfoot Trot 5K Run/Walk, 9:00 am, St. Barbara Church, Independence KY,  www.turkeyfoottrot.com
Sunday November 12
Saturday November 18
  • Fairfield Family YMCA Turkey Trot 5K, 9:00 am, Waterworks Park, Fairfield, OH, www.speedy-feet.com.
  • Girls On The Run Fall 5K, 10:00 am, Sawyer Point Park, downtown Cincinnati, OH, www.gotrcincinnati.org
Sunday November 19
Thursday November 23
Sunday November 27
  •  RCGC Turkey Burner Mile Run, 1:00 pm, Summit Park, Blue Ash OH,  Race Information. 

Wednesday, November 01, 2017

2017 Ault Park Mile Recap and Results

25 runners participated in the Ault Park Mile this past Sunday October 29, 2017 at Ault Park in Hyde Park OH(View photos).  Conditions for the race were cold, cloudy and slightly windy for a late October race. The unique mile course was 1.5 times around the Ault Park Circle starting out with a short downhill descent followed by a long uphill climb. After the uphill climb, runners had a long downhill descent followed by a short uphill climb into the finish. Overall elevation of the course was a slight uphill.
Top finisher was Sam Richardson of Loveland OH  with a time of 5:54. He was closely followed by Joshua Lane who ran a 5:58. Rich Webber was third in 6:08.  Top female was Diana Filtz of Cincinnati OH who ran a 6:14. She was followed by Cindy Moore who ran a 7:29 and Charlotte Gould who ran a 8:04.   (View results).
Thank you to our sponsors Fleet Feet Sports and RoadId for supplying awards and bibs.
 Thank you to our volunteers Ann Anderson, Megan Fryburger, Tom Glasscock, Kila Hanrahan, Todd Hofacre, Stacy Osborne and Jim Welland.  Without their help, the race could not have happened.
If you won an award and you had to leave early, contact us at cincinnatirunning@gmail.com. See you next year. View Results.

Sunday, October 29, 2017

2017 Ault Park Mile Results

Race Results from the 2017 Ault Park Mile held on Sunday Morning October 29 at Ault Park in Hyde Park.  If you have a question about results, contact us at cincinnatirunning@gmail.com. If you won an award but had to leave early, contact us at cincinnatirunning@gmail.com. Complete results will be posted on our website www.cincinnatirunning.com later this week.

Saturday, October 28, 2017

RCGC Board Meeting - November 1

The next RCGC Board Meeting will be held on Wednesday November 1 at the Foot Doctor at 5521 Montgomery Road in Norwood OH at 7:30 PM. The meeting is open to all current RCGC members.
We will discuss updates on upcoming races and social events.
Hope you can join us!
DETAILS
  • DATE:  Wednesday November 1, 2017
  • TIME: 7:30 PM
  • PLACE: The Foot Doctor, 5521 Montgomery Road, Norwood OH
  • INFORMATION: Board Meeting of the Runners' Club of Greater Cincinnati. Open to all current members. We will discuss updates on upcoming races and social events. View Agenda.

Friday, October 27, 2017

2017 Ault Park Mile - This Sunday October 29

This Sunday October 29 is the Ault Park Mile. Please join us on a unique mile course around the Ault Park Circle. Race Day Registration opens at 9:00 AM at the shelter in the circle and near the former soccer field. Race Day Cost  is $15.00 General Public,  $10 Age 21 and Under / RCGC Members. Shirts if you want one are 10.00 on race day.   Race starts at 10:00 AM. See you there!
RACE DETAILS:

  • DATE: Sunday, October 29, 2017
  • TIME: 10:00 AM
  • PLACE: Ault Park, Cincinnati OH
  • DISTANCE: 1 Mile around the Ault Park Drive Circle 1.5 times. View Course.
  • AWARDS: Top Overall Male and Top Overall Female Runner. Top Runner in each Male and Female Divisions: 12/under, 13-18, 19-29,30-39,40-49,50-59,60+. 
  • RACE DAY REGISTRATION/RACENUMBER PICKUP: Opens at 9:00 AM at the shelter in Ault Park. Race Day Cost: $15.00 - General Public, $10 - Age 21 and Under / RCGC Members. Shirts are  10.00.  Note: To get the club discount, please have the club membership card or other proof of membership.
  • INFO: Visit www.cincinnatirunning.com or the registration page for more information. "A" Race in the RCGC Grand Prix.

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Early Registration Ends Tonight For The 2017 Ault Park Mile

Early registration ends tonight for the Ault Park Mile.  Online Registration is available through 11:59 PM on Thursday October 26.  Cost is $10- General Public and $5 - RCGC Members / 21 & Under. Shirts are 8.00.  Register now before the price goes up. Visit the club website for more information about the race.

RACE DETAILS:

  • DATE: Sunday, October 29, 2017
  • TIME: 10:00 AM
  • PLACE: Ault Park, Cincinnati OH
  • DISTANCE: 1 Mile around the Ault Park Drive Circle 1.5 times. View course
  • COST: Pre-registration: General Public - $10 . RCGC Members / Age 21 & Under: $5. Shirts are $8.00
    Race Day Registration is $15 for General Public and $10 RCGC Members / Age 21 & Under. Shirts are $10.00 on race day.
  • AWARDS: Top 3 Overall Males and Top 3 Overall Females. Top Runner in each Male and Female Divisions: Runners: 12/under, 13-18, 19-29,30-39,40-49,50-59,60+. 
  • INFO: Visit www.cincinnatirunning.com or the registration page for more information.

Monday, October 23, 2017

Early Registration Ends Soon For 2017 Ault Park Mile

Early registration ends soon for the Ault Park Mile. The deadline for Mail entries is Tuesday October 24.  Online Registration is available through Thursday October 26.  Cost is $10- General Public and $5 - RCGC Members / 21 & Under. Register now before the price goes up. It is an "A" Race in the RCGC Grand Prix. Visit the club website for more information about the race.

RACE DETAILS:

  • DATE: Sunday, October 29, 2017
  • TIME: 10:00 AM
  • PLACE: Ault Park, Cincinnati OH
  • DISTANCE: 1 Mile around the Ault Park Drive Circle 1.5 times.  Features a down hill start.  View Course
  • PREREGISTRATION: Deadline for Mail entries is Tuesday October 24.  Online Registration is available through Thursday October 26.General Public - $10 . RCGC Members / Age 21 & Under: $5. Shirts: $8.00
  • RACE DAY REGISTRATION: Opens at 9:00 am at the shelter in the Circle. $15 for General Public and $10 RCGC Members / Age 21 & Under. Shirts: $10.00
  • AWARDS: Top 3 Overall Males and Top 3 Overall Females. Top Runner in each Male and Female Divisions: 12/under, 13-18, 19-29,30-39,40-49,50-59,60+. 
  • INFO: "A" Race in the RCGC Grand Prix.. Visit www.cincinnatirunning.com or the registration page for more information.

Friday, October 20, 2017

RCGC Turkey Burner Mile - November 26

Looking for a way to work off those extra holiday calories? Join us at the Turkey Burner Mile! The Runners' Club of Greater Cincinnati will host a one mile race at Summit Park in Blue Ash OH on Sunday November 26th at 1:00 PM. Awards to the Top Male and Top  Female Runner and to the Top Male and Top Female in the following Age Groups: 12 & Under,13-18,  19-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60 & Over.
Cost is $10 - General Public and $5 for RCGC Members or 21 & under for early registration.
Online registration available at runsignup.com through November  24, 2017 until 11:59 AM.
RACE DETAILS:
  • DATE: Sunday November 26, 2017
  • TIME: 1:00 PM
  • PLACE: Summit Park, Blue Ash OH
  • COST: Pre-registration: General Public - $10 . RCGC Members / Age 21 & Under: $5. T-shirt is available for an additional $5.00. Race Day Registration is $15 for General Public and $10 RCGC Members / Age 21 & Under. Shirts may be available on race day for $5.00.
  • INFORMATION: Join the Runners' Club on Sunday November 26 for the Turkey Burner Mile. Visit the registration page or www.cincinnatirunning.com or get the flier for more information.

Thursday, October 19, 2017

RCGC Grand Prix Update - October 2017

Scores have been updated for the 2017 RCGC Grand Prix through the Bean Bash Dash.(View Standings) using official scoring.  Official scoring is based on your best 7 races run(either A, B, C), your next best B race, and a C race.  The goal of the Grand Prix is to include and recognize members that do many of the races that the club puts on or supports. So far, about 75 club members have participated in at least one Grand Prix Race.
 Upcoming races in the RCGC Grand Prix include the the Ault Park Mile and Mason Half Marathon and 5k.
Below is a list of the top 10 male and top 10 female club members for scoring through the Bean Bash Dash.  For more information about the Grand Prix, go to the RCGC Grand Prix Page.
Scores Through the Bean Bash Dash


Top 10 WomenTop Ten Men
NameTotalNameTotal
Barbara Ellwein717Rich Webber773
Dianne Webber581Martin Hovey587
Caroline Siderits573Lap Tran483
Ann Marr551Richard Gabbour458
Sharon Niehaus540Ryan Woolley424
Kila Hanrahan505Lowell Clark337
Elisa Wright472John Garrity337
Jean Schmidt471Landen Fernandez290
Gina Meyers445James Welland288
Jenny Garrity419Eric Gould284

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Volunteer Opportunities - Fall 2017

Here are some upcoming opportunities where you can help out the Runners' Club of Greater Cincinnati. If you can help out with any of these events, we would greatly appreciate it:
  1. RCGC Ault Park Mile - The RCGC Ault Park Mile  needs 5-10 volunteers to help with registration, timing, and post race on Sunday October 29. It would take 1-2 hours  of your time. The jobs are easy and you will get the Ault Park Mile Shirt. Volunteering is one of the easiest ways to get to know other club members. Let us know whether you can help by emailing us at cincinnatirunning@gmail.com or sign up at the online registration page
  2. RCGC Turkey Burner Mile - The RCGC Turkey Burner Mile  needs 5-10 volunteers to help with registration, timing, and post race on Sunday November 26. It would take 1-2 hours  of your time. The jobs are easy and you will get a few other goodies. Volunteering is one of the easiest ways to get to know other club members. Let us know whether you can help by emailing us at cincinnatirunning@gmail.com or sign up at the online registration page
  3. Ongoing Openings - Currently we have few openings for keeping the club running on an ongoing basis:  Social Chair,  Program Chair, and Membership Chair. Most positions take 2-3 hours a month of your time. If you can or would like to fulfill one of these positions, please send an email to cincinnatirunning@gmail.com or attend the next board meeting on November 1.