Wednesday, June 20, 2018

2018 4th of July Races In Greater Cincinnati

In 2018, Fourth of July falls on a Wednesday and there are quite a few chances to race on the Fourth of July in the Greater Cincinnati Area.  It is highly likely that there will be one near where you live. Here are a few of them.  Visit the RCGC Calendar for a few more races.

Tuesday July 3
  • Madeira Mile, 6:30 pm, Madeira Presbyterian Church, 8000 Miami Ave,Madeira OH, Race Information.
Monday July 4
  • City of Edgewood Independence Day 5k Run/Walk, 7:30 am, Presidents Park, Edgewood KY, http://edgewood5k.com.
  • Conquer the Hill 10k, 8:00 am, Evendale Recreation Complex, Evendale OH, Kim Pielage, www.evendaleohio.org.
  • Greendale 4th of July 5k Run/Walk, 8:00 am, Greendale Park, Greendale IN, www.stuartroadracing.com
  • Run For Liberty 5k, 8:00 am, Lakota East High School, West Chester OH, Race Information.
  • Campbell County YMCA Firecracker 5000, 8:15 am, Tower Park, Ft. Thomas KY, Race Information.
  • Pray~Hope~Believe 5K Walk/Run, 8:30am, Colerain Municipal Complex, Colerain Township OH, www.runningtime.net.
  • Run 4 Home 5k, 8:30am, Armco Park, Lebanon OH www.ihnwc.org.

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

2018 RCGC Track Mile Results

Race Results from the RCGC Track Mile  held on Tuesday Evening June 19 at Marx Stadium in Walnut Hills.  If you have a question about the results, do not hesitate to contact us at cincinnatirunning@gmail.com.

2018 RCGC Track Mile Tonight at 7:00 PM

Tonight is the RCGC Track Mile.  Race Day Registration opens at 6:00 PM at Marx Stadium on the Walnut Hills Campus in Cincinnati OH and race start is at 7:00 PM.
Cost is $5.00 for RCGC Members / 21& Under ; $10.00 for the General Public. Visit the race information page or contact the club hotline at 513-594-8203 for more details.
RACE DETAILS

  • DATE: Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - Open to All.
  • TIME: 7:00 PM.
  • PLACE: Marx Stadium, 3300 Sulsar Road, Cincinnati OH 45207.
  • RACE DAY REGISTRATION:  Opens 6:00 PM at Shea Stadium.
  • COST: $10.00 – General Public. $5.00 - RCGC Members / 21 & Under.  Opens 6:00 PM.
  • COURSE: 4 laps around the Track at Marx Stadium
  • AWARDS: Overall awards given to the Top Male and Top Female. Awards given to the top male and female runner in the following age groups: 12 & under, 13-18, 19-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60&over.
  • OTHER: Food and drink available after the race. No dogs or strollers allowed. Visit the race page for information.

Saturday, June 16, 2018

2018 RCGC Track Mile This Tuesday - June 19

This Tuesday June 19 is the RCGC Track Mile. Please join us at Marx Stadium on the Walnut Hills Campus in Cincinnati OH. Race Day Registration opens at 6:00 PM at the track. Race Day Cost is $10.00 - General Public, and $5 for Age 21 and Under or RCGC Members. First Race starts at 7:00 PM. See you there!
Visit the race information page or contact us at cincinnatirunning@gmail.com.

RACE DETAILS:
  • DATE: Tuesday June 19, 2018
  • TIME: 7:00 PM
  • PLACE:  Marx Stadium, 3300 Sulsar Rd, Cincinnati OH 45207
  • INFORMATION: Join the Runners' Club on Tuesday June 19 for the RCGC Track Mile at Marx Stadium on the Walnut Hills campus. Race Day Registration Only beginning at 6 PM. $5 for RCGC Club Members / 21 & Under. $10 for everybody else. Questions? Visit the race information page or contact us at cincinnatirunning@gmail.com.

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Volunteer Opportunities - Summer 2018

Here are some upcoming opportunities where you can help out the Runners' Club of Greater. If you can help out with any of these events, we would greatly appreciate it:
  1. RCGC Track Mile - The RCGC Track Mile needs 5-10 volunteers to help with registration, timing,  and post race on Tuesday June 19. It would take 1-2 hours  of your time. The jobs is easy and you will get  a few 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.  
  2. RCGC Summer Cross Country Series - The Summer Cross County Series needs 2-3 volunteers per week to help with timing and making sure the runners do not get lost on the course.  Dates for the  Series are July 12, July 19 and July 26 at Valley View Nature Preserve in Milford OH. It would take about 1  hour  of your time.  Let us know whether and what date you can help by emailing us at cincinnatirunning@gmail.com.
  3. RCGC Heat Blister Mile - The RCGC Heat Blister Mile needs 5-10 volunteers to help with registration, and timing on Sunday July 29. It would take 1-2 hours  of your time. The jobs are easy and you will get the RCGC Technical Shirt plus 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.
  4. Ongoing Openings - Currently we have few openings for keeping the club running on an ongoing basis:  Social Chair,  Program Chair, and Newsletter Editor. 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.

Monday, June 11, 2018

Online Registration Open for the 2018 RCGC Heat Blister Mile

Online Registration is now open for the RCGC Heat Blister Mile  - the race where we like it hot but not Death Valley hot.  The race is put on by the Runners' Club of Greater Cincinnati and proceeds raised go to support running in the Greater Cincinnati area.  Register now.
RACE DETAILS:
  • DATE: Sunday July 29, 2018
  • TIME: 10:00 AM
  • PLACE: Summit Park, Blue Ash OH
  • PRE-REGISTRATION: $10- General Public, $5 - Runners’ Club of Greater Cincinnati (RCGC) Members/Age 21 & Under.  Ends Thursday, July 26, 2018.
  • RACE DAY REGISTRATION: $15 – General Public. $10 – RCGC Members/Age 21 & Under. Opens at 9:00 am at Summit Park in Blue Ash near the Dog Park.
  • AWARDS: Top Male Overall and Female runners. Top Male and Female  in the following  Age Groups Runners: 12/under, 13-18, 19-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60 & over.
  • INFORMATION: Join the Runners' Club on Sunday July 29 for the RCGC Heat Blister Mile.  For more information or to register, visit the online registration page, or  club website

Saturday, June 09, 2018

RCGC Board Meeting - June 14

The next RCGC Board Meeting will be held on Thursday June 14 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:  Thursday June 14, 2018
  • 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.

Thursday, June 07, 2018

Self-Defense Workshop For Runners - June 23

Got in an email:

Cincinnati Quest Martial Arts  is hosting a self-defense workshop for runners on June 23rd in  Springdale school Cincinnati.
 As a hub for runners in the Cincy area, you might know some folks who could really use this potentially life saving info!
The workshop is only $25, and half is being donated to Women Helping Women, a local non-profit that helps protect women from violence. Space is limited to only 20 participants.
 Here is the link to the facebook event page, if you would like to let your folks know through social media, and here is a link to the eventbrite web registration page if you wanted to send out an email blast.
 If you have any questions, please contact me at johanna@cincinnatiquestcenter.com.

Thank you

Monday, June 04, 2018

2018 RCGC Track Mile - June 19

The Runners' Club of Greater Cincinnati will be hosting a one mile race on the track at Marx Stadium located on the campus of Walnut Hills High School on Tuesday June 19 at 7:00 PM. Race-day only registration beginning at 6:00 PM - $5.00 for RCGC Members or those 21 & Under. $10.00 for General Public. Note: To get the discount, please have proof of membership. Awards for the top overall male and top overall female plus age group awards. Questions? Visit the race information page or contact us at cincinnatirunning@gmail.com.
RACE DETAILS:
  • DATE: Tuesday June 19, 2018
  • TIME: 7:00 PM
  • PLACE:  Marx Stadium, 3300 Sulsar Rd, Cincinnati OH 45207
  • INFORMATION: Join the Runners' Club on Tuesday June 19 for the RCGC Track Mile. Race Day Registration Only beginning at 6 PM. $5 for RCGC Club Members / 21 & Under. $10 for everybody else. Questions? Visit the race information page or contact us at cincinnatirunning@gmail.com.

Thursday, May 31, 2018

Memorial Day Race 42 Shirts Available For Purchase

Memorial Day Race 42 has a  few shirts left over from Monday's race.  They are navy blue t-shirts with the design of the Utah Memorial on front and the back lists the race sponsors. We have Small, Medium, Large, and XL. If you would like a shirt from the 2018 race, you can get them over at the  Memorial Day Race Online Registration(Click on the store tab) for the price of 8.95.   They will be available for purchase through June 30. Order soon before June ends or we run out of the size that you want.
ORDER NOW!

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

June 2018 Races in Greater Cincinnati

Below is list of upcoming races for the month of June. Check the club calendar for a few more races in June.
Saturday June 2
Saturday June 9
  • Daniel Boone's Run for Statehood 1/2 Marathon and 5k, 8:00 am, Shelby and Main Street, Falmouth KY, www.danielboonerun.com
  • Run For the Poor 5k Run / Walk, 9:00 AM, St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church, Mount Repose OH, www.racedmc.com. 
Sunday June 10
  • Run For Children, 6:00 pm, Lunken Playfield, Cincinnati OH,  Race Information.
Friday June 15
  • Superhero Run For Kids 5k Run, 7:00 pm, St. Xavier Church, Cincinnati OH,  www.prokids.org.
Saturday June 16
Sunday June 17.
Tuesday June 19
  • RCGC Track Mile, 7:00 pm, Walnut Hills High School Cincinnati OH, Race Information 
Saturday June 23
Friday June 29
Saturday June 30
  • Hyde Park Blast, 7:30 am, Hyde Park Square, Cincinnati OH, Website.
  • Run For the Bottoms, 8:00 am, Valley View Nature Preserve, Milford OH,  www.topoadventuresports.org.
  • Doughnut Dash 5k Run and Walk, 9:00 am, Pioneer Park, Covington KY, Race Information.

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Memorial Day Race 42 Recap and Results

About 130 runners and walkers came out on Monday May 28 to Otto Armleder Park for Cincinnati's second oldest race (View photos). They enjoyed a flat fast 5k course in partly sunny but hot and humid conditions.
Joe Doogan of Cincinnati was the top male with a time of 16:33 followed by Harris Haycraft of Milford with a time of 16:52 and Joshua Myers of  Greensburg IN who ran an 18:22.  The top female finisher was Kimberley Renie of Terrace Park who ran a 21:51 followed by Trish Hiler of Georgetown OH who ran a  time of 22:47 and Krista Moeller of Liberty Township with a time of 23:40.  Jerry Muskal was the top male walker with a time of 30:59 and Brandy Menetrey was the top female walker with a time of 41:17(View Race Results)
   Thank you to our sponsors RoadId, Waltz Business Solutions for printing the fliers, and  TriState Running Company for providing gift cards to the top male and female finishers.
A big thank you goes to our volunteers Walter Blair, Fred Farnsley, Melissa Farnsley, Megan Fryburger, Tom Glasscock, Mary Alice Gruden, Liz Hofacre, Marty Hovey, Stacy Osborne, Dale Pepper, Leah Weitzmann,  Jim Welland, and Ryan Woolley. Their initiative and flexibility enabled the club to handle the race for 2017. Race results.
 If you won an award(View Award Winners) and were unable to pick it up, contact us at cincinnatirunning@gmail.com to arrange a pick up.

Monday, May 28, 2018

Memorial Day Race 42 Race Results

Race Results from Memorial Day Race 42. Full results should be posted on our website www.cincinnatirunning.com later this week. If you have a question or you won an award but had to leave early, do not hesitate to contact us at cincinnatirunning@gmail.com.

Saturday, May 26, 2018

2018 Daniel Boone Run For Statehood - June 9

Daniel Boone's Run For Statehood is a low cost half marathon and 5k in Falmouth KY. It provides a great race at a great price in a nice area just outside Greater Cincinnati.  $500 Cash Purse if 100 pre-register by May 31 or 200 for race day. Visit the online registration page, or contact Craig Chaplin at 859-781-9101 for more information.
Race Details


  • DATE: Saturday, June 9, 2018
  • TIME: 8:00 AM
  • PLACE: Shelby and Main Street, Falmouth KY
  • RACE INFORMATION: Visit www.danielboonerun.com or contact Craig Chaplin at 859-781-9101 for more information. Register Online.

Friday, May 25, 2018

Memorial Day Race 42 - This Monday May 28

This Monday May 28 is the Memorial Day Race, Cincinnati's second oldest race behind the Thanksgiving Day Race. Please join us on a fast spectator friendly course. Race Day Registration opens at 8:00 AM at the shelter inside the park. Race Day Cost  is $20.00 General Public, and   $15 for those Age 21 and Under / RCGC Members.   Memorial Day Race 42 Shirts are available for $10. Race starts at 9:00 AM at Otto Armleder Park. See you there!


RACE INFORMATION
  • DATE: Monday, May 28, 2018
  • TIME: 9:00 AM
  • PLACE: Otto Armleder Memorial Park, Cincinnati OH
  • DIRECTIONS:  From downtown Cincinnati: Take Columbia Parkway to the Beechmont Avenue Ramp. Right on Wilmer. Right on Beechmont Circle. Left on Wooster Pike. Park entrance is on the right at the stoplight just before US Bank Building.
    From the North: Take I-71 to Exit 9 (Fairfax/Red Bank Rd). Stay on Red Bank until it ends at Wooster Pike. Turn right on Wooster. Park Entrance is 1.4 miles on the left at the stoplight just after US Bank Building.
  • AWARDS: Top 3 Overall Male and Top 3 Overall Female Runners and Top 3 Runners of each division. Male and Female Divisions: Runners: 14/under, 15-18, 19-24,25-29,30-34,35-39,40-44,45-49,50-54,55-59,60-64,65-69,70+. Weight Division: 215+ . Walker Awards: Top Overall Male and Female, Top Master Male and Top Master Female(40-59), and Top Legend Male and Top Legend Female(60+)
  • RACE DAY REGISTRATION / NUMBER PICKUP: Opens at 8:00 AM. Race Day Cost: $20.00 General Public,  $15 - Age 21 and Under / RCGC Members.   Memorial Day Race 40 Shirts are available for $10.  Please provide proof to get the club discount.
  • INFORMATION: Spectator friendly flat 5K (3.1 Mile) Course(View Course Map) - Have your friends and family see you run an entire 5k from start to finish with no looping. Food, awards and doorprizes follow the race.  Race Day Registration  opens at 8:00 AM. Race Day Cost: $20.00 General Public,  $15 Age 21 and Under / RCGC Members.  Memorial Day Race 42 shirts are available for $10.  For more information, visit www.cincinnatirunning.com.