Thursday, July 20, 2017

2017 RCGC Summer Cross Country Series Begins Tonight

The first race of the 2017 RCGC Urban Cross Country Series is tonight  at Lower Millcrest Park in Norwood at 7:00 PM.
The race will be a 2 Mile Run over challenging terrain at Lower Millcrest Park. Wear Waffles, Trail Shoes, or short spikes. Starts by the Sherman Avenue Ballfields and finishes at the Lower Millcrest Park Shelter. No entry fees.  Just a hard workout on the 2 mile course designed by Stacy Osborne and Michael Guest.  A splendid time is guaranteed to all! For info call 351 6300 days or visit the Summer Cross Country Series Information Page.
RACE DETAILS
  • DATE: Thursday, July 20, 2017 - Open to All.
  • TIME: 7:00 PM.
  • PLACE: Lower Millcrest Park, Norwood OH
  • COURSE: 2 miles. There are two waterstops on the course – one at the start and one at the finish.
  • OTHER: No entry fees.  Just show up and run. Visit www.cincinnatirunning.com , the Summer Cross Country Series Information Page or call 513-351-6300 for more information

Monday, July 17, 2017

2017 RCGC Heat Blister Mile Recap and Results

22 runners decided to figure out how fast that they could run a mile this past Sunday July 16, 2017  at the  RCGC Heat Blister Mile at Summit Park in Blue Ash OH(View Photos).  Conditions for the race were sunny, about 74 degrees  and somewhat humid to complement the race theme.
Top finisher was Jerry Medina of Milford OH with a time of 5:36.99. He was followed by Joshua Lane who ran a 5:38.75 and Landen Fernandez who ran a 6:38.18. Top female was Loralei Young of Winchester OH who ran a 6:54.28. She was followed by Sarah Minges who ran a 7:00.81 and Sofia Adams-Lasse who ran a 7:20.79.   (View results).
 Thank you to our volunteers Tom Glasscock, Todd Hofacre, Marty Hovey,  Stacy Osborne, Lisa Bowman Porter, Rich Webber and Jim Welland.  Without their help, the race could not have happened.  A special thank to the City of Blue Ash for allowing us to use Summit Park and the taxi runway for the race and Fleet Feet Sports for donating the award.
If you won an award and you had to leave early, you can contact us at cincinnatirunning@gmail.com to arrange a pickup.  See you next year. View Results.

Sunday, July 16, 2017

2017 RCGC Heat Blister Mile Results

Race Results from the Heat Blister Mile held on Sunday morning July 16 at Summit Park in Blue Ash OH. If you have a question about results or 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.

Friday, July 14, 2017

2017 RCGC Heat Blister Mile this Sunday July 16

This Sunday July 16 is the RCGC Heat Blister Mile. Please join us at Summit Park in Blue Ash OH to see how fast you can run a mile in the heat. Race Day Registration and Race Number Pickup opens at 9:00 AM at the park. Race Day Cost  is $15.00 General Public,  $10 Age 21 and Under / RCGC Members.   Awards for the top overall male and top overall female plus age group awards. Race starts at 10:00 AM. See you there!

RACE INFORMATION
  • DATE: Sunday, July 16,2017
  • TIME: 10:00 AM
  • PLACE: Summit Park, Blue Ash OH
  • AWARDS: Top Overall Male and Top  Overall Female Runner. Top Runner in  each Male and Female Divisions: Runners: 12/under, 13-18, 19-29,30-39,40-49,50-59,60+. 
  • RACE DAY REGISTRATION/RACENUMBER PICKUP: Opens at 9:00 AM on the former taxi runway. Race Day Cost: $15.00 - General Public,  $10 - Age 21 and Under / RCGC Members.   Note: To get the discount, please have proof of membership

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Early Registration Ends Today For 2017 RCGC Heat Blister Mile

Today is the last day to to register for the RCGC Heat Blister Mile.  Online Registration is available through midnight tonight. Register now before the price goes up. Visit the club website for more information.

RACE INFORMATION
  • DATE: Sunday, July 16 2017
  • TIME: 10:00 AM 
  • PLACE: Summit Park, Blue Ash OH
  • PREREGISTRATION: $10.00 General Public and $5 Runners' Club Members /Age 21 and Under.  Online Registration ends Thursday July 13, 2017.
  • INFORMATION: Out and Back One Mile Run on the Blue Ash Taxi Runway during Summer at Summit Park in Blue Ash. The Mile Run where we would like to see it hot but not Death Valley Hot. “B” Race in the RCGC Grand Prix. Race In the RCGC Mile Series.Food, and awards follow the race.  Register Online.

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

2017 NKU Cross Country Series Starts July 25th

For those who love cross country, live in Kentucky, but are afraid to venture across the Ohio River, Northern Kentucky University has a Cross Country series on their training course on the NKU Campus beginning July 25. They will have three 2 mile races on Tuesday nights at 7:00pm beginning Tuesday July 25 and ending August 8th with the Brian Rohne Championship Race. This event is open to all ages and experience levels and a great way to introduce the sport to middle school/high school or just plain old school runners. The course is adjacent to the main Highland Heights campus. View the race flier for more information.
NKU SUMMER CROSS COUNTRY SERIES INFORMATION
  • DATE: begins Tuesday July 25, 2017 and continues to Tuesday August 8
  • TIME: 7:00 PM
  • PLACE: Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights KY
  • INFORMATION: 3 races every Tuesday beginning July 25 and ending on August 8th. Test your summer training and sharpen your race skills (& your spikes) on NKU’s Cross Country training course on campus in Highland Heights, KY! The rolling terrain and trails offers challenges to runners of all ages.View the race flier for more information.

Monday, July 10, 2017

Early Registration Ends Soon For 2017 RCGC Heat Blister Mile

Early registration ends soon for the RCGC Heat Blister Mile - the mile race where we would like to see it hot but not Death Valley hot.
The deadline for Mail entries is Tuesday July 11.  Online Registration is available through Thursday July 13.  Cost is $10- General Public and $5 - RCGC Members / 21 & Under. Register now before the price goes up. Visit the club website for more information about the race.

RACE DETAILS
  • DATE: Sunday, July 16, 2017 - Open to All.
  • TIME: 10:00 AM. 
  • PLACE: Summit Park, Blue Ash OH. 
  • PRE-REGISTRATION: Early Registration ends Thursday July 13, 2017. Cost is $10 for General Public and $5 - RCGC Members / 21 & Under. 
  • RACE DAY REGISTRATION:$15 – General Public. $10 – RCGC Members/Age 21 & Under. Opens at 9:00 am at Summit Park near the old taxi runway in Blue Ash.
  • COURSE: Mile run on the old taxi runway of the former Blue Ash Airport.
  • AWARDS:Top Overall Male and Top Overall Female Runners and Top Male and Female Runner in each division. 12/under, 13-18, 19-29,30-39,40-49,50-59,60+
  • INFORMATION: Join the Runners' Club of Greater Cincinnati in the RCGC Heat Blister Mile - the mile race where we like it hot but not Death Valley Hot.  Online Registration is available through Thursday July 13. Mail in entries need to be postmarked by Tuesday July 11.   Visit the club website for more information about the race.
    Register online.

Saturday, July 08, 2017

RCGC Board Meeting - July 12

The next RCGC Board Meeting will be held on Wednesday July 12 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 July 12, 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.

2017 Festival of the Bells 5k Results

Race Results from the Festival of the Bells 5k Run/Walk held on Saturday morning July 8 in Hillsboro OH.  If you have a question about results, contact us at cincinnatirunning@gmail.com. If you won an award but had to leave early, contact Nylah Carey at nyhlagus@yahoo.com.

Wednesday, July 05, 2017

2017 July Races in Greater Cincinnati

Even though Fourth of July had several races, there are still quite a few races left in the month of July most likely one near where you live. Below is list of upcoming races in July.   Check the club calendar for a few more races in July. 
Saturday July 8
  • Festival Of The Bells 5k Run/Walk, 8:00 am, Hillsboro OH, Race Information.
  • Sayler Park Village 5K Run, 9:00 AM, Sayler Park Recreation Center, Cincinnati OHRace Information.
Saturday July 15
Sunday July 16
Thursday July 20
Saturday July 22
  • Lakeside 5K, 8:30 AM, Brookville High School, Brookville IN, www.stuartroadracing.com.
  • Chatfield College Hustle For Hope 5k Run / Walk, 9:00 am, Chatfield College - St. Martin Campus, Fayetteville OH, www.chatfield.edu.
Sunday July 23
  • East Fork Backpack Trail Run, 9:00 am, East Fork Lake State Park, Bethel OHwww.runningtime.net.
Thursday July 27
Saturday July 29
Sunday July 30
  • St. Martin's 5k Run/Walk, 9:30 AM, St. Martin Church, Yorkville IN, Race Information

Tuesday, July 04, 2017

2017 #4thofJuly Race Results for Greater Cincinnati

Below are race results to the many Fourth Of July Races held in Greater Cincinnati over the weekend.  

Friday, June 30, 2017

RCGC Grand Prix Update - Summer 2017

Scores have been updated for the 2017 RCGC Grand Prix through the RCGC Track Mile.(View Standings) using official scoring.  Official scoring is based on your best 7 races run(either A, B, C), your 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.
 The next races in the RCGC Grand Prix are the  Madeira Mile on July 3 followed by the Festival of the Bells on July 8 and the RCGC Heat Blister Mile on July 16.
Below is a list of the top 10 male and top 10 female club members for scoring through the RCGC Track Mile.  For more information about the Grand Prix, go to the RCGC Grand Prix Page.

Scores Through the RCGC Track Mile

Top Ten FemalesTop Ten Males
NameTotalNameTotal
Barbara Ellwein690Rich Webber759
Ann Marr551Martin Hovey492
Dianne Webber533Ryan Woolley424
Kila Hanrahan505Richard Gabbour414
Elisa Wright472Lap Tran383
Jean Schmidt471John Garrity337
Sharon Niehaus446Lowell Clark287
Gina Meyers445Jerry Patton281
Caroline Siderits428James Welland263
Jenny Garrity419John Larkins193

Thursday, June 29, 2017

2017 RCGC Summer Cross Country Series begins July 20th

The Runners' Club of Greater Cincinnati along with the Norwood High School Cross Country Team brings free cross country runs to Lower Millcrest Park in Norwood Ohio. Every Thursday starting July 20 through August 10, there will be a free 2 mile race at 7:00 pm.  A splendid time is guaranteed to all! For info call 513-351-6300 days. Part of the RCGC Grand Prix.


CROSS COUNTRY SERIES INFORMATION
  • DATE: begins Thursday July 20, 2017 and continues to Thursday August 10
  • TIME: 7:00 PM
  • PLACE: Lower Millcrest Park, Norwood OH
  • INFORMATION: 2 mile cross country race every Thursday beginning on July 20 and ending on August 10. No entry fees and awards to the top overall male and top overall female. For info, call 513-351-6300 days or visit the RCGC Cross Country Series Page.

Monday, June 26, 2017

RCGC Heat Blister Mile - July 16

Looking for a way to beat the summer heat? Join the Runners Club of Greater Cincinnati at the Heat Blister Mile where we hope the temperature is hot but not Death Valley Hot! One mile race at Summit Park in Blue Ash OH on Sunday July 16 at 10:00 AM. Preregistration is $5.00 for club members /21 & Under and $10.00 for General Public.
Race-day Registration opens at 9:00 AM. - $10.00 for Club Members/ 21 & Under. $15.00 for General Public. Note: To get the race day discount, please have proof of membership. Awards for the top overall male and top overall female plus age group awards. Questions? Visit the online registration page, get the flier or contact us at cincinnatirunning@gmail.com.
RACE DETAILS:
  • DATE: Sunday July 16 2017
  • 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 13, 2017.
  • RACE DAY REGISTRATION: $15 – General Public. $10 – RCGC Members/Age 21 & Under. Opens at 9:00 am at Summit Park in Blue Ash.
  • 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 16 for the RCGC Heat Blister Mile.  For more information or to register, visit the online registration page., club website or get the flier

Thursday, June 22, 2017

2017 RCGC Track Mile Recap

14 runners participated in the RCGC Track Mile this Past Tuesday June 20 at Shea Stadium in Norwood Ohio in pleasant and but partially cloudy and slightly windy conditions for a June evening.  The course was  4 laps around the Track at historic Shea Stadium in Norwood OH.  With 14 runners, there was one heat and all runners received a finisher medal.
The top male was William Foster of Dayton OH who ran the 1600 meters in 4:50.19 and followed by Logan Singleton of Goshen OH who ran a 4:58.57 and William Rover of Lexington KY who ran a 4:59.97. Top female was 15 year old Maddie Baker of Norwood OH who ran a 5:46.87.
Thank you to our race day volunteers Nancy Barbian, Mike Guest, Todd Hofacre, and Stacy Osborne.Thank you to Norwood City School District and their athletic department for allowing the club to use the track for 2017. See you in 2018.
View Race Results.