Thursday, December 14, 2017

RCGC Grand Prix Update - December 2017

Scores have been updated for the 2017 RCGC Grand Prix through theTurkey Burner Mile.(View Standings).  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.
 The final two races in the 2017 RCGC Grand Prix are the Egg Nog Jog and Turfway Tick Tock Trot.
Below is a list of the top 10 male and top 10 female club members for scoring through the RCGC Turkey Burner Mile.  For more information about the Grand Prix, go to the RCGC Grand Prix Page.
Scores Through the RCGC Turkey Burner Mile

Top 10 WomenTop 10 Men
NameTotalNameTotal
Barbara Ellwein730Rich Webber779
Dianne Webber681Lap Tran627
Ann Anderson646Richard Gabbour593
Sharon Niehaus585Martin Hovey587
Caroline Siderits573Lowell Clark526
Cynthia Wallace524James Welland524
Kila Hanrahan505Landen Fernandez435
Elisa Wright472Eric Gould434
Jean Schmidt471Ryan Woolley424
Cindy Moore448John Garrity337

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Volunteer Opportunities - December 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. Turfway Tick Tock Trot - The Turfway Tick Tock Trot needs 5-10 volunteers to help with registration, timing, and post race on Sunday December 31. It would take 2-3 hours  of your time. The jobs are easy and you will get the Turfway Tick Tock Trot Shirt plus a couple of drink tickets. 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. Winter Wonderland Run - The Winter Wonderland Run  needs 10-15 volunteers to help with registration, timing, and post race on January 21. 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,  and Program 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 January 2.

Friday, December 08, 2017

2017 Turfway Tick Tock Trot - December 31

The Turfway Tick Tock Trot is a unique way to run into the New Year in Greater Cincinnati! Open to men, women and children, this event will be under the lights at Turfway Park in Florence Kentucky on Sunday December 31 at 11:45 PM. Runners do two laps around the Turfway Park race track for two miles or 16 furlongs. Top 25 Males and Top 25 Females will receive awards. No dogs or strollers are allowed on the track. Early registration is $20.00 and includes a long sleeve T-shirt while supplies last and $25 on race day. Final race of the 2017 RCGC Grand Prix and your last chance for a C Race. Visit www.cincinnatirunning.com or the online registration page for more information.
RACE DETAILS
  • DATE: Sunday, December 31, 2017
  • TIME: 11:45 PM. 
  • PLACE: Turfway Park, Florence, KY. 
  • PRE-REGISTRATION: $20- General Public and $15- RCGC Members. Includes a Long Sleeve T-shirt while supplies last.  Register online at www.cincinnatirunning.com. Ends Thursday, December 28, 2017 or until all slots are filled. 
  • RACE DAY REGISTRATION: $25 (No discounts). Includes a Long Sleeve T-shirts while supplies last.  Opens at 10:00 PM at Turfway Park and closes at 11:30 PM or until all slots are filled.  Enter through Gate B and go to the Second Floor.  Show up before 10:00 PM to enjoy live horse racing before the humans race.
  • RACE PACKET PICKUP: Race Packets can be picked up on Race Day at Turfway Park beginning at 10:00 until 11:30 PM.  Enter through Gate B and go to the Second Floor.  Show up before 10:00 PM to enjoy live horse racing.
  • COURSE: Two laps around the Turfway Park Track for a total of two miles or 16 furlongs.  No dogs or strollers allowed on the track.
  • OTHER: Visit www.cincinnatirunning.com, or the online registration page for more information. 

Saturday, December 02, 2017

RCGC Board Meeting - December 5

The next RCGC Board Meeting will be held on Tuesday December 5 at the Foot Doctor at 5521 Montgomery Road in Norwood OH at 7:00 PM. Note change in Time. 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:  Tuesday December 5, 2017
  • TIME: 7:00 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, December 01, 2017

2017 RCGC Holiday In Lights Run - December 11

Join the Club for one of our longest running and favorite events... The Holiday in Lights Run. For 2017, we will be meeting at The Gruff in Covington KY on Monday December 11 at 6:30 pm. Run is open to the public!  We will plan on taking a group photo before we run. After the run, we will be meeting at the Gruff for drinks and appetizers. Food and one drink will be on the club.


Run Details


When: Monday, December 11th,2017
Time: 6:30 pm
Where: The Gruff, 129 E 2nd Street, Covington KY
What: Run a few miles around downtown.
For: Enjoying the lights of the season around the downtown area.
Distance: Approximately 5 miles round trip. View Route. If you can't make 5 miles, we have a shorter route available.
Party: Follows the run at the Gruff at about 8:00 PM.

Thursday, November 30, 2017

2017 December Races In Greater Cincinnati

Below is list of upcoming races in Greater Cincinnati in December. Check the club calendar for a few more races in December.
Saturday December 2
  • Arctic Dash, 9:00 am,Camp Kern, 5291 State Route 350, Oregonia, OH, www.kerndash.org
  • Voices of Indiana Jingle Bell 5K/10K, 9:30 am, Greendale Cabin, Greendale Park, Greendale IN, www.stuartroadracing.com
  • Santa's 5k Fun Run, 1:00 pm, Independence Fire Station 1, 1980 Delaware Crossing Independence KY, Race Information.
Sunday December 3
  • Seven Hills Run, 9:00 am, Lincoln Center 1027 Linn St. Cincinnati OH, 10:00 AM. Run Information.
Saturday December 9
  • Reindeer Romp 5k and 10k, 9:00 am, Crosby Township Senior Center, Crosby Township OHwww.crosbytwp.org.
  • Jingle Bell Run/Walk, 10:00 am, Northern Kentucky Convention Center, Covington, KY, www.racedmc.com.
Saturday December 16
Saturday December 23

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

2017 RCGC Turkey Burner Mile Recap and Results

21 runners participated in the RCGC Turkey Burner Mile this past Sunday November 26, 2017 at Summit Park in Blue Ash OH(View photos).  Conditions for the race were cool and clear and slightly windy.The wind would effect the runners on the L shaped out and back flat mile course on the former taxi runway of Blue Ash Airport.
Top finisher was Seth Streitmatter of Cincinnati OH  with a time of 5:30. He was followed by Rich Weber who ran a 6:08. Landen Fernandez was third in 6:13.  Top female was Cindy Moore of Cincinnati OH who edged Sarah Minges at the finish with a time of 7:20. Charlotte Gould was third in 7:59. (View results).
 Thank you to our volunteers Ann Anderson, Megan Fryburger, Eric Gould, 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, November 26, 2017

2017 RCGC Turkey Burner Mile Results

Race Results from the RCGC Turkey Burner Mile held Sunday afternoon November 26 at Summit Park in Blue Ash.  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.

Friday, November 24, 2017

2017 Turkey Burner Mile - this Sunday November 26

This Sunday November 26 is the RCGC Turkey Burner Mile at Summit Park. Please join us on a mile course on the taxi runway at Summit Park. Race Day Registration opens at noon at Summit Park. Race Day Cost  is $15.00 General Public,  $10 Age 21 and Under / RCGC Members. T shirts will be available for $5.00   Race starts at 1:00 PM. See you there!
RACE DETAILS:

  • DATE: Sunday, November 26, 2017
  • TIME: 1:00 PM
  • PLACE: Summit Park, Blue Ash OH
  • DISTANCE: 1 Mile on the taxi runway. 
  • 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  noon at Summit Park. Race Day Cost: $15.00 - General Public, $10 - Age 21 and Under / RCGC Members.  T-shirts available for 5.00. Note: To get the club discount, please have proof of membership.
  • INFO: Visit www.cincinnatirunning.com or the registration page for more information.

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.