Friday, August 11, 2017

2017 RCGC Series Week 4 Recap

The 2017 RCGC Cross Country Series  fourth and final race of the series was this past Thursday August 10 at Lower Millcrest Park in Norwood.  About 15 runners showed up to race on a 2 mile course that was pretty fast due to the recent round of weather (View photos).  Race conditions featured sunny skies, a slight wind and low humidity.  Top male was Andy Schenk who 11:14 over the hilly course. Top female was Nikki Schenk who ran a 13:35.  Thank you to runners and volunteers who participated in the 2017 RCGC Summer Cross Country Series.

Tuesday, August 08, 2017

RCGC Grand Prix Update - August 2017

Scores have been updated for the 2017 RCGC Grand Prix through the 3rd Race of the RCGC Cross Country Series.(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 August races in the RCGC Grand Prix include the Brian Rohne Cross Country Run on August 8, and the and the 4th race of the RCGC Cross Country Series.
Below is a list of the top 10 male and top 10 female club members for scoring through the 3rd Race of the RCGC Cross Country Series.  For more information about the Grand Prix, go to the RCGC Grand Prix Page.
Scores Through the 3rd Race Of the
RCGC Cross Country Series

Top 10 WomenTop 10 Men
NameTotalNameTotal
Barbara Ellwein707Rich Webber769
Dianne Webber581Martin Hovey512
Ann Marr551Richard Gabbour458
Kila Hanrahan525Ryan Woolley444
Elisa Wright472Lap Tran383
Jean Schmidt471John Garrity337
Caroline Siderits453James Welland308
Sharon Niehaus446Landen Fernandez290
Gina Meyers445Lowell Clark287
Jenny Garrity419Jerry Patton281

Saturday, August 05, 2017

RCGC Board Meeting - August 9

The next RCGC Board Meeting will be held on Wednesday August 9 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 August 9, 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, August 04, 2017

2017 RCGC Cross Country Series Week 3 Recap

The 2017 RCGC Cross Country Series  third race was this past Thursday August 3 at Lower Millcrest Park in Norwood.  About 18 runners showed up to race on a 2 mile course that was pretty fast due to the recent round of weather (View photos).  Race conditions featured sunny skies with a slight wind and some humidity.  Top male was Drew Bryan who ran an 11:28 over the hilly course and followed by Andy Schenk who ran 11:31.  Top female was Maddie Baker of Norwood who ran a 12:59.  Second female was Nikki Schenk who ran a 13:20.   Join us next Thursday August 10 at Lower Millcrest Park in Norwood at 7:00 PM for the fourth race in the RCGC Urban Cross Country Series.

Tuesday, August 01, 2017

August 2017 Races In Greater Cincinnati

Below is list of upcoming races for August 2017.   Check the club calendar for a few more races in August. 

    Thursday August 3
    Saturday August 5
    Sunday August 6
    • Big Brothers Big Sisters Splash and Dash 5K , 9:00 AM, Sawyer Point Park, Cincinnati OH,  www.racedmc.com.
    Tuesday August 8
    • Brian Rohne Cross Country Championship, 7:00 PM, Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights KY, Race Information.
    Thursday August 10
    Saturday August 12
    Sunday August 13
    Thursday August 17
    Saturday August 19
    • Scott McDowell River Run, 9:00 AM, Boys and Girls Club of Clermont County, New Richmond OH www.runningtime.net 
    Sunday August 20
    • CABVI's Know You Can 5K, 8:30 AM, Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati OH, www.sprunning.com.
    Saturday August 26
    Sunday August 27
    • The Cheetah Run, 8:00 AM, Cincinnati Zoo, Cincinnati OH, www.racedmc.com.   

    Friday, July 28, 2017

    2017 RCGC Cross Country Series Race #2 Recap

    The 2017 RCGC Cross Country Series  second race was this past Thursday July 27 at Lower Millcrest Park in Norwood.  About 10 runners(mostly male) showed up to race on the 2 mile course that was in pretty good shape despite the early morning rain (View photos).  Race conditions featured humidity and dark clouds in the north and clear blue skies in the south. A slight rain started to fall about midway through the race.  The good news is that all the runners finished before the skies opened up and serious rain came.  Top male was the bare footed Seth Streitmatter who ran an 11:39 over the hilly course.   Join us next Thursday August 3 at Lower Millcrest Park in Norwood at 7:00 PM for the third race in the RCGC Urban Cross Country Series.

    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.