Wednesday, August 24, 2016

RCGC Mile Series Update - August 2016

The Runners’ Club of Greater Cincinnati will be doing a Mile Series in 2016 as part of being around for 40 years. It will include at least 10 1 mile races throughout the year and the top 7 of them will be scored.   Awards will be given to the top overall Male and Female, and Top Male and Female in the Following Age Groups based on their top seven mile races:
29 & Under, 30-39, Masters(40-49), Grand Masters(50-59) and Legends(60 & over)
  All Club Members who meet the eligibility requirements are eligible to get  an award. Scores have been updated through the RCGC Heat Blister Mile. Next race in the series are the Dam Miles.  Visit the RCGC Mile Series Page for More Info and to check scores. About the RCGC Mile Series.

Monday, August 22, 2016

2016 Midsummer Night's Run Recap

About 45 runners braved the hills, the mud, the ditch,  and the bugs this past Thursday August 18 for A Midsummer Night's Run in Lower Millcrest Park. Weather for the Thursday evening run was cloudy and humid with light rain at the start. About 5 minutes in the sky opened up with a realtively heavy rain. Despite the rain, the 5k European Style Cross Country course at Lower Millcrest was in good condition
Carlos Martinez from Granada Spain was the top male and top finisher with a time of  20:27 Top female was Kamaria Walton of Milford OH with a time of 23:20 followed by Maddie Baker who ran a 23:42.(View results).
Thank you to our sponsors - RoadId for the bibs, and  Tri-State Running Company for the awards. Thank you to the volunteers Andrew Addison, Michael Guest, Stacy Osborne, Mike Smith, Jim Welland, Rebecca Williams and members of the Norwood Cross Country Team. A special Thank You to Race Director Todd Hofacre aka Peter Quince for putting together the race for 2016.  View Race Results.

Thursday, August 18, 2016

2016 A Misummer Night's Run Results

Race Results from the A Midsummer's Night Run on Thursday Evening August 18 at Lower Millcrest Park in Norwood OH.  If you have a question about results, contact us at cincinnatirunning@gmail.com. If you won an award but had to leave early, send us your contact info, so we can get it to you.  Complete results will be posted on our website www.cincinnatirunning.com in the next few days.

2016 A Midsummer Night's Run Tonight at 7:00 PM

A Quick Reminder is that Tonight is A Midsummer Night's Run. Go Over Hill, Over Dale in a Midsummer Night's Run.
Race Day Registration / Race Number Pickup opens at 6:00 PM at the shelter in Lower Millcrest Park  and race start is at 7:00 PM.
Cost is $10.00 for RCGC Members  or those who are 18 & Under ; $15.00 for the General Public.  Visit www.cincinnatirunning.com or view the flier for more information.
RACE DETAILS
  • DATE: Thursday, August 18 - 2016.
  • TIME: 7:00 PM.
  • PLACE: Lower Millcrest Park, Norwood OH
  • COST:  Registration opens at 6:00 PM at The Shelter in Lower Millcrest Park.
    $10.00 - RCGC Members or those 18 & Under
    $15.00 - General Public
  • COURSE: 5k (3.1 mile) European Style cross country run around Lower Millcrest Park. Starts by the Sherman Avenue Ballfields. Finishes by the Park Shelter on the opposite side of the park..
  • OTHER: Visit www.cincinnatirunning.com or view the flier for more information

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Harvest Home Fair 5k Back for 2016.

After a few years of being on hiatus, the Harvest Home Fair 5k returns in 2016 on Sunday September 11 at Harvest Home Fair Park in Cheviot at 10:00 AM as part of the Harvest Home Fair.  Proceeds raised go back to benefit the community especially the children. For 2016, they are supporting Grillin For Tim in honor of the memory of Tim Hedrick. Registration includes entry into the Harvest Home Fair plus a shirt. Visit www.harvesthomefair.com for more information about the race or to register.
RACE DETAILS
  • DATE: Sunday, September 11, 2016 - Open to All.
  • TIME: 10:00 AM. 
  • PLACE: Harvest Home Fair Park, Cheviot OH. 
  • INFORMATION: After a few years of being on hiatus, the Harvest Home Fair 5k returns in 2016 on Sunday September 11 at Harvest Home Fair Park in Cheviot at 10:00 AM as part of the Harvest Home Fair.  Proceeds raised go back to benefit the community. For 2016, they are supporting Grillin For Tim in honor of Tim Hedrick. Registration includes entry into the Harvest Home Fair plus a shirt. Visit www.harvesthomefair.com for more information about the race or to register. Online registration available.

Monday, August 15, 2016

Early Registration Ends Tonight For 2016 A Midsummer Night's Run

Less than 24 hours remain to preregister for A Midsummer's Night Run for this Thursday August 18 at Lower Millcrest Park at 7:00 PM. Online Registration is available through 11:59 PM tonight. Register now before the price goes up. Visit the club website for more information about the race. Register Now.
RACE DETAILS
  • DATE: Thursday, August 18, 2016 - Open to All.
  • TIME: 7:00 PM. 
  • PLACE: Lower Millcrest Park, Norwood OH. 
  • PRE-REGISTRATION: Early Registration ends Monday August 10, 2015. Cost is $10 for General Public and $5 - RCGC Members / 18 & Under.  
  • DIRECTIONS:  Take I‐71 to Dana Ave. exit. Take Dana Avenue to Victory Parkway. Right on Victory Parkway. Right on Asmann/Hopkins Avenue. Park will be on the left. 
  • COURSE: : 5k (3.1 mile) European Style cross country run around Lower Millcrest Park. Starts by the Sherman  Avenue Ballfields. Finishes by the Park Shelter.  .
  • AWARDS:Top Overall Male and Top Overall Female and Top Male and Female Runner in each age division. Age Divisions: 18/under, 19-29, 30-39, 40-49,50-59,60+. 
  • INFORMATION: Join the Runners' Club of Greater Cincinnati to go "Over Hill, Over Dale, Through Brush, Through Briar" in A Midsummer Night's Run at Lower Millcrest Park in Norwood.  Online Registration is available through Monday August 15 until 11:59 pm.  Cost is $10 General Public and $5 - RCGC Members / 18 & Under.  Register now before the price goes up. Visit the club website for more information about the race.  Register Online.

Friday, August 12, 2016

Early Registration Ends Soon for 2016 Midsummer Night's Run

Early registration ends soon for A Midsummer Night's Run.
Mail entries  need to be received by Monday August 15.  Online Registration is available through Monday August 15 until 11:59 pm.  Cost is $10 General Public and $5 - RCGC Members / 18 & Under.  Register now before the price goes up. Visit the club website for more information about the race.
RACE DETAILS
  • DATE: Thursday, August 18, 2016 - Open to All.
  • TIME: 7:00 PM. 
  • PLACE: Lower Millcrest Park, Norwood OH. 
  • PRE-REGISTRATION: Early Registration ends Monday August 15, 2016. Cost is $10 for General Public and $5 - RCGC Members / 18 & Under.  
  • DIRECTIONS:  Take I‐71 to Dana Ave. exit. Take Dana Avenue to Victory Parkway. Right on Victory Parkway. Right on Asmann/Hopkins Avenue. Park will be on the left. 
  • COURSE: : 5k (3.1 mile) European Style cross country run around Lower Millcrest Park. Starts by the Sherman  Avenue Ballfields. Finishes by the Lower Millcrest Park Shelter.  .
  • AWARDS:Top Overall Male and Top Overall Female and Top Male and Female Runner in each age division. Age Divisions: 18/under, 19-29, 30-39, 40-49,50-59,60+. 
  • INFORMATION: Join the Runners' Club of Greater Cincinnati to go "Over Hill, Over Dale, Through Brush, Through Briar" in A Midsummer Night's Run at Lower Millcrest Park in Norwood. Mail entries  need to be received by Monday August 15.  Online Registration is available through Monday August 15 until 11:59 pm.  Cost is $10 General Public and $5 - RCGC Members / 18 & Under.  Register now before the price goes up. Visit the club website for more information about the race.  Register Online.

Thursday, August 11, 2016

Last Race of 2016 RCGC Cross Country Series Tonight

The final race of the 2016 RCGC Urban Cross Country Series will be Thursday, August 11 at 7:00 PM at Lower Millcrest Park in Norwood Ohio.
No entry fees! No awards! Just the satisfaction of  one more hard workout on one of the most mentally and physically demanding cross country course ever created. For info call 351 6300 days or visit the Summer Cross Country Series Information Page.

RACE DETAILS
  • DATE: Thursday, August 11, 2016 - Open to All.
  • TIME: 7:00 PM.
  • PLACE: Lower Millcrest Park, Norwood OH
  • COURSE: 2.0 miles. There are two waterstops on the course – one at the start and one at the finish.
  • OTHER: Visit www.cincinnatirunning.com , the Summer Cross Country Series Information Page or call 513-351-6300 for more information.

Tuesday, August 09, 2016

River Cities Relay - August 27

Got in an email:
Calling all runners, fitness enthusiasts and nature lovers!
We are excited to invite you to participate in the River Cities Relay, a new signature event for Northern Kentucky, designed for teams of 4 to share a 15-mile journey along the scenic Ohio River and up into Devou Park and back.
This is a UNIQUE Saturday night event, beginning at 6pm on August 27, and finishing with a party on the Newport riverfront with live music from the Naked Karate Girls band. Net proceeds from the event will be shared among six local charities.
Our company is supporting the event and would like to offer a special $10 discount code, which can be used to register a team of 4, team of 2, or a high-energy single runner. Just follow the link below and enter code (BREAK24) where prompted in the registration process. Please encourage your family and friends to sign up too, which will maximize net proceeds for the charities, while promoting community vibrancy in our region.
For those of you who do not run but would still like to get involved in this fantastic new event for our region, there are also plenty of opportunities to volunteer. Various volunteer opportunities available by visiting: www.rivercitiesrelay.com/volunteers.
For more information on the River City Relay, please visit: www.rivercitiesrelay.com.

Monday, August 08, 2016

Volunteer Opportunities - A Midsummer Night's Run

A Midsummer Night's Run put on by the Runners' Club of Greater Cincinnati  needs 5-10 volunteers to help with registration, timing, and post race on Thursday August 18. 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 www.cincinnatirunning.com

Saturday, August 06, 2016

RCGC Board Meeting - August 10

The next RCGC Board Meeting will be held on Wednesday August 10 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 10, 2016
  • 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 05, 2016

2016 RCGC Grand Prix August Update

Scores have been updated for the 2016 RCGC Grand Prix through the RCGC Heat Blister Mile.(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 70 club members have participated in at least one Grand Prix Race.
 Upcoming races in the RCGC Grand Prix include the Brian Rohne Cross Country Run on August 9, the final race of the RCGC Cross Country Series on August 11 and A Midsummer Night's Run on August 18.
Below is a list of the top 10 male and top 10 female club members for scoring through the RCGC Heat Blister Mile.  For more information about the Grand Prix, go to the RCGC Grand Prix Page.


Top Grand Prix Scores Through RCGC Heat Blister Mile


NameTotalNameTotal
Barbara Ellwein717Lowell Clark748
Kila Hanrahan677Martin Hovey653
Nurys Diaz656Bob Platt644
Caroline Siderits625Richard Gabbour628
Stacey Herdering517Larry Richards566
Sharon Niehaus503John Garrity562
Jennifer Black474Rich Webber501
Jenny Garrity450Ryan Woolley491
Cindy Cranmer424Jim Moyer477
Cindy Moore397James Welland377

Thursday, August 04, 2016

A Midsummer Night's Run - August 18

The Runners' Club of Greater Cincinnati will host its annual Midsummer Night's Run on Thursday evening, August 18th at 7:00 PM. Join the Runners' Club of Greater Cincinnati to go "Over Hill,3  Over Dale, Through Brush, Through Briar" in A Midsummer Night's Run at Lower Millcrest Park in Norwood. Awards to the Top Male and Top  Females Runner and to the Top Male and Top Female in the following Age Groups: 18 & Under, 19-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60 & Over.
Online registration available at runsignup.com through August 15, 2016. Visit www.cincinnatirunning.com or view race flier for more information.

 RACE DETAILS:

  • DATE: Thursday, August 13, 2015
  • TIME: 7:00 PM
  • PLACE: Lower Millcrest Park, Norwood OH
  • DISTANCE: 5k Run. 
  • COST: Pre-registration: General Public - $10 . RCGC Members / Age 18 & Under: $5.
    Race Day Registration is $15 for General Public and $10 RCGC Members / Age 18 & Under. 
  • INFO: Visit www.cincinnatirunning.com or view race flier for more information for more information.

Tuesday, August 02, 2016

August 2016 Races in Greater Cincinnati

Below is list of upcoming races for August 2016.   Check the club calendar for a few more races in August. 

    Thursday August 4
    Friday August 5
    • Run For Kids Superhero 5k, 7:00 PM, St. Xavier Church, Cincinnati OH, www.racedmc.com.
    Saturday August 6
    Sunday August 7
    • Big Brothers Big Sisters Splash and Dash 5K , 9:00 AM, Sawyer Point Park, Cincinnati OH,  www.racedmc.com.
    Tuesday August 9
    • Brian Rohne Cross Country Championship, 7:00 PM, Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights KY, Race Information.
    Thursday August 11
    Saturday August 13
    Sunday August 14
    Thursday August 18
    Saturday August 20
    • Bohlke 5k Run, 8:00 AM, Summit Country Day, Cincinnati OHwww.sprunning.com.
    • Scott McDowell River Run, 9:00 AM, Boys and Girls Club of Clermont County, New Richmond OH www.runningtime.net 
    Saturday August 27
    Sunday August 28
    • The Cheetah Run, 8:00 AM, Cincinnati Zoo, Cincinnati OH, www.racedmc.com.   

    Thursday, July 28, 2016

    RCGC Cross Country Series Race #2 For Tonight Cancelled

    Race #2 of the RCGC Cross Country Series scheduled for tonight July 28 at 7:00 PM at Lower Millcrest Park is cancelled due to flooding of the course. Join us next Thursday August 4 for Race #3 at 7:00 PM at Lower Millcrest Park.