Thursday, August 02, 2018

August 2018 Races In Greater Cincinnati

Below is list of upcoming races for August 2018.   Check the club calendar for a few more races in August. 

Saturday August 4
Sunday August 5
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters Splash and Dash 5K , 9:00 AM, Sawyer Point Park, Cincinnati OH,  www.racedmc.com.
Tuesday August 7
  • Brian Rohne Cross Country Championship, 7:00 PM, Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights KY, Race Information.
Saturday August 11
Sunday August 12
Saturday August 18
  • Scott McDowell River Run, 9:00 AM, Boys and Girls Club of Clermont County, New Richmond OH www.runningtime.net 
  • Neil Bradford 5k, 8:00 PM, VOA Park, West Chester OH, Race Information.
Saturday August 25
Sunday August 26
  • The Cheetah Run, 8:00 AM, Cincinnati Zoo, Cincinnati OH, www.racedmc.com.   

Tuesday, July 31, 2018

2018 Heat Blister Mile Recap and Results

About 20 runners decided to figure out how fast that they could run a mile this past Sunday July 29, 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 Seth Streitmatter of Cincinnati OH with a time of 5:17.6. He was followed by Chayce Helms of Harrison OH  who ran a 5:33.7 and Jeremy Weaver who ran a 5:38. Top female was Krista Moeller of Liberty Twp OH who ran a 6:34.1 She was followed by Cindy Moore of Montgomery OH who ran a 7:28.4 and Charlotte Gould who ran a 7:46.2.   (View results).
 Thank you to our volunteers Todd Hofacre, Marty Hovey,  Stacy Osborne, 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.
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.

Friday, July 27, 2018

2018 RCGC Heat Blister Mile this Sunday July 29

This Sunday July 29 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 near the dog 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 29,2018
  • 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 near the dog park. 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 26, 2018

2018 RCGC Summer Cross Country Series Race 3 Recap

The 51st Annual Summer RCGC Cross Country Series held its third and final race of 2018 at Valley View Nature Preserve, near Pattison Elementary in Milford this past Thursday July 26. 10 runners and one dog showed up to race in perfect conditions for a Summer Thursday Night. The course was softened a bit from last weekend's rain.
Top male was the barefooted  Seth Streitmatter of Cincinnati OH. Seth covered the 2 loop 3.1 mile brass knuckle course in 18:01. He was followed by Ryan Woolley who ventured from Delhi to run a 21:54. In third was 6th Grader Landon Fernandez who ran a 22:08.   Top female was Eileen Hogan who ran a 29:35. Top dog was Lucy of Milford OH who ran a 24:52.
Thank you to Tom Glasscock, Todd Hofacre and Seth Streitmmater for timing, course set-up and course teardown. Thank you to all who came out and see you in 2019.

Final Race of the 2018 RCGC Cross Country Series tonight at 7:00 pm

The last race of the 2018 RCGC Summer Cross Country Series is tonight  at Valley View Nature Preserve in Milford OH
Valley View Nature Preserve is located behind Pattison Elementary School in Milford and parking is available at Pattison Elementary School.
No entry fees! Just the satisfaction of a hard workout with your friends. Visit the Summer Cross Country Series Page for more information.
CROSS COUNTRY SERIES INFORMATION

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

RCGC Grand Prix Update - July 2018

The Runners’ Club of Greater Cincinnati is doing a Grand Prix Series in 2018. The Grand Prix includes many of the races that the club puts on or supports or races that support the club. Scores have been updated through the second race of the RCGC Cross Country Series using official scoring.  Official Scoring is your best 7 races plus your next best B Race, and a C Race.  About 60 club members have participated in one Grand Prix Race.  Next races in the series are the final race of the RCGC Cross Country Series, RCGC Heat Blister Mile and Brian Rohne Race on August 7.   Visit the RCGC Grand Prix page for more information about the Grand Prix. View scores.

Top Scores Through the RCGC XC Series Race #2

Top Ten FemalesTop Ten Males
NameScoreNameScore
Megan Fryburger715Fred Farnsley640
Melissa Farnsley701Rich Webber532
Kila Hanrahan490Lowell Clark493
Jean Schmidt482Jerry Patton373
Barbara Ellwein479Robert Platt354
Jennifer Black472Mike Neale351
Krista Moeller431Ryan Woolley345
Caroline Siderits400Bob Fritz294
Ann Anderson386David Lasse283
Mary Alice Gruden272Richard Gabbour274

Monday, July 23, 2018

Early Registration Ends Soon For 2018 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 24.  Online Registration is available through Thursday July 26.  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 29, 2018 - Open to All.
  • TIME: 10:00 AM. 
  • PLACE: Summit Park, Blue Ash OH. 
  • PRE-REGISTRATION: Early Registration ends Thursday July 26, 2018. 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 dog park 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 26. Mail in entries need to be postmarked by Tuesday July 24.   Visit the club website for more information about the race.
    Register online.

Thursday, July 19, 2018

2018 RCGC Summer Cross Country Series Race #2 Recap

The 51st Annual Summer RCGC Cross Country Series held its second race at Valley View Nature Preserve, near Pattison Elementary in Milford this past Thursday July 19. 12 runners showed up to race in sunny and warm conditions. The course was still hard from the lack of rain from the past week.
Top male was the barefooted  Seth Streitmatter. Seth covered the 2 loop 3.1 mile brass knuckle course in 18:26. He was followed by Cy Young who ran a 19:09.   Top female was Lorelai Young who ran a 29:35.
Thank you to Tom Glasscock, and Todd Hofacre for timing and course set-up. Join us next Thursday July 19 at Pattison Elementary at 7:00 pm for the third and final race of the 2018 Series.

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

2018 NKU Cross Country Series Starts July 24

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 24. They will have three 2 mile races on Tuesday nights at 7:00pm beginning Tuesday July 24 and ending August 7th 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 24, 2018 and continues to Tuesday August 7
  • 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.

Friday, July 13, 2018

2018 RCGC Summer Cross Country Series Race #1 Recap

The 51st Annual Summer RCGC Cross Country Series held its 1st race at the Valley View Nature Preserve, near Pattison Elementary in Milford this past Thursday July 12. About 18 runners showed up to race in humid conditions. The course was pretty hard from the lack of rain from the past week. A couple of ankles were almost broken figuratively. The race started about 20 minutes late due to a couple of accidents in the area.
Top male was Hunter Morgan. Hunter covered the 2 loop 3.1 mile brass knuckle course in 18:04. He was followed by Bennett Hodson in 18:10 and Cohen Frost in 18:35.  The top female was Jess Kurti who was visitng friends in Cincinnati. She ran a time of 32:58.
Thank you to Tom Glasscock, Jim Welland and Todd Hofacre for timing and course set-up. Join us next Thursday July 19 at Pattison Elementary at 7:00 pm for the second race of the Series.

Thursday, July 12, 2018

2018 RCGC Summer Cross Country Series Begins Tonight at 7:00 PM

The first race of the 2018 RCGC Summer Cross Country Series is tonight  at Valley View Nature Preserve in Milford OH
Valley View Nature Preserve is located behind Pattison Elementary School in Milford and parking is available at Pattinson Elementary.
No entry fees! Just the satisfaction of a hard workout with your friends. Visit the Summer Cross Country Series Page for more information.
CROSS COUNTRY SERIES INFORMATION

  • DATE: begins Thursday July 12, 2018 and continues to Thursday July 26
  • TIME: 7:00 PM
  • PLACE: Valley View Nature Preserve, Milford OH next to Pattison Elementary
  • COURSE: 2 laps on the 1.5 Mile Course for a total of 3.1 miles. View the loop. 
  • INFORMATION: 3 - 3.1 mile races every Thursday beginning on July 12 and ending on July 26. No entry fees! No awards! Just the satisfaction of a hard workout with your friends. Contact Todd Hofacre at 513-594-8203(days) or cincinnatirunning@gmail.com. Visit the Summer Cross Country Series Page for more information.

Sunday, July 08, 2018

RCGC Board Meeting - July 12

The next RCGC Board Meeting will be held on Thursday June 12 at Valley View Nature Preserve in Milford Ohio at about 8:00 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 July 12, 2018
  • TIME: 8:00 PM
  • PLACE: The Foot Doctor, Valley View Nature Preserve, Milford 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.

Saturday, July 07, 2018

2018 Festival of the Bells 5k Run/Walk Results

Race Results from the Festival of the Bells 5k Run/Walk held on Saturday morning July 7  at Southern State Community College 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.

Thursday, July 05, 2018

2018 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 7
  • Festival Of The Bells 5k Run/Walk, 8:00 am, Southern State Community College, Hillsboro OH, Race Information.
Thursday July 12
Saturday July 14
Sunday July 15
  • CABVI's Yes You Can 5k, 8:30 am, Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati OH, cincyblind.org.
Thursday July 19
Saturday July 21
  • 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.
  • Racin' in Mason - Summer Classic, 9:00 AM, Corwin Nixon Park, Mason OH, Race Information.
Sunday July 22
  • East Fork Backpack Trail Run, 9:00 am, East Fork Lake State Park, Bethel OHwww.runningtime.net.
Thursday July 26
Saturday July 28
Sunday July 29

Monday, July 02, 2018

2018 RCGC Summer Cross Country Series Starts July 12

The second longest running contribution to the Cincinnati Area running scene! The 51st Annual Summer Cross Country Series heads to Valley View Nature Preserve by Pattison Elementary School in Milford. There will be 3 - 3.1 mile races over a 1.5 mile loop starting at 7:00 pm on Thursday, July 12, 19, and ending on July 26.
No entry fees! Just the satisfaction of a hard workout with your friends. Visit the Summer Cross Country Series Page for more information.
CROSS COUNTRY SERIES INFORMATION

  • DATE: begins Thursday July 12, 2018 and continues to Thursday July 26
  • TIME: 7:00 PM
  • PLACE: Valley View Nature Preserve, Milford OH next to Pattison Elementary
  • COURSE: 2 laps on the 1.5 Mile shaped course for a total of 3.1 miles. 
  • INFORMATION: 3 - 3.1 mile races every Thursday beginning on July 12 and ending on July 26. No entry fees! No awards! Just the satisfaction of a hard workout with your friends. Contact Todd Hofacre at 513-594-8203(days) or cincinnatirunning@gmail.com. Visit the Summer Cross Country Series Page for more information.