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.

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

2017 RCGC Track Mile Results

Race Results from the RCGC Track Mile  held on Tuesday Evening June 20 at Shea Stadium in Norwood OH.  If you have a question about the results, do not hesitate to contact us at cincinnatirunning@gmail.com.

2017 RCGC Track Mile Tonight at 7:00 pm

Tonight is the RCGC Track Mile.  Race Day Registration opens at 6:00 PM AT Shea Stadium in Norwood OH and race start is at 7:00 PM.
Cost is $5.00 for RCGC Members / 21& Under ; $10.00 for the General Public. Visit the race information page or contact the club hotline at 513-594-8203 for more details.
RACE DETAILS

  • DATE: Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - Open to All.
  • TIME: 7:00 PM.
  • PLACE: Shea Stadium, 2603 Harris Ave, Norwood OH.
  • RACE DAY REGISTRATION:  Opens 6:00 PM at Shea Stadium.
  • COST: $10.00 – General Public. $5.00 - RCGC Members / 21 & Under.  Opens 6:00 PM.
  • COURSE: 4 laps around the Track at Shea Stadium
  • AWARDS: Overall awards given to the Top Male and Top Female. Awards given to the top male and female runner in the following age groups: 12 & under, 13-18, 19-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60&over.
  • OTHER: Food and drink available after the race. No dogs or strollers allowed. Visit the race page for information.

Monday, June 19, 2017

2017 4th of July Races in Greater Cincinnati

In 2017, Fourth of July falls on a Tuesday but a couple of communities are holding the 4th of July events on a Saturday July 1 which means there are quite a few chances to race over the Fourth of July weekend in the Greater Cincinnati Area.  It is highly likely that there will be one near where you live. Here are a few of them.  Visit the RCGC Calendar for a few more races.
Saturday July 1
  • St Bernard Firecracker Run, 9:30 AM, St. Bernard Aquatic Center, St. Bernard OH, Race Information
Tuesday July 3
  • Madeira Mile, 6:30 pm, Madeira Presbyterian Church, 8000 Miami Ave,Madeira OH, Race Information.
Monday July 4
  • Rocket Man 5k/10k/15K, 7:30 am, Miami Riverview Park, Loveland OH, www.cincyhalfmarathon.com.
  • City of Edgewood Independence Day 5k Run/Walk, 7:30 am, Presidents Park, Edgewood KY, Steve Prescott, www.sprunning.com.
  • Conquer the Hill 10k, 8:00 am, Evendale Recreation Complex, Evendale OH, Kim Pielage, www.evendaleohio.org.
  • Greendale 4th of July 5k Run/Walk, 8:00 am, Greendale Park, Greendale IN, www.stuartroadracing.com
  • Run For Liberty 5k, 8:00 am, Lakota East High School, West Chester OH, Race Information.
  • Campbell County YMCA Firecracker 5000, 8:15 am, Tower Park, Ft. Thomas KY, Race Information.
  • Pray~Hope~Believe 5K Walk/Run, 8:30am, Colerain Municipal Complex, Colerain Township OH, www.runningtime.net.
  • Run 4 Home 5k, 8:30am, Armco Park, Lebanon OH www.ihnwc.org.

Friday, June 16, 2017

RCGC Track Mile - this Tuesday June 20

This Tuesday June 20 is the RCGC Track Mile. Please join us at Shea Stadium in Norwood OH. Race Day Registration opens at 6:00 PM at the track. Race Day Cost  is $10.00 - General Public, and  $5 for  Age 21 and Under or  RCGC Members.   First Race starts at 7:00 PM. See you there!

RACE INFORMATION
  • DATE: Tuesday, June 20, 2017
  • TIME: 7:00 PM
  • PLACE: Shea Stadium, Norwood OH
  • AWARDS: Top Overall Male and Top  Overall Female Runner. Top Runner in  each Male and Female Divisions: Runners: 14/under, 15-18, 19-29,30-39,40-49,50-59,60+. 
  • RACE DAY REGISTRATION: Opens at 6:00 PM. Race Day Cost: $10.00 General Public,  $5 - Age 21 and Under / RCGC Members.   

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Volunteer Opportunities - June 2017

Here are some upcoming opportunities where you can help out the Runners' Club of Greater. If you can help out with any of these events, we would greatly appreciate it:
  1. RCGC Track Mile - The RCGC Track Mile needs 5-10 volunteers to help with registration, timing, course marshals and post race on Tuesday June 20. It would take 1-2 hours  of your time. The jobs is easy and you will get  a few 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.  
  2. RCGC Heat Blister Mile - The RCGC Heat Blister Mile needs 5-10 volunteers to help with registration, and timing on Sunday July 16. It would take 1-2 hours  of your time. The jobs are easy and you will get the RCGC Technical Shirt plus 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.
  3. Ongoing Openings - Currently we have few openings for keeping the club running on an ongoing basis:  Social Chair,  Program Chair, and Newsletter Editor. 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.

Saturday, June 10, 2017

RCGC Board Meeting - June 14

The next RCGC Board Meeting will be held on Wednesday June 14 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 June 14, 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.

Saturday, June 03, 2017

Memorial Day Race 41 Shirts Available For Purchase

Memorial Day Race 41 has a  few shirts left over from Monday's race.  They are green t-shirts with the design on front and the back lists the race sponsors. We have Small, Medium, Large, and XL. If you would like a shirt from the 2017 race, you can get them over at the  Memorial Day Race Online Registration(Click on the store tab) for the price of 8.95.   They will be available for purchase through June 30. Order soon before June ends or we run out of the size that you want.
ORDER NOW!

Thursday, June 01, 2017

June 2017 Races In Greater Cincinnati

Below is list of upcoming races for the month of June. Check the club calendar for a few more races in June.
Saturday June 3
Friday June 9
  • Superhero Run For Kids 5k Run, 7:00 PM, St. Xavier Church, Cincinnati OH,  www.prokids.org.
Saturday June 10
  • Daniel Boone's Run for Statehood 1/2 Marathon and 5k, 8:00 am, Shelby and Main Street, Falmouth KY, www.danielboonerun.com
  • Heel To Heal 5k/10k, Voice Of America park, West Chester OH, www.heeltoheal.com
  • Run For the Poor 5k Run / Walk, 9:00 AM, St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church, Mount Repose OH, www.racedmc.com. 
Saturday June 17
Sunday June 18
Tuesday June 20
Saturday June 24
  • Hyde Park Blast, 7:30 am, Hyde Park Square, Cincinnati OH, Website.
  • Greenhills 5k Pioneer Run/Walk, 8:00 AM, Greenhill Commons, Greenhills OH, www.pioneerrun.com
Friday June 30

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Memorial Day Race 41 Recap and Results

About 200 runners and walkers came out on Monday May 29 to Otto Armleder Park for Cincinnati's second oldest race.(View photos). They enjoyed a flat fast 5k course in sunny conditions.
Cory Logsdon of Omaha Nebraska was the top male with a time of 16:27 followed by Seth Streitmatter in 17:59 and Chris Nye who ran an 18:56.  The top female finisher was Kimberley Rennie of Terrace Park who ran a 21:06 followed by 2016 Champ Annette Molina who ran a  time of 22:03 and Katherine Bayer with a time of 22:24.  Jerry Muskal was the top male walker with a time of 31:08 and Miriam Jacobs was the top female with a time of 41:40(View Race Results)
   Thank you to our sponsors RoadId, Waltz Business Solutions for printing the fliers, and  TriState Running Company for providing gift cards to the top male and female finishers.
A big thank you goes to our volunteers Mary Alice Gruden, Bill Hardy, Mike Harvey, Bill Hofacre, Mary Hofacre, Hannah Hofacre, Esther Hofacre, Liz Hofacre, Nicole Hofacre, Stacy Osborne, Dale Pepper, Rick Toerner, Jim Welland, Ryan Woolley and Nancy Zadek. Their initiative and flexibility enabled the club to handle the race for 2017. Race results.
 If you won an award(View Award Winners) and were unable to pick it up, you can pick it up at the Foot Doctor at 5521 Montgomery Road in Norwood OH.

Monday, May 29, 2017

Memorial Day Race 41 Race Results

Race Results from Memorial Day Race 41. Full results should be posted on our website www.cincinnatirunning.com later this week. If you have a question or you won an award but had to leave early, do not hesitate to contact us at cincinnatirunning@gmail.com.

Saturday, May 27, 2017

RCGC Grand Prix Update - May 2017

The Runners’ Club of Greater Cincinnati is doing a Grand Prix Series in 2017. 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 or races that support the club. Scores have been updated through the Flying Pig Marathon and about 90 club members have participated in at least one Grand Prix Race.  Next race in the series are the club's Memorial Day Race and the Dogwood Dash which is now a  C race.  Visit the RCGC Grand Prix page for more information about the Grand Prix.

Scores Through the Flying Pig Marathon

Top Ten FemalesTop Ten Males
NameTotalNameTotal
Barbara Ellwein615Rich Webber687
Nurys Diaz575Martin Hovey492
Ann Marr553Richard Gabbour414
Elisa Wright474Lap Tran383
Gina Meyers445Ryan Woolley316
Dianne Webber433Lowell Clark287
Sheena Harrell413Jerry Patton281
Kila Hanrahan401James Welland253
Melissa Heaton401John Garrity237
Jean Schmidt377Matthew Behrensmeyer200

Friday, May 26, 2017

Memorial Day Race 41 - This Monday May 29

This Monday May 29 is the Memorial Day Race, Cincinnati's second oldest race behind the Thanksgiving Day Race. Please join us on a fast spectator friendly course. Race Day Registration opens at 8:00 AM at the shelter inside the park. Race Day Cost  is $20.00 General Public, and   $15 for those Age 21 and Under / RCGC Members.   Memorial Day Race 41 Shirts are available for $10. Race starts at 9:00 AM at Otto Armleder Park. See you there!


RACE INFORMATION
  • DATE: Monday, May 29, 2017
  • TIME: 9:00 AM
  • PLACE: Otto Armleder Memorial Park, Cincinnati OH
  • DIRECTIONS:  From downtown Cincinnati: Take Columbia Parkway to the Beechmont Avenue Ramp. Right on Wilmer. Right on Beechmont Circle. Left on Wooster Pike. Park entrance is on the right at the stoplight just before US Bank Building.
    From the North: Take I-71 to Exit 9 (Fairfax/Red Bank Rd). Stay on Red Bank until it ends at Wooster Pike. Turn right on Wooster. Park Entrance is 1.4 miles on the left at the stoplight just after US Bank Building.
  • AWARDS: Top 3 Overall Male and Top 3 Overall Female Runners and Top 3 Runners of each division. Male and Female Divisions: Runners: 14/under, 15-18, 19-24,25-29,30-34,35-39,40-44,45-49,50-54,55-59,60-64,65-69,70+. Weight Division: 215+ . Walker Awards: Top Overall Male and Female, Top Master Male and Top Master Female(40-59), and Top Legend Male and Top Legend Female(60+)
  • RACE DAY REGISTRATION / NUMBER PICKUP: Opens at 8:00 AM. Race Day Cost: $20.00 General Public,  $15 - Age 21 and Under / RCGC Members.   Memorial Day Race 40 Shirts are available for $10.  Please provide proof to get the club discount.
  • INFORMATION: Spectator friendly flat 5K (3.1 Mile) Course(View Course Map) - Have your friends and family see you run an entire 5k from start to finish with no looping. Food, awards and doorprizes follow the race.  Race Day Registration  opens at 8:00 AM. Race Day Cost: $20.00 General Public,  $15 Age 21 and Under / RCGC Members.  Memorial Day Race 41 shirts are available for $10.  For more information, visit www.cincinnatirunning.com.

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Race Day Discounts For Club Members

The Runners' Club of Greater Cincinnati offers a Race Day  discount for club members on many of the races that it puts on like the Memorial Day Race and RCGC Track Mile.  To get the discount, you need to provide proof. If you are a club member, it can be difficult and to make registration run smoothly, please provide proof of membership so our volunteers can process you and other race day runners easily.  Proof of Current Membership can include one of the following:
  1. A current membership card that you downloaded from runsignup.com .
  2. If you do not have your card but your smartphone, you can use your smartphone to verify that your membership is current if you have an internet connection on race day.
  3. If you recently joined online via PayPal and do not yet have a card, a copy of your  membership receipt.
  4. A credible current member can vouch for you(Good luck with that). 
  5. Fill out a membership form on race day and pay for both the membership and the race.


Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Memorial Day Race 41 Registration Ends Today

Today is the last day to to register for Memorial Day Race 41, Cincinnati's second oldest race behind the Thanksgiving Day race.  Online Registration is available through midnight tonight. Register now before the price goes up.   Cost is $15- General Public and $10 - RCGC Members / 21 & Under. Optional Memorial Day Race 41 shirt(view design) available for $8.00. Register now before the price goes up. Visit the club website for more information about the race.

RACE DETAILS
  • DATE: Monday, May 29, 2017 - Open to All.
  • TIME: 9:00 AM. 
  • PLACE: Otto Armleder Park, Cincinnati OH. 
  • PRE-REGISTRATION: Early Registration ends Wednesday May 24, 2017. Cost is $15 for General Public and $10 - RCGC Members / 21 & Under. Optional  Memorial Day Race 41 Commemorative Shirt available for $8.00
  • DIRECTIONS:  From downtown Cincinnati: Take Columbia Parkway to the Beechmont Avenue Ramp. Right on Wilmer. Right on Beechmont Circle. Left on Wooster Pike. Park entrance is on the right at the stoplight just before US Bank Building.
    From the North: Take I-71 to Exit 9 (Fairfax/Red Bank Rd). Stay on Red Bank until it ends at Wooster Pike. Turn right on Wooster. Park Entrance is 1.4 miles on the left at the stoplight just after US Bank Building. 
  • COURSE: Fast, flat, spectator friendly 5K course on the loop in Armleder Park. There will be a water station near the halfway point. Course is USATF Certified.
  • AWARDS:Top 3 Overall Male and Top 3 Overall Female Runners and Top 3 Runners of each division. Male and Female Divisions: Runners: 14/under, 15-18, 19-24,25-29,30-34,35-39,40-44,45-49,50-54,55-59,60-64,65-69,70+. Weight Division: 215+;
    Walkers: Overall Male and Female, 40 and Under, Masters(40-59) and Legends(60+).
  • INFORMATION: Join the Runners' Club of Greater Cincinnati in Cincinnati's second oldest race behind the Thanksgiving Day Race.  Online Registration is available through Wednesday May 24.    Visit the club website for more information about the race.
    Register online.