Tuesday, September 01, 2015

2015 Queen City Invitational - This Saturday September 5

The Queen City Invitational is an opportunity to see the University of Cincinnati, Xavier University and Northern Kentucky University cross country runners race without a drive out of town. Come out and see the top upcoming young local distance runners compete against each other. 2015 marks the 34th year that the meet has been held. The meet is this Saturday September 5 at Kingswood Park in Deerfield Township.The racing begins at 9:00 AM.

Monday, August 31, 2015

RCGC Board Meeting - September 2

The next RCGC Board Meeting will be held on Wednesday September 2 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 September 2, 2015
  • 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 21, 2015

2015 Cliftonfest 5k Run / Walk - September 27

CliftonFest is a neighborhood art and music celebration held on Ludlow Avenue in the last weekend of September. Back for 2015 is the 5k Run / Walk sponsored by TriHealth to be held on Sunday September 27 at 9:00 AM in Burnett Woods.
Join the neighborhood of Clifton at this 5k Run / Walk featuring music, arts and much more.  All finishers will receive the Cliftonfest Pint Glass.  For more information, visit the registration page. For information about CliftonFest, visit the CliftonFest Facebook Page or www.cliftonfest.com.
RACE DETAILS

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Volunteer Runners Wanted - Run For Greatness

Got in an email:
We have started an organization called Run4gr8ness.org. Our mission is to help disabled children participate in running races. Our first race with be the Cheetah Race at the Cincinnati Zoo on August 30. We plan on doing many more races, but we need experienced runners. If anyone would be interested, please contact us. We would love your help! Thank you!!

Monday, August 17, 2015

2015 Midsummer Run Recap

About 45 runners braved the hills, the mud, the ditch,  and the bugs this past Thursday August 13, 2015 for A Midsummer Night's Run in Lower Millcrest Park. Weather for the Thursday evening run was Sunny with a few clouds. The 5k European Style Cross Country course at Lower Millcrest was in good condition  For finishing the race, runners received a pint glass for their efforts.
Adam Mahler was the top male with a time of  23:28 followed by Scott Woodnorth with a time of 23:13 and Bryce Heitman who ran a 23:14. Mollie Shinkle was the top female with a time of 23:28 followed by a Becca Shinkle who ran a 25:23 followed by Maddie Faris who ran a 27:29(View results).
Thank you to our sponsors - Waltz Business Solutions for printing the fliers, RoadId for the goody bags and bibs,  Tri-State Running Company for the awards, and thank you to Panera for the sandwiches. Thank you to the volunteers Julia Glasscock, Michael Guest, Liz Hofacre, David Nelson, Stacy Osborne, Mike Smith, and members of the Norwood Cross Country Team. A special Thank You to Race Director Todd Hoface aka Peter Quince for putting together the race for 2015.  View Race Results.

Thursday, August 13, 2015

2015 Midsummer Run Race Results

Race Results from A Midsummer Night's Run on Thursday August 13. Full results should be posted on our website www.cincinnatirunning.com this weekend. 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.

2015 A Midsummer Night's Run Is 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 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 13 - 2015.
  • 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.
  • OTHER: Visit www.cincinnatirunning.com or view the flier for more information

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Runners Wanted for American Cancer Society Inaugeral C2C Run

Got in an email:
Kila Hanarahan is looking for 3 more runners to join her team for the Columbus to Cincinnati (C2C) Run! The event is an 8 person relay covering 131 miles, with each runner running 2 or 3 legs of 5 to 7 miles each. It is a fun and worthwhile event running from Columbus to Cincinnati as runners raise funds to stamp out cancer. Event begins Friday afternoon September 11 at Goodale Park in Columbus and finishes at Friendship Park in Cincinnati. If you or anyone you know would be interested, contact Kila on Facebook! For more information, visit c2crun.org.

Monday, August 10, 2015

Early Registration Ends Tonight For A Midsummer Night's Run

Less than 24 hours remain to preregister for A Midsummer's Night Run for this Thursday August 13 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 13, 2015 - 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 10 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 07, 2015

Early Registration Ends Soon For a Midsummer Night's Run

Early registration ends soon for A Midsummer Night's Run.
Mail entries  need to be received by Monday August 10.  Online Registration is available through Monday August 10 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 13, 2015 - 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. Mail entries  need to be received by Monday August 10.  Online Registration is available through Monday August 10 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 06, 2015

RCGC Cross Country Series Race #4 Cancelled

Race #4 of the RCGC Cross Country Series scheduled for tonight is cancelled due to flooding of the course. Join us next Thursday August 13 for A Midsummer Night's Run at 7:00 PM.  Registration opens at 6:00 PM.

Last Race of the 2015 RCGC Urban Cross Country Series Is Tonight -CANCELLED

Note: Cancelled due to flooding of the course.The final race of the 2015 RCGC Urban Cross Country Series will be Thursday, August 6 at 7:30 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 6, 2015 - Open to All.
  • TIME: 7:30 PM.
  • PLACE: Lower Millcrest Park, Norwood OH
  • COURSE: 3.0 miles. There are two waterstops on the course – one at the start and one at the finish.
  • OTHER: Cancelled due to flooding of the course.  Visit www.cincinnatirunning.com , the Summer Cross Country Series Information Page or call 513-351-6300 for more information.

Wednesday, August 05, 2015

2015 Grand Prix Update - August

Scores have been updated for the 2015 RCGC Grand Prix through the Third Race of the RCGC Cross Country Series.(View Standings). 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 80 club members have participated in at least one Grand Prix Race.
 The next race in the RCGC Grand Prix will be the final race of the RCGC Urban Cross Country Series Race on Thursday  August 6 at Lower Millcrest Park at 7:30 pm followed by the Brian Rohne XC Championship on Tuesday, August 11 at 7:00 PM and A Midsummer Night's Run at 7:00 pm on Thursday August 13 at Lower Millcrest Park.
Below is a list of the top 10 male and top 10 female club members for scoring through the Third Race of the RCGC Urban Cross Country Series.  Currently scoring is based on all the races that you have done for 2015. Official scoring will be based on your best 7 races(either A, B, C), your best B race, and your best C Race so you still have time to catch up. Official scoring will not be calculated until after the Summer Cross Country Series when members have a chance to get a C Race.(For a complete listing of standings, go to www.cincinnatirunning.com.)
RCGC Grand Prix Standings
through RCGC Urban XC Series Race 3

Top 10 FemalesTop 10 Males
NameTotalNameTotal
Barbara Ellwein749Lowell Clark872
Kila Hanrahan625James Welland572
Nurys Diaz564Robert Platt529
Carol Siderits537Ryan Woolley518
Stacey Herdering439John Garrity441
Kaitlin Ryckman432Paul Seibert416
Jenny Garrity420Curt Whitacre378
Rebekah Wortman395Richard Gabbour367
Gina Meyers345Jerry Patton366
Jennifer Black336Martin Hovey362

If you ran one of the recent races and did not get credit for it, let us know.  View Standings

Tuesday, August 04, 2015

RCGC Volunteer Opportunities - August 2015

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. A Midsummer Night's Run - A Midsummer Night's Run needs 10-15 volunteers to help with registration, course sentries, timing, post race, and cleanup. It would take 2-3 hours of your time. The jobs are easy and you will get the Midsummer Night Run Pint Glass race for your efforts. 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 Midsummer Night Run Online Registration at runsignup.com and click the volunteer tab.
  2. Timing Crew - We have a few races coming up in the fall where we can use volunteer help with the  timing.  Upcoming Races are the Clark Montessori Invitational on August 25 and Norwood Invitational on September 5  Benefits include learning how to setup and use the chip timing system. If interested,  please email us at cincinnatirunning@gmail.com.
  3. Ongoing Openings - Currently we have few openings for keeping the club running on an ongoing basis:  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 on August 5.

Monday, August 03, 2015

RCGC Board Meeting - August 5

The next RCGC Board Meeting will be held on Wednesday August 5 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 5, 2015
  • 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