Tuesday, February 19, 2019

2018 Grand Prix Winners

Here are the 2018 RCGC Grand Prix Winners.  The goal of the Grand Prix was to include and recognize members that do many of the races that the club puts on, supports or supports us.  Over 70 club members participated in at least one Grand Prix Race for 2018.
  Awards will be given to the top overall Male and Female, Top Male and Female in the Youngster Category(29 & Under) Submasters Category(30 -39), Masters(40-49), GrandMaster(50-59) Legends(60-69) Categories and Still Looking Good(70 and over). Scoring was based on any best 7 races(either A, B, C), one best B race, and one best C Race. Below is a list of the award winners for the 2018 Grand Prix.  Special  awards is given to those who score over 700 points in the Grand Prix and known as the 700 Club. They will be recognized at the Runners' Club of Greater Cincinnati Annual Meeting in April. Congratulations everyone.
2017 Award Winners
Females
Overall: Melissa Farnsley
Youngsters(29&Under): Charlotte Gould
Submasters(30-39): Krista Moeller
Masters(40-49): Megan Fryburger
GrandMasters(50-59): Caroline Siderits
Legends(60 & over): Barb Ellwein
Still Looking Good(70&over): Mary Alice Gruden
Males
Overall: Rich Webber
Youngsters(29&Under): Landen Fernandez
Submasters(30-39): Ryan Woolley
Masters(40-49): Fred Farnsley
GrandMasters(50-59): Mike Neale
Legends(60 & over): Robert Platt
Still Looking Good(70&over): Marty Hovey

700 Club:  Fred Farnsley, Melissa Farnsley, Megan Fryburger, Rich Webber

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

RCGC Part of 2019 Piggest Raffle Ever

The Runners' Club of Greater Cincinnati is part of the Piggest Raffle Ever with the Flying Pig Marathon for 2019. Adopt a pig for $5 for a chance to to win $5000 cash, a two year lease on a Toyota Prius, $5000 cash or a $1500 Cincinnati experience.  Also, it helps the Runners' Club of Greater Cincinnati raise funds. If you wish to adopt a Pig(s) on behalf of the Runners' Club of Greater Cincinnati, you can do so online at www.piggestraffle.com. Just select Runners' Club of Greater Cincinnati as the charity. The official "Pig Drop" to determine the contest winners will take place on Flying Pig Marathon weekend downtown. Buy a Pig! Win A Prize! Support the Club
Adopt A Pig.

Saturday, February 02, 2019

Next RCGC Board Meeting - February 7

The next RCGC Board Meeting will be held on Thursday February 7 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:  Thursday February 7,  2019
  • 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.

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

2019 Winter Wonderland Run Recap And Results

About 75 runners competed in the 2019 Winter Wonderland Run this past Sunday January 27 in cold, and sunny but windy conditions at Fernbank Park on the (Far) West Side of Cincinnati(View photos). Runners travailed a 5k course that included wood, concrete, cobblestone asphalt plus a little bit of mud from the previous week's snow melt.    Hannah Korte of Cleves OH was the top finisher with of time of 19:59.9 followed by Diana Filtz of Cincinnati OH who ran a 21:15. Jack Fleming of Cincinnati OH was the top male and 3rd overall with a time of 21:21 followed by Rich Webber who ran a 23:03(View Race Results ).
Thank you to Fleet Feet Sports for the gift cards to the overall runners and walkers.
Thank you to our race day volunteers Jenni Crowley, Fred Farnsley, Melissa Farnsley, Megan Fryburger, Bethany Glasscock, Tom Glasscock, Liz Hofacre, Marty Hovey, and Stacy Osborne.  Their patience and flexibility helped  the club put on a successful race.  See you in 2020.
If you won an award(view award list) and had to leave early, you can pick it up at the Foot Doctor at 5521 Montgomery Road, Norwood OH. Call 513-351-6300 to make sure that the doctor or somebody is in.
Go to the club website to view race results.

Sunday, January 27, 2019

2019 Winter Wonderland Run Results


Here are some quick race results from the 2019 Winter Wonderland Run on Sunday January 27 at Fernbank Park. Full results should be posted on our website  www.cincinnatirunning.com later this week.  If you have a question, please contact us at cincinnatirunning@gmail.com. If you won an award, please contact us at cincinnatirunning@gmail.com to arrange a pickup.

Thursday, January 24, 2019

2018 Grand Prix Update

Scores have been updated for the 2018 Grand Prix for all races in 2018. Check your score to be sure that it is updated correctly.   Official results will be announced in early February.  Awards will be given to the top overall Male and top overall Female, and Top Male and Female in the Following Age Groups based on official scoring:
Youngsters (Age 29 & Under), SubMasters (Age 30-39), Masters(Age 40-49), GrandMasters(Age 50-59), Legends(60-69), and StillLookingGood(70 & Over).
Thank you to all the members that participated in the 2017 RCGC Grand Prix.
  Visit the RCGC Grand Prix Page  to check scores. About the RCGC Grand Prix .

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

2019 Winter Wonderland Run Rescheduled For January 27

The Winter Wonderland Run that was canceled this past Sunday is rescheduled for this Sunday, January 27 at 1:00 PM at Fernbank Park. Online registration has been reopened until Thursday January 24.  Race Day Registration opens at Noon and race is at 1:00 PM. If you have any questions or want more information, contact us at cincinnatirunning@gmail.com or visit www.cincinnatirunning.com for more information. Hope to see many of you there.

DETAILS
  • DATE: Sunday, January 27,2019
  • TIME: 1:00 PM. 
  • PLACE: Fernbank Park, Cincinnati OH. 
  • RACE DAY REGISTRATION: $20- General Public and $15 - RCGC Members / 23 & Under. Shirts: $15.00. Opens at noon at the Riverview Shelter inside the park. 
  • RACE NUMBER PICKUP: Race Numbers can be picked up on Race Day at the Riverview Shelter inside Fernbank Park beginning at noon. 
  • COURSE: 5k Course along the paths and trails of Fernbank Park. Be prepared to run on concrete, wood, asphalt, cobblestone, grass, dirt, gravel and possibly mud, and snow.  No strollers allowed on the course due to terrain.
  • OTHER: Online registration has been reopened until Thursday January 24. Visit www.cincinnatirunning.com, or the online registration page for more information. 

Sunday, January 20, 2019

2019 Winter Wonderland Run Cancelled

Due to the poor road conditions in Greater Cincinnati, poor course conditions and after discussions with a couple of people, we are cancelling the Winter Wonderland Run for today January 20 at Fernbank Park.
We will look to see if we can reschedule for later date(either January 27 or February 24). Thank you in advance for your understanding and patience.

Friday, January 18, 2019

Winter Wonderland Run This Sunday January 20

This Sunday January 20 is the RCGC Winter Wonderland Run. It will be a 5k Run/Walk around the paths and trails of Fernbank Park.
Race Day Registration and Number Pickup will open at noon at the Riverview Shelter just inside the park.
Race Day Cost is $20 - General Public and $15 - RCGC Members / 23 & Under.  Shirts are $15.00.  Visit www.cincinnatirunning.com for more information. See you this Sunday.


RACE DETAILS
  • DATE: Sunday, January 20,2019
  • TIME: 1:00 PM. 
  • PLACE: Fernbank Park, Cincinnati OH. 
  • RACE DAY REGISTRATION: $20- General Public and $15 - RCGC Members / 23 & Under. Shirts - $15.00.  Opens at noon at the Riverview Shelter inside the park. 
  • RACE PACKET PICKUP: Race Packets can be picked up on Race Day at the Riverview Shelter inside Fernbank Park beginning at noon. 
  • COURSE: 5k Course along the paths and trails of Fernbank Park. Be prepared to run on concrete, wood, asphalt, cobblestone, grass, dirt, gravel and possibly mud, and snow.  No strollers allowed on the course due to terrain.
  • OTHER: Visit www.cincinnatirunning.com or the online registration page for more information. 

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

2019 Winter Wonderland Run Early Registration Ends Soon

Early registration ends soon for the 2019 Winter Wonderland Run. Online Registration is available through Thursday January 17. Cost is $15 - General Public and $10 - RCGC Members. Register Now before the price goes up. Visit the club website, or the online registration page for more information. Register Now.


RACE DETAILS
  • DATE: Sunday, January 20,2019
  • TIME: 1:00 PM. 
  • PLACE: Fernbank Park, Cincinnati OH. 
  • PRE-REGISTRATION: $15- General Public and $10 - RCGC Members / 23 & Under. Shirts: $10.00. Register online at www.cincinnatirunning.com. Ends Thursday, January 17, 2019. 
  • RACE DAY REGISTRATION: $20- General Public and $15 - RCGC Members / 23 & Under. Shirts: $15.00. Opens at noon at the Riverview Shelter inside the park. 
  • RACE NUMBER PICKUP: Race Numbers can be picked up on Race Day at the Riverview Shelter inside Fernbank Park beginning at noon. 
  • COURSE: 5k Course along the paths and trails of Fernbank Park. Be prepared to run on concrete, wood, asphalt, cobblestone, grass, dirt, gravel and possibly mud, and snow.  No strollers allowed on the course due to terrain.
  • OTHER: Visit www.cincinnatirunning.com, or the online registration page for more information. 

Saturday, January 12, 2019

Join the 2019 RCGC Heart Mini Team

The Runners' Club of Greater Cincinnati has a team participating at the 42nd Annual Heart Mini-Marathon. For joining the team, you get access to the club's Heart Mini Suite where you can put your stuff and no need to share bathrooms with 15,000 participants. You can sign up to be part of the team at this year's (March 9th - March 10th) run/walk events by identifying yourself as part of Runners' Club of Greater Cincinnati while registering. You can also join from our team page.  If filling out a paper form indicate Runners' Club of Greater Cincinnati  as your team.   The 15k and Half Marathon begin at 7:30 AM this year and the 5k begins at 10:30 AM.

Monday, January 07, 2019

Volunteers Needed For 2019 Winter Wonderland Run

The RCGC Winter Wonderland Run needs 10-15 volunteers to help with registration, timing, course marshals and post race on Sunday January 20. It would take 2-3 hours of your time. The jobs are easy and you will get the RCGC long Sleeve 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 signing up at www.runsignup.com or send an email to cincinnatirunning@gmail.com.

Saturday, January 05, 2019

Next RCGC Board Meeting - January 10

The next RCGC Board Meeting will be held on Thursday January 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:  Thursday January 10,  2019
  • 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, December 29, 2018

2019 Winter Wonderland Run - January 20

Join the Runners' Club of Greater Cincinnati at our annual winter 5k run / walk at Fernbank Park on Sunday, January 20, 2019. Fernbank Park is located along the Ohio River off US Route 50 in the Cincinnati community of Sayler Park.
The race starts at 1:00 PM, with race day registration beginning at noon at the Riverview Shelter inside the Park. Preregistration is $10.00 for RCGC members / 23 & Under and $15.00 for the general public. Register online at www.runsignup.com through January 17.
Race day registration will be $15.00 for Club members / 23 & Under and $20.00 for general public.
Awards will go to the top three overall male runners and top 3 overall female runners, top male and female walker, and top male and female runners in the following age groups: 18 & Under, 19-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+ . Food and drinks will be provided to all participants after the race.Register Now.
RACE DETAILS
  • DATE: Sunday, January 20,2019
  • TIME: 1:00 PM. 
  • PLACE: Fernbank Park, Cincinnati OH. 
  • PRE-REGISTRATION: $15- General Public and $10 - RCGC Members / 23 & Under. Register online at www.cincinnatirunning.com. Ends Thursday, January 17, 2019 
  • RACE DAY REGISTRATION: $20- General Public and $15 - RCGC Members / 23 & Under. Opens at noon at the Riverview Shelter inside the park. 
  • RACE NUMBER PICKUP: Race Numbers can be picked up on Race Day at the Riverview Shelter inside Fernbank Park beginning at noon. 
  • COURSE: 5k Course along the paths and trails of Fernbank Park. Be prepared to run on concrete, wood, asphalt, cobblestone, grass, dirt, gravel and possibly mud, and snow.  No strollers allowed on the course due to terrain.
  • OTHER: Visit www.cincinnatirunning.com, or the online registration page for more information. 

Monday, December 17, 2018

Club Members That Did the 2018 Egg Nog Jog

About 475 runners and walkers did the Egg Nog Jog 5k Run/Walk on Saturday December 15 in Mt Adams in rainy conditions.  Below is a list of club members that did the Egg Nog Jog this past Saturday. If your name is not listed, send us an email, we will verify your data and add you to the list.
NameTime
Barbara Ellwein36:08
Fred Farnsley29:31
Melissa Farnsley59:10
Richard Gabbour1:17:33
Monica Holmback29:36
Mark Jepson26:56
Mike Neale35:09
Sharon Niehaus36:49
Jerry Patton36:44
Caroline Siderits41:05
Rich Webber22:36