Saturday, January 29, 2011

Poll Results for January
Here are the final results from the January poll. The question was: How many miles do you plan to run in 2011? 1000-1499 miles was the top vote getter with 9 votes followed by 500-999 with 6 votes and 1500-1999 with 4 votes. Thank you to the 25 that voted. The full results will be left up for the next couple of days. The poll question for February will be out sometime next week.

Friday, January 28, 2011

Shires of Vermont Marathon - May 15, 2011
The 2011 Shires of Vermont Marathon is a new marathon in Southern Vermont. It will be held on May 15, 2011. Course is a scenic point-to-point 26.2 mile course connecting the Shire Towns of Bennington and Manchester as they celebrate their 250th anniversaries! "New England’s Newest Marathon" is the only marathon in southern Vermont! For more information or to register, visit

Thursday, January 27, 2011

Casting Call - Desperate Landscapes
Desperate Landscapes is beginning to cast again in the Cincinnati area for spring and summer and they are looking for young, fun, energetic homeowners to help pump up their curb appeal. There is no cost to the homeowners. They bring the plants, the paint, the supplies and even the food needed to get the job done in one day. The homeowners chosen need to provide some personality, sweat equity and neighbors willing to go on TV to complain about the ugly front yard.
They have applications online at Click on Put Me on TV.
You can watch episodes online to see what they are capable of doing in an 8-hour day. They're available at:
Cinci Runner Updates - January 2011
Click the title to access the January 2011 Cinci Runners' Updates. Cinci Runners' Updates is a periodic e-newsletter sent by the Runners' Club of Greater Cincinnati. You can sign up for it to the right on the blog or at the newsletter itself.

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Race Committee Meeting this Tuesday February 1
Have you ever wondered what it takes to put together a race? Do you have an idea for a race, but do not know how to get started with putting it together? The Runners' Club of Greater Cincinnati is seeking volunteers to serve on a race committee for 2011. There will be an informational meeting on Tuesday February 1, 2011 at the Clifton Recreation Center at 6:30 PM. Following the meeting will be the board meeting. If you can not make the meeting, but are interested, send us an email at
Club Group Run this Saturday January 29
The Runners' Club of Greater Cincinnati will meet this Saturday January 29 for a Cincinnati River Run. Meet at 7:45am and run starts at 8:00 am. Please join us for a trial run. If there is enough interest we may start a weekly Saturday run from this location. All paces are welcome.

  • Date: January 29, 2011
  • Time: Meet at 7:45 am. Run Starts at 8:00 AM.
  • Location: Meet at 2540 River Road, Cincinnati. Parking available on Galvin Lane and River Road.
  • Directions: Get to River Road / US 50. Stay on River Road. Turn right at second light at Mount Hope Rd. Turn left on Galvin to park.
  • Description: This run will be about a 7 miler from the near Westside to the Cincinnati Riverfront crossing into Kentucky and back and coming back by Paul Brown Stadium. We may add Sawyer Point and Friendship Park if everyone feels for to the distance.
  • Info: Contact Dave at 513-251-0051 or Terry at 859-371-6464.
Quick Start Your Weight Loss with Matt Fitzgerald's New Book!
Matt Fitzgerald's new book Racing Weight Quick Start Guide is a weight loss training plan devoted to the endurance athlete. If you’re like most endurance athletes, you’re concerned about your weight. You know that every extra pound slows you down. In the book, Matt Fitzgerald applies all the principles from his previous book Racing Weight to create a detailed set of weight loss plans. Lose weight quickly by following a schedule of high-intensity workouts and strength training as well as a menu of calorie-restricted, high-protein meals and snacks. For information about the book, visit

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Cure2Endure begins this Monday January 31
Cure2Endure is a 5 week Injury Prevention Clinic for the Endurance Athlete. It will run every Monday at the Running Spot in O'Bryonville from 6:00PM - 7:30 PM for 5 weeks beginning on January 31. It is a great way to learn injury prevention. A couple of our club members took it and LOVED IT! They highly recommend it to anyone who has been injured or does not want to get injured. It is open to only 20 people so sign in quickly as registration fills up fast. Contact Lisa Coors at 513-476-7151 for more information. About Cure2Endure.

Thursday, January 20, 2011

Visit the Club Store
The Runners' Club of Greater Cincinnati has an online store for you to purchase club tech shirts, club caps or t-shirts from last year's Valentine Day race. If you order over $20, you get a 10% discount on items ordered. Use the club Code: RCGCShop at checkout. Valid for Store items only. Access the Club Store.
"Marathonville" by KIBO Productions highlights small-town marathons throughout America and beyond. They recently released the first four episodes which feature The Mesa Falls Marathon in Ashton, Idaho. A new chapter is released every 2 weeks and a new episode is produced every 2-3 months.
If you know about a great small town marathon you'd like to see featured on an upcoming episode of "Marathonville", let them know!
They hope you enjoy Marathonville: The Mesa Falls Marathon.

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Club Race Calendar
Check out the club calendar for Cincinnati Road Races. It includes 5Ks, 10Ks, Marathons, Half Marathons, and just about any other distance that you could imagine running. It includes Runners' Club of Greater Cincinnati events, and a few regional and national races but mainly Cincinnati and Northern KY local road races. Access the club race calendar.

Saturday, January 15, 2011

New Running Store Opens in Northern Kentucky
There is a new running store that recently opened in the Edgewood Square in Edgewood, KY called the Tri-State Running Company. You can view their information at their website