Sunday, September 29, 2013

2013 Cliftonfest 5k Run / Walk Results

Here are the overall Results to the  Cliftonfest 5k Run / Walk  held on Sunday morning September 29. Full Results will be posted on  on Monday.   If there is a concern or question, do not hesitate to contact us or

Friday, September 27, 2013

CliftonFest 5k Run / Walk this Sunday September 29

This Sunday September 29 is the Cliftonfest 5k.  This will be a lot of fun. Each runner gets a goody bag with a Graeters' coupon and two drink tickets for use at Cliftonfest.
Race starts at 9:00 AM at Burnett Woods. Race Day Registration opens at 7:30 AM at the Trailside Nature Center inside Burnett Woods. Cost is $20.00($10.00 for a shirt ). You can also sign-up at Packet Pick Up on Saturday September 28 at Cliftonfest from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM for $20.00. For more information, visit or  CliftonFest Facebook Page.

  • DATE: Sunday, September 29, 2013 - Open to All.
  • TIME: 9:00 AM.
  • PLACE: Burnett Woods, Clifton, Cincinnati OH.
  • RACE DAY REGISTRATION: Registration opens at 7:30 AM at the Trailside Nature Center inside Burnett Woods. $20 - no discounts.  Add $10 for a shirt.
  • PACKET PICK-UP: Cliftonfest, Saturday,  September 28, 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM or day of race. Avoid the lines on race day. If you have not registered, you can sign-up on Saturday.
  • COURSE: 1 3/4 loop 5k course beginning at the top of Brookline near Jefferson and going through around and maybe over Burnett Woods with a downhill finish on Clifton near Diggs Plaza. View Map.
  • OTHER: Visit visit or  CliftonFest Facebook Page  for more information.

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Wanted: A Few Good Men and Women

The club needs about 3 more  volunteers to help with the finish line this Sunday September 19th for the CliftonFest 5k at 9:00 AM.  The job is easy, fun and last will about 1-2 hours. For your efforts, you can have a goody, a race tshirt in addition to a pat on the back. If you can help out, contact us at or sign up at and select 5k Run.

Monday, September 23, 2013

RCGC Club Members That Ran The 2013 Hudy 14k

Since the Hudy 14k had a significant history in the club's history, we compiled a list of those members that did the 2013 Hudy 14k run. If your name is not listed, send us an email and we will verify your data:
Club Members who ran the Hudy 14k

Name Place Time
Tim Molony  60 59:18 
Greg Roa  100 1:03:31 
Jeffrey Schwab  218 1:08:00 
Scott Spicher  420 1:12:51 
Melanie Miles  432 1:13:11 
Stacey Herdering  459 1:13:47 
Patrick McGilvray  633 1:16:31 
Seamus Gordon  850 1:19:41 
Elizabeth Tiffany  898 1:20:26 
Adam Tiffany  901 1:20:28 
Gary Payne  1018 1:22:24 
JerryPatton  1398 1:28:46 
Lisa Roa  1480 1:30:09 
Andrew Rohne  1487 1:30:15 
Jim Berry  1608 1:32:30 
Thom Meyer  1722 1:35:01 
Sherry McKown  1723 1:35:02 
Jason Reed  1826 1:38:01 
Laura Booke  1849 1:38:36 
Martin Hovey  1860 1:39:02 
Debra Wilson  1899 1:40:06 
Lisa Kirk  2001 1:43:43 
Carol Siderits  2119 1:48:40 
Cherie Norman  2207 1:54:57 
Robert Platt  2309 2:08:48 

CliftonFest 5k Early Registration Ends Today

  Today is the last day to to register for the Inaugural CliftonFest 5k this Sunday September 29 at Burnett Woods  at 9:00 AM.  Mail entries must be postmarked today. Online Registration is available through midnight tonight. Mail in the flier or register online now before the price goes up.  For more information, go to or email for more information. For information about CliftonFest, visit the CliftonFest Facebook Page.

  • DATE: Sunday, September 29, 2013.
  • TIME: 9:00 AM.
  • PLACE: Clifton Business District, Clifton Ave and Ludlow Avenue
  • PRE-REGISTRATION: ends Monday September 23, 2013. Cost: $15 - General Public, $10 -  RCGC Members, $40 - Family of Four. Get the flier or register online.
  • RACE DAY REGISTRATION: Opens 8:00 AM at Cliftonfest. Cost: $20(No discounts)
  • PACKET PICK-UP: Saturday September 28 at CliftonFest from 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM or day of the race beginning at 8:00 AM 
  • COURSE: 3.1 mile rolling course through Clifton and Burnett Woods, gaslights and all.
  • OTHER: Get the flier or register online. For more information, go to or email for more information. For information about CliftonFest, visit the CliftonFest Facebook Page.

Thursday, September 19, 2013

2013 RCGC Grand Prix Update

 The Runners’ Club of Greater Cincinnati is doing a Grand Prix Series in 2013. 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 Grand Prix will be the Brewery Run Races on September 21 followed by the Cliftonfest 5k on September 29. The next C Race is Run Like Hell 5k on October 26. To be eligible, you need to be:

  1. RCGC Member in Good Standing for 2013 
  2. Volunteer for two club supported events. 
  3. Run at least 7 races – 1 Race needs to be a “B” Race and 1 Race Needs to be a “C” Race No worries! There is still time to catch up and only 7 races are scored including one “B” race and one “C” race.
Below is a list of the top club members for scoring through the Brian Rohne Run(For a full listing, go to
Top 10 Females in the RCGC Grand Prix 

Carol Siderits 849
Lisa Roa 477
Olivia Connaughton 400
Stacey Herdering 392
Melanie Miles 340
Nurys Diaz 336
Karen Wilson 291
Cindy Cranmer 284
Holly Carey 239
Gina Meyers 223
 Top 10 Males

Ryan Woolley 491
Seamus Gordon 416
Thom Meyer 398
Harvey Lewis 397
Michael Haller 366
Jerry Patton 358
Marty Hovey 349
William Stolz 344
Greg Roa 332
Jeffrey Schwab 329

Here are the current club members who have done at least one B race:
Women: Holly Carey, Olivia Connaughton, Nurys Diaz, Janis Hoover, Jennifer Hughes, Marilyn Hunter, Lisa Kirk, Melanie Miles, Betty Moscove, Cherie Norman, Becky Parr, Donna Payne, Lisa Roa, Susan Russell and Carol Siderits.
Men: Jeff Allen, Seamus Gordon, Michael Haller, Nick Haverkos, Martin Hovey, Ed Hunter, Harvey Lewis, Thom Meyer, Tim Molony, Jeff Oates, Jerry Patton, Gary Payne, Robert Platt Jason Reed, Greg Roa, Jeffrey Schwab, Scott Spicher and William Stolz.
Club members who have done a C race: Gina Meyers, David Nelson.
For more information about the RCGC Grand Prix, visit the club's Grand Prix page.

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Upcoming Volunteer Opportunities - September 2013

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. CliftonFest 5k Finish Line - The club needs 5 volunteers to help out with finish line and timing at the CliftonFest 5k on September 29 from 8:30 AM until 10:30 AM.  Finishline work is quite easy and you will get a CliftonFest 5k shirt plus a goody bag with two beer tickets 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
  2. Valentine Day Race Committee - Have you ever wondered what it takes to put together a race? Get in on the action! The club is forming a Race Committee for the club's Valentine Day Race  to be held in February 2014 at Northern Kentucky University. We need assistance with pre-race organization, promotion, sponsorship, and volunteer coordination. The first meeting is scheduled for October. If you can help,  please email us at
  3. Ongoing Openings - Currently we have few openings for keeping the club running on an ongoing basis:  Social Chair, Membership Chair, Program Chair, Newsletter Editor and Database Manager. Most positions take 1-2 hours a week of your time. If you can or would like to fulfill one of these positions, please send an email to or attend the next board meeting.

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Sin City Hashers Red Dress Hash - September 21

The Sin City Hashers "a drinking club with a running problem” will be hosting their Annual Red Dress Hash this Saturday September 21. They will meet at the Rock Bar Lounge at the Horseshoe Casino in downtown Cincinnati around 4:00PM. Just look for a bunch of people looking cheap in red dresses. More details( ie what to bring etc. besides your sorry butt, id and beer money, lots of beer money) are on their website

Wednesday, September 04, 2013

Hudy 14k and 7k Brewery Runs Sold Out

Got the following in an email this morning:
As the bartender said to his late night patrons...

"Hudepohl 14K's Sold Out!"

Thank you, Hudy lovers! Because of your loyalty and passion for all things Hudy, this year's Hudepohl 14K and 7K Brewery Runs are officially sold out! We thank you for your unprecedented support and can't wait to see you Saturday morning, September 21 for what we think will be the best-yet Brewery Run. The field was limited this year and we will not be taking any wait list registrants to provide a better experience for all participants. 

If you didn't have a chance to register, we'd still love to see you be part of all the fun! Join us as a volunteer and you get to be part of the action without all of the sweat. Just click here and sign up as a volunteer. You get a cool shirt and a front row seat to all the action Join us!

And this reminder, don't get left out of all the fun next year. Registration opens the morning of the Brewery Run for all the Beer Series events next year. Sign up for all three races at the after party and get a cool training shirt as well! You'll get 2013 prices for all the 2014 Beer Series events, including the Bockfest 5K, Little Kings Mile and, of course, the Hudepohl 14K and 7K Brewery Runs. Sign up now to make sure you're one of the Brew Hogs next year!

Tuesday, September 03, 2013

Queen City Invitational this Friday September 6

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 long drive out of town. Come out and see some of the top young local distance runners compete against other. 2013 marks the 32nd year that the meet has been held. The meet is this Friday September 6 at Kingswood Park in Deerfield Township. The men's race is at 5:00 PM followed by the women's race at 5:45 PM.