Thursday, January 30, 2014

February 2014 Races

Below is list of upcoming races in February 2014. Check the club calendar for a few more races in February.
Sunday February 2
  • ORRRC 47th Annual Frostbite 5 Mile, 2:00 pm, Centerville High School, Centerville, OH,
Saturday February 8
  • Topo Trail Running Series - Caesar Creek State Park, 10:00 am,Caesar Creek State Park, Waynesville OH,
  • RCGC Winter Wonderland 5k Run / Walk, England/Idlewild Park, 5550 Idlewild Rd., Burlington KY 41005, Register Online.
Saturday February 15
  • Cupid's Undies Run, 2:00 pm, Arnie's on the Levee 120 E. 3rd St. Newport, KY 41071,
Sunday February 16
  • Sweetheart Shuffle, noon, Atrium YMCA, 5750 Innovation Drive, Franklin, OH 45005,
  • 34th Annual Valentine’s Labor of Love 2 Mile Run, noon, Regents Hall, Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights KY,
Saturday February 22
  • Topo Trail Running Series - England-Idlewild, 10:00 am, England-Idlewild Park, Burlington KY,
  • Special Olympics Polar Climb 3K Walk/5K Run , 11:00 AM, Versailles State Park - Versailles Lake Boat Ramp, Versailles, IN 47042,

Monday, January 27, 2014

RCGC Valentine's Labor of Love featured in Running Times Magazine

Join the Runners' Club of Greater Cincinnati this winter in one of the most fun and unusual races you'll find in Cincinnati. Recently, Running Times Magazine featured the club's Valentine’s Labor of Love 2 Mile Run in its January-February Issue due to its tethered divisions like Ball and Chain and the Blind Date Division(can't find a partner, let us the club find you one).  For more information or to register, visit
  • DATE: Sunday, February 16, 2014 - Open to All.
  • TIME: 12 Noon.
  • PLACE: Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights, KY.
  • PRE-REGISTRATION: Online ends TuesdayFebruary 11,2014.
  • PACKET PICK-UP: The Running Spot, Newport, Saturday, February 15, 2014 1 - 3 PM or at NKU day of race beginning at 10:30 AM.
  • DIRECTIONS: 471 ends at 27, go straight through light. Turn right at next light (NKU). Take first left, then first right.
  • COURSE: 2 mile course beginning at Albright Health Center.
  • OTHER: Visit for more information or to register online or get the flier.

Friday, January 24, 2014

Winter Wonderland 5k POSTPONED - RESCHEDULED for February 8

The club contacted Boone County Parks Friday afternon and they stated that  the trails are completely covered with more snow coming.  They are closing the trail and will not allow the Runners' Club of Greater Cincinnati to hold the Winter Wonderland 5k race on Saturday January 25th.
We will be rescheduling the race for Saturday, February 8th at 10:00am. All pre-registered race participants will be contacted Friday afternoon and we will be posting notices on many sites. We are sorry for the inconvenience but it really is out if RCGC's hands at this point. Thank you for your understanding and patience.

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Winter Wonderland 5k Early Registration Ends Today

Today January 22 is the last day to to register for the Winter Wonderland 5k Run / Walk  The deadline for Mail entries ended January 18. Online Registration is available through midnight tonight. Register now before the price goes up. Visit the club website for more information about the race.
  • DATE: Saturday, January 25, 2014 
  • TIME: 10:00 AM Start 
  • LOCATION: England/Idlewild Park, 5550 Idlewild Rd., Burlington KY 41005

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Join the Runners' Club of Greater Cincinnati Heart Mini Team

The Runners' Club of Greater Cincinnati has a team participating at the 37th 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 20,000 participants. You can sign up to be part of the team at this year's (March 15th - March 16th) 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.  If the RCGC Heart Mini Team has at least 25 members and raises $2500 by February 8, the Runners' Club logo can appear on the back of the t-shirts.  Cost of the HeartMini Marathon is $40 and $55 for the Heart Half Marathon through March 3 and  $45 for the HeartMini Marathon and $60 for the Heart Half after March 3. The 15k and Half Marathon begin at 7:30 AM this year and the 5k begins at a later time.