Monday, March 31, 2014

Runners' Club Part of the Piggest Raffle Ever

The Runners' Club of Greater Cincinnati is part of the Piggest Raffle ever with the Flying Pig Marathon for 2014. Adopt a pig for $5 for a chance to to win a two year lease on a Toyota Prius and help 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 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.

Monday, March 24, 2014

Flying Pig Marathon Fluid Station Volunteers Wanted

The Runners' Club of Greater Cincinnati will have a fluid station at mile 22 for the 16th Annual Flying Pig Marathon. Mile 22 is where the marathon really begins for the runners and your support and encouragement means plenty to them. If you are running the marathon, please encourage your friends and family to help out. If you're not running, join us for a little fun and help us help the runners at mile 22. To volunteer at our waterstop:
  1. Go to the Flying Pig Volunteer Registration Page.
  2. Click the Sign-up with registered group.
  3. Find and select Runners' Club of Cincinnati from the group list.
  4. Complete volunteer information.
  5. Use Runnerclub as the group password when asked near the end of the form.
If you have any questions or problems, let us knowSign Up for the Waterstop

Sunday, March 16, 2014

RCGC Club Members That Did The 2014 Heart Mini-Marathon

The Runners' Club of Greater Cincinnati had a significant turnout for the Heart Mini Marathon. We had almost  50 people run the Half, the 15k or the 5k. Here is a list of those members that did the 2014 Heart Mini Marathon. If your name is not listed, send us an email and we will verify your data:
Heart Half
Name Time
Jeff  Allen  1:40:16 
Tammy  Alverson  2:36:23 
Donna  Anderson  2:03:00 
Mohamed  Banoun  2:10:40 
Daniel  Bebo  1:49:46 
Joan  Brady  1:54:00 
Shawn  Fleming  2:24:09 
Seamus  Gordon  2:37:41 
Mary Alice  Gruden  2:59:51 
Erica  Heskamp  2:21:40 
Wayne  Hinaman  3:05:28 
Martin  Hovey  2:38:09 
David  Lasse  2:02:42 
Patrick  McGilvray  2:03:09 
Tricia  Meyer  2:24:59 
Melanie  Miles  1:50:15 
Cherie  Norman  2:59:51 
Gary  Payne  2:05:54 
Robert  Platt  2:30:16 
Don  Raake  2:44:38 
Jeffrey  Schwab  1:51:52 
Robert  Siegel  1:59:30 
Michael  Viox  1:48:59 
Russell  Brown  1:19:14 
Cindy  Cranmer  1:26:10 
Timothy  Kling  1:23:53 
Paul  Long  1:35:46 
Erin  Martell  1:52:08 
Brian  Nash  1:50:34 
David  Nelson  1:36:28 
Kimberly  Ogle  1:22:47 
Erin  Parton  1:38:59 
Jerry Patton 1:42:33
Greg  Roa  1:06:25 
Lisa  Roa  1:39:51 
Jeff  Schrock  52:57 
Scott  Spicher  1:20:29 
Jennifer  Stark  1:39:35 
Melissa  Stokley  1:13:30 
Elizabeth  Tiffany  1:25:58 
Joni  Torsella  1:17:02 
Barbara  Wells  2:01:40 
Ryan  Woolley  58:01 
Eric  Yeiser  1:19:51 

Heart 5k Run
Kent  Friel  38:04 
Michael  Haller  39:45 
Nick  Haverkos  29:22 
Ed  Hunter  28:38 
Marilyn  Hunter  51:13 

Thursday, March 13, 2014

Club Update on HeartMiniMarathon Weekend

Here is what the Runners' Club of Greater Cincinnati has going on for the Heart Mini Marathon this weekend:
  • For those that joined The Runners' Club of Greater Cincinnati Heart Mini Team, you can pick up your stuff at the Heart Mini Expo this Saturday March 15. The expo opens at 9:00 AM. In years past, they had a pick-up for groups.  If they have a pick up for groups, go there, tell them your name and team(Runners' Club of Greater Cincinnati) and there should not be a problem.  
  • Every year, the Runners' Club of Greater Cincinnati gets a hospitality suite in the Westin  for members. We provide food, drinks, a place to stash your gear, and a view of Fountain Square - where all the action is on race day! It will be available around 7:00 AM on raceday. We generally find out the room number on late Saturday afternoon at check-in so check your email for the room number Saturday evening or contact us at
    Note:Only current paid RCGC members plus one guest,  and nonmembers who signed up for the Runners' Club Heart Mini-Team have access to the rooms.

Monday, March 10, 2014

RCGC Members That Did Races This Weekend

While looking at few results this past weekend, I noticed a few familiar names of club members that did a road race.  Here is a list of members that ran a race this past weekend:
Bockfest 5k
Name Time
Jeff  Allen  21:24 
Daniel  Bebo  33:25 
Cindy  Cranmer  26:39 
Martin  Hovey  34:31 
Marcela  Oates  34:54 
Kimberly  Ogle  24:46 
Erin  Owen  35:44 
Donna  Payne  51:06 
Gary  Payne  26:45
Robert  Platt  46:19 
Greg  Roa  20:47 
Lisa  Roa  33:12 
Jeffrey  Schwab  22:03 
Debra  Wilson  42:25 
Denise  Witzgall  52:22 

Cavalier 5k
Regina Jacobs 41:55
John Zerhusen 23:45
Quo Vadis 5k
William Stolz 17:42
Quo Vadis 10k 
Paul Long 58:18
Cynthia Lough 1:24:44
Shamrock Shuffle 10k
Erin Martell 1:20:26
Thom Meyer 1:10:54

Race Results From The Weekend Of March 8

This weekend was a busy race weekend in Greater Cincinnati with about 2500 runners and walkers at  the Shamrock Shuffle up in West Chester, and about 1500 at the Bockfest 5k in Over-the-Rhine  plus a few races in between. Here are the race results for some of the races the weekend of March 8:

Friday, March 07, 2014

Daylight Saving Time Begins this Weekend

As you probably know, Daylight Saving Time begins this Sunday March 9. Be sure to set your clocks ahead one hour this weekend so you do not miss either the club's group run on Sunday at 8:15 AM or the RCGC Board Meeting at Graeter's in Ft. Thomas at 10:00AM. About Daylight Saving Time.

Tuesday, March 04, 2014

2014 St. Patrick's Races in Greater Cincinnati

It is about two weeks to go until St. Patrick's Day! For the next three weekends, there are races to help you celebrate. Race Listings are below:

  • Saturday March 8, Shamrock Shuffle 5k & 10K, 8:30 AM, The Square at Union Center, West Chester OH. Race information available at and
  • Saturday March 15, Shamrock Shuffle 3k, 8:00 AM, Lexington Center, Lexington KY. Visit for more information.
  • Saturday March 15, Run for the Green 5K Trail Run, 9:00 AM, Landon Deerfield Park, Maineville OH. Contact Greg McCormick at 513-793-0508 or visit for more information.
  • Saturday March 15, ORRRC St. Patrick's 5k, 10:00 AM, Middletown High School, Middletown OH. Visit for more information.
  • Saturday March 22, Emerald Miles 5k Run/Walk, 9:00 AM, Newport on the Levee, Race Information available at
  • Saturday March 22, Harrigan's 5k, 9:30 AM, Harrigan's Tavern, Kettering OH, Visit for more information.
For more races in Cincinnati and the area, do not forget to check out our race calendar.