Thursday, June 26, 2014

20th Annual Brian Rohne Memorial 5k Run / Walk - August 9

Brian Rohne was the most valuable athlete for the Men's Cross Country team at Northern Kentucky University in 1992. Brian was fatally injured in January 1993 on a training run and the race is held in his name. The race raises money for the Northern Kentucky University Cross Country team. Pre-registration is $20.00 which includes a shirt. For Runners' Club members and those 18 and under pre-registration is $15.00 which includes a shirt. Race Day is $25 with the shirt while supplies last.

  • DATE: Saturday August 9, 2014
  • TIME: 7:00 PM
  • PLACE: Albright Health Center, Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights KY
  • DISTANCE: 5k.
  • COST: $20 Pre-registration(includes T- shirt). RCGC Members/ 18 & Under - $15 with T-shirt. Race Day Registration is $25(T-shirt included while supplies last). No discounts on race day. Get the flier or register online for more information.

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

RCGC Urban Cross Country Series

The Runners' Club of Greater Cincinnati along with the Norwood High School Cross Country Team brings free cross country runs to Lower Millcrest Park in Norwood Ohio. Every Thursday starting July 10th through August 21st , there will be a free 5k race at 7:30pm.  There will be a DJ, concessions, and T-shirts sold.   No entry fees unless you want your time recorded for posterity.
A splendid time is guaranteed to all! For info call 513-351-6300 days.
  • DATE: begins Thursday July 10, 2013 and continues to Thursday August 21
  • TIME: 7:30 PM
  • PLACE: Lower Millcrest Park, Norwood OH
  • INFORMATION: 5k cross country race every Thursday beginning on July 10 and ending on August 21. No entry fees unless you want your time recorded for posterity, concessions or a shirt remembering the wonderful time that you had.  For info, call 513-351-6300 days or visit the RCGC Cross Country Series Page.

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

2014 4th of July Races In Greater Cincinnati

There are quite a few races on the Fourth of July weekend in the Greater Cincinnati Area and most likely one near where you live. Here are a few of them.  Visit the RCGC Calendar for a few more races on the Fourth of July.
Thursday July 3
  • Root Beer Junction Madeira Mile, 6:30 pm, Madeira Presbyterian Church, 8000 Miami Ave, Madeira OH,
Friday July 4
Saturday July 5
  • Greenhills Pioneer 5k Run, 8:00 am, Greenhills Commons, Greenhills OH,

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

2014 RCGC Grand Prix Update - June

The Runners’ Club of Greater Cincinnati is doing a Grand Prix Series in 2014. 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 60 club members have participated in at least one Grand Prix Race.
 The next race in the Grand Prix will be the  Madeira Mile which is Thursday July 3 followed by the RCGC Urban Summer Cross Country Series in July.
Below is a list of the top 5 male and female club members for scoring through the Memorial Day Race.  Scoring is based on your best 5 races(either A, B, C), your best B race, and your best C Race. (For a complete listing, go to
RCGC Grand Prix Standings
through Memorial Day Race
Top 5 Females
Top 5 Males
Lisa Roa375
Harvey Lewis350
Barbara Ellwein325
Jerry Patton273
Cindy Cranmer236
Marty Hovey267
Stacey Herdering196
Greg Roa241
Nurys Diaz189
Ryan Woolley 197

Monday, June 16, 2014

RCGC Board Meeting - June 19

The next RCGC Board Meeting will be held on Thursday  June 19 at The Foot Doctor in Norwood OH at 7:15 PM. The meeting is open to all current RCGC members.
We will discuss plans for the Summer Cross Country Series, the Summer Trail Run plus much more.
Hope you can join us!
  • DATE:  Thursday June 19, 2014
  • TIME: 7:15 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 plans for the Summer Cross Country Series, the Summer Trail Run  plus much more. View agenda.  

Friday, June 13, 2014

17th Annual Root Beer Junction Madeira Mile

Got in an email from Madeira Mile Race Director Jim Kean:
Join us for the annual Madeira Mile presented by Root Beer Junction on July 3rd! It's a great way to kick off the holiday weekend!
As an added incentive to pre-register online, the first 50 registrants will receive a FREE MADEIRA MILE event t-shirt commemorating the 50th Anniversary of Jim Ryun’s MILE World Record signed by Jim.
You can register online by clicking on the link here:
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Friday, June 06, 2014

2014 Don Wahle Summer Track & Field Games

These meets were started by Don Wahle and friends in the early 1960s and continued uninterrupted until 1996. Now they are back.
This year, beginning Monday, June 9  and continuing each Monday through July 7 track and field will be hosted at the track and field stadium at the Elder High School Panther Athletic Complex at 19154 Quebec Road. Free events and open to everyone regardless of age or ability.
  •  DATE: begins Monday June 9, 2014 and continues to July 7.
  • TIME: 6:30 PM
  • PLACE: Elder High School Panther Athletic Complex
  • INFORMATION: 6 weeks of track events starting Monday June 3. More Information.

Monday, June 02, 2014

Daniel Boone's Run For Statehood - June 14

Daniel Boone's Run For Statehood is a fast flat half marathon and 5k in Falmouth KY. $500 Cash Purse if 100 pre-register by May 31 or 200 for race day. Cost is $35 for those who sign up by May 31 and $45 after. Visit, get the race flier or contact Craig Chaplin at 859-781-9101 for more information.
Race Details

  • DATE: Saturday, June 14, 2014
  • TIME: 8:00 AM
  • PLACE: Shelby and Main Street, Falmouth KY
  • COURSE: Fast, flat course around the city of Falmouth Kentucky
  • AWARDS: TROPHIES 1st, 2nd, 3rd overall male and female in 5K and Half-marathon
    CERTIFICATES TO ALL FINISHERS (Above design imprinted on certificates)
    1st PLACE PLAQUES To First Male and Female PENDLETON COUNTY RESIDENTS (in both races)
    $500.00 CASH PURSE (If 100 pre-registered or 200 by race day) 1st, 2nd, 3rd overall male and female in Half-Marathon
  • RACE INFORMATION: Visit or contact Craig Chaplin at 859-781-9101 for more information.