Sunday, November 30, 2014

Turkey Burner Mile Overall Results

Overall Race Results from the RCGC Turkey Burner Mile held this morning. Full results should be posted on our website Monday or Tuesday of this week. If you have a question or concern, do not hesitate to contact us at Thank you. View Overall Results.

Friday, November 28, 2014

Early Bird Registration Ends Soon for 2015 Labor of Love Run

Early Bird Registration for the 2015 Labor of Love Run ends on Sunday November 30. Cost is $15 through November 30 and then increases to $20 on December 1. RCGC Members and High School Students get a $5 discount off regular price. Registration includes a long sleeve shirt.
Don't be a turkey! Register now before the price goes up on Deecember 1. Visit or the race information page for more information about the race.

RCGC Turkey Burner Mile - This Sunday November 30

This Sunday November 30 is the Turkey Burner Mile at Summit Park. Please join us and burn off those pesky Thanksgiving Day calories without lightening your wallet. Race Day Registration opens at 9:00 AM by the taxi runway. Race starts at 10:00 AM. See you there!

  • DATE: Sunday, November 30, 2014 
  • TIME: 10:00 AM 
  • PLACE: Summit Park, Blue Ash OH 
  • INFORMATION: 1 mile run to help you burn off those Thanksgiving Day Calories. Food, and awards follow the race. Race Day Registration begins at 9:00 AM. Race Day Cost: $10.00 General Public,  $5 High School Students/College Students / RCGC Members.   For more information, visit or check out the Turkey Burner Race Information Page.

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Run,Walk, Cycle Across America

Berkeley Lab has designed a transcontinental virtual trip across the United States. Each time you enter your mileage of either running, walking or cycling, they add it to your total and show you exactly what you would see if you had been traveling on the TransAmerica Trail from Yorktown, Virginia to Florence, Oregon. They also provide maps that show your progress and the progress of your friends if they have an account. If you wish, you can form teams to race across the United States. You can check it out at

Friday, November 21, 2014

RCGC Grand Prix Standings - November 2014

Here is an update of the 2014 RCGC Grand Prix through the Run Like Hell 5k(If you ran Run like Hell, let me know so I can update your points. Please provide proof like a race number ).   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 75 club members have participated in at least one Grand Prix Race.
 As promised, I tallied up the official scores so everybody knows where they stand going into the home stretch. Official scoring is based on your best 5 races which can include a B race and a C Race to complete the 5 races, best B race and best C race. Next three races in the series are the Straight Street Climb on Sunday November 23, the Thanksgiving Day Race on November 27 and Turkey Burner Mile on November 30.
Below are the top  10 Males and Top 10 Females through Run Like Hell.

Top 10 Females

First NameLast NameVolunteerReqMetB Race C RaceBest 5 RacesTotal

Top 10 Males

First NameLast NameVolunteerReqMetB Race C RaceBest 5 RacesTotal

Thursday, November 20, 2014

RCGC Volunteer Opportunities - November 2014

Here are some upcoming opportunities where you can help out the Runners' Club of Greater Cincinnati. If you can help with any of these events, we would appreciate it: 
  • Turkey Burner Mile - The RCGC Turkey Burner Mile on Sunday November 30 needs 5-10 volunteers to help with registration, timing, post race, and cleanup. It would take 1-2 hours of your time. The jobs are fun, easy and entertaining and you will get some nice goodies 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
  • Ongoing Openings - Currently we have a few openings for keeping the club running on an ongoing basis: Social Chair, Program Chair, and Newsletter Editor. Most positions take 2-3 hours a month. If you can or would like to fulfill one of these positions, please send an email to or attend the next board meeting on December 18.
  • Race Director - The club is in need of a race director for the Winter Wonderland Race to be held in January.  If you have the mind of a project manager, curious to see how a race is put together, or being a race director is an item on your bucket list, let us know at

Friday, November 14, 2014

RCGC Board Meeting - November 18

The next RCGC Board Meeting will be held on Tuesday  November 18 at The Foot Doctor at 5521 Montgomery Road at 7:15 PM. The meeting is open to all current RCGC members.
We will discuss updates on upcoming races and social events plus much more.
Hope you can join us!
  • DATE:  Tuesday November 18 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 updates on upcoming races like the Valentine's Day Race and social events. View agenda

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Straight Street Climb - November 23

The Straight Street Hill Climb is a .36 mile race up Straight Street in the CUF neighborhood. The race was started by the Clifton Track Club in the late1970's. The Climb features a bike challenge in addition to the road race. The race will begin at 9 a.m followed by the bike challenge at 9:30 AM.
Early bird registration is $10 and $15 on race day.Proceeds benefit the Cincinnati Soap Box Derby.
Awards for top three finishers in 5 running divisions: Youth (ages 12 and under); Teen (ages 13 thru 17); Men's Open; Women's Open; and Masters (ages 50+). For more information or to register, go to
  • DATE: Sunday, November 23, 2014 
  • TIME: Road race at 9:00 AM followed by cycling challenge at 9:30 AM.
  • PLACE: Straight Street, Cincinnati OH.
  • INFO: .36 mile Race up Straight Street in the CUF neighborhood. The Climb features a bike challenge in addition to the road race. Early bird registration is $10 and $15 on race day.Proceeds benefit the Cincinnati Soap Box Derby. For more information or to register, visit or the Facebook Page.

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

37th Annual Seven Hills Run - December 7

The Seven Hills Run is a 13.2 mile run intended to challenge runners over extremely hilly terrain through the streets of Cincinnati. It is not a race nor is it intended to be. The goal is is to finish the run. 
 The 37th Annual Seven Hills Run takes place on Sunday December 7, 2014 and will start near downtown at the Lincoln Community Center on Linn Street and wind through Mt. Adams by way of Monastery St. It will then continue to Mt. Auburn, Bellevue Hills, Fairview Heights, Harrison Avenue Hill, up Lehman St. and end in Price Hill.
Preregistration fee is $20.00 or $30.00 if a Seven Hills Run t-shirt is ordered.
Registration is $25.00 on the day of the run. T-shirts may be purchased for $10.00 the day of the event if they are available.
For more information, visit the Seven Hills Run Information Page.  
  • DATE: Sunday, December 7, 2014 
  • TIME:10:00 am
  • PLACE: Lincoln Community Center, 1027 Linn St., Cincinnati OH
  • INFO: 12.4 mile run intended to challenge runners over extremely hilly terrain through the streets of Cincinnati. It is not a race nor is it intended to be. The goal is is to finish the run. For more information, contact Marketia Hoff at 513-352-1622 or or visit the Seven Hills Run Information Page

Thursday, November 06, 2014

2014 Thanksgiving Day Races in Greater Cincinnati

It is about three weeks until Thanksgiving and before you sit down and eat, you can do a run or walk.  There are quite a few races on Thanksgiving 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.

  • Deerfield Township and Lifetime Fitness 10K on Turkey Day and 5K Walk, 8:00 AM, Lifetime Fitness Deerfield Twp OH - Run the Deerfield Township and Lifetime Fitness "10K on Turkey Day"! The 10K race and 5K walk will begin and end at Lifetime Fitness.  They start early so you can get the race in and get on with your day. Race Information
  • 36th Annual Turkey Trot, 8:30 AM, Riverfront Park, Miamisburg OH - The Turkey Trot has been a Dayton Area Thanksgiving tradition for 35 years! Presented by the Ohio River Road Runners Club and the City of Miamisburg, visit for more information.
  • Turkey Mosh 5K Fun Run / 1 Mile Poult Run, 8:30 AM, Mary Queen of Heaven School Erlanger, KY - Sign up and enjoy a 5K on Thanksgiving Day.  Visit or for more information.
  • 105th Annual Thanksgiving Day Race, 9:00 AM, Paul Brown Stadium, Cincinnati, OH - 10k Run/Walk. One of the oldest races in the nation and an annual tradition for more than a hundred years. For more information, visit
  • Younglife Gobble Gobble 5K Run/Walk, 9:00 AM, Swaim Park, Montgomery OH - Start your Thanksgiving off right at the Younglife Gobble Gobble 5K Run/Walk. Visit for more information or to register.
  • Run Turkey Run 5K, 9:00 AM, England-Idlewild Park, Burlington KY - If you don't want to deal with the crowds, come out to Burlington Baptist Church's Run Turkey Run 5K on Thanksgiving morning. This family 5K and fun walk is a great community event that allows you to burn some extra calories before the big feast that is Thanksgiving dinner! Learn more or register online at