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Flying Pig Fluid Station Volunteers Wanted

The Runners’ Club of Greater Cincinnati will have a fluid station at mile 22 for the 19th 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. Find and select Runners’ Club of Cincinnati from the group list.
  3. Complete volunteer information
  4. Use Runnerclub as the group password when asked near the end of the form.
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Memorial Day Race 41
  • DATE: Monday, May 29, 2017
  • TIME: 9:00 AM
  • PLACE: Otto Armleder  Memorial Park, 5059 Wooster Road, Cincinnati OH
  • PREREGISTRATION: $15.00 General Public and $10 Runners' Club Members /Age 21 and Under. Commemorative Memorial Day Race 41 t-shirt available for $8. Preregistration ends Monday May 22 for mail in registrations and May 24 for online registration. 
  • INFORMATION: Spectator friendly flat USATF certified 5K (3.1 Mile) Course. Real bathrooms. Food, awards, and doorprizes follow the race.  Get the flier or register online.
2016 Grand Prix Winners

Here are the 2016 RCGC Grand Prix Winners. The goal of the Grand Prix was to include and recognize members that do many of the races that the club puts on, supports or supports us. About 70 club members participated in at least one Grand Prix Race for 2016.

Awards will be given to the top overall Male and Female, Top Male and Female in the Youngster Category(29 & Under) Submasters Category(30 -39), Masters(40-49), GrandMaster(50-59) and Legends(60 & over) Categories. Scoring was based on any best 7 races(either A, B, C), one best B race, and one best C Race. Below is a list of the award winners for the 2016 Grand Prix. Special awards is given to those who score over 700 points in the Grand Prix and known as the 700 Club. They will be recognized on Runners’ Club of Greater Cincinnati Annual Meeting in April. Congratulations everyone.

2016 Award Winners

Overall: Barbara Ellwein
Youngsters(29&Under): Rebekah Whitacre
Submasters(30-39): Kila Hanrahan
Masters(40-49): Sharon Niehaus
GrandMasters(50-59): Carol Siderits
Legends(60 & over): Jennifer Black

Overall: Lowell Clark
Youngsters(29&Under): Jim Moyer
Submasters(30-39): Larry Richards
Masters(40-49): Rich Webber
GrandMasters(50-59): Bob Platt
Legends(60 & over): James Welland

700 Club:
Nurys Diaz, Barbara Ellwein, Sharon Niehaus, Carol Siderits, Lowell Clark, Marty Hovey, Rich Webber, James Welland

Past Grand Prix Results

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Valentine’s Labor of Love Run
  • DATE: Sunday, February 12, 2017 - Open to All. 
  • TIME: 10:00 AM.  Note New Time
  • PLACE: Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights, KY. 
  • RESULTS: Click here
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Turfway Tick Tock Trot
  • DATE: Saturday, December 31, 2016
  • TIME: 11:45 PM. 
  • PLACE: Turfway Park, Florence, KY. 
  • RESULTS: Click here
Winter Wonderland Run
  • DATE: Sunday January 22, 2017
  • TIME: 1:00 PM
  • PLACE: Fernbank Park, Cincinnati OH
  • RESULTS: Click here
2016 RCGC Mile Series

Scores have been updated for the 2016 RCGC Mile Series for all races in the series. Check your scores to be sure that all scores have been updated correctly.   Official standings will be announced in early February.  Awards will be given to the top overall Male and Female, and Top Male and Female in the Following Age Groups based on their top seven mile races: 29 & Under, 30-39, Masters(40-49), Grand Masters(50-59) and Legends(60 & over)

For 2017, there will be no year long RCGC Mile Series, but the club is exploring the option of either a Summer or possibly Fall Mile Series.  Thank you to all the members that participated in the 2016 RCGC Mile Series.

Visit the RCGC Mile Series Page to check scores. About the RCGC Mile Series.

Volunteer Opportunities

Here are some upcoming opportunities where you can help out the Runners’ Club of Greater. If you can help out with any of these events, we would greatly appreciate it:

  1. Winter Wonderland Run  - The club needs about 10-15 volunteers to help with registration, post race,  finish line and timing at the RCGC Winter Wonderland Run at Fernbank Park in Cincinnati OH on Sunday January 22, 2017.  The jobs are easy and it would take 2-3 hours of your time.  For volunteering, you get the club's long sleeve technical shirt.  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 or sign up at the online registration page.
  2. Valentine's Labor of Love 2 Mile Run   - The club needs about 5 volunteers to help with race  on Sunday February 12,2017 for the Valentine's Labor of Love Run at Northern Kentucky University on Sunday February 12 at 10:00 AM.   The job is easy and it would take 1-2 hours of your time. For volunteeRing, you get the Valentine's Day Race Shirt.   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 or sign up at the online registration page.
  3. Ongoing Openings - Currently we have few openings for keeping the club running on an ongoing basis:  Membership, Program Chair, and Newsletter Editor. Most positions take 2-3 hours a month 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 on January 25.
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