Monday, May 25, 2015

Memorial Day Race 39 Results

Race Results from Memorial Day Race 39. Full results should be posted on our website www.cincinnatirunning.com later this week. If you have a question or you won an award but had to leave early, do not hesitate to contact us at cincinnatirunning@gmail.com.

Friday, May 22, 2015

Memorial Day Race 39 - This Monday May 25

This Monday May 25 is the Memorial Day Race, Cincinnati's second oldest race. Please join us on a fast spectator friendly course. Race Day Registration opens at 8:00 AM at the shelter. Race Day Cost  is $20.00 General Public,  $15 Age 21 and Under / RCGC Members.   Memorial Day Race Singlets(view design) are available for $20. Race starts at 9:00 AM at Otto Armleder Park. See you there!

RACE INFORMATION
  • DATE: Monday, May 25, 2015
  • TIME: 9:00 AM
  • PLACE: Otto Armleder Memorial Park, 5059 Wooster Road, Cincinnati OH
  • DIRECTIONS:  From downtown Cincinnati: Take Columbia Parkway to the Beechmont Avenue Ramp. Right on Wilmer. Right on Beechmont Circle. Left on Wooster Pike. Park entrance is on the right at the stoplight just before US Bank Building.
    From the North: Take I-71 to Exit 9 (Fairfax/Red Bank Rd). Stay on Red Bank until it ends at Wooster Pike. Turn right on Wooster. Park Entrance is 1.4 miles on the left at the stoplight just after US Bank Building.
  • AWARDS: Top 3 Overall Male and Top 3 Overall Female Runners and Top 3 Runners of each division. Male and Female Divisions: Runners: 14/under, 15-18, 19-24,25-29,30-34,35-39,40-44,45-49,50-54,55-59,60-64,65-69,70+. Weight Division: 215+ . Walker Awards: Top Overall Male and Female, Top Master Male and Top Master Female(40-59), and Top Legend Male and Top Legend Female(60+)
    RRCA State Championship Awards: Top Overall Male and Female, Top Male and Female Master Runner(40+), Top Male and Female GrandMaster Runner(50+), Top Male and Female Senior Grandmaster Runner(60+). 
  • RACE DAY REGISTRATION / NUMBER PICKUP: Opens at 8:00 AM. Race Day Cost: $20.00 General Public,  $15 Age 21 and Under / RCGC Members.   Memorial Day Race 39 Singlets(view design) are available for $20.  Please provide proof to get the discount.
  • INFORMATION: Spectator friendly flat 5K (3.1 Mile) Course(View Course Map) - Have your friends and family see you run an entire 5k from start to finish with no looping. Food, awards and doorprizes follow the race.  Race Day Registration  opens at 8:00 AM. Race Day Cost: $20.00 General Public,  $15 Age 21 and Under / RCGC Members.  Memorial Day Race 39 Singlets(view design) are available for $20.  For more information, visit www.cincinnatirunning.com.

Memorial Day Race 39 Discount For Club Members

Memorial Day Race 39 will offer a discount for club members and those 21 and under on race day.  To get the discount, you need to provide proof. If you are 21 and under, a drivers license, a parent vouching for you and in some cases, our registration volunteer keen eyes.  If you are a club member, it can be difficult and to make registration run smoothly, please provide proof of membership so our volunteers can process you and other race day runners easily.  Proof of Current Membership can include one of the following:
  1. A current membership card that you received when you renewed or joined the club.
  2. If you do not have your card but your smartphone, you can use your smartphone to verify that your membership is current if you have an internet connection on race day.
  3. If you recently joined online and do not yet have a card, a copy of your  membership receipt.
  4. A credible current member can vouch for you(Good luck with that). 
  5. Fill out a membership form on race day and pay for both the membership and the race.

Reminder: Race Day Registration begins at 8:00 AM. Race Day Cost: $20.00 General Public,  $15: Age 21 and Under / RCGC Members over 21.  Race Singlets(view design) will be available on race day for $20. If you have any questions, contact us at cincinnatirunning@gmail.com.

Thursday, May 21, 2015

2015 Grand Prix Update - May

Scores have been updated for the 2015 RCGC Grand Prix through the Flying Pig Marathon(View Standings). 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 50 club members have participated in at least one Grand Prix Race.
 The next race in the RCGC Grand Prix will be the RCGC Memorial Day Race which is this Monday May 25.
Below is a list of the top 10 male and top 10 female club members for scoring through the Flying Pig Marathon.  Currently scoring is based on all the races that you have done for 2015. Official scoring will be based on your best 7 races(either A, B, C), your best B race, and your best C Race so you still have time to catch up. (For a complete listing of standings, go to www.cincinnatirunning.com.)
RCGC Grand Prix Standings
through the Flying Pig Marathon

Top 10 FemalesTop10 Males
NameTotalNameTotal
Barbara Ellwein555Lowell Clark778
Kila Hanrahan527Robert Platt446
Nurys Diaz470Ryan Woolley393
Kaitlin Ryckman432Jim Welland388
Gina Meyers345Richard Gabbour367
Cindy Cranmer331Jerry Patton367
Jenny Garrity327Marty Hovey363
Rebekah Wortman295John Garrity346
Stacey Herdering292Paul Seibert327
Amy McManus272Curt Whitacre288

If you ran one of the recent races and did not get credit for it, let us know as it is hard to find club members in a listing of 20,000 runners where as names can get jumbled.   View Standings

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Memorial Day Race 39 Early Registration Ends Today

Today is the last day to to register for Memorial Day Race 39, Cincinnati's second oldest race behind the Thanksgiving Day race. The deadline for Mail entries ended Monday May 18. Online Registration is available through midnight tonight. Register now before the price goes up. Visit the club website for more information.

RACE INFORMATION
  • DATE: Monday, May 25, 2015 
  • 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. Race Singlet available for $12. Online Registration ends Wednesday May 20. 
  • INFORMATION: Spectator friendly flat 5K (3.1 Mile) Course. Real bathrooms. Food, awards, and doorprizes follow the race.  Register Online.

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Early Registration Ends Soon For Memorial Day Race 39

Early registration ends soon for Memorial Day Race 39 - Cincinnati's second oldest race behind the Thanksgiving Day Race. Back in 2015 and with as many names (Memorial Day Race, Memorial Run, Memorial Day Run, Fork in the Road, Clifton Classic, Conquest de Clifton, RCGC River Run) through the years as Spinal Tap drummers, it is an RRCA Ohio State Championship Race for 2015.
The deadline for Mail entries is Monday May 18.  Online Registration is available through Wednesday May 20 which coincidentally is David Letterman's final show. Cost is $15- General Public and $10 - RCGC Members / 21 & Under. Optional Memorial Day Race 39 Singlet(view design) available for $12.00. Register now before the price goes up. Visit the club website for more information about the race.

RACE DETAILS
  • DATE: Monday, May 25, 2015 - Open to All.
  • TIME: 9:00 AM. 
  • PLACE: Otto Armleder Park, Cincinnati OH. 
  • PRE-REGISTRATION: Early Registration ends Wednesday May 20, 2015. Cost is $15 for General Public and $10 - RCGC Members / 21 & Under.  Memorial Day Race 39 Singlet available for $12.00
  • DIRECTIONS:  From downtown Cincinnati: Take Columbia Parkway to the Beechmont Avenue Ramp. Right on Wilmer. Right on Beechmont Circle. Left on Wooster Pike. Park entrance is on the right at the stoplight just before US Bank Building.
    From the North: Take I-71 to Exit 9 (Fairfax/Red Bank Rd). Stay on Red Bank until it ends at Wooster Pike. Turn right on Wooster. Park Entrance is 1.4 miles on the left at the stoplight just after US Bank Building. 
  • COURSE: Fast, flat, spectator friendly 5K course on the loop in Armleder Park. There will be a water station near the halfway point. Course is USATF Certified.
  • AWARDS:Top 3 Overall Male and Top 3 Overall Female Runners and Top 3 Runners of each division. Male and Female Divisions: Runners: 14/under, 15-18, 19-24,25-29,30-34,35-39,40-44,45-49,50-54,55-59,60-64,65-69,70+. Weight Division: 215+;
    RRCA State Championship Awards: Top Overall Male and Female, Top Male and Female Master Runner(40+), Top Male and Female GrandMaster Runner(50+), Top Male and Female Senior Grandmaster Runner(60+).
    Walkers: Overall Male and Female, 40 and Under, Masters(40-59) and Legends(60+).
  • INFORMATION: Join the Runners' Club of Greater Cincinnati in Cincinnati's second oldest race behind the Thanksgiving Day Race.  For 2015 it is the RRCA Ohio State Championship Race.  Online Registration is available through Wednesday May 20. Mail in entries need to be postmarked by Monday May 18.   Visit the club website for more information about the race.
    Register online.

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Volunteer Opportunities - May 2015

Here are some upcoming opportunities where you can help out the Runners' Club of Greater Cincinnati. If you can help out with any of these events, we would greatly appreciate it:
  1. Memorial Day Race 39 - The Memorial Day Race needs 15-20 volunteers to help with registration, course sentries, timing, post race, and cleanup. It would take 2-3 hours of your time. The jobs are easy and you will get the Memorial Day Race 39 race singlet 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 cincinnatirunning@gmail.com or sign-up at the Memorial Day Race at runsignup.com and click the volunteer tab.
  2. Midsummer Trail Run Race Committee - Have you ever wondered what it takes to put together a race and use the club's chip timing system to time it? Get in on the action! The club is forming a Race Committee for the club's Midsummer Trail Run  to be held on August 13 in Mount Airy Forest. We need assistance with pre-race and race-day organization, promotion, and volunteer coordination. Benefits include learning how to setup and use the chip timing system. We plan to have three meetings - one in May, June, and July. Please email us at cincinnatirunning@gmail.com.
  3. Ongoing Openings - Currently we have 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 of your time. If you can or would like to fulfill one of these positions, please send an email to cincinnatirunning@gmail.com or attend the next board meeting on June 12.

Monday, May 04, 2015

RCGC Board Meeting - May 6

The next RCGC Board Meeting will be held on Wednesday  May 6 at Potbelly at Rookwood Pavilion in Norwood at 7:30 PM. The meeting is open to all current RCGC members.
We will discuss updates on upcoming races and social events.
Hope you can join us!
DETAILS
  • DATE:  Wednesday May 6, 2015
  • TIME: 7:30 PM
  • PLACE: Potbelly, Rookwod Pavilion, Norwood OH
  • INFORMATION: Board Meeting of the Runners' Club of Greater Cincinnati. Open to all current members. We will discuss updates on upcoming races and social events.  View agenda

Thank You 2015 Flying Pig Marathon Mile 22 Fluid Station Volunteers

 The Runners' Club of Greater Cincinnati would like to thank the volunteers that helped out at the Club's Flying Pig Fluid Station at Mile 22.2. Their contribution of  handing out water and Gatorade,  cheering, and picking up trash  made the fluid station another rousing success . Their dedication and enthusiasm made a great impression on the participants.
A special thank you to Tom and Julia Glasscock for coordinating the fluid station for 2014 and Stacy Osborne for providing the music and willing to take requests like the Beastie Boys and David Bowie from runners and volunteers.
Join us at mile 22.2 for the 18th Annual Flying Pig Marathon in 2016.

Thursday, April 30, 2015

2015 RCGC Grand Prix Update - End of April

Scores have been updated for the 2015 RCGC Grand Prix through the Joseph House 5k(View Standings). 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 RCGC Grand Prix will be the  Little Kings Mile on Friday May 1, followed by the events of the Flying Pig Marathon on May 2 and May 3.
Below is a list of the top 5 male and top 5 female club members for scoring through the Joseph House 5k.  Scoring is based on your best 7 races(either A, B, C), your best B race, and your best C Race. (For a complete listing of standings, go to www.cincinnatirunning.com.)
RCGC Grand Prix Standings
through Joseph House 5k
Top 5 FemalesTop 5 Males
NameTotalNameTotal
Kaitlin Rickman334Lowell Clark489
Kila Hanrahan289Jim Welland388
Barbara Ellwein282Ryan Woolley293
Rebekah Wortman198Richard Gabbour278
Yanina Rowley197John Garrity200
If you ran one of the recent races and did not get credit for it, let us know as names sometimes can be missed(ie. We might know you as James, but you sign up for races as Jim).   View Standings

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

May 2015 Races in Greater Cincinnati

This Friday May 1 is the beginning of Flying Pig Weekend. However, there are more races in May than just the Flying Pig Marathon including the Runners' Club of Greater Cincinnati Memorial Day Race.  We listed a few below but there are several more on the club calendar.
May Races
  • Friday May 1, Little Kings Mile, 8:00 PM, Schmidlapp Lawn, Cincinnati OH, www.runbeerseries.com.
  • Saturday May 2, Toyota 10K, 8:00 AM, Mehring Way, Cincinnati OH, http://flyingpigmarathon.com.
  • Saturday May 2,Colton's Cure 5k Run/Walk , 9:00 AM, Walmart, Florence KY, Race Information.
  • Saturday May 2, Tri-State Running Company 5k, 10:00 AM, Mehring Way, Cincinnati OH, http://flyingpigmarathon.com.
  • Sunday May 3, Flying Pig Marathon, 6:30 AM, Paul Brown Stadium, Cincinnati OH, http://flyingpigmarathon.com.
  • Saturday May 9, Forest Hills 5k, 8:30 AM, Nagel Middle School, Anderson Township OH. Visit www.racedmc.com for more information.
  • Saturday May 9, Paige's Princess Run, 9:00 AM, Wyandot Elementary School, Liberty Township OH. Race information available at http://paigesprincessrun.com.   
  • Saturday May 9, Girls on The Run 5k, 10:00 AM, Paul Brown Stadium, Cincinnati OH. Race information available at www.gotrcincinnati.org.
  • Sunday May 10, Mother's Day 5k Run & Walk, 8:30 AM, Woodside Cemetery and Arboretum, Middletown OH. Visit www.speedy-feet.com for more information.
  • Saturday May 16, Blue Ribbon 5k/10k,  9:00 AM, Lunken Playfield, Cincinnati OH,  www.familynurture.org.
  • Saturday May 16, OTR 5k Run and Walk, 10:00 AM, Washington Park, Cincinnati OH. Race information available at www.otrchamber.com.
  • Saturday May 16, Block The Sun Run 5k, 5:30 PM, Glendale Square, Glendale OH. Race information available at www.andycaress.org.
  • Sunday May 17, Mt. Airy Ridge Run, 9:00 AM, Mt. Airy Forest, Cincinnati OH. Visit www.runningtime.net for more information. 
  • Saturday May 23, RGI River Run & Walk 5k benefiting Kicks for Kids, 9:30 AM, Newport on the Levee, Newport KY. Visit www.kicksforkids.org for more information. 
  • Sunday May 24, Mariemont 5k, 9:00 AM, Mariemont High School, Mariemont OH. Visit www.sprunning.com for more information. 
  • Monday May 25, Memorial Day Race 39, 9:00 AM, Otto Armleder Park, Cincinnati OH, Cincinnati OH. Race information available at www.cincinnatirunning.com
  • Saturday May 30, Sheri Collins Memorial 5 K Run, Roll, 9:00 AM, Lou Eves Municipal Pool, Mason OH www.masonparksfoundation.org.  
  • Saturday May 30, Run For Kids Sake, 10:00 AM, Armco Park, Lebanon OH http://bbbswc.org.

For more races in Cincinnati and the surrounding area, do not forget to check out the club's race calendar.

Thursday, April 23, 2015

2014 Memorial Day Race Shirt Available For Purchase

We had a few shirts left over from the 2014 Memorial Day Race.  They are white and technical with a one color pocket logo on the  front and a two color design on the back listing the race sponsors.(View design) We have Small, Medium, Large, XL and even Youth Large. If you would like a shirt from the 2014 race, you can get them over at the  Memorial Day Race Online Registration(Click on the store tab) for the low price of 7.95.  That includes shipping. They will be available for purchase through May 25. Order soon before the deadline ends or we run out of the size that you want.
ORDER NOW!

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Memorial Day Race 39 - May 25

Cincinnati's second oldest race behind the Thanksgiving Day Race is back in 2015. The Memorial Day Race is at Armleder Park at 9:00 AM on May 25, 2015. Since most runners are swimming in T-shirts and technical shirts, the club made the Memorial Day Race shirt for 2015 an optional purchase. It will be a race singlet for the preregistration price of $12. Also, in 2015, the race will be the 5K RRCA State Championship for Ohio.   Get the flier or register online.

RACE INFORMATION
  • DATE: Monday, May 25, 2015 
  • 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. Race Singlet available for $12. Preregistration ends Monday May 18. 
  • INFORMATION: Spectator friendly flat 5K (3.1 Mile) Course. Real bathrooms. Food, awards, and doorprizes follow the race.  Get the flier or register online.

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

RCGC Split the Pot Prediction Run Shirts Available For Purchase

The RCGC Split the Pot Prediction Run has a  few shirts left over from Sunday's race.  They are white and short sleeve with a one color front and a one color back. On the front is the club logo and on the back is the design. We have sizes for Small, Medium Large, and  XL. Cost is 5.95 + shipping and handling. If you would like a shirt from the 2015 race, you can get them over at the RCGC Store .  They will be available for purchase through May 15. Order soon before the deadline ends.


50% Promo Code - The Joseph House of Cincinnati 5K

Got in an email:
Coupon code half_off will drop registration to $10.00 for The Joseph House of Cincinnati 5K at Joyce Park. Anthony Munoz and The Cincinnati Roller Girls will still be there as our sponsors have been generous so we can be generous to the participants. To sign up for the race go to runsignup.com