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
Nurys Diaz, Barbara Ellwein, Sharon Niehaus, Carol Siderits, Lowell Clark, Marty Hovey, Rich Webber, James Welland
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.
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:
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or sign up at the online registration page.
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 email@example.com or sign up at the online registration page.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or attend the next board meeting on January 25.
The Runners’ Club of Greater Cincinnati now has a blog. The blog features recaps of local running events like races, group runs, and fun runs in the Cincinnati area, a poll questions, reader comments and the opportunity for more shameless promotion of club events. Visit the Blog.
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