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35th Annual Labor of Love Run
  • DATE: Sunday, February 8, 2015 - Open to All.
  • TIME: 12 Noon.
  • PLACE: Regents Hall, Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights, KY.
  • PRE-REGISTRATION: ends Tuesday February 3, 2015.
  • COURSE: 2 mile course beginning at Albright Health Center.
  • RACE FLYER: click here
  • OTHER: Register online or view the race information page.
Winter Wonderland Run
  • DATE: Sunday, March 1, 2015 - Open to All.
  • TIME: 1:00 PM.
  • PLACE: Lower Millcrest Park, Norwood OH
  • PRE-REGISTRATION: ends Tuesday February 24, 2015.
  • COURSE: 3 Mile Run - Three laps around a one mile off road course in Lower Millcrest Park.
  • RACE FLYER: click here
  • REGISTRATION: online
Winter Wonderland Run Previews
The Winter Wonderland Run Previews are two free no frills off road 3 mile runs held at Lower Millcrest Park to help get you ready for the RCGC Winter Wonderland Run on March 1. They will be held on February 15 and February 22 at 1:00 PM. Awards to the top male and top female for each preview.Course will be the same as the Winter Wonderland Run. Check out the club race calendar for information on both.
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Heart Mini Team
The Runners’ Club of Greater Cincinnati has a team participating at the 38th Annual Heart Mini-Marathon. For joining the team, you get access to the club’s Heart Mini Suite where you can put your stuff and no need to share bathrooms with 15,000 participants. You can sign up to be part of the team at this year’s (March 14th – March 15th) run/walk events by identifying yourself as part of Runners’ Club of Greater Cincinnati while registering. You can also join from our team page. If filling out a paper form indicate Runners' Club of Greater Cincinnati as your team. Cost of the HeartMini Marathon is $45 and $60 for the Heart Half Marathon through March 2. The 15k and Half Marathon begin at 7:30 AM this year and the 5k begins at 10:30 AM.

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RCGC Club Shirt Available For Purchase
The Runners’ Club of Greater Cincinnati has long sleeve technical shirts to help you keep you warm during the winter runs They are white with the club logo on the front and a Gotham Style design on the back . We have Women’s Small, Women’s Medium, Women’s Large, and Men’s Small, Men’s Medium, and Men’s Large. If you would like a shirt, you can get them over at the Runner's Club Store for $18.00. They will be available for purchase through March. Order soon before March ends or we run out of the size that you want.

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Former Club President Ed Spiller Passes
I found out yesterday that one of our former club Presidents - Ed Spiller passed away last Friday December 26. Ed was President of the Runners' Club of Greater Cincinnati in the early to mid 80's when it was known as the Clifton Track Club. He will be missed. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to WNKU Public Radio or the Heart of Texas Historical Museum in Brady, TX. You can see funeral arrangements and read about his life at legacy.com.
2015 Membership Changes
Starting January 1, 2015, the Runners' Club of Greater Cincinnati will be eliminating the due date for annual dues of March 1 and go to a 1 year membership expiration from the month of application for new members. If you join the club as a new member in January 2015, your membership will expire in January 2016.
If you join the club as a New Member in December 2014, your membership will expire on March 1, 2016
All Current members' due date is currently March 1 and should feel little impact from the change if they renew on a timely basis.
Prospective Members! Join today by filling out a membership form or registering online to get an extra two free months on your membership and enjoy these benefits!
RCGC Grand Prix

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Turkey Burner Mile Run
  • DATE: Sunday November 30, 2014
  • TIME: 10:00 AM
  • PLACE: Summit View Park, Blue Ash
  • RESULTS
Former Club President Nick Greco Passes Away
I found out recently at our board meeting that one of our former club Presidents - Nick Greco passed away last Friday September 19. Nick was President of the Runners’ Club of Greater Cincinnati in the early to mid 90’s. He will be missed. In lieu of flowers, you can make a donation to the Countryside YMCA and Hospice of Cincinnati. To leave a condolence, please visit tuftsschildmeyer.com. You can see more at legacy.com.
Volunteers Wanted

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

  1. Finish Line Crew - The Runners’ Club of Greater Cincinnati has quite a few races coming up where volunteers are needed to work the finish line. The jobs are easy and you get to the learn how to use the club’s new chip timing system. If interested send us an email at cincinnatirunning@gmail.com.
  2. 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 July 17.
New RCGC Board Selected for 2014

At the Annual Meeting on April 14, the membership of the Runners’ Club of Greater Cincinnati in attendance approved the following members to serve on the club's board for 2014:

  • President: Todd Hofacre
  • Vice President: Harvey Lewis III
  • Treasurer: Ryan Woolley
  • Secretary:Yanina Bigas
  • Trustees-At-Large:
    • Tom Glasscock
    • Gina Meyers
    • Stacy Osborne

If you have any ideas or something that you would like the new board to accomplish for the coming year, send an email to cincinnatirunning@gmail.com or attend the next board meeting which is Thursday May 22 at 7:15 pm at The Foot Doctor, 5521 Montgomery Road, Norwood OH. Special Thank you to our featured speaker Kristine Kolzing McGilvary, owner of Pilates for Runners for showing and explaining how Pilates can help your running at this years Annual Meeting.

Important Changes to the 2013 RCGC Membership Fees Effective February 1, 2013
New 2013 Membership Fees for renewals and New Applicants:
• Individual Membership: $25.00 /one year or $45.00 / two years
• Family Membership: $40.00 / one year or 75.00 / two years

Current Members may still get the 2012 rates if membership is renewed by February 1, 2013. After this date, new rates go into effect.
Fill out a membership form or renew online
President's Letter
PDF President's Letter - Spring/Summer 2012
PDF President's Letter - Late Summer 2012
PDF President's Letter - Fall 2012
PDF President's Letter - Winter 2012

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