The SQUEAL : February 29, 2008
The latest and greatest news from the Cincinnati Flying Pig Marathon
THE SQUEAL is the free e-mail newsletter of the
10th Annual Flying Pig Marathon
Train in Style for the Flying Pig Marathon
Welcome to this month's Flying Pig Marathon
'Squeal, giving you the latest updates on the
10th annual Cincinnati Flying Pig Marathon
weekend, May 2-4, 2008.
New "Training For 2008" t-shirts in short and
long sleeve, featuring the Flying Pig and the
"10 Years Running" banner are available on
Pig E-Store. The E-Store also has
updated "Get Your Oink On" t-shirts and Asics
technical apparel with the new 2008 Flying
Pig Marathon logo - great for cold-weather
Your Vote Counts
You want to be inspired at the start line?
Then name that tune! This year we're allowing
you to vote, starting March 1, on what song
you want to hear right after the starting gun
of the Flying Pig Marathon on Sunday. Here
are the 10 songs most often suggested by our
staff, so vote for one of these, or add your
own. We'll take your votes through April,
then unveil the song you picked on Marathon
Born to Run
Runnin' Down a Dream
Life is a Highway
Hit the Road Jack
Start Me Up
Eye of the Tiger
Let's Get it Started
Walk of Life
after March to cast your vote!
Calling All Volunteers
If you want to volunteer for the Flying Pig
Marathon events, make sure you get your
registration in now, so you can have your
choice of dates and times. We're still
looking for "Grunts" on Marathon morning
along the course, as well as the Saturday
events and Expo on Friday and Saturday. And
remember, the volunteers get the coolest
shirts available for the weekend.
here to find out how you can help!
Hotel Rooms still available
If you're planning to do the Pig and need a
hotel room, space is still available
downtown. Room blocks for the Pig already are
filled at the Millennium and the Hyatt, but
many other hotels in Cincinnati and Northern
Kentucky, all within walking distance of the
Expo and Start Line, still have rooms.
here for hotel information or visit www.cincyusa.com.
Flying Pig Marathon Injury Prevention and Management - Lecture Presentation
If you're in the Cincinnati area and want to
make sure you run and train injury free,
you'll want to be at Bob Roncker's Running
Spot in O'Bryonville on Thursday, March 6
from 6:30pm to 8:00pm for a special lecture
on maneuvering the Flying Pig course
pain-free. Presenting the lecture will be Dr.
Sachin B. Patel, Chiropractic Physician and
Kinesiologist, and Brian Nash, Marathoner.
This lecture will focus on common running
injuries with a special interest paid to
injuries most commonly found among those who
have run and trained for the Flying Pig.
Cincinnati's unique topography plays a huge
role in certain running related injuries.
Space is limited to the first 75 to Register.
here to register. Also, check out Bob
Roncker's new store in the Village of
Glendale, at 267 East Sharon Road.
Sign up Now