Cincinnati Flying Pig Marathon
The SQUEAL April 2013
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August 2013


Registration is now open with the lowest prices of the season for all events of Flying Pig Marathon weekend, powered by P&G. Whether you want to sign up your kids for the Flying Piglet or commit to the Marathon, you can register today! Remember, the Flying Pig closed all event registration for the first time in its history this past May, so be sure to sign up and guarantee your spot in the field. Go here to sign up online.


Hudepohl 14K Brewery RunToday Is the Final Day for Early Registration for Hudy 14K on September 21
Have you run the Bockfest 5K and the Little Kings Mile? Then you won't want to miss the third leg of the Christian Moerlein Beer Series, the Hudepohl 14K or 7K Brewery Run on Oktoberfest Zinzinnati weekend, Saturday, September 21. Today is the last day before the prices go up! Even if you haven't done the other races, join us in celebrating Cincinnati's brewing history and the largest Oktoberfest outside of Munich!
Click here hudepohl14kbreweryrun.com and sign up today!


HoxworthJoin the Pig and Hoxworth Blood Center in a Great Cause
The Flying Pig Marathon is partnering with Hoxworth Blood Center for the Third Annual Queen City Blood Drive Monday, August 26 at the Duke Energy Convention Center from 11 a.m. until 7 p.m. Blood donors get a t-shirt, a Flying Pig bag, a $10 gift card to Bob Roncker's Running Spot and Reser Bicycle Outfitters, and free parking, snacks and pizza! Join the Pig and Hoxworth in saving lives. To make an appointment, call 513-451-0910 or visit www.hoxworth.org/queencity.
We'll be taking whole blood, double red, and platelet donations. If you're an athlete... then platelets are the way for you!


TQL Urban RaceAre You Tough Enough for an Urban Race?
The TQL Urban Race is a combination endurance/obstacle race through the heart of downtown Cincinnati. Run through tires, sprint up steps at Paul Brown Stadium and get ready to crawl through a junkyard obstacle course. Join the Pig for the fun on Saturday, October 12, starting and ending at Washington Park, and benefiting the Marvin Lewis Community Fund and Reds Community Fund.
Beat the price increase on Labor Day and register today at tqlurbanrace.com.


Olympic TrialsThe Pig Bids for 2016 Olympic Marathon Trials
The Flying Pig Marathon is submitting a bid to be the host for the men's and women's Olympic Marathon Trials for the 2016 Rio games. With the help of US Olympian Ryan Hall, who is advising the Marathon staff on course and athlete amenities, the Flying Pig and the city of Cincinnati is looking to give our Olympic athletes the same Very Important Pig treatment on their way to Rio! Read about the bid here!


Greening of the PigGreening of the Pig
Thanks to all participants, spectators and volunteers who helped with the Greening of the Pig. This year, through recycling and composting, the event diverted 65% of waste from the landfill. This was an increase of 15% from the 2012 event. This year 282 participants signed up for the free carpool parking, transporting 846 passengers. New this year, Metro provided an option for family and friends to cheer on their runners. Nearly 250 spectators purchased special day passes, which enabled them to hop off and on the bus at stops near the race courses. Equipped with custom-designed, color-coded maps, out-of-town visitors and locals avoided road closures and detours.


Dole Dole is proud to sponsor the Flying Pig Marathon

Enjoy delicious Dole Fruit in 100% Juice, not packed in syrup or with artificial sweeteners. With eight varieties of Fruit Bowls they are the perfect way to get more Dole in your day. Visit us at http://www.dole.com/juice/ and look for Dole samples at the Expo and Recovery zone.


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