Flying Pig Marathon News

Health and Safety Update

Pig Works is excited to be able to host our in-person event in October. We continue to keep health and safety top of mind and have reduced capacities for all races. Additionally, we are asking staff, volunteers and participants to take these precautions over the Flying Pig and Queen Bee weekend (click photo for more)

Pig Works Announces In-Person Schedule for Combined Flying Pig-Queen Bee Weekend

📢 You asked for it, the 2021 Flying Pig and Queen Bee Weekend Schedule is here! We’re thrilled to return to flight in October 🐽 Registration for the fall events will be capped to ensure safety and product quantities, so don’t delay, register today 🏃🏽‍♂️

FCC3 is back!

The FCC3, presented by Medpace, returns in person July 17th to downtown Cincinnati. The FCC3 will start with a 3-mile walk/run with the finish line at TQL Stadium. Following the race there will be a Watch Party, presented by TQL, as FC Cincinnati takes on CF Montreal that night on the road. Registration for the event opens May 19th.

Pig Works announces Return to Flight

Pig Works is excited to announce the return of an in-person Flying Pig Marathon Weekend this year (October 29 – 31, 2021), in conjunction with the Queen Bee Half Marathon!

On May 3, registered fall virtual participants and Lifetime Pig Works Members will receive first access to register for their preferred events. Registration will open to the public May 10.

Get Out the Vax

Looking for the Finish Swine to virtual races? Vaccinations will increase our chances to hold in-person races soon. Click the photo to find vaccine availability in the Greater Cincinnati area!

Givaudan joins Pig Works as presenting sponsor for Snout & Stinger Challenge

Givaudan, the global leader in the creation of flavors and fragrances with facilities in Cincinnati, is joining the Pig Works team of corporate partners as a Queen Bee sponsor for 2021 and a presenting sponsor for the Snout & Stinger Challenge for both Flying Pig and Queen Bee participants.

To complete the Snout and Stinger Challenge presented by Givaudan, participants must complete one eligible event from the Flying Pig weekend powered by P&G, including the full marathon, Paycor Half Marathon, Toyota 10K or Tri State Running Company 5K, and one eligible Queen Bee event, including the Queen Bee Half Marathon empowered by P&G and Kroger, and MedPace 4 Miler. Participants can split up the events between spring and fall, or do both in the fall. Any combination is accepted. Exclusive Snout and Stinger Challenge medals will be sent out with the fall virtual event items.

Pig Works Event Update

In collaboration with local officials, Pig Works has concluded that in-person events cannot safely be held this spring and will remain virtual. A combined in-person Flying Pig and Queen Bee weekend is slated for October 29-31, pending approval from local and state officials. Click the photo for more details.

Flying Pig Event Update

We know you are eager to get back to in-person running and walking events. We are right there with you! While today we have announced that the Bockfest 5K, scheduled for March 6, will not have an in-person option, please know that we are committed and working diligently to host in-person Pig Works events in 2021. Safety and security for all is our primary focus. As soon as we receive approvals from governing agencies, we will enthusiastically share all the details. In the meantime, all Pig Works events are still being offered virtually, with early registrants earning the first option to switch to in-person. Let’s keep moving Forever Forward together!

Support Pig Works on Giving Tuesday

On this Giving Tuesday, please consider a donation to Pig Works to support our running community. You can donate directly, or purchase a Lifetime Membership. Donors giving $50 or more receive a pair of ASICS socks, and all donations will be matched one-to-one by an anonymous donor.

Pig Works Launches Lifetime Membership Program to Support Flying Pig Marathon

Pig Works is offering an exclusive lifetime membership program that includes registration to Pig Works events, merchandise discounts and VIP experiences. Check out the available options and purchase before they run out.