Flying Pig Marathon News

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Thank you, W&S Thanksgiving Day Race!

Congratulations to everyone who participated in the 113th Western & Southern Thanksgiving Day Race on November 24th, 2022. Our CEO, Iris Simpson Bush was recognized with a Birds of a Feather award for her participation in the race with her friends and family for the past 37 years! All of us at Pig Works are […]

Flying Pig Announces Prysmian Group as a Presenting Sponsor for 25th Anniversary

CINCINNATI (November 10, 2022) — Pig Works announced today that Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cable industry, will serve as the presenting sponsor of 2023 Flying Pig Marathon Weekend, celebrating the 25th anniversary of the race from May 5-7, 2023. Flying Pig Weekend events include the marathon, half marathon, relays, challenges, […]

25th Anniversary Theme Coming Soon!

We’re ecstatic to celebrate the 25th Annual Running of the Flying Pig in 2023. Stay tuned for an exciting theme announcement, it’s going to be BIG!

Flying Pig Marathon Weekend Celebrates Hometown Marathon Winners

The 24th running of the Cincinnati Flying Pig Marathon powered by P&G celebrated two Greater Cincinnati runners earning their first Flying Pig marathon wins.  The men’s division winner was 29-year-old Zac Holtkamp of Alexandria, KY., in a time of 2:27:18. In the women’s division, 34-year-old Grace McCarron of Loveland won with a time of 2:50:00 in […]

Congratulations to our Piggest Raffle Ever and Exuma Giveaway Winners

Congratulations to the winners of our Piggest Raffle Ever presented by Stock Yards Bank and Trust.  First prize of $10,000 split between the ticket holder and charity that sold the ticket. The winner is Juddith Lubbers, and her charity is Flying Pig Charities. Second prize of $5,000 split between the ticket holder and charity is Tracy Long. […]

We’re Number One! Flying Pig’s Paycor Half Marathon Voted America’s Favorite

We’re Number One! Flying Pig’s Paycor Half Marathon Voted America’s Favorite After a month-long bracket-style vote, the Flying Pig Paycor Half Marathon has been chosen America’s favorite half marathon event, according to  The Paycor Half Marathon began the 64-event tournament as the #2 seed in the Midwest Region, defeating #15 seeded Running with the […]

An Open Letter from Iris Simpson Bush

The Flying Pig Marathon takes the safety and security of all participants very seriously. We receive numerous requests for special accommodations each year and carefully evaluate each.  Our goal is to provide a positive race experience for all participants while supporting them along the course.  The Flying Pig Marathon was founded on the ideal of […]

Flying Pig Update

We are closely monitoring the weather forecast with our media partner, WLWT-NBC and their team of meteorologists. All messages will be shared on social media, text, email and the Flying Pig Marathon website. We look forward to seeing you at the Finish Swine!

Lots To Do on Flying Pig Weekend!

Lots To Do on Flying Pig Weekend! Whether you’re doing one Flying Pig event or are registered for multiple events, there are lots of things to do and see during Flying Pig weekend! Here’s the schedule of events: Friday, April 29th P&G Health and Fitness Expo at the Duke Energy Convention Center opens at noon […]

Sign up now for FCC3 and Queen Bee Events!

Sign up now for FCC3 and Queen Bee Events! Just because Flying Pig weekend is over, doesn’t mean you have to head back to the couch! There arelots of opportunities to still be part of Pig Works events throughout the year. The next event is the FCC3 presented by Medpace, a three-mile friendly event on […]