running http://wvxu.org en Pig organizers squealing for Rio de Janeiro http://wvxu.org/post/pig-organizers-squealing-rio-de-janeiro <p></p><p>Flying Pig Marathon organizers are hoping the "Road to Rio Runs through Cincinnati." That's the slogan for their bid to host the 2016 Olympic marathon trials.</p><p>Ryan Hall won the 2008 trials and placed 10th in Beijing. He's helping with the bid and race course design. Hall says Cincinnati has great energy.</p> Thu, 08 Aug 2013 19:23:01 +0000 Tana Weingartner 15948 at http://wvxu.org Pig organizers squealing for Rio de Janeiro Don't miss these upcoming run/bike/outdoor events http://wvxu.org/post/dont-miss-these-upcoming-runbikeoutdoor-events <p>There’s never a shortage of runs and other athletic events around town. On this edition of <a href="http://wvxu.org/programs/front-row-betsy-ross"><strong>The Front Row with Betsy Ross</strong></a>, you will hear about the upcoming <a href="http://csn.donordrive.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=cms.page&amp;id=1234&amp;eventID=692"><strong>Hyde Park Blast</strong></a> from organizer <strong>Cheryl Koopman</strong>; and October’s <a href="http://www.tqlurbanrace.com/"><strong>TQL Urban Race</strong></a> from <strong>Jo Wehage</strong>.</p><p> Fri, 21 Jun 2013 05:30:10 +0000 Betsy Ross 13986 at http://wvxu.org Don't miss these upcoming run/bike/outdoor events 2013 Flying Pig Kids' Incremental Marathon http://wvxu.org/post/2013-flying-pig-kids-incremental-marathon <p>The <a href="http://www.flyingpigmarathon.com/"><strong>2013 Flying Pig Marathon</strong></a> is now just a few months away, but this is the time to start getting ready, especially the kids who want to be part of the incremental <a href="http://www.flyingpigmarathon.com/race_information/schedule/kids_marathon.shtml"><strong>Kids' Marathon</strong></a>. This program encourages children to learn a healthy lifestyle including eating right and exercising. <strong>Robin Penderey</strong>, the Kids’ Marathon program organizer for the Flying Pig, has details about how schools and other youth groups can get involved with this program when she’s in <strong>The Front Row with Betsy Ross</strong>.</p><p> Fri, 11 Jan 2013 05:30:10 +0000 Betsy Ross 7868 at http://wvxu.org 2013 Flying Pig Kids' Incremental Marathon Girls on the Run - Cincinnati http://wvxu.org/post/girls-run-cincinnati <p><strong>Erin Hamilton</strong>, executive director and local founder of <a href="http://www.gotrcincinnati.org/index.asp"><strong>Girls on the Run - Cincinnati</strong></a>, is in <strong>The Front Row with Betsy Ross </strong>to talk about this year’s</p><p></p><p>5K run/walk on November 17, concluding 12 weeks of training for thousands of local girls (grades 3 through 8), instilling better health habits including exercise and smart eating.</p> Fri, 02 Nov 2012 05:30:05 +0000 Betsy Ross 5561 at http://wvxu.org Girls on the Run - Cincinnati 14K Run Before Octoberfest http://wvxu.org/post/14k-run-octoberfest <p>Now that September is here, that means it’s time for the <a href="http://hudepohl14kbreweryrun.com/">11<sup>th</sup> Annual Hudepohl 14K Brewery Run</a> to kick off <a href="http://www.oktoberfestzinzinnati.com/">Octoberfest Zinzinnati </a>on September 22. This run benefits <a href="http://www.givebackcincinnati.org/v3/">Give Back Cincinnati </a>and the <a href="http://www.otrbrewerydistrict.org/">Over the Rhine Brewery District</a>. Fri, 07 Sep 2012 05:30:10 +0000 Betsy Ross 3518 at http://wvxu.org 14K Run Before Octoberfest