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Journal of Youth Running - What Coaches Told Us

on 22 April 2019.

In 2018, the Journal of Youth Running reported on research conducted by Nova Southeastern University1. The study identified how selected high school coaches perceive elementary school-aged children training for and competing in races at various distances, and the likelihood of their continued participation in the sport.

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Weight Management: Carbs, Calories, or Keto?

Written by Nancy Clark, MS, RDN, CSSD on 19 April 2019.

For most of the past 40 years, weight-conscious runners have been told to limit dietary fat, believing it leads to weight gain and heart disease. Today, runners hear messages to indulge in a very high-fat (ketogenic) diet and limit the carbohydrate-based foods that fueled their low fat diet. Confusing, eh?

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Jeff McGowan Memorial 5K

on 12 April 2019.

Join RUNOHIO and Columbus Running Company on August 11th and run through Scioto Audubon Metro Park and along the Scioto River in this sixth annual event in memory of Jeff McGowan.

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Race Directors

on 01 April 2019.

Send RUNOHIO ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ) your 2019 races to be listed free in the print RUNOHIO -  or mail an entry form to RUNOHIO, P.O. Box 238, Granville, OH 43023

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On the Run with Matt McGowan

on 01 April 2019.

RUNOHIO was introduced at the 1988 Columbus Marathon Expo and was first printed March 1989. My brother Jeff and my mom, Jean McGowan, assisted with the start of the publication.

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Friends of Buckeye Lake Library 5K/10K Run & 5K Walk – Saturday, June 15th

on 31 March 2019.

The Friends group will sponsor a 5K/10K Run and 5K Walk at a new location! The Buckeye Lake Dam entrance at the North Shore Buckeye Lake State Park on Rt. 79.

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Oldest Race in Town

on 31 March 2019.

Mark your calendar for the 42nd annual Columbus 10K - June 2nd

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The 14th Annual Granville Bryn Du Summer Cross County Series

on 31 March 2019.

Run around the Bryn Du Great Field and Mansion in these fun summer evening cross-country runs.  Whether you run the Bryn Du Summer Country events as a serious race, a training run or a fun run – Mark your calendar for these fun filled events held in Granville this summer.

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Keeping Track

Written by Rod O’Donnell on 26 March 2019.

The Aspen Institute, an international, non-profit think tank, with headquarters in Washington, D.C., recently released the Healthy Sport Index. The purpose of the study was to rank high school sports for both genders, based on three areas:

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Too Perfect?

Written by Richard Ferguson, Ph.D. on 26 March 2019.

Society subtly places may unwritten expectations on people. Being perfect in numerous aspects of life is often communicated in popular media, through social media and product advertising. You have to look a certain way, live a certain lifestyle, drive a certain car and even be involved in a certain exercise routine. Each and every day the bombardment of being just right and perfect infiltrates the mind and therefore your belief system.

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Athletes Kitchen - Fueling Tips for Early Morning Runners

Written by Nancy Clark, MS RD CSSD on 26 March 2019.

Runners commonly train early in the morning in order to get to work or classes on time. Parents may get up at 5:00, to fit in their run before the kids get up. Many of these runners report eating nothing before their exercise session. My stomach isn't awake. ... It's too early to even think about food. ... I get reflux if I eat. But other runners report they have better workouts when they eat something simple like an energy bar. The question arises:  What's the best way to fuel for early morning runs?

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