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December 2016 RUNOHIO E-Newsletter

on 05 December 2016.

RUNOHIO would like to wish you and your family a Happy Holiday and Merry Christmas.  I hope you can run one of the many Holiday races listed in the December RUNOHIO Race Calendar

 

 
December RUNOHIO E-Newsletter
RUNOHIO hopes you are having a great Fall of training and are looking forward to a great rest of 2016 of training and racing.
Happy Holiday from RUNOHIO
 
RUNOHIO would like to wish you and your family a Happy Holiday and Merry Christmas.  I hope you can run one of the many Holiday races listed in the December RUNOHIO Race Calendar

RUNOHIO also hopes you can spend time with your family and friend during this Holiday Season and look forward to a great and healthy 2017.
On the Run with Matt McGowan from the mid November-mid January Print RUNOHIO

Congratulations to everyone who ran a personal best this year.  Whether you ran a personal best in the 5km, 10km, half marathon or marathon or ran your first 5km or marathon - Great job!

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OHSAA State Cross Country Championships

With nearly perfect November cross country weather greeted the runners for the 88th Boys and 39th Girls Ohio High School Athletic Association State Cross Country Championships for teh 560 boys from 181 schools and 539 girls from 166 schools.  Nearly 13,000 fans enjoyed the weather for, the six races and perhaps the country's best High School State Cross Country Championships.

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KEEPING TRACK - CROSS COUNTRY

by Rod O'Donnell
 
Throughout the years, the sport of cross-country has seen many changes. Race distances have lengthened, dual meets have disappeared, a variety of training methods have been used, and teams run fewer meets..

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The Athlete's Kitchen - Alcohol & Runners

by Nancy Clark
 
Runners can be very competitive as athletes. Unfortunately, some runners can also be competitive as drinkers, not to be outdone by their teammates.

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Pre-Race Sleep

by Richard Ferguson Ph.D

It's the night before the important race you've trained months for. You're excited, nervous and apprehensive, all at the same time. Bed time; get that much needed rest for the big day tomorrow. You lay there, you toss, you turn, your heart races, you're just ready to race, but you need and want to sleep, but you can't.

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River City Runners Club

by Donna Graham

River City Runners Club was founded in 1981 by a group of dedicated runners from Parkersburg, WV, and surrounding areas. Gary Ogilvie was the first president of the club. Thirteen presidents have served the club in the past 35 years. The current president is Kevin McCleary.

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Images - 2016 OHSAA Cross Country Championships
Images - 2016 Upper Arlington Turkey Trot
Images - 2016 Circleville Classic 5 Miler
Three Brothers and the Turkey Trot

by Joe McGowan

Way back in 1967, three brothers ran in their first organized race called, "The Turkey Trot." Our father and mother who raised all three of us in the United States Navy, had just moved to a community outside of Chicago. We had just left Catholic School in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania as our father had been transferred yet again.

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ARNOLD 5K - March 5, 2017

Mark your calendar for the 17th annual ARNOLD 5K - Sunday, March 5, 2017, NEW ONLINE REGISTRATION SITE: MORE INFO
 
Product Review: Trail Shoes Fall/Winter 2016
 It has been said that every run is an adventure, and if that is true (and it is), then Trail running is an adventure multiplied. On the trail, our running skill can use a little help, which is why there's an ever-increasing number of trail running shoes entering the market. runningproductreviews.com, on Facebook at Running Product Reviews, and on Twitter @shoes2run. READ MORE
More Race Photos
Looking for a Race to Run in December?

Looking for a race to run check out the print the RUNOHIO Race Calendar HERE

Send RUNOHIO your race information for 2016 - This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .  
2016 RUNOHIO Grand Prix
The McGowan Family Track

Circleville City Schools recognized and thanked the McGowan family for their generous donation to the track facilities at the CHS Track Invitational last month. In honor of their continued support, the facility will now be known as The McGowan Family Track.
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28th annual RUNOHIO Subscription Special

RUNOHIO was first introduced at the 1988 Columbus Marathon and was first printed March 1989. Subscribe for the first time or renew your subscription to RUNOHIO - Take advantage of the RUNOHIO 28th anniversary price - a 1 year subscription for only $10
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How Do You Want to Keep Up With the Running News?

Go to your favorite running store to get the latest issue of the print RUNOHIO or subscribe to get the print RUNOHIO mailed to you. Take advantage of the 28th annual RUNOHIO Special Subscription price on only $10 (The same price as the 1988)
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RUNOHIO Grand Prix

Mark your race calendar to run one or all of the 2016 RUNOHIO Grand Prix races

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RunBlogRun

Check out Larry Eder's RunBlogRun articles at the bottom of the RUNOHIO web site

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Product Reviews - IAAF News and Features

Check out the latest Product reviews as well as the IAAF News feeds under National News our web site.

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NATIONAL NEWS

Place article copy here. Be sure to make the articles short and concise as people tend not to read much more than a couple of paragraphs.

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RACE RESULTS

Check out all of the race results on the
RUNOHIO Results Pages 
 
Race Directors please email RUNOHIO your race results - This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Also, don't forget to list your upcoming races on the 
RUNOHIO Event Calendar
Race Directors/Running Club Special

If you are a race director or a member of a running club - sign up for a one year subscription to the print RUNOHIO for only $8. To take advantage of Race Directors and Running Club Special


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Upcoming Races


RUNOHIO FEATURED EVENTS
 
Sunday, December 4
 
Rudolph Run, Westerville, 5km, 2pm, Andy Harris, Columbus Running Company (614) 764-0855
 
Reindeer Run, Lakewood, 5km, 9am, Hermes Sports & Events (216) 623-9933
 
Miracle on Main Street 5k, Sylvania, 5km, 4pm, Dave's Running (419) 882-8524
 
Saturday, December 10
 
Jingle Bell Run, Maumee, 5km, 9am (614) 503-5591
 
Jingle Bell 5K,  Fremont, 5km, 10am, Fremont Running Club, PO Box 202, Fremont, OH 43420
 
Firefighters' Frozen 5K, Niles, 5km, 9:30am, 5K, 2229 Gardenland Ave, Niles, OH 44446, Todd Allen (330) 550-3012
 
Sunday, December 11
 
Snowflake 5K, Dublin,5km, 9am, Jeff Sheard (614) 332-5205
 
Saturday, December 31
 
The Great New Years Eve Race, Stow, 4pm, Paul Organ, Summit Athletic Club, P.O. Box 1015, Cuyahoga Falls, OH, 44223 (330) 678-3985, Ritchies Sporting Goods (330) 633-5667
 
New Years Eve Resolution Run, Beavercreek, 5km, 8pm, Key Sports, 3863 Belvo, Miamisburg, OH 45342 (937) 776-1977
 
Jingle Bell Run, Canfield, 5km, 1pm, Youngstown Road Runners Club,  PO Box 2817,  Youngstown, OH 44511
 
Midnight Special, Whitehouse, 5km, 10pm, Edward O'Reilly, PO Box 1021, Maumee, OH 43537 (419) 360-3709  
 
Saturday,  January 14
 
Fantastic Frigid 5K, Delaware, 5km, 10am, Andy Harris, Columbus Running Company, 6465 Perimeter Dr, Dublin, OH 43016 (614) 764-0855 - https://www.columbusrunning.com/pages/races
 
Saturday, January 28
 
Fantastic Frigid 5K, Delaware, 5km, 10am, Andy Harris, Columbus Running Company, 6465 Perimeter Dr, Dublin, OH 43016 (614) 764-0855 - https://www.columbusrunning.com/pages/races
    
Sunday, March 5
 
Arnold 5K, Greater Columbus Convention Center, 5km, 9:15am, Matt McGowan, 
 
Arnold 5K Pump and Run, Columbus, Registration is Closed...
http://runohio.com/index.php/news/1236-arnold-5k-pump-a-run-march-5-2017

Sunday, April 23

Glass City Marathon, Toledo Ohio.
http://glasscitymarathon.org/
  
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