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As the weather starts to heats up so does the summer racing season.  It has been a busy month for running,, remember to drink plenty of water before and after running on these hot summer days.

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2023 July RUNOHIO E-Newsletter

As the weather starts to heats up so does the summer racing season.  It has been a busy month for running,, remember to drink plenty of water before and after running on these hot summer days.  Depending of the race weather save your PRs for the fall.   Check out the 100 plus races on the RUNOHIO July Race Calendar - https://www.runohio.com/index.php/events - Good luck with your summer training and racing. Race directors send your race information to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to be posted in our race calendar.

RUNOHIO Advertising

If you are interested in advertising your event or other running related products - RUNOHIO is offering discount on all ad for our 35th anniversary. If you are interested in adverting in the print RUNOHIO or on the RUNOHIO E-Newsletter Upcoming Races contact Matt McGowan This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and Chuck Bartlett for advertising on the RUNOHIO web site and the RUNOHIO monthly E-Newsletter This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Hot Weather Running

I introduced RUNOHIO at the 1988 Columbus Marathon and the first issue of RUNOHIO was printed in March of 1989. My younger brother Jeff and my mom, Donna Jean, assisted with the start of the publication.

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Upcoming Races

Summer is here and it's time to get your trainng in gear if you're hoping for a fall Half or full marathon.. Maybe you've just start running and you want to check where you're at. Well then make sure to check out the March Event Calendar.

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OHSAA State Track & Field Tournament

Sunny and warm June weather greeted the athletes and fans at Ohio High School Athletic Association 115th annual Boys and the 48th annual Girls Track & Field Championship at the Ohio State University Jesse Owens Stadium. 

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Read Rod O’Donnell’s Life Lessons from Cross Country - http://www.runohio.com/index.php/news-features/features/10-life-lessons-from-cross-country-updated-2020 

Read more of Coach O’Donnell’s Keeping Track articles on www.runohio.com

Check out RUNOHIO’s race photos from the Championships -   https://www.runohio.com/index.php/news-features/news/410-ohsaa-state-track-field-championships-columbus-june-5-6-by-matt-mcgowan

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Running Clubs

Dayton Track Club - https://www.runohio.com/index.php/run-clubs/412-dayton-track-club

River City Runners and Walkers Club - https://www.runohio.com/index.php/run-clubs/262-river-city-runners

Road Runners Club of America - https://www.runohio.com/index.php/news-features/news/376-road-runners-club-of-america

Complete List
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Keeping Track - When Legends Run Free By Rod O’Donnell

Good luck to all athletes training for the fall cross country season.  Cross-country is a sport that teaches many life lessons that our current culture does not promote or fails to emphasize. These traits not only will help athletes perform better, but they will make their lives better, long after they have crossed the finish line for the last time.  Read Rod O’Donnell’s

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The Athlete’s Kitchen - Eggs: Unscrambling the confusion by Nancy Clark MS RD CSSD

When it comes to eating eggs, nutrition advice has changed. Today’s 2020-2025 US Dietary Guidelines no longer limit eggs.

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51st Anniversary of Title IX

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 was enacted by Congress and signed into law by President Richard Nixon, prohibiting sex discrimination in any educational program or activity receiving any type of federal financial aid.

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On the Run with Matt McGowan From Spring print RUNOHIO

Matt McGowan, a high school business teacher/department chairman and cross country and track & field coach has had a lifelong interest in running. Matt first got involved with running in a Thanksgiving Day race and in grade school track in Wheeling, Illinois. In junior high, Matt started to run the dashes.

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The Athlete’s Kitchen – 

Yes, Even Runners Get Heart Disease

While we’ve all heard let food be thy medicine, the latest dietary advice from the American Heart Association focuses less on individual foods and nutrients and more on lifestyle and lifelong dietary patterns.  

http://runohio.com/index.php/news-features/features/246-the-athlete-s-kitchen-yes-even-runners-get-heart-disease-nancy-clark-ms-rd-cssd

Power to Weight: Costs and Benefits 

https://www.runohio.com/index.php/news-features/features/371-the-athlete-s-kitchen-power-to-weight-costs-and-benefits-by-nancy-clark-ms-rd-cssd

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Past Years Photos

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RUNOHIO Subscription

Subscribe or Renew your print subscription to RUNOHIO, subscribe for the first time and/or send a friend a subscription for 2023 - https://runsignup.com/runohio Your support is greatly appreciated.

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Jeff McGowan Memorial 5K

Participate in the 10th anniversary of this downtown classic race virtually, wherever you are. Celebrate the memory of Jeff McGowan and Mark Dempsey with a virtual 5K or 1-mile trek on your favorite course.

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FEATURED EVENTS - Advertise Your Event Here for $50 contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Thursday, July 13

Bryn Du Summer Cross Country 3K, Granville, 7pm, Matt McGowan https://www.runohio.com/index.php/news-features/news/383-granville-bryn-du-summer-cross-country-3k

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Saturday, July 15

Roundtown Classic 5 Mile/5K, Circleville, 8am https://runsignup.com/RoundtownClassic 

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Wednesday, August 2

Sole to Soul 5K, Perrysburg, 7:30pm (419) 931-8484 https://runsignup.com/Race/OH/Perrysburg/SoletoSoul5K

Saturday, August 5

Dog Days 5K, Circleville H.S., 9am, https://tristateracer.com/raceinfo/aug/2023 Jason Wells (740) 474-9883

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Sunday, August 6

Twins Days 5K, Twinsburg, 8:30am (330) 425-3652 https://twinsdays.org/register/5k-fun-run-walk

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Saturday, August 12

Race for Warriors 5K, Mason, 8:30am https://runsignup.com/Race/OH/Mason/RaceforWarriors

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Sunday, August 13

Jeff McGowan Memorial 5K, (in Memory of Jeff McGowan and Mark Dempsey), Columbus  

https://runsignup.com/Race/OH/Columbus/jeffmcgowan5k

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Saturday, August 19

5K Run for the Hills, Nelsonville, 9am https://www.paradeofthehills.org/5k


Saturday, August 19
Karis' Cause Childhood Cancer 5K, Newark, 9am (740) 258-2130
  https://runsignup.com/Race/OH/Newark/KarisCause5k

Saturday, September 2

Sweet Corn Festival 5K, Millersport, 9am (740) 246-6101 https://www.sweetcornfest.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/01/2023-5K-ENTRY-FORM-SCF-Logo-REVISED.pdf 

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Saturday, September 9

Popcorn Festival 5K, Marion, 9am https://racepenguin.com/events/popcorn-festival-5k

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Sunday, September 29

United Way Community Health 5K, 10K & Half Marathon, Ada https://runsignup.com/Race/OH/Ada/uwcommunityhealthrun

2023 Race Calendar

Directing or sponsoring a race in 2023 please send RUNOHIO – This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. your race information including a contact phone number to be listed free on the RUNOHIO web site and in the print RUNOHIO.

If you are interested in advertising your event or other running related products - RUNOHIO is offering discount on all ads. If you are interested in adverting in the print RUNOHIO contact Matt McGowan This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and Chuck Bartlett for advertising on the RUNOHIO web site and RUNOHIO monthly E-Newsletter This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

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Directing or Timing a Race – Plus Advertising Options

If you are interested in advertising your event or other running related products - RUNOHIO is offering discount on all ads. If you are interested in adverting in the print RUNOHIO or in the RUNOHIO E-Newsletter Upcoming Races - contact Matt McGowan This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and Chuck Bartlett for advertising on the RUNOHIO web site and RUNOHIO monthly E-Newsletter  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Explore Granville
Granville Ohio is a quaint New England Style town filled with distinctive architecture, historic hotels, numerous restaurants and friendly neighbors.
RUNOHIO is a member of the Granville Chamber of Commerce and I wanted to share a recent promo about Granville
For nineteen years I have been a member of the Granville Village Council, for two years I served as the Vice Mayor and for two years I served as the Mayor. While I was the Mayor the Village purchased the Bryn Du Mansion.
Race Directors
If you are sponsoring or directing an in person road race, cross country meet or open track & field meet this Spring, Summer or Fall please send RUNOHIO an entry form or all of the race information – This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - RUNOHIO, P.O. Box 238, Granville, OH 43023
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Race Results – Pictures
Send RUNOHIO This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. your race results and a race picture which might be used in the print RUNOHIO.
Pan-American Masters Games
Greater Cleveland Sports Commission announced the 2024 Pan-American Masters Games will be held in Cleveland during the Summer of 2024
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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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