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The summer racing season is heating up with over 40 races on July 4th. Track & field has taken center stages with the OHSAA State Track & Field Championships, the USA Olympic Team Trails – Track & Field and the Olympic Games Paris 2024 - July 26 - August 11. The Olympic Games track & field events will be held between Thursday, August 1 and Sunday, August 11.

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The summer racing season is heating up with over 40 races on July 4th. Track & field has taken center stages with the OHSAA State Track & Field Championships, the USA Olympic Team Trails – Track & Field and the Olympic Games Paris 2024 - July 26 - August 11. The Olympic Games track & field events will be held between Thursday, August 1 and Sunday, August 11.

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Track & Field is one of the oldest sports known to mankind

Track & Field is one of the most diverse sports as there are 17 different events for high school athletes and 20 for collegiate athletes to challenge themselves. According to The National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) girl’s track & field is the largest participatory sport for high school girls and track & field is the second largest participatory sport for boys.

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US Olympic Team Trials – Track & Field

The US Olympic Team Trails – Track & Field were held at Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon.  After attending with a media pass seven of the past Olympic Trials I stayed home and watch everything on TV.  A number of outstanding performances and some heart break mishaps could be witness by the TV viewers.  Check out all of the results and USATF news stories - https://results.usatf.org/2024trials  &  https://www.usatf.org/news 

More coverage - https://www.runningnetwork.com

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Olympic Schedule - https://olympics.com/en/paris-2024/schedule 

The track & field competition will be held Thursday, August 1 - Sunday, August 11 at the country’s largest stadium, Stade de France. 

Track & Field Schedule - https://olympics.com/en/paris-2024/schedule/athletics   

Check out the NBC coverage with your local listings.

Olympic Games Paris 2024

The opening ceremony of the 2024 Summer Olympics is scheduled to take place on July 26 in Paris with live coverage of the Opening Ceremony on NBC at 12pm (ET). https://olympics.com/en/paris-2024

Paris, France is 6 hours ahead of Ohio.  

Olympic Schedule - https://olympics.com/en/paris-2024/schedule 

The track & field competition will be held Thursday, August 1 - Sunday, August 11 at the country’s largest stadium, Stade de France.   

Track & Field Schedule - https://olympics.com/en/paris-2024/schedule/athletics   

Check out the NBC coverage with your local listings.

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1964 Olympic 5000 meter Gold Medalist Bob Schul passed away on Father’s Day

Track & Field is one of the most diverse sports as there are 17 different events for high school athletes and 20 for collegiate athletes to challenge themselves. According to The National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) girl’s track & field is the largest participatory sport for high school girls and track & field is the second largest participatory sport for boys. With the popularity and diversity of Track & Field why have some many Mid American Conference schools and other NCAA Division I universities dropped Men’s Track & Field.

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July Race Calendar

Race Directors send race information to be listed free here and in the print RUNOHIO – This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

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 E-Newsletter This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

JULY CALENDAR
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Still Looking

The Circleville Classic race is still looking for someone to continue the races with my help.  If interested - please contact me – Matt McGowan -This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. – If no one comes forward there will probably not be a race this October.

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Bryn Du Summer Cross Country 3K

After Matt McGowan served as race director for 20 years of the Granville Bryn Du Summer Cross Country races, Granville girls cross country coach Tanner Ernst will be in charge this year with McGowan assistance.  One 3km race will be held on Thursday, July 11th at 7pm.  For more information contact Coach Ernest - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

Check out last year’s race photos - https://www.runohio.com/index.php/photos/2023  

2022 photos - https://www.runohio.com/index.php/photos/2022

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Hot Weather Running Tips

With the summer getting hotter and days getting longer, here are some practical hot weather running tips and sports nutrition tips.

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On the Run with Matt McGowan from Spring Print Issue of RUNOHIO

RUNOHIO was introduced at the 1988 Columbus Marathon Expo and was first printed March1989. My brother, Jeff and my mom, Jean, assisted with the start of the publication.

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Running Clubs

Looking for a running club in your are - https://runohio.com/index.php/run-clubs 

Spotlight your running club in an upcoming issue on RUNOHIO by sending information to Matt McGowan - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

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Advertise with 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 me rThis 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 E-Newsletter This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. The deadline for the next print RUNOHIO is March 18th.

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FEATURED EVENTS

List your race here for $50 – This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Thursday, July 4

Granville Firecracker 5, 7:45am 

https://runsignup.com/Race/OH/Granville/GranvilleFirecrackerVirtual5Miler

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Saturday, July 11

After Matt McGowan served as race director for 20 years of the Granville Bryn Du Summer Cross Country races, Granville girls cross country coach Tanner Ernst will be in charge this year with McGowan assistance.  One 3K race will be held on Thursday, July 11th at 7pm.  For more information contact Coach Ernest - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Saturday, July13

Columbus Running Company Mile Dash, Dublin, 8:30am 

https://runsignup.com/Race/OH/Dublin/crcmiledash

Saturday, August 3

Dog Days 5K, Circleville, 9am (740) 474-9883 https://tristateracer.com/images/entry-forms/1716215797.pdf

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Saturday, August 17

Karis Cause 5K, Newark, 9am (740) 258-2130 https://kariscause.org

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Saturday, August 17

News and Sentinel Half Marathon & 2 mile, Parkersburg, WV (304) 485-1891 https://newsandsentinelhalfmarathon.enmotive.com/events/register/2024-parkersburg-news-and-sentinel-half-marathon-and-two-mile-race

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Sunday, August 18

The Grandview Yard Half Marathon, Quarter Marathon & 5K Set For August 18, 2024

https://rungrandviewyard.com/

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Saturday, August 24

Boys Scout Half Marathon, 10K, 5K, Bowling Green, 7:30am (419) 356-4881 https://runsignup.com/Race/OH/BowlingGreen/BoyScoutHalfMarathon5K

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Saturday, August 31

Sweet Corn Festival 5K, Millersport, 9am (740) 246-6101, (614) 638-2721 https://sweetcornfest.com/sweet-corn-festival-5-k-run

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Saturday, August 31

Charleston Distance Run, Charleston, WV, 15 mile & 5K (304) 345-5433 https://charlestondistancerun.com

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Sunday, September 8

River Run Half Marathon, Berea, 8am (216) 623-9933

https://runsignup.com/Race/OH/Berea/RiverRunHalf

Race Directors send RUNOHIO your upcoming race information – This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Explore Granville

Granville Ohio is a quaint New England Style town filled with distinctive architecture, historic hotels, numerous restaurants and friendly neighbors.

http://runohio.com/index.php/news-features/news/131-explore-granville-oh

Also http://runohio.com/index.php/news-features/news/93-granville-ohio

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.

 http://www.runohio.com/index.php/photos/2021

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The McGowan Family Track

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