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The 21st annual Arnold 5K Pump & Run was one of the nearly 80 events held during the 33rd annual Arnold Sports Festival.  

Hopefully you are doing well and looking forward to more in person racing this Spring and you are able to get in some running this winter to test your fitness in an upcoming race. 

Your monthly news & updates. February 2022
February RUNOHIO E-Newsletter
Hopefully you are doing well and looking forward to more in person racing this Spring and you are able to get in some running this winter to test your fitness in an upcoming race. 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 – 
February Race Calendar – www.runohio.com 
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RUNOHIO Advertising
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On the Run with Matt McGowan from January – March 2022 print RUNOHIO
For twelve years I have had the honor to be on the selection committee to vote for the USA Track & Field National Hall of Fame. Because of COVID 19 the 2020 USATF Hall of Fame inductions were postponed until 2021.
2022 Carmel Marathon
Saturday, April 9, 2022, 8:00 AM
Carmel Marathon Weekend to Return on April 9, 2022 with the Addition of Prestigious Global Ranking Series
 
12th annual event to include AbbottWMM
Wanda Age Group World Rankings
CARMEL, Ind. (June 17, 2021) – CRRG Events is pleased to announce the 12th Annual Carmel Marathon Weekend will take place on Saturday, April 9, 2022. In addition, the event has been chosen to take part in the Abbott World Marathon Majors (AbbottWMM) Wanda Age Group World Ranking Qualifying Series, the first ever global age group marathon ranking system. Read more...
2021 Carmel Marathon moves to the 7th in FindMyMarathon.com’s list of the 50 Best Boston Qualifying Marathons.
​As the 34th largest marathon in the US, we had 28.3% of our finishers run BQ Times in 2021. Less than 150 spots remaining in the marathon as of January 1st
Cold Weather Running by Road Runners Club of America and Athletes Kitchen - Fueling For Cold Weather Exercise by Nancy Clark
Avoid running on the roads in snowy conditions. Drivers have a decreased ability to maneuver and stop.Winter means fewer daylight hours. Wear bright-colored, reflective clothing or a reflective vest so you are noticeable to area traffic. For added visibility, wear a lightweight headlamp or flashing light.
The Athlete’s Kitchen - Nutrition for Competitive Runners by Nancy Clark
Competitive runners like to set personal bests, if not win races. Many factors impact how well you can run.
KEEPING TRACK - Ohio Men College Runners by Rod O’Donnell
The cross-country season has ended. Many of the high school athletes who competed are making plans to continue their careers on the collegiate level. This can be a tremendous experience, if the runners understand several things:
Two New American Women Records at Houston Marathon/Half Marathon
Keira D’Amato (2:19:12) breaks the U.S. marathon record in the 50th annual Houston Marathon. She broke the long-standing 2:19:36 American record set by Deena Kastor in 2006 at the London Marathon.
National champion head coach, U.S. Olympian Jud Logan passes away
ASHLAND, Ohio – Ashland University and the world of track and field suffered a significant loss with the passing of Eagle track and field head coach and four-time United States Olympian Jud Logan on Monday. He was 62.
Arnold 5K Pump & Run/Arnold 5K – March 6
Matt McGowan and Tim Pancher have been co-chairs of the Arnold 5K Pump & Run/Arnold 5K for the 20 year history of the event. Andy Harris will be this year’s race director with help from the Columbus Running Company. Matt McGowan and Tim Pancher will provide consulting services to help make the 21st annual event a success.
The races are part of the Arnold Sports Festival - https://www.arnoldsportsfestival.com/?full_website 
Running Clubs
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February 2022 Race Calendar
Looking for a race to run in February, check out the RUNOHIO Race Calendar. Find a great race near you to run, tune up for a Spring marathon or half or maybe you're ready for that PR for that half or marathon..
Race Calendar Information Needed
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Three Running Myths Busted by the Kenyans by Dr. Jason Kemp
1) BAREFOOT RUNNING
Kenyan runners don’t run barefoot, nor do they want to run barefoot, nor do they think running barefoot makes them faster runners.
Cold Weather Running Tips
It is starting to get cold outside, read the Road Runner Club of America tips to safely run now.
FEATURED EVENTS - Advertise Your Event Here for $50 contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Sunday, March 6
Arnold 5K Pump & Run, Arnold 5K, Greater Columbus Convention Center - https://runsignup.com/arnold
Sunday, March 13
CRRC Winter Run – Len Fisher Bridge, Delaware, 3 mile, 6.35 mile, 12.7 mile - https://runsignup.com/Race/OH/Delaware/CRRCWinterRunFisherBridge
Sunday, April 9
Carmel Marathon, CarmeL IN
Sunday, April 10
Athens Marathon & Half Marathon, Athens https://www.athensohiomarathon.com
Sunday, April 24
Glass City Marathon. Toledo Ohio. Marathon, Half, Relay, 5K, Kids, Virtual https://bit.ly/RunGCMohio
Sunday, June 5
Sunday, August 7
Jeff McGowan Memorial 5K, Columbus, race in memory of Jeff McGowan and Mark Dempsey, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. https://runsignup.com/jeffmcgowan5k
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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.
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.
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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
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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After nearly two years of canceled races and more virtual races than in person races it looks as if life and races are getting back to more normal.

Keira D’Amato (2:19:12) breaks the U.S. marathon record in the 50th annual Houston Marathon. She broke the long-standing 2:19:36 American record set by Deena Kastor in 2006 at the London Marathon.

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