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Pig Cuff Links, Bracelet to go to Men's, Women's Winner

CINCINNATI (March 20, 2007) - The winners of the men's and women's divisions of the 2007 Cincinnati Flying Pig Marathon will receive custom-made Flying Pig Marathon jewelry, courtesy of Nippert Jewelers of Mariemont, a preferred jeweler of the Flying Pig Marathon.

"We are excited to have Nippert Jewelers join the Marathon and provide prizes for our men's and women's winners," said Iris Simpson-Bush, executive director. "Nippert Jewelers will make our event even more special this year."

"I am very excited about the relationship between Nippert Jewelers and the Flying Pig Marathon," said Mary Nippert, owner of Nippert Jewelers. "I look forward to a long standing partnership with the Marathon as one of its preferred jewelers."

In addition, Nippert Jewelers will offer Flying Pig Marathon jewelry through the Flying Pig Marathon website, Portions of the proceeds of the sale of the jewelry on line will go to the Flying Pig Marathon charities.

The Ninth Annual Cincinnati Flying Pig Marathon weekend is May 4-6, 2007, featuring the full marathon, the Half Marathon presented by National City, Ernst and Young 4-Person Relay, Toyota 10K, 5K and the Piglet presented by First Watch, The Enquirer and Children's Hospital. Other events include the National City Expo and Expotique and Duke Energy Pasta "Pig Out" Dinner. Presenting sponsors are Duke Energy, National City, CoActive Marketing Group, Ernst and Young and Paycor.

The Flying Pig Marathon has been named one of the top 10 "Most Fun Runs" in the world by Runner's World magazine, one of the best corporate brands by Fast Company and is listed in "The Traveling Marathoner: A Complete Guide To Top U.S. Races and Sightseeing on the Run," by Elise Allen.

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