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Jackie Reau
Betsy Ross
Game Day Communications
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

PIG SCULPTURES HELP RUNNERS REMEMBER THE MARATHON

Water Taxis will help runners reach their destinations

Cincinnati, Ohio (April 12, 2004) - Participants in the Flying Pig Marathon weekend activities, May 1-2, 2004, now have a permanent memento of their Cincinnati experience. Dynasty Sculpture (www.dynastysculpture.com) is offering two versions of its own 'flying pig' at the Bob Roncker's Running Spot Health & Fitness Expo, April 30-May 1 at the Northern Kentucky Convention Center, Covington.

Flying Pig"It's a whimsical way for runners to take home a bit of the Flying Pig Marathon," said Iris Simpson-Bush, executive director. "We're pleased to have Dynasty Sculpture join us for Marathon weekend."

The 'flying pigs' come in two sizes. The smaller chrome pig, standing approximately 8" tall at the nose, retails for $75. The larger bronze version, almost 2' high, is $400.

Dynasty Sculpture offers wide variety of bronze sculptures produced by Asian craftsmen in limited editions to beautify indoor or outdoor surroundings.

The 6th annual Cincinnati Flying Pig Marathon will be run on Sunday, May 2, 2004, featuring the Corporate Express Corporate Relays, the Outback 2-person relay, the Ernst & Young 4-person relay and the Papa John's 10K. The Kahn's Flying Piglet Fun Run and Festival featuring the Pampers Diaper Dash will be held Saturday, May, 1, as will the new 5K Fun Run and Family Festival presented by girls!CAN.

Presenting sponsors of the Cincinnati Flying Pig Marathon are CoActive Marketing Group, Corporate Express, Mercy Health Partners and Paycor. Gold sponsors are Asics, the City of Cincinnati, City Dash, Clif Bar and Zumbiel. Media sponsors are WRRM-FM, WYGY-FM, WMOJ-FM, Time Warner Cable, WLWT-TV and ChannelCincinnati.com.

For more information or interviews, please contact Jackie Reau/Betsy Ross at Game Day Communications, 513-929-4263.