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Record Field Expected for 10th Anniversary

CINCINNATI (June 5, 2007) - On-line registration is now open for the Sunday events for the 10th annual Cincinnati Flying Pig Marathon, to be held Sunday, May 4, 2008. That includes the full Marathon, Half Marathon presented by National City and the Ernst & Young 4-person and corporate relays.

"This is the earliest we have ever opened on-line registration," said Iris Simpson-Bush, executive director "Because we are expecting record registrations to celebrate our 10th anniversary, especially for our marathon, we want to make sure everyone who is interested in participating has a chance to sign up."

Entries are now being accepted. Click on "Registration" in the menu above. Early registration price for the full marathon is $60.

The 10th annual Cincinnati Flying Pig Marathon weekend will be Friday, May 2-Sunday, May 4, 2008, featuring the full marathon, Half Marathon presented by National City and Ernst & 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.

For information, please contact Jackie Reau/Betsy Ross, Game Day Communications, (513) 929-4263