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The SQUEAL : April 18, 2005
The latest and greatest news from the Cincinnati Flying Pig Marathon
THE SQUEAL is the free e-mail newsletter of the
7th Annual Flying Pig Marathon

run amuck IN THIS MONTH'S EDITION OF 'THE SQUEAL' Our speaker lineup is set for the runners' clinics at the Bob Roncker's Running Spot Health & Fitness Expo, Friday, April 29 and Saturday, April 30 at the Northern Kentucky Convention Center, Covington, Kentucky. Speakers include Race Director Don Connolly, marathoners Dick Beardsley and Jeff Galloway, Sports Psychologist Dr. Barbara Walker, nutritionist Michelle Macedonio and physical therapist Troy Merckle. Look under Race Information/Expo for a complete schedule of speakers.

Once again this year, the Flying Pig Marathon will have 'entertainment every mile,' and then some! More than 50 acts, cheerleading groups, bands and entertainers will line the Marathon course. Go to Course in the menu to check out our list and locations.

The Flying Pig Marathon invades Fountain Square for Marathon Week! Each day from noon until 1 p.m., Monday, April 25 through Friday, April 29, the Flying Pig Marathon will be in downtown Cincinnati on Fountain Square with games, music, pig paraphernalia and registration information. Join us Marathon week and "Party with the Pig!"

Registration information: Remember, deadline for on-line registration is Wednesday, April 20th. If you think you will be unable to participate in the race you have signed up for and you would like to switch events, let the marathon office know by April 19 at Any switches made after that date will incur a $10 processing fee and are subject to availability.

Relay Participants:
The relay buses this year are in a new location. If you're running a relay leg, check out the maps on the website for the new relay bus sites, parking race morning, and new gear check procedures.

Flight Plan: Have questions about race weekend? See our Flight Plan for information on all aspects of the race from packet pick-up, to Pasta Dinner, or a weekend schedule.

Watch for the next "Squeal" the week of April 25th for last minute instructions, details and your weather forecast for Marathon Weekend!


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