Cincinnati Flying Pig Marathon
The SQUEAL : October 2012
The latest and greatest news from the Cincinnati Flying Pig Marathon

As you start planning your spring marathons, make sure you get the Flying Pig Marathon's 15th anniversary weekend on your calendar. The best prices are in effect right now through October 31. It'll be an anniversary party you won't forget, so make sure you're part of the Pig in 2013. Just go to to sign up. And don't forget to check out our new challenge, the Flying Pig 3-way or 4-way! Do the 5K, Toyota 10K and the Border Energy Half to complete the 3-way, or you can make it a 4-way by doing the full instead of the half and get a special inaugural event medal! Join the challenge and be part of the Pig in 2013.

Come see us at the Expos!
We're right in the middle of the Fall Expo season, so make sure you come by our booth and say hello - we'll have a Flying Pig bag tag for you! Here's our Expo schedule:
Columbus Marathon and Detroit Free Press Marathon - Oct. 19 and 20
Marine Corp Marathon - Oct. 25-27
Savannah Rock 'n' Roll Marathon - November 1-2

Big Pig sale in November
Save the date now for the Fallout Giant Tent Sale at Brand Evolutions, 4136 Colerain Avenue, on November 3-4. We'll have food, fun and entertainment, but best of all - Flying Pig gear at low, low prices. It's a great time to stock up for the holidays for your favorite Pig People. Mark your calendars to join for this first-ever merchandise sales event!

Help your non-profit become an official Flying Pig Charity
Want to raise money for a charity organization? See how the organizations you support can become an official charity of the Flying Pig Marathon! We have levels for charities who have a "whole hog" running team or programs like the Piggest Raffle Ever if you want just dip your toe in the Flying Pig pen and everything in-between! Go to Charity Programs on the Flying Pig's home page and you can view all the information, download applications and get your charity involved!

Cyclones 5kHelp the Cyclones open their new season with the Power Play 5K
Join the Cincinnati Cyclones as they kick off their new season Saturday, October 13 with the Power Play 5K at US Bank Arena. The Cyclones are very proud to present a unique 5K run/walk on the banks of the Ohio River that is more than just a race! Last year hundreds of participants ran alongside a Zamboni through the streets of downtown Cincinnati to US Bank Arena where a party and a puck drop awaited them!
Every participant receives:

  • Technical Shirt
  • Ticket to the Cyclones home opener (Immediately following the race!)
  • Drink/Food Tickets
  • A Special Finishers Gift
  • Tons of SWAG

Event Highlights:

  • Cincinnati Cyclones game immediately following the race
  • Kids Zone on the plaza
  • Awards for overall winners and most creative costume (It's 2 weeks before Halloween!)
  • A portion of net proceeds to benefit the Pink Ribbon Girls!

Visit for more information and to register today!

RunningUSANational Runner Survey
Calling all RUNNERS! What motivates you to run? What is your favorite race distance? How often do you run? You are being invited to participate in Running USA's National Runner Survey, a comprehensive survey to assess the demographics, lifestyle, attitudes, habits, and product preferences of the running population nationwide. The National Runner Survey is easy to access and available online. All responses are completely anonymous and confidential. Don't miss this opportunity to join other runners nationwide!
To access the survey, click here: National Runner Survey
Select Flying Pig Marathon as the organization that invited you to participate.
Train with Bob Roncker's Running Spot for the 2013 Flying Pig Marathon & Half Marathon
Bob Roncker's Running Spot is the Official Training Program of the 2013 Flying Pig Marathon & Half Marathon and they are ready to roll into another fantastic year of training for the Pig. Whether you are a marathoner or half-marathoner, runner or walker... they have the perfect program to fit your needs.
Bob Roncker's will again be offering the following options: Marathon Running, Marathon Walking, Half Marathon Running and Half Marathon Walking. All of their programs will meet twice weekly and they will provide a month-by-month training schedule for you to follow along the way. In addition, they will make up each and every route for you and provide you with coaching, hydration and energy supplements during the workouts. Run-walkers are welcome as well and we will again be offering a "Sunday morning make-up session" for those unable to attend our Saturday sessions.
Click here for more!



Cincinnati Flying Pig Marathon
The 15th annual Cincinnati Flying Pig Marathon weekend powered by P&G will be May 3-5, 2013. Follow the Marathon on Twitter @runflyingpig and 'like' our page on Facebook.