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Cincinnati Flying Pig Marathon

Sunday May 5th, 2019
Cincinnati, OH
Distance: Marathon · Half Marathon · 10K · 5K · Kids Race

Our race, the Cincinnati Flying Pig Marathon will be celebrating it's 20th anniversary on May 4-6, 2018. This beloved race found it's name from Cincinnati's pork history which dates back to the early 1800's. Cincinnati is also known as "Porkopolis." You can read more about our history by clicking here. Our weekend lineup of events are designed to welcome athletes of all abilities from the Diaper Dash to the full Marathon and everything in-between, we truly have something for everyone. We even added a dog race several years back. Our kid's incremental marathon program has nearly 5,000 students who participate from area schools and our PigAbilities event offers an option for people of all ages with disabilities who may not wish to participate in a competitive event, but still want to be part of Flying Pig Weekend. Something that is fairly unique to us, our media partner and local NBC affiliate, WLWT-TV, offers a 6-hour live broadcast of our half and full marathons on Sunday of Pig Weekend.

The Cincinnati Flying Pig Marathon promises to be a beautiful course which "flies" along the streets of Cincinnati, Covington, and Newport. This race presents a well-balanced, diverse tour of some the best neighborhoods in the area.

It’s the largest weekend party in town, and you can be part of it! Whether you’re a runner or walker, whether you want to volunteer or cheer, whether you want to participate for charity, or just for your own satisfaction, we’d love for you to join us. Sign up today and be part of the Pig Party!

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Race Date: 05/06/2018 Distance: Marathon
Division Time Name Age Home
Male 2:29:36 Aaron Viets 23 Covington, KY
2nd Male 2:30:49 Tim Kaiser 19 Union, KY
3rd Male 2:32:55 Benjamin Kopecky 25 Saint Louis, MO
4th Male 2:34:19 David Bea 21 Cincinnati, OH
Female 2:46:39 Caitlin Keen 20 Fort Worth, TX
2nd Female 2:53:56 Kerry Lee 26 Cincinnati, OH
3rd Female 3:00:13 Allison Steinbeck 30 Cincinnati, OH
4th Female 3:00:42 Alex Mahle 29 Waynesville, OH
Division Time Name Age Home
M 40-49 2:42:07 Eric Hunziker 47 Cincinnati, OH
M 50-59 2:57:29 Dave Billman 53 Columbus, OH
M 60-69 3:09:04 Steve Beasley 65 Goderich, ON
M 70+ 4:52:52 Andrew Steckl 72 Cincinnati, OH
F 40-49 2:53:56 Kerry Lee 49 Cincinnati, OH
F 50-59 3:10:51 Lisa Veneziano 53 Fenton, MI
F 60-69 3:49:58 Rita Barnes 62 Columbus, OH
F 70+ 5:38:00 Marian Miller 70 Cincinnati, OH
Cincinnati Flying Pig Marathon

Flying Pig Marathon celebrates record weekend

The 19th annual Flying Pig Marathon included more participants than ever before despite predictions for gloomy weather.

Total participation in the weekend’s events was 37,244, and participants came from all 50 states and 20 countries. More than 18,400 people competed in the full marathon, half marathon and four-person relay on Sunday alone.

Anderson High School cross country coach Kerry Lee won the women’s division of the marathon on her seventh attempt with a time of 2:53:55. She came in second in last year’s race along with 2015, 2013 and 2011 and was third in 2012 and 2014.

Jack Randall, 22, who recently graduated from the University of Cincinnati, won the men’s marathon with a time of 2:33:46. It was his fifth marathon but first time running the Flying Pig.

Flying Pig events kicked off on Friday night with the Little Kings Mile, the second leg of the Christian Moerlein Beer Series. Saturday events included the Toyota 10K and the Tri-State Running Co. 5K along with kids runs.

The 20th anniversary of the marathon will be held May 4-6, 2018.

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