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Two past winners of the Flying Pig Marathon, Jack Randall and Anne Flower, were crowned again as champions at the 2019 Flying Pig Marathon powered by P&G, which had a record weekend field of 43,691 for the 21st running of the event.
Randall, 24, from Pleasant Ridge, a suburb of Cincinnati, who also won the marathon in 2017, won this year in a time of 2:28:58, almost five minutes better than his 2017 time.
Randall came from behind, overcoming longtime leader Alex Gold near the 22 mile marker.
Randall now lives in Dayton, Ohio and has run the Cincinnati race twice. Winning each time.
Anne Flower was the women’s winner for the 2019 Flying Pig Marathon.
It’s her second win, previously winning the Flying pig in 2016.
Flower went to Anderson High School where she trained under track coach Kerry Lee, another well-known face at the marathon.(05/05/2019) ⚡AMP
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."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...more...