Saturday, May 04, 2002

Flying Pig event schedule

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    2001 winners: men's, Rudolf Jun (2:28:07); women's, Rebecca Gallaher (2:50:50); wheelchair, Vern Achenbach (1:53.47)

    2000 winners: men's, Jun (2:23:04); women's, Gallaher (2:49:31*); wheelchair, Franz Nietlispach (1:35:07)

    1999 winners: men's, Elly Rono (2:21:15*); women's, Sommer Settell (2:58:10); wheelchair, Saul Mendoza (1:30:46*)

    * Record-

        Schedule of events for the fourth Flying Pig Marathon:

        9 a.m.-Noon: Kahn's Flying Piglet Kid's Fun Run and Festival (Sawyer Point). Special entertainment, Safety Town, exhibit booths. Diaper Dash for children under 1; other races for 2- and 3-year-olds; 4- and 5-year-olds; 6- and 7-year-olds; 8- and 9-year-olds; 10-, 11- and 12-year-olds. On-site registration: $12 per child.

        10 a.m.-8 p.m.: Northwood University Health & Fitness Expo, Albert B. Sabin Cincinnati Convention Center, 3rd Floor Ballroom. Free and open to the public. 5-8 p.m.: Cinergy Foundation Pasta Party (Atrium II, 221 E. 4th Street). Open to participants, family and friends on first-come, first-served basis. Seatings at 5p.m. and 6:30p.m. Prices, $15 adults, $8 children 3-8. Call 721-7447.


        6:25 a.m.: Flying Pig Wheelchair event (7th Street, between Elm and Race Streets).

        6:30 a.m.: Flying Pig Marathon, Ernst & Young Flying Pig 4-Person relay, Outback Steakhouse 2-Person Relay, Challenge Series divisions of relay events (7th Street, between Elm and Race Streets). 6:50 a.m.: Papa John's Flying Pig 5-Mile Run.

        Noon: Awards presentation, top finishers (Yeatman's Cove).

        10 a.m.-2 p.m.: MIX 94.1 Victory Party (Near finish line at Yeatman's Cove).

        Expo clinics — Sponsored by Runner's World


        12:05-1:20 p.m.: Panel discussion with marathoners Greg Osterman, John Sence, Laurie Herman and George Hirsch

        1:30-2 p.m.: What to eat before, during and after

        2:05-2:35 p.m.: How to mentally prepare for a marathon: Controlling self-talk

        2:40-3:10 p.m.: Prerace and postrace stretching

        3:15-3:45 p.m.: Clif SHOT Pace Teams

        3:50-4:15 p.m.: Flying Pig course description


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