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The staff of RUNOHIO wishes you and your family a Happy, Healthy and Safe New Year! 

 When you are making your New Year' Resolutions, I hope you will consider volunteering at a local road race. Also, help your neighbor who might need some assistance. If we all do a few kind acts to help others who are nearby, I am sure 2021 will be a Great Year!

 
RUNOHIO January 2021 Newsletter
 
Your monthly news & updates
 
The staff of RUNOHIO wishes you and your family a Happy, Healthy and Safe New Year! 
 
When you are making your New Year' Resolutions, I hope you will consider volunteering at a local road race. Also, help your neighbor who might need some assistance. If we all do a few kind acts to help others who are nearby, I am sure 2021 will be a Great Year!
 
Don’t forget it is important to shop and support local businesses as they might not be around in 2022 if we don’t support them now. Let’s make 2021 a Small Business Year!
 
Hopefully, this winter you will be able to continue your running.
 
Have a Great New Year!!
 
Matt McGowan
 
 
On the Run with Matt McGowan from January – March 2021 print RUNOHIO
 
The past eleven years I have had the honor to be on the selection committee to vote for the USA Track & Field National Hall of Fame.  Because of COVID 19 the 2020 USATF Hall of Fame induction was postponed until 2021. The USATF’s 42nd Annual meeting was held virtually earlier in December.
 
 
Advertise Your Event Here
 
Glass City Marathon
 
Since 1971 Toledo has hosted the fastest, safest & friendliest hometown races in the country.
 
Run Safe in Toledo, We’re Ready for You - April 24th 5K, April 25th Marathon – Half Marathon - Relay. https://glasscitymarathon.org
 
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Columbus 10K
 
The Columbus 10K started as the Citizen Journal 10K. For over a decade RUNOHIO’s Matt McGowan, who was the winner of the inaugural race, oversaw the event. Since 2009 the event has been directed by Andy Harris with help from the Columbus Running Company. This year’s race will be held June 6th.
 
 
 
Arnold 5K Pump & Run and Arnold 5K
 
The Arnold Sports Festival dates for 2021 are still up and the air and hopefully will be decided soon. Thus, the Arnold 5K Pump & Run and Arnold 5K date is on hold.
 
 
Keeping Track - 2020 OHSAA State Cross Country Championships 
by Rod O’Donnell
 
When the final race of 2020 was over at the State Championship, many positive thoughts emerged, despite enduring the most tumultuous season in Ohio history. http://runohio.com/index.php/news-features/news/134-keeping-track-by-rod-o-donnell-2020-ohsaa-state-cross-country-championships
 
 
 
 
2021 Ohio Association of Track & Cross Country Coaches
 Virtual Track & Field Clinic
 
THE CLINIC FEE ALSO INCLUDES MEMBERSHIP TO THE OATCCC as well as a free membership to USTFCCCA (United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association) and Techniques Magazine (For Ohio coaches only)
 
 
Print RUNOHIO
 
RUNOHIO plans to print an issue this month with a few articles and results. Due to the spike in COVID 19 there is not a race calendar in the issue. Hopefully, we will be able to have a race calendar in the next issue.
 
 
Why Whole Grains Make for a Great After-Run Meal
 
A post-run meal is vital, and you ought to include whole grains in the menu. According to healthcare journalist Erin Heger in an Insider feature on what to eat post-run, eating after running is just as important as eating before running. That’s because…
 
 
Granville 
 
For the past nineteen years I have been a member of the Granville Village Council, for two years I served as the Vice Mayor and for two years I served as the Mayor. While I was the Mayor the Village purchased the Bryn Du Mansion.
 
RUNOHIO is a member of the Granville Chamber of Commerce and I wanted to share a recent promo about Granville
 
 
Running Clubs
 
RUNOHIO would like to spotlight your running club. Send RUNOHIO a 3-5 paragraph article about your running club and we will be glad to share your club information with readers of RUNOHIO. Just forward information to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
 
 
RUNOHIO Advertising
 
Once racing starts back up if you are interested in advertising your event or other running related products RUNOHIO is offering discount on all ads. If you are interested in adverting in the print RUNOHIO contact me This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and Chuck Bartlett for advertising on the RUNOHIO web site and E-Newsletter chuck@runningnetwork.com If you run your ad in the print RUNOHIO along with either or both the web site and e-newsletter get a discount up to 50% off.
 
 
Race Directors
 
Race directors have your races listed free in the print RUNOHIO and on the RUNOHIO monthly web Race Calendar.
 
Send RUNOHIO an entry form or send the following information as soon as it is available: Name of Race, Date, Distance, Location, Time and Phone Number to: RUNOHIO, PO Box 238, Granville, OH 43023 – This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. -
Take advantage of the Race Director/Running Club RUNOHIO Subscription Special of only $8 - https://www.signmeup.com/73728
 
 
RUNNING CLUBS
 
RUNOHIO would like to spotlight your Running Club - Please send a 2-5 paragraph article about your club to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or RUNOHIO, PO Box 238, Granville, OH 43023
 
 
 
Image Galleries
 
 
The McGowan Family Track
 
Circleville City Schools recognized and thanked the McGowan family for their generous donation to the track facilities at the CHS Track Invitational last month. In honor of their continued support, the facility will now be known as The McGowan Family Track.
 
READ RUNOHIO
 
 
For over 32 years the print RUNOHIO has been providing you with running coverage in Ohio, West Virginia, northern Kentucky, eastern Indiana, western Pennsylvania and southern Michigan. The RUNOHIO web site - http://www.runohio.com has been working with The Running Network - for over 21 years in providing you National and local running news. Go to your favorite running store to get the current issue of RUNOHIO or subscribe to get the print RUNOHIO mailed to you. Take advantage of the 31st annual RUNOHIO Special Subscription price on only $10 (The same price as the inaugural year of RUNOHIO in 1988). Send your name and address to RUNOHIO, PO Box 238, Granville, OH 43023 or register online.
 
Race directors have your races listed free in the print RUNOHIO and on the RUNOHIO monthly web Race Calendar.
Send RUNOHIO an entry form or send the following information as soon as it is available: Name of Race, Date, Distance, Location, Time and Phone Number to: RUNOHIO, PO Box 238, Granville, OH 43023 – This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. -
Take advantage of the Race Director/Running Club RUNOHIO Subscription Special of only $8 -https://www.signmeup.com/site/online-event-registration/134218
 
 

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