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Cross Country - Hopefully you are enjoying the cooling weather and great fall foliage as you train for your upcoming races. This is a great time of the year to run a personal best in the marathon, half marathon, 10km, or 5km. Good luck in your upcoming races.

 
Your monthly news & updates. October 2021
 
Cross Country
 
Hopefully you are enjoying the cooling weather and great fall foliage as you train for your upcoming races. This is a great time of the year to run a personal best in the marathon, half marathon, 10km, or 5km. Good luck in your upcoming races.
 
Also, good luck to all of the college and high school cross country runners as they get ready for their league championships and post season competition.
 
College and University Cross Country Championships
 
October 23 – Great Midwest Athletic Conference @ Cedarville
Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference @ Saginaw Valley State
 
October 29 – Big Ten Championships @ Penn State
American Athletic Conference @ South Florida
 
October 30 - Mid American Conference @ Eastern Michigan
North Coast Athletic Conference @ Wittenburg
Ohio Athletic Conference @ Wilmington
Horizon League Conference @ IUPUI
Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference @ Shelbyville, IN
 
November 6 – River State Conference @ Richmond, IN
Ohio High School Cross Country Championship
November 6 OHSAA Cross Country Championship @ Fortress Obetz
 
 
Circleville Classic 5 Mile Run in Memory of Jeff & Jean McGowan
 
The 34th Annual Circleville Classic 5 Mile Run in Memory of Jeff & Jean McGowan - Saturday October 23rd. There is an In-Person Race and a number of Virtual Events!
 
 
RUNOHIO Race Calendar and Advertising
 
Directing or sponsoring an in person road race in November 2021 –March 2022 send RUNOHIO – This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. your race information including a contact phone number to be listed free on the RUNOHIO web site and in the print RUNOHIO.
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 Matt McGowan 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 RUNOHIO monthly E-Newsletter  chuck@runningnetwork.com
 
 
On the Run with Matt McGowan from August print RUNOHIO
 
June was a great month for track & field. The Ohio High School Athletic Association 113th annual Boys and the 46th annual Girls Track & Field Championship were held after the 2020 Championship was cancelled because of COVID 19. However, I was only able to…
 
 
OATCCC Annual Cross Country Clinic
 
Mark your calendar for the Friday, November 19th Ohio Association of Track and Cross Country Coaches annual Cross Country Clinic
 
 
A Marathon Mom Like No Other
 
Ann Alyanak is the most impressive marathon mom the Miami Valley has ever known
 
 
October Race Calendar
 
Heading into the fall find a great race near you to run, tune up for a fall marathon or half or maybe you're ready for that PR for that half or marathon.
 
 
Keeping Track, by Rod O’Donnell - Life Lessons from Cross Country
 
Cross-country is a sport that teaches many life lessons that our current culture does not promote or fails to emphasize.
 
 
The Athlete’s Kitchen by Nancy Clark – Male Runners & Eating Disorders
 
An estimated 8% of male athletes, as compared to 33% of female athletes, have pathological eating disorders that can damage their physical and mental health.
 
 
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.  
 
Check out all of the running clubs listed on RUNOHIO - http://runohio.com/index.php/run-clubs
 
 
FEATURED EVENTS - Advertise Your Event Here for $50 contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
 
Sunday, October 3
 
Oktoberfest 10K, Minster,
 
 
Saturday, October 23
 
 
Saturday, October 23
 
Great Pumpkin 5K, Grandview Heights, 9am  https://www.grandviewheights.gov/321/The-Great-Pumpkin-Run  (614) 488-3111
 
 
Saturday, November 13
 
USATF Lake Erie Association Open & Masters 5K Cross Country Championship, Columbiana H. S., 700 Columbiana-Waterford Rd, Columbiana, OH 44408, Phillip Pillin (330) 881-2058
 
USATF Lake Erie Association Junior Olympic Cross Country Championship, Columbiana, Rick Marinelli (440) 669-4569
 
 
 
Sunday, April 24, 2022
 
Glass City Marathon. Toledo Ohio. Marathon, Half, Relay, 5K, Kids, Virtual https://bit.ly/RunGCMohio
 
 
 
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Explore Granville
 
Granville Ohio is a quaint New England Style town filled with distinctive architecture, historic hotels, numerous restaurants and friendly neighbors.
 
 
 
RUNOHIO is a member of the Granville Chamber of Commerce and I wanted to share a recent promo about Granville
 
For 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.
 
 
 
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Race Results – Pictures
 
Send RUNOHIO This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. your race results and a race picture which might be used in the print RUNOHIO.
 
 
 
Pan-American Masters Games
 
Greater Cleveland Sports Commission announced the 2024 Pan-American Masters Games will be held in Cleveland during the Summer of 2024
 
 
 
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.
 
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