RUNOHIO hope you and your family has a Happy, Healthy and Safe 2022! Don’t forget to shop locally as it has been a tough year for many businesses.

Your monthly news & updates. January 2022
January RUNOHIO E-Newsletter
RUNOHIO hope you and your family has a Happy, Healthy and Safe 2022! Don’t forget to shop locally as it has been a tough year for many businesses. Remember, if you can help out a neighbor who might need some assistance.  If we all do a few kind acts to help others who are nearby, I am sure 2022 will be a Great Year! Good luck with your winter training.
Arnold 5K – Arnold 5K Pump & Run
Matt McGowan and Tim Pancher have been co-chairs of the Arnold 5K Pump & Run/Arnold 5K for the 20 year history of the event held during the Arnold Sports Festival. Andy Harris will be the race director for this year’s races. Matt McGowan and Tim Pancher will provide consulting services to help make the 21st annual event a success.
January 2022 Race Calendar
Looking for a race to run in January, check out the RUNOHIO Race Calendar. Find a great race near you to run, tune up for a Spring marathon or half or maybe you're ready for that PR for that half or marathon..
Race Calendar Information Needed
Directing or timing a race 2022 send RUNOHIO your race information or race flyer, including a contact phone number, to be listed free on the RUNOHIO web site and in the print RUNOHIO. For more information.
RUNOHIO Advertising
Are you interested in advertising your event or other running related products? RUNOHIO is offering a discount on all 2022 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 
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KEEPING TRACK - Remembering By Rod O’Donnell
History is a subject that provides guidelines for achieving success in the future or avoiding past mistakes. It is an integral part of sports or any other segment of our society. Read this article and others at
As you may recall from nursery songs, Mares eat oats and Does eat oats—and so do many runners. (The song is actually Mairzy Doats.) Questions arise about oatmeal. Read all of Nancy Clarks recent Athletes Kitchen at
Three Running Myths Busted by the Kenyans by Dr. Jason Kemp
1) BAREFOOT RUNNING
Kenyan runners don’t run barefoot, nor do they want to run barefoot, nor do they think running barefoot makes them faster runners.
The Ohio Association of Track and Cross Country Coaches annual Track & Field Clinic 
The Ohio Association of Track and Cross Country Coaches annual Track & Field Clinic will be held at the Hilton Easton from January 27-29. The pre-registration deadline is January 10, 2020 to be eligible for banquet tickets.
USATF National Track & Field Hall of Fame: Class of 2021
Olympic gold medalist and former American record holder Michael Marsh, two-time World Indoor champion Terrence Trammell, former world record holder and Olympic gold medalist Maxey Long, Olympic silver medalist and former American record holder Kathy McMillan and announcer Scott Davis were elected into the National Track & Field Hall of Fame, USA Track & Field announced
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
Cold Weather Running Tips
It is starting to get cold outside, read the Road Runner Club of America tips to safely run now.
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, March 6
Arnold 5K Pump & Run, Arnold 5K, Greater Columbus Convention Center - https://runsignup.com/arnold
Sunday, April 10
Athens Marathon & Half Marathon, Athens https://www.athensohiomarathon.com
Sunday, April 24, 2022
Glass City Marathon. Toledo Ohio. Marathon, Half, Relay, 5K, Kids, Virtual https://bit.ly/RunGCMohio
Sunday, June 5
Sunday, August 7
Jeff McGowan Memorial 5K, Columbus, race in memory of Jeff McGowan and Mark Dempsey, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.www.runohio.com
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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.
Race Directors
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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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