By any measure, this weekend is one of the year’s best for the number and variety of happenings around town. Chalk it up to May, traditionally the transitional month from spring to summer and indoor to outdoor. Obviously, this year’s weather has skipped the “spring” part of that transition, but the events are blooming right on schedule.
It’s time for one of Cincinnati’s biggest outdoor scenes – Flying Pig Marathon weekend. More than 40,000 participants, with an average of about 20,000 for the Saturday events and 21,000 on Sunday, will run for charity. Approximately 100,000 spectators – Street Squealers – will line the course to inspire and motivate the runners.
There’s something about getting in a good run – or walk – before Thanksgiving dinner.
At the same time it’s creating a whole new family tradition, going for a good walk or run together may spoil your appetite for just spending the day stuffing your face.
Families and friends from across Ohio gathered for a fun-filled day in May, with food, face painting, music and costumed superheroes, to fight neurofibromatosis, a rare genetic disorder that causes tumors to grow on nerves throughout the body.