Sports: Flying Pig Weekend

On your mark, get set and go to the 17th annual Flying Pig Marathon.

click to enlarge The Flying Pig Marathon
The Flying Pig Marathon

On your mark, get set and go to the 17th annual Flying Pig Marathon. Come and see thousands of runners and walkers of all skill levels take part in this beloved race (a Boston Marathon qualifier). Stand on the sidelines and cheer or register and take part in a course that travels along the streets of Cincinnati, Covington, Newport, Mariemont, Fairfax and Columbia Township. Along with the marathon, the Flying Pig weekend features a series of events, including a health and fitness expo, assorted shorter races, kids’ activities, a “flying fur” run for dogs and their owners, a pasta pig out and a finish line victory party at Yeatman’s Cove Sunday. See a full list of events and prices online. Marathon starts 6:30 a.m. Sunday; marathon registration is $115. flyingpigmarathon.com.

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