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Flying Pig Marathon

Quick facts

Distance Marathon

Date 03 May 2020

About Flying Pig Marathon

The Cincinnati Flying Pig Marathon is a 42.195 km (26.2 mi) race run the first Sunday of every May in Cincinnati, Ohio. Its first run was in 1999. It is the 3rd largest first-time marathon in the United States, and had nearly 5000 finishers in 2008. An official time from the Flying Pig Marathon can be used to qualify for the Boston Marathon.

It’s the largest weekend party in town, and you can be part of it! Whether you’re a runner or walker, whether you want to volunteer or cheer, whether you want to participate for charity, or just for your own satisfaction, we’d love for you to join us. Sign up today and be part of the Pig Party!

The Cincinnati Flying Pig Marathon promises to be a beautiful course which “flies” along the streets of Cincinnati, Covington, and Newport. This race presents a well-balanced, diverse tour of some the best neighborhoods in the area.

Distances

Marathon Relay

  • 42.195km

Half-Marathon

  • 21.097km

10K

  • 10km

5k

  • 5km
Start:

West of Elm on Mehring Way

Cincinnati,us

Finish:

US Bank Arena.

Cincinnati,us

Difficulty

hilly

Highlights

The Cincinnati Flying Pig Marathon is a beautiful course, which “flies” along the streets of Cincinnati, Covington, Newport, Mariemont, Fairfax and Columbia Township. Our course presents a well-balanced, diverse tour of some the best neighborhoods in the area.

Overview

The race course starts in Downtown Cincinnati and crosses the Taylor-Southgate Bridge over the Ohio river into Northern Kentucky where it travels through Newport and crosses westward over the Licking River via the Fourth Street Bridge into Covington. From Covington the route takes the Clay Wade Bailey Bridge back over the Ohio River into Cincinnati. After looping westward the first leg ends east of downtown in Eden Park, a distance of 6.84 miles (11.01 km). The race course then makes its way east through East Walnut Hills, O'Bryonville, and Hyde Park and ends after 5.16 miles (8.30 km) at Richards Industries on Wasson Road. The third leg goes east to the village of Mariemont before looping back to head towards the river; it ends in Linwood, having traversed 7.67 miles (12.34 km). The final leg is 6.55 miles (10.54 km) to the finish line downtown. The last 7 km (4.3 mi) of the fourth leg follow the Ohio River Scenic Byway (US 52) along the Ohio River, heading downtown toward the finish line.

The race information has been found on the official website of the event or through publicly available sources. Always refer to the official website the latest race information. Please let us know if any data is wrong or missing, by emailing us.