Monthly Meetings - 2014 monthly meeting will be held at a located yet to be determined. Meeting months are February, March, September, October, November and December.
The Club Picnic Outing The 2014 annual club picnic will be June 21, 2014 in Season Good Park located at Dana Avenue and Reading Road. We will fellowship with the Avondale Indians youth Knot Hole baseball teams, coaches and parents. As is our custom, a run/walk will begin at 10:00 AM to work up a good appetite. Picnic fare will be provided by the Avondale Indians. Trophies and awards for the youth teams will be provided by the Avondale Running Club. Friends and volunteers who work the Flying Pig Marathon fluid station with us are cordially invited for a great time.
National Black Marathoner's Annual Event ARC is a proud member of the National Black Marathoner's Association. We've had great experiences and look forward to the 2014 event. Check the NBMA site for details and register to join the fun.
Flying Pig Marathon Fluid Station ARC is a reliable and enthusiastic volunteer for the Cincinnati Flying Pig Marathon. We staff two stations near WCPO - TV channel 9. The club continues to refine our efforts. We received first place award for enthusiasm in 2006 and 2008, with a second place awards in 2007, 2009, 2011, third place in 2010 and mention in 2013. We eagerly await the 2014 Pig! Kudos to all our members, volunteers, DJ Bob Humphries, and Withrow High School marching Band who make it happen! If you want to volunteer to join our great fluid station crew in 2014 send us a note and we'll sign you up.
Community Support The Club joined Harmony Gardens to sponsor 23 ladies participation in the 2009 Fleet feet Lady Distance Classic. The AYC girls won 1st place in the club division. The club also organized and lead a 5K fitness walk to kick off the annual Avondale Community Festival and Health Fair. The club supports State Senator Eric Kearney in his annual walk from Cincinnati to Columbus to highlight children's health. We supported YMCA of Greater Cincinnati Youth Achiever scholarship fund. See Photos of the evening. We sponsor trophies for the Avondale Indians youth Knot Hole baseball participants. ARC supported Teen Pageant for several years.
2014 Big Event The CLUB will host the Avondale Urban 5K which we call FEET in the STREET. This event will benefit ACDC (Avondale Comprehensive Development Corp.) whose business is the renaissance of Avondale. The event will take place on Sunday morning October 19, 2014.
Walkers You can walk a selected route in the Avondale neighborhood. Check the club calendar and come join us for a brisk 45 to 50 minute walk. During inclement weather the walkers head for one of the local malls for Mall Walking.