Flying Pig Marathon – 2024 Registration & 2023 Results

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Cincinnati, Ohio May 3-5, 2024 Registration open

The Flying Pig Marathon is an annual marathon event usually held on the first Sunday of May in Cincinnati, Ohio. First organized in 1999, it was Founded by Robert J. Coughlin and is now the 3rd-largest first-time marathon in the United States of America. Over the years, more events have been added to the marathon race and now over 9-10 events take place over the weekend to include people with disabilities, children as well as dogs. It is a qualifying race for the Boston Marathon.


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Flying Pig Marathon:

Race Categories, Dates, Registration, Eligibility & Fees

Sunday Events  Marathon Marathon 4 person Relay^^ Half Marathon
Distance 42.2km 42.2km 21.1km
Race Date May 5, 2024 May 5, 2024 May 5, 2024
Start Time  6:30 am 6:30 am 6:30 am
Eligibility Criterion  18 years & above 12 years & above 14 years & above
Fees (Live event) USD 100 & Up USD 280  & Up (Team) USD 90 & Up
Fees (Virtual event) USD 80 & Up USD 245  & Up (Team) USD 70 & Up
Registration* Register here Register here Register here
Expo Details Venue: Duke Energy Convention Center, Halls A-C
Date & Timings: May 3 (12pm-7pm) & May 4 (10am-5pm)

 

^^ For the Relay, below are the starting locations and distances for the relay team

  • Leg 1 (6.28 miles): Elm Street to Eden Park, Mirror Lake
  • Leg 2 (5.36 miles): Eden Park, Mirror Lake to E. Hyde Park
  • Leg 3 (7.45 miles): E. Hyde Park to Eastern at Linwood
  • Leg 4 (7.01 miles): Eastern at Linwood to Mehring Way

* Challenges also available:

  • Skyline Chili 3-way challenge (5K+10K+Half Marathon): USD 170 (Live) & USD 135 (Virtual)
  • Skyline Chili 4-way challenge (5K+10K+Marathon): USD 180 (Live) & USD 145 (Virtual)
  • Skyline Chili 3-way challenge w/extra cheese (Fifty West Mile 5K+10K+Half Marathon): USD 195 (Live) & USD 160 (Virtual)
  • Skyline Chili 4-way challenge w/extra cheese (Fifty West Mile +5K+10K+Half Marathon): USD 205 (Live) & USD 170 (Virtual)
Saturday Events 10K 5K Flying Piglet 26th Mile Pigabilities Flying Fur
Distance 10km 5km Various distances^ 1.6km 1.6km 1.6km
Race Date May 4, 2024 May 4, 2024 May 4, 2024 May 4, 2024 May 4, 2024 May 4, 2024
Start Time 7am 9am 10am 11am 12pm 1pm
Eligibility Criterion 12 years & above no age requirements 7 years & below Kids 7 years & above People with disabilities Dogs over 6 months of age
Fees (Live event) USD 45 & Up USD 35 & Up USD 10 & Up USD 15 & Up USD 15 & Up USD 35 & Up
Fees (Virtual event) USD 40 & Up USD 30 & Up USD 10 & Up USD 15 & Up USD 15 & Up USD 30 & Up
Registration* Register here Register here Register here Register here Register here Register here
Expo Details Venue: Duke Energy Convention Center, Halls A-C
Date & Timings: May 3 (12pm-7pm) & May 4 (10am-5pm)

^ Different race distances as per age of child – detailed below:

  • 1 and under: 15ft crawl
  • 13 months to 3 years: 25 yards
  • 4-5 years : 50 yards
  • 6-7 years: 100 yards

* Challenges also available (Refer to “Sunday Events”)

Friday Events  50 West Mile
Distance 1.6km
Race Date May 3, 2024
Start Time  7 pm
Eligibility Criterion # Not specified
Fees (Live event) USD 25 & Up
Fees (Virtual event) USD 25 & Up
Registration* Register here
Expo Details

Venue: Duke Energy Convention Center, Halls A-C

Date & Timings: May 3 (12pm-7pm) & May 4 (10am-5pm)

* Challenges also available (Refer to “Sunday Events”)


Route / Course Map

Please check information about the course maps & other details for the Flying Pig Marathon 2024 below. Most of the races have an OUT & BACK route

Course Map Start Area Start Point Finish Point
Marathon Marathon Course Map Marathon Start Area Map Elm Street Mehring Way, Near Smale Riverfront Park
Marathon 4 person Relay Marathon Relay Course Map Marathon Relay Start Area Map Elm Street Mehring Way, Near Smale Riverfront Park
Half Marathon HM Course Map HM Start Area Map Elm Street Mehring Way, Near Smale Riverfront Park
10K 10K Course Map 10K Start Area Map Mehring Way Mehring Way, Near Smale Riverfront Park
5k 5K Course Map 5K Start Area Map Mehring Way Mehring Way, Near Smale Riverfront Park
Flying Piglet Smale Riverfront Park Smale Riverfront Park
26th mile 26th mile Course Map 26th mile Start Area Map Freedom Way Near Smale Riverfront Park
Pigabilities Pigabilities Course Map Pigabilitie Start Area Map Freedom Way Near Smale Riverfront Park
Flying Fur Not yet available Flying Fur Start Area Map Mehring Way Mehring Way, Near Smale Riverfront Park
50 West Mile 50 West Mile Course Map Riverfront Transit Tunnel Anderson Pavillion, Near Smale Riverfront Park

Prize Money

Information about the prizes/ awards for the Flying Pig Marathon 2024 is detailed below. The Flying Pig Marathon does not have cash awards for any races other than the Fifty West Mile.
Fifty West Mile
Below mentioned prize money will be offered for the Fifty West Mile. The prize purse for both males and females will be as follows:
  • 1st Place: $600
  • 2nd Place: $250
  • 3rd Place: $150
  • Top local participant: $250
Marathon:
  • Overall prizes are awarded to the top 3 men and women determined by gun time.
  • Age group awards go to the top three in each age group and are determined by chip time.
  • Old Spice High Endurance mile to the finish. Awards will be given to the top male and female in the different age groups for the fastest final mile
  • Charmin’s Fastest Split Time: Awards will be given to the male and female with the best time in first half of the marathon.
  • Age groups are as follows: 18-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80-84, 85-89, 90+. Overall winners are not eligible for age group awards.
Marathon Relay:
  • Overall prizes are awarded to the top 2 male, female and co-ed teams determined by chip time.
  • Fastest relay leg: Awards will be given to the top male and female in each leg of the relay, determined by chip time (only all male or female teams eligible for this award).
Half Marathon:
  • Overall prizes are awarded to the top 3 men and women determined by gun time.
  • Age group awards go to the top three in each age group and are determined by chip time.
  • Age groups are as follows: 14-17, 18-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80-84, 85-89, 90+. Overall winners are not eligible for age group awards.
10K:
  • Overall prizes are awarded to the top 3 men and women determined by gun time.
  • Age group awards go to the top three in each age group and are determined by chip time.
  • Age groups are as follows: 12-17, 18-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80-84, 85-89, 90+. Overall winners are not eligible for age group awards.
5K:
  • Overall prizes are awarded to the top 3 men and women determined by gun time.
  • Age group awards go to the top three in each age group and are determined by chip time.
  • Age groups are as follows: 9 & under, 10-11, 12-17, 18-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80-84, 85-89, 90+. Overall winners are not eligible for age group awards.

2023 and Earlier Edition Results

Results

Photos


Important Points

  • Registrations are non-refundable
  • Race distance switch: Participants may switch race distances. Switches can be made by contacting registration@flyingpigmarathon.com and paying a switching fee plus any applicable entry fee difference.
  • Registration transfer: Participants may transfer their registration to someone else by contacting registration@flyingpigmarathon.com. A transfer fee would be charged to the new participant
  • Bib Pick up: Participants unable to pick up their own race packet may have someone else pick up their packet for them. The person picking up your packet must have a filled-out copy of the Packet Pickup Authorization Form and a copy of your photo ID to be shown to our volunteers handing out race packets. Race day packet pick-up for the Full Marathon, Half Marathon, or 4-Person Open Relay is not available, and race packets cannot be mailed prior to the race.
  • Wheelchair entrants must wear helmets at all times. Due to logistical and safety issues, we are not currently able to accommodate hand-crank chairs.
  • Baggage claim: Baggage claim on Saturday will only be available to Skyline Chili Challenge participants. Gear Check/Baggage Claim is available for Sunday participants near the start line.
  • Corrals: Runners would be placed in corrals and released in waves. Corral assignments will be determined based on your expected finish time specified in your registration.
  • Pacers are available.
  • There would be aid stations located along the course providing water, isotonic drinks, gels (limited stations only), washroom and medical facilities
  • Participant tracking: The PigWorks Events mobile app, driven by Total Quality Logistics, is available to download from your iTunes store or Google Play. Participant tracking is available for participants of the full marathon, half marathon, relays, 10K and 5K.

Contact Information
Phone: (513) 721-7447
Address: 644 Linn Street Suite #802, Cincinnati, OH, 45203

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