Free Training Seminars:

Healthy Steps For Women
A series of free seminars on walking and running for women of all ages who want to feel great, look good, and maximize their overall health and well-being. These sessions will help you prepare for the Avon Running - Cincinnati events.

Sponsored by: TriHealth, A community partnership of Bethesda and Good Samaritan

And sponsored by: WCPO-TV 9, WARM98/96.9fm The WAVE, Press Community (logos)

Special thanks to: Cincinnati Heart Mini-Marathon Weekend, Greater Cincinnati Race for the Cure, and Runner's Club of Greater Cincinnati.

Seminar #1: Thursday, August 13, 6:30 p.m.
Stepping Out - Guest: Kathrine Switzer
Kathrine is best-known as the first woman to officially enter the Boston Marathon. Author of recently-released Running and Walking for Women of 40: The Road to Sanity and Vanity. She has run 35 marathons, and won the 1974 New York City Marathon. The is the Program Director for Avon Running - Global Women's Circuit.

Seminar #2: Thursday, September 24, 6:30 p.m.
Stepping It Up - Guest: Grete Waitz Grete is the silver medallist in the 1984 Olympic Marathon. She is the 9-time winner of the New York City Marathon. Fitness advocate and author of On the Run: Exercise and Fitness for Busy People.

Seminar #3: Thursday, October 1, 6:30 p.m.
Stepping In To It - Guests: Julie Isphording and Carol Williams Julie is an Olympian in the 1984 marathon. Julie has won numerous races including the 1990 Los Angeles Marathon. As assistant VP and director of marketing for Huntington National Bank, she is a local hero and frequent motivational speaker.

Carol is the well-known anchor of the 5:30 and 6 p.m. news for WCPO-TV. Carol also produces and reports on issues affecting women through her SmartWomen series.

Location: TirHealth Fitness & Health Pavilion, Pfeiffer Road at I-71 in Montgomery.

The seminars will last an hour, followed by an opportunity to join in an informal walk or run at the Pavilion. Wear your exercise clothes so that you can participate in activities during the seminars and the walk or run afterward.

Seminars are FREE, but space is limited so register early.. Call 475-4500 to sign-up

On Your Feet -- FREE training book by Julie Isphording A personal handbook for running and walking. It offers a 12-week program designed to get you moving, training tips and a journal to record your progress and thoughts. Get your free copy by calling 475-4500. Available while supplies last.

Packet Pick-up & Late Registration:

For Further Information:
Call: (513) 474-1399
Web site:
Fax: (513) 474-7359

Entry Fees:
(Do not mail later than October 12)
$15 postmarked no later than October 9
$20 October 10-17
$25 Race Day

Make Checks Payable to:
Avon Running - Cincinnati

Mail Check & Entry to:
Avon Running - Cincinnati PO Box 54424
Cincinnati, OH 45254-0424

To Volunteer: Call if you'd like to volunteer. Get a T-shirt, Avon gift, refreshments and great appreciation.

Post-race Festivities: Awards ceremony, food, fun and entertainment on Fountain Square as soon as you finish! Food, refreshments & flowers.

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