Meetups for People with Disabilities & The One Mile Flying Pig Event
Hamilton County Developmental Disabilities Services has partnered with Queen City Running Club to host “PigAbilities Meetups” and help participants get ready for the one-mile event during Flying Pig weekend.
The meetups are an opportunity for people to get outside and get active. They are also a chance to connect and meet new people, have fun, and work toward the same goal.
The meetups are from 2 to 3pm every Sunday through April 30th. They cover distances ranging from a quarter mile to 1 mile, along accessible routes. The meetups are lead by Ann Myres, an HCDDS Community Navigator. Upcoming training dates include:
March 5th at Hamilton County DD Services, 1520 Madison Road;
March 12th at LeBlond Rec Center, 2335 Riverside Drive;
March 19th at Otto Armleder Memorial Park, 5057 Wooster Pike;
March 26th at Friendship Park, 1135 Riverside Drive;
April 2nd at Hamilton County DD Services, 1520 Madison Road;
April 9th at LeBlond Rec Center, 2335 Riverside Drive;
April 16th at Otto Armleder Memorial Park, 5057 Wooster Pike;
April 23th at Friendship Park, 1135 Riverside Drive; and
April 30th at Hamilton County DD Services, 1520 Madison Road.
There’s a flyer with all this information available for download.
The PigAbilities Main Event
The main event is at noon on Saturday, May 6th. Coinciding with the Flying Pig Marathon Weekend, the PigAbilities Event, sponsored by Ohio Valley Goodwill, is fully accessible and welcoming to athletes of all abilities. Participants and their supporters run, walk or roll at their own pace and cross the official Flying Pig Marathon Finish Swine! Registration is $15 per person until April 18th. Registration is $20 per person from April 19th to May 6.
This story originally appeared on the Hamilton County Developmental Disabilities Services website. The format and/or content has been edited to fit guidelines of the Cincinnati Branch of United Resource Connection for this rebroadcast.
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