Saturday, May 31, 2014

Record crowd turns out for 13th annual Redlegs Run

Redlegs Run for Home 5K logo

Nearly 5,000 people came out to participate in the 13th Annual Redlegs Run on Saturday. The following is a press release from the Reds which gives more insight on the event's huge success.

CINCINNATI (May 31, 2014) - A record number of more than 4,900 runners and walkers participated today in the 13th annual Coldwell Banker West Shell Redlegs Run at Great American Ball Park, generating nearly $200,000 for the Reds Community Fund. The previous record was 4,381 participants in 2011.
  • The overall top 5K male finisher was Robbie Soharoll with a time of 15:36
  • The overall top 5K female finisher was Olivia Connaughton of Cincinnati with a time of 18:40
  • The overall top 10K male finisher was Tim Kaiser of Union, KY with a time of 34:05
  • The overall top 10K female finisher was Katie Lenahan of Cincinnati with a time of 38:11
The winners have been invited to throw out ceremonial pitches prior to the Tuesday, June 3 Reds vs. San Francisco Giants game at Great American Ball Park.

Complete race results will be posted later today at

Race photos can be found at

All proceeds from the race directly benefit the Reds Community Fund and its youth baseball and softball outreach initiatives.

Race sponsors and partners: Coldwell Banker West Shell, UnitedHealthcare (One Mile Family Run & Gapper's Kids Fun Run), Beacon Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine (5K), Trophy Awards (10K), Cintas Corporation, Fleet Feet Sports, Nike, Kroger, LaRosa's, United Dairy Farmers, Queen City Sausage, Coca-Cola, Castellini Group of Companies, Prestige AV & Creative Services, Klosterman Baking Company, DNC, Central Parking System, WCPO-TV Channel 9 and 700WLW.

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