Flying Pig mascot visits newborns at UC Medical Center labor and delivery department

Posted at 2:51 PM, May 05, 2017

CINCINNATI -- The Flying Pig met baby Bearcats Friday.

The Flying Pig Marathon mascot delivered gifts to newborns and their families at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center labor and delivery department.

Iris Simpson-Bush, executive director of Flying Pig Marathon, and the famous mascot delivered Flying Pig bibs, plush pigs, 2018 Flying Pig registration information and presents for each mother.

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The Flying Pig Marathon festivities kick off Saturday, and the race begins 6:30 a.m. Sunday.