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Flying Pig's first runner is still going

Posted: 7:33 PM, May 04, 2018
Updated: 2018-05-04 23:46:48Z

CINCINNATI -- The Flying Pig Marathon started 20 years ago. There are less than 100 "streakers," those who have run in every race. 

Only one can claim to be the first to sign up. That's Bob Platt.

"Doesn't mean I'm fast," Platt said. "It means I got to the mailbox first."

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That was back in 1998. Platt said he has run in all 50 states and on all seven continents... and to Graeter's.

"I've been known to run into Graeter's at Mariemont and get an ice cream cone at mile 15," he said. "I try to have fun."

This year, Platt will run in the Little Kings 1-mile run, the 5K, the 10K, the Flying Fur and the full marathon.

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He's going in with a goal:

"To get to Frisch's before 12:15."