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Unprompted: Iris Simpson Bush on the history of the Flying Pig

Posted: 5:00 AM, Jan 19, 2018
Updated: 2018-01-19 10:00:22Z

A little more than two decades ago, a bunch of Cincinnati runners and business people got together with an idea that has turned into one of the most successful marathons in the country. The Flying Pig Marathon is talked about in the same breath as the New York, Boston and Chicago Marathons.

This year, we run and celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Flying Pig. Iris Simpson Bush has been there for every mile. On this episode, how the Flying Pig got its name, why it is special for people that never run and how the race has transformed into an iconic event in Cincinnati. Iris Simpson Bush is Unprompted.

Listen to "Unprompted" in the audio player above.

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