Flying Pig Marathon winner Jason Salere takes a third victory at Ohio State

Three down, three to go.

Jason Salere of Tippe City won the 2023 Flying Pig Marathon in 2 hours, 27 minutes, 10 seconds.

Just two weeks after winning City of Glass Marathon in Toledo In 2:20.27, the 32-year-old broke the bar again, winning his third marathon in his quest to win six major Ohio marathon championships (Akron, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, Toledo and the Air Force Marathon). won in Air Force Marathon In September 2022 at 2:27.22.

Jason Salere, of Tipp City, is the winner of the Cincinnati Flying Pig Men's Marathon, Sunday, May 7, 2023. It's the 25th anniversary of the Flying Pig.  Throughout the race, it was pouring rain, and there was thunder and lightning.

“I was given an ability by God and I want to increase my potential,” said Salyer, “and to be an exceptional runner, an exceptional athlete, you have to challenge yourself.”

The 25th iteration of the race started after a short spell of rain on Sunday morning. After a few miles of clear skies, the torrential rain began and the race organizers ordered all runners to be given shelter.

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