Nearly 200 local runners and walkers participated in the 34th Mercy Metric race held Labor Day morning at the Lunken Airport Playfield. Despite heavy rains due to the remnants of Hurricane Isaac, athletes, spectators and volunteers turned out for this annual 10K/5K Run, 5K Walk and Kids Fun Run. The Mercy Metric benefits the comprehensive athletic programming at Mercy Montessori and was coordinated by Don Connolly, Inc., well-known race management specialists for the Greater Cincinnati Area.
The 2012 Race Chair was Kreg Keesee of Hyde Park. “Despite torrential rains, the school community was out in full force to ensure that the event was a success. A special thank you to our event sponsors and those volunteers and runners/walkers who braved the elements,” stated Keesee. Race proceeds support the soccer, swimming, volleyball, basketball and track and field teams available to students. Mercy Montessori is a private, Catholic, Montessori school located in East Walnut Hills and serves children ages 3 through 8th grade.
2012 Gold Sponsors of the race were Accenture and Paycor. Additional Race Sponsors were Mom Corps, Select Integrations, Inc. and Utopian Fitness, with added assistance from John Morrell & Co. and Orange Leaf. Race logos and designs were provided by Trey Walker of Brand Evolutions.
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The 34th Annual Mercy Metric will take place on Labor Day, Monday, September 3rd at the Lunken Airport Playfield. This annual sporting event will include a 10K/5K Run, 5K Walk and Kids’ Fun Run. Race time is 8:30am with pre-registration available online at www.racedmc.com through August 31st. Participants may also register on-site beginning at 7am on Labor Day. The 2012 Mercy Metric will be coordinated by Don Connolly, Inc., well-known race management specialists for the Greater Cincinnati Area.
The Mercy Metric benefits the comprehensive athletic programming at Mercy Montessori and ensures that every child is able to participate in the soccer, swimming, volleyball, basketball and track and field teams available to students.
This year’s Race Chair is Kreg Keesee of Hyde Park. Keesee, a Mercy parent and President of the Boosters, has been involved with the school’s sports program for seven years. Mercy Montessori is a private, Catholic, Montessori school located in East Walnut Hills and serves children ages 3 through 8th grade.
The Mercy Community held its annual Spring Fling Auction on March 24 at Maketewah Country Club to raise funds for financial aid and celebrate another great year at Mercy Montessori. Parents, Board Members, Staff, Faculty, Administrators and Friends of Mercy gathered to raise approximately $46,000 to be awarded as scholarships to students needing financial aid for the 2012-13 school year.
A huge thank you to our sponsors who made the evening a huge success! A very special Thank You to: Paycor, School Outfitters, The Bronsil Family, FastPark, CBRE, Colliers International, The Keesee Family, Keystone Bar and Grill, Pediatric Associates of Northern Kentucky, Pediatric Dental Garden, The Perry Family, Quadrant Financial, and Ultrasuede Studio.
Six months of preparation paid off for junior high students from Mercy Montessori in East Walnut Hills. The regional 2012 National History Day Competition took place on Saturday, March 31st at The Cincinnati Museum Center, with Mercy students receiving a multitude of awards. Read more at this link! Congratulations to all of our students for their hard work and good luck to the winners who will proceed to the State level competition held at the end of April.