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Metro to offer Flying Pig day pass for runners, spectators

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CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) -

Metro will offer a Flying Pig day pass and early morning express bus Sunday, May 4 to help runners get to the starting line of the 16th Cincinnati Flying Pig Marathon.

The Flying Pig day pass provides unlimited rides on Metro throughout the city for participants and spectators. The pass is $4.50 and is available at the Metro booth at the Flying Pig Expo on May 2-3 or online at www.flyingpigmarathon.com.

A new early morning Flying Pig Express bus runs directly from Tri-County Mall to Third and Central streets in downtown Cincinnati near the starting line. Riders can park free in the lot behind the mall. The bus leaves at 5:15 a.m. For return trips after the race, riders can take Metro's Route 78 Springdale-Vine bus at Sixth and Vine streets downtown and get off at the bus stop on Kemper in front of the mall.

Metro detours during the Flying Pig Marathon will be posted on www.go-metro.com/service-detours.

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