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January, 2016

  • 25 January

    Cancellation of MCRRC’s Country Road Run

    A message from MCRRC President, Don Shulman: Friends, We have decided to postpone the Country Road Run scheduled for this coming Sunday, January 31st. The race will be rescheduled in the near future. Even though there will be some melting between now and Sunday, the roads utilized by the course are very narrow to begin with and our permit does …

  • 22 January

    Notice on Weather

    Hi members – While the excitement (or disppointment for some of us…) of the snow storm is fresh in our minds, I wanted to take a moment to remind our members & inform our new members of MCRRC’s ‘official’ weather policy. Regarding track use – if the schools are closed next week and/or evening activities are cancelled, this means that …

  • 20 January

    2016 MCRRC Annual Meeting & Awards Banquet

    Greetings, Members!  The club will hold our Annual Meeting & Awards Banquet following the Piece of Cake race on March 20th from 10:00 am – 11:30 am.   After the race, make your way over to the Golden Bull Restaurant in the Grande Ballroom (7 Dalamar Street, Gaithersburg, MD) for a hot breakfast, birthday cake, Board of Directors elections, awards …

  • 12 January

    Call for Nominees for Volunteer Awards!

    Happy New Year to all… It’s time to identify our best volunteers for 2015! Volunteers are critical to the success of our club… they cheer us on, help us register, assist us at water stops and post-race with refreshments, support our training groups and other activities, and on and on…  Of course everyone does a great job and should be …

  • 10 January

    Call for Treasurer

    Dear Fellow MCRRC Members, The Nominating Committee is in search of a member with accounting and/or financial expertise who is interested in a 2-year volunteer position as Treasurer to serve on the nine-member MCRRC Board of Directors. The work of the Board includes both governance and operations and, in addition to the monthly board meeting, requires work between meetings in correspondence, …

  • 5 January

    Message from President Shulman RE: Rockville Rotary Twilight Runfest

    Dear Members, After much thoughtful consideration, the Board has decided not to enter into a partnership agreement for participation in the 2016 Rockville Rotary Twilight Runfest. Through our 30 year partnership in conducting this event, MCRRC has been pleased and proud to share our expertise, our equipment, our volunteers, our runners and most importantly our brand and reputation to produce one …

  • 4 January

    Register TODAY for MCRRC’s Stride Clinic!

    We goofed up, MCRRC! We thought we posted the 2016 Stride Clinic dates over a month ago, but there it was…. sitting unpublished.  Our misfortune could be YOUR fortune.  This means that ALL APPOINTMENTS are available for this Saturday’s clinic! Stride Clinic appointments usually fill very fast, so consider registering today to get the time slot that fits your schedule …

December, 2015

  • 28 December

    Reminder! New Year’s Day 5K Location!

    Greetings, MCRRC! We wanted to take a moment to remind you that the New Year’s Day 5K will NOT be at Seneca Creek State Park this year!  Registration will be (indoors) at Manna Food Center at 9311 Gaither Rd, Gaithersburg, MD 20877.  The race will start at 10 AM.  If you are interested in donating to Manna, we would encourage you to bring …

  • 28 December

    No MCRRC Track – Week of 12/28

    Hi members, We hope that everyone is having a wonderful holiday. As you may have guessed, there is no Tuesday or Wednesday track permit this week due to school closure for winter break. If you’re part of a training program, please defer to your program director/ program Yahoo! group for workout plans. Happy New Year! Ashley MCRRC Office

  • 21 December

    2016 Low-Key Bib & Chip Pickup!

    Dear Members – Want to avoid standing in line on New Year’s Day to get your 2016 MCRRC bib & chip?  Planning that “last carb intake” or sugary snack before you need to honor that New Year’s Resolution? We’d like to offer you the opportunity to accomplish both! Stop by the Krispy Kreme in Falls Grove Shopping Center (14919 Shady Grove …

  • 17 December

    Important Notice – MCRRC Membership!

    Dear Members, As you may know, MCRRC is in the process of moving our physical membership database to an online database with imATHLETE, our registration provider. We are very excited about this transition, as it automates the membership process as well as gives our members direct access to their membership record at any time.  You will be able to change …

  • 17 December

    2016 Call for MCRRC Board Nominations

    Dear Fellow MCRRC Members,   The Nominating Committee is looking for a few good members to serve on the MCRRC Board of Directors! Could this be you or someone you know?   We are charged with providing a slate of candidates for election to the MCRRC Board of Directors and we need YOUR help. What is the best way to …

  • 11 December

    Online Membership (Temporary) Closure

    Attention members & interested members: We are very excited to announce that next week, we will begin the process of transitioning our membership database to an online system.  We are looking forward to the efficiency that this will bring to our processes and the ease of membership management for our members. You will have full access to your membership record …

  • 10 December

    MCRRC Becomes First Support of La Milla de Mayo in Gaithersburg

    NOTE: this is a reprint from gaithersburgmd.gov.  Gaithersburg, Md. (December 9, 2015)  The Montgomery County Road Runners Club (MCRRC), one of the largest and most active running clubs in the country, recently became the first official supporter of La Milla de Mayo. The Club’s generous contribution, representing proceeds from MCRRC’s Parks Half Marathon, will allow for expanded participation in the race. …

November, 2015

October, 2015