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April, 2016

  • 22 April

    MCRRC Track Availability – Spring/ Summer 2016

    Good morning, MCRRC! The purpose of this post is to inform you of MCRRC’s track permit locations through the spring/ summer of 2016. ***PLEASE NOTE – If you are participating in a training program, the location may vary and you should defer to your program director/ program’s Yahoo! group for specific information on where your workouts will be held *** …

  • 21 April

    SPECIAL DISCOUNT! La Milla de Mayo – TODAY ONLY!

    It’s a fact that fast mile times occur when sleep happens.  Sleep better knowing that you didn’t pay full price for La Milla de Mayo.   Take $5 off the registration fee, 4/21 only. Sign up here! Not feeling that rested?  Consider volunteering.   Plenty of spots are still available here. La Milla de Mayo is a partnership between the City of Gaithersburg, the …

  • 11 April

    Use of Montgomery College Track – Important!

    Dear MCRRC Members, As we move into the Spring/ Summer season, the club has contracted with the Montgomery College track for our programs and general member use (a full schedule of track location can be found here). During the time that MCRRC is contracted to use the track, the track is not open to the general public and MCRRC has …

  • 7 April

    Spin in the Woods CANCELLED!

    Due to the expected, heavy rain all day today and forecasted rain for Saturday, a downhill, turning section of the trail becomes hazardous when wet and muddy.  For runner safety, we regrettably cancel this year’s Spin in the Woods cross country race. Should you have any questions or concerns, please contact the office at office@mcrrc.org. We apologize for this inconvenience.

March, 2016

February, 2016

  • 24 February

    Annual Awards Banquet

    Hi club 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, …

  • 23 February

    Alert: Calls to MCRRC

    Dear members & potential members – We are currently experiencing a problem with the club’s telephone line (301-525-7984).  We are working to correct the problem and should be back up & running in a few days.  If you need to reach the office, please contact us via e-mail at office@mcrrc.org.  The e-mail account will be monitored during business hours & …

  • 9 February

    Reminder: Change in Race Dates!

    Hello, MCRRC! Just a reminder of a few date changes in our upcoming race schedule: The previously cancelled Country Road Run has been rescheduled to Sunday, February 21, 2016 due to inclement weather on the race’s original date. Spin in the Woods has been moved from Sunday, April 10th to Saturday, April 9, 2016. The Run Aware 5K has been …

  • 1 February

    2016 Beginning Women Runners!

    Registration is now OPEN for the 2016 Beginning Women Runners program! For more information on the program, please visit the program webpage or click here to register!

January, 2016

  • 28 January

    Country Road Run has been RESCHEDULED!

    We are pleased to announce that Country Road Run has been rescheduled to Sunday, February 21, 2016 – same time and location as before.  For further details, please visit the race page.  We are also in need of a full contingent of volunteers for this new date.  Please sign up to volunteer if you cannot participate! We look forward to …

  • 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 …