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December, 2018

  • 4 December

    Registration for the 2019 Pike’s Peek 10K is OPEN!

    Baby, it’s COLD OUTSIDE! We can’t do much about that unfortunately…  But we CAN give you the warm fuzzies on the inside with some exciting news to make your training during these cold winter months worth it! Registration for the 2019 Pike’s Peek 10K is OPEN! Still feeling only lukewarm about that? What if we told you that IN ADDITION to the already low introductory price, …

October, 2018

  • 31 October

    Train with us this winter!

    Are you ready to commit to training through the winter months with your new friends & accountabili-buddies? You’ll need them to get you out of bed on those cold winter mornings & to stay on track with your goals! Trust us…. we’ve all been there. Registration IS OPEN for FIVE TOP NOTCH MCRRC PROGRAMS! Walkers & Runners wanted! The 2019 …

  • 25 October

    Registration is OPEN for the 2018-19 Winter Trail Program!

    Signing up for the 2019 Seneca Greenway Trail Marathon & 50K? Wondering how to prepare for it? Allow us to offer you the PERECT solution! Registration IS OPEN for the 2018-19 MCRRC Winter Trail Running Program! The program is designed to teach and/or improve trail running skills for folks with all levels of experience.  It will build endurance, strength and coordination necessary …

  • 23 October

    Registration is OPEN for the 2019 Seneca Greenway Trail Marathon & 50K!

    The 2019 Seneca Greenway Trail Marathon and 50K races are OPEN for registration! You must be mad to run in March! To distort the lyrics of a famous song: “I’ve seen ice and I’ve seen rain. I’ve seen muddy trails I thought would never end…”  You get the gist. Come on out and get down and dirty! The 2019 race will take place …

  • 19 October

    Time Change for Saturday Rock Creek Trail Run!

    Dear Members – It’s that time of year!  Effective tomorrow, the start time for the Saturday Trail Runs on the Rock Creek Trail will move to 8:00 AM.  We are working on getting all the calendar dates updated, so please be patient. The start time will remain at 8:00 AM through the end of April. Please see the event listing …

  • 5 October

    Registration is OPEN for the Winter Half Marathon Program!

    Just completed the Parks Half Marathon & wondering what’s next for you? Allow us to help! Registration is OPEN for the 2019 Winter Half Marathon Program! This training is designed for runners who are accustomed to running middle distances and who want to prepare for their first distance event or improve their past half marathon performance times. The program meets …

August, 2018

  • 13 August

    A Note from MCRRC – 2018 Groovin’ Woodstock XC

    On behalf of the club, we would like to apologize to all who participated in yesterday’s Groovin’ Woodstock XC for the issues that most of you experienced with the course.  The recent heavy rains and flood warnings over much of our area caused a necessary late adjustment to the course.  Subsequently, a revised course map was published on our website …

  • 8 August

    Join the 5K Run/Walk Program Today!

    Are you looking to walk your way to improved health and fitness, begin running for the first time or run a faster 5K? If so, look no farther than our Summer/Fall 5K Walk/Run Training Program! Because the programs conducts its workout by time and not mileage, everyone begins and ends together – the perfect, fun-filled fitness experience for friends, co-workers …

July, 2018

  • 30 July

    Riley’s Rumble Thanks You!

    Thank you to all the volunteers & runners – another great Riley’s Rumble is in the books (and the weather was great, too!). We hope you all had a wonderful time & we thank you for coming out. Be sure to check out the official results on our website at www.mcrrc.org & some fantastic photos by our volunteer photographers on …

  • 21 July

    Train with us!

      Been off from running for awhile, but dying to get back into it? Looking for a fall race to train for? Just want to run with some friends? Our top notch programs focus on improving endurance, running education and training with a goal of safety first and getting to the starting line of your target race (or through the fall) in a healthy …

  • 14 July

    The 10K Program Starts AUGUST 21ST – SIGN UP TODAY!

      Been off from running for awhile, but dying to get back into it? Looking for a fall race to train for? Just want to keep up your running this fall & looking for some friends to do it with? The 10K Program is for YOU! Our top notch program focuses on improving endurance, running education and training with a goal of safety …

  • 5 July

    Join us TODAY!

    Don’t GET CAUGHT missing out on the most fun & fitness in town! Our club membership offers access to top notch training programs, over 20 FREE low-key races per year, FREE drop-in runs & more! It’s not too late to train for a 2018 goal – registration is open for our late summer 5k & 10k programs — but you …

  • 4 July

    Happy 4th of July!

    From the board & staff here at MCRRC, we’d like to wish everyone a great day & thank you all for being continued members. We hope you have a safe & wonderful day and look forward to seeing you at our next club event! *** The MCRRC Office will be closed on Wednesday, July 4th ***

June, 2018

  • 30 June

    Join us TODAY!

    Don’t GET CAUGHT missing out on the most fun & fitness in town! Our club membership offers access to top notch training programs, over 20 FREE low-key races per year, FREE drop-in runs & more! It’s not too late to train for a 2018 goal – registration is open for our late summer 5k & 10k programs — but you …

  • 23 June

    Next up – Little Bennett XC!

    Join us for a challenging 10K loop course in Little Bennett Regional Park in Clarksburg, MD. Run on a mainly single-track trail, hilly & rocky in places, this race begins and ends in the horse trailer park near the golf course on Prescott Road in Hyattstown. What more could you want on a hot & humid summer morning? Please visit …

  • 18 June

    You’re Invited to Summer’s Best Evening 5K!

      Grab a friend, get a date, bring the whole family or show up alone! YOU ARE INVITED to come out and CELEBRATE SUMMER at the 3rd annual Suds & Soles 5K on Saturday, June 23rd at 7:30pm in Rockville Town Center.  This year’s race is going to be great!  Have you seen the breweries signed up to participate?! We are so thankful to have Gordon Biersch coming back …

  • 6 June

    LADIES! Register for the 2018 Run for Roses TODAY!

    Registration is still open for the LADIES ONLY Run for Roses 5K scheduled for Saturday June 16, 2018 at 8am at Wheaton Regional Park. This fun summer race is also part of the Maryland RRCA Women’s Distance Festival Grand Prix Series, now in its 29th year. The first 350 registrants receive a Run for Roses custom design blue Brooks Podium …

May, 2018

  • 29 May

    Congrats to Memorial Day 4 Miler & Kids Run Finishers!

      Congratulations to all of the finishers for the Kids Run at the Memorial Day 4 Miler. 1st Male – Paul Anglade (1st Overall).  1st Female – Lily Ryan (2nd Overall). 2nd Male – Dylan Perry; 2nd Female – Mia Arnold; 3rd Male – Mateo Altamal; 3rd Female – Adelaide Ryan. Honorable Mention to Laurel Ryan (4th Female). A special thanks …

  • 24 May

    The Memorial Day 4 Mile Race Invites you to WEAR BLUE!

    This Memorial Day, wear blue: run to remember Bethesda invites you to join a Circle of Remembrance before the race. The Circle of Remembrance will commence at 7:40AM near the race start. The Circle is free and open to all runners, volunteers, and spectators. Names of the fallen will be provided. wear blue: run to remember is a national non-profit running community that honors the service and sacrifice …

  • 16 May

    Register for the Germantown 5 Miler TODAY!

    Register NOW for this family-friendly event that includes the Sports Plus 1K for the kids and a 2 Mile Family Fun Run! The 5 Miler is part of the Maryland State RRCA Championship Series. Last year nearly 400 participants signed up for the event and over 50 volunteers gave of their time to make it a success. The race will benefit  & include kids from Sports …

  • 12 May

    The Memorial Day 4 Mile Race Invites you to WEAR BLUE!

    This Memorial Day, wear blue: run to remember Bethesda invites you to join a Circle of Remembrance before the race. The Circle of Remembrance will commence at 7:40AM near the race start. The Circle is free and open to all runners, volunteers, and spectators. Names of the fallen will be provided. wear blue: run to remember is a national non-profit running community that honors the service and sacrifice …

  • 8 May

    Join us on Saturday & RUN AWARE!

    Keep your eyes and ears open as you RUN AWARE through trails at Cabin John Regional Park, a cross-country challenge for all of your senses. You’ll travel on hills, run near streams, and enjoy the sights in the early spring. Our 5K starts at 8 AM, followed by our Junior Participation 1K, starting five minutes later. The race is part …

  • 2 May

    This Weekend’s Family-Friendly Double Header!

    Saturday is FAMILY DAY at MCRRC! Get up & bring the kids to Kids on the Run at Bohrer Park on Saturday morning! There’s sure to be a distance for everyone. Children can choose from these distances based on their age and ability; 100M Toddler Trot (ages 4 and younger), Half-Mile, One-Mile. All events take place on the paved trails of Bohrer …

April, 2018

  • 30 April

    Congratulations, Pike’s Peek Finishers!

    Thank you to everyone who came out for Pike’s Peek on Sunday – we hope you enjoyed our event! Don’t forget to check out the results here & the race photos here, which are in the process of being uploaded by our volunteer photographers! Special thanks to all of the volunteers, especially race director Karen Kincer — none of this …

  • 27 April

    GOOD LUCK Pike’s Peek Runners!

    The weather forecast is that of cooler temperatures and NO RAIN for this Sunday’s Pike’s Peek 10K! Best of luck to all of our runners & we thank you for participating in this year’s event, featuring a brand new finish line at Pike & Rose! If you’re friends or family still want to join you, online registration is still open …