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April, 2018

  • 16 April

    Join us at the Capital for a Day 5K!

    Next up in our low-key series, is the Capital for a Day 5K! Come out to Rosa Parks Middle School in Olney, this Saturday 4/21 for another top notch event! Bring the kids – there’s a 1/4 mile and 1/2 mile starting at 8:00 AM followed by the 5K. If you’d like to attend but can’t run, please consider volunteering. …

  • 11 April

    Registration is OPEN for Run for Roses!

    Registration is now open for the MCRRC Run for Roses 5K scheduled for Saturday June 16, 2018 at 8 a.m. at Wheaton Regional Park. This race is part of the MD RRCA Women’s Distance Festival series now in its 29th year.   Sign up early for the lowest fee. The first 350 participants receive a Run for Roses Brooks Podium short sleeve technical shirt (women’s sizes).   See …

March, 2018

  • 30 March

    Registration is OPEN for the Parks Half Marathon!

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  • 27 March

    Spin in the Woods on Easter Sunday!

    Hey all you trail aficionados! Take a 4-mile spin in the woods on Easter Sunday at Wheaton Regional Park! The race will start at 8:00 AM in the parking lot north of the Wheaton Ice Arena (11717 Orebaugh Ave, Wheaton, MD 20902) and go out for two loops on the Equestrian Trail and back. Here’s a great excuse to go …

  • 21 March

    Register Today for the Spring Intro to Trails!

    Greetings to you on this BLUSTERY second day of Spring! We’re hoping this is our last snow and the greening woods will soon be what captures our attention. With this as our vision, we’d like to invite you (and any friend who’d be interested) to join us 7:30 am, Saturday March 31st, for the first run of our MCRRC Spring …

  • 21 March

    No Track Tonight – Wednesday, April 21st

    Members, Again due to the weather, there will be no track availability tonight. Stay safe out there!

  • 20 March

    Track Cancelled Tonight 3/20

    Members – Due to the deteriorating weather conditions, track is cancelled tonight at Montgomery College. Evening activities at the college are cancelled, as are evening activities for MCPS. If you are part of a training program, please defer to your program’s communication group for any additional details.

  • 18 March

    Important News about Beginning Women Runners!

    This year’s Beginning Women Runners Program (BWR) will have a WALKING GROUP in addition to the running pace groups! If you are a woman who has always wanted to try running, or you are returning to the sport after a hiatus, check out BWR! We will ease you into running in a supportive training environment as you make new friends, …

  • 12 March

    2018-19 Board Slate & Proposed Changes to Constitution

    Dear Members, With thanks to the Nominating Committee, we are pleased to present the slate of candidates selected as nominees for the 2018-19 MCRRC Board of Directors: President – Mike Acuna (incumbent) Vice President – Ken Earley (incumbent) Secretary – Andrea Keane-Myers Treasurer – Sri Rapaka At-Large – Gretchen Bolton (incumbent) At-Large – Amie Breslow At-Large – Dave Haaga (incumbent) At-Large – Brad Stewart (incumbent) At-Large – …

  • 6 March

    Registration for the 2018 First Time Marathon Program is OPEN!

    Looking to complete your first marathon?  How about your second, third, fourth or fortieth? Then the FTM Program is the right group for you! This is a structured, coached, group-oriented program for people training to run a marathon (26.2 miles). Please visit the program webpage for more information & join today!

  • 4 March

    2018 Pike’s Peek 10K Finishing at Pike & Rose!

    We are excited to announce that this year’s Pike’s Peek 10K Finish Festival will be hosted by Pike & Rose! After runners journey down the Rockville Pike, they will turn right onto Rose Avenue, cross the finish line & take part in a FABULOUS finish festival at Pike & Rose, with breakfast catered by Summer House and Stella Bara, as …

  • 3 March

    Seneca Greenway Trail Marathon & 50K CANCELLED!

    IMPORTANT ALERT! Due to the continued high winds, today’s Seneca Greenway Race is CANCELLED. Unfortunately the weather conditions are making it unsafe for volunteers and runners to use the trail without high risk of being struck by falling branches. We are sorry to have to make this decision, but runner and volunteer safety is our number one priority. We thank …

February, 2018

  • 22 February

    2018 Pike’s Peek 10K Finishing at Pike & Rose!

    We are excited to announce that this year’s Pike’s Peek 10K Finish Festival will be hosted by Pike & Rose! After runners journey down the Rockville Pike, they will turn right onto Rose Avenue, cross the finish line & take part in a FABULOUS finish festival at Pike & Rose, with breakfast catered by Summer House and Stella Bara, as …

  • 6 February

    Next Up – The *NEW* Kemp Mill C(hill) 5K/ 10K!

    Next up on the calendar is a brand NEW race in our low-key series! The Kemp Mill (C)hill 5K/10K is a scenic tour through the rolling hills of Kemp Mill in Silver Spring. Once the race starts, runners may choose to turn around early and complete the 5K race, or continue on for the extra challenge (and hills!) of the …

  • 6 February

    The Awards Brunch is SOLD OUT.

    If you would like to be put on the wait list, please contact office@mcrrc.org.  Likewise, if you RSVP’d and can no longer attend, please notify the office so that your spot may be given to someone else. Thank you for your cooperation.

January, 2018

  • 30 January

    RSVP for the 2018 Annual Meeting & Awards Brunch!

    And the winner is…  Find out at the  MCRRC Annual Meeting and Awards Brunch  March 25, 2018 * AMP by Strathmore (Pike & Rose District, N. Bethesda) Celebrate the achievements of your fellow club members Runner of the Year, Volunteer Service, Coach of the Year and many others Elect the Board of Directors for the coming year Celebrate the club’s …

  • 9 January

    2018 Awards Brunch – Save the Date!

    Club members – We are pleased to announce that the 2018 Awards Brunch/ Annual Meeting will again be held at AMP by Strathmore, following the Piece of Cake race on March 25th at 10 AM. Please note that registration will not open until near the end of the month & we will be sure to announce this via e-mail, Facebook, …

  • 3 January

    Register for the 2018 RRCA Club Challenge!

    Club Members, Registration is now OPEN for the 2018 RRCA Club Challenge on Sunday, Feb 25th, 2018 (same location as always — Howard Community College Athletics Building) Participation in the club challenge is FREE for club members – your registration fees will be paid by the club. Please note — YOU MUST BE A CLUB MEMBER WITH A CURRENT MEMBERSHIP …

  • 2 January

    Registration OPENS for the 2018 La Milla de Mayo!

    Registration is now OPEN for the 2018 La Milla de Mayo (The May Mile) — a one mile race through Old Town Gaithersburg. The 3rd running of the mile takes place on Saturday evening, May 5, 2018! Bring the whole family for a night of fun, great food & fitness! Please see the race webpage for details & to register.

  • 1 January


    To welcome 2018, we are offering a ONE DAY ONLY special price for the 2018 Pike’s Peek 10K on April 29, 2018. Register TODAY ONLY for $10 OFF THE EARLY PRICE – yep, that’s only $38! You get the same great course, same awesome premiums & same fantastic finish festival, but for less than your friends. Don’t let this opportunity …

December, 2017

  • 31 December

    Join us on New Year’s Day!

    Come one, come all!  Join us for our annual New Year’s Day 5K! The race will again be at Manna Food Center, 9311 Gaither Road, Gaithersburg on Sunday Jan 1, 2018 at 10 AM. And everyone can help Manna Foods by donating $ before and after the race. We’ll have a box set up to thankfully accept your charitable contribution. …

  • 28 December

    2018 Member Low-Key Bib Pickup

    Dear Members –   Avoid standing in line on New Year’s Day to get your 2018 MCRRC bib & chip and enjoy a delicious treat!   Stop by the Krispy Kreme in Falls Grove Shopping Center (14919 Shady Grove Road, Rockville, MD) between 3 and 5pm on December 31st to get your bib chip for the 2018 low-key series.   …

  • 26 December

    Track Closure for Winter Break

    Members – There will be no track availability tonight or tomorrow night at Montgomery College (12/26-27) due to Winter Break. We will see you next week!

  • 24 December

    Happy Holidays!

    To our members & friends, On behalf of the Board of Directors & Staff here at MCRRC, we wish you and your families a wonderful holiday season and we look forward to running with you in 2018. Happy Holidays!

  • 22 December

    Track Closure & Holiday Schedule

    Dear Members – The track at Montgomery College will be closed next week on Tues 12/26 and Wed 12/27 due to Winter Break. There will be no track availability for members next week. We will see you the following week! Our operations will be CLOSED on Monday, December 25th and our staff will be operating on a flex schedule through …