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March, 2017

  • 13 March

    Winter Weather & Track

    Due to the potential for winter weather tonight and into tomorrow, there is a very high chance that there will be no track Tuesday or Wednesday of this week. A good rule to use, aside from common sense, is that if the school or facility that owns the track is closed, the track is closed. In addition, this was scheduled …

  • 8 March

    No Track at RHS on Wed. 3/8!

    Attention members & programs: The track at Rockville High School is NOT AVAILABLE on Wednesday 3/8 due to school sports. Please plan to use the track at Montgomery College or make alternative workout plans. Please note that the track at Montgomery College is available to us starting at 7:00 PM. Please do not arrive early and attempt to access the track …

  • 6 March

    Awards Brunch has SOLD OUT!

    Dear Members – We are sorry to inform everyone that the awards banquet to be held after the Piece of Cake race has SOLD OUT and we have had to close registration. As most of you know, the Golden Bull (which had a much smaller capacity than AMP) decided to close it’s doors very suddenly, leaving the club 4 weeks …

  • 6 March

    No Track at RHS on Tues. 3/7!

    Attention members & programs: The track at Rockville High School is NOT AVAILABLE on Tuesday 3/7 due to school sports. Please plan to use the track at Montgomery College or make alternative workout plans. Please note that the track at Montgomery College is available to us starting at 7:00 PM. Please do not arrive early and attempt to access the …

February, 2017

  • 24 February

    New Awards Banquet Location!

    Attention Members! Due to the recent (and very sudden) closing of the Golden Bull Restaurant, we had to relocate the 2017 MCRRC Awards Banquet. We are pleased to announce that the banquet, to take place on Sunday, March 26th following the Piece of Cake race, will be held at AMP by Strathmore, 11810 Grand Park Avenue, Suite 400, North Bethesda …

  • 23 February

    Registration for the First Time Marathon Program is OPEN!

    Thinking of taking on your first 26.2 this fall?  We’ve got a training program for you! Registration is OPEN for the 2017 First Time Marathon Program (FTM)! For more information, please visit the program’s webpage.  MCRRC membership is required for participation. Not your first rodeo? That’s OK too….. The “F” in “FTM” has been known to stand for fifth, fifteenth …

  • 7 February

    March & April CPR Classes

    Dear Coaches & Club Members, We have opened registration for the club’s CPR/ First Aid/ AED classes for the months of March and April. The classes will be held on: Sunday, March 5th Saturday, April 1st Classes are available for MCRRC members & member’s immediate family members. The class is sufficient for new certifications as well as re-certifications. This class …

January, 2017

  • 31 January

    Signup for Pike’s Peek Today!

    Greetings, members! Just a friendly reminder that registration is OPEN for Pike’s Peek, the area’s fastest and favorite 10K.  Prices go up on March first, which leaves you the month of February to register at the early price! We’ve got another great year planned with some exciting premiums – stay tuned for their release! Bring the kids! Once again, we …

  • 29 January

    Urgent News – Country Road Run

    There is an active fire at Farquar Middle School this morning. It is a serious fire & an active emergency scene. As this school was on the race route for this morning’s Country Road Run 5M, the course will be re-routed and will become a fun run of about 3.5 miles (only an estimate). We are sorry for the inconvenience.

  • 23 January

    RSVP for the 2017 Annual Meeting & Awards Brunch!

    ** Contains a corrected RSVP link from the ad in Intervals And the winner is…  Find out at the  MCRRC Annual Meeting and Awards Brunch  March 26, 2017 * Golden Bull Restaurant, Gaithersburg  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 …

  • 13 January

    Speed Development Program – Important Message!

    If you are a registrant of the 2017 Speed Development Program, welcome! Orientation is 12:00 PM this Saturday 1/14 at Rockville High School, 2100 Baltimore Road, Rockville MD 20851.  Enter /through the front door and look for signs to the cafeteria. If you haven’t done so already, please sign up for the program yahoo group.  All future emails about the program …

  • 9 January

    RSVP for the 2017 Annual Meeting & Awards Brunch!

    ** Contains a corrected RSVP link from the ad in Intervals And the winner is…  Find out at the  MCRRC Annual Meeting and Awards Brunch  March 26, 2017 * Golden Bull Restaurant, Gaithersburg  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 …

  • 5 January

    Registration is OPEN for La Milla de Mayo!

    It’s NOT too early to gear up for May! Registration is open for the second annual La Milla de Mayo (The May Mile) — a one mile race in Old Towne Gaithersburg. Come out & attend this fun, Spring-evening event! There is food and fun for the whole family & fun runs for the kids! The race is already generating …

  • 1 January

    Registration OPENS on JANUARY 2nd for the 2017 La Milla de Mayo!

    Did you know? Roger Bannister was the first person to ever run the mile under 4:00 minutes His time was 3:59.4 on May 6th, 1954 Most sports scholars at that time believed that no one would ever break that barrier and thought it to be an unimaginable feat Doctors at that time thought the human body could not hold up …

December, 2016

  • 26 December

    2017 Parks Half Marathon – SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT!

    Hello, Parks Friends! Yes, that’s right — the rumors are true.  Well, two rumors actually…. First (and most importantly, in my opinion) is that I am BACK for another term as your endearing spokesdog, so get ready. Second, REGISTRATION FOR THE 2017 PARKS HALF MARATHON IS OPENING ON NEW YEARS DAY with a special, introductory price!!!!!  We can’t wait to …

  • 22 December

    Club Holiday Happenings!

    Happy Holidays, Members! We have some exciting things going on this holiday season & wanted to take a few moments of your time to remind you of a few things: 2017 Suds & Soles – Did you know registration was already open?! Enjoy 10% off ADULT 5K REGISTRATION NOW THROUGH CHRISTMAS DAY! Enter code SUDS2017XMAS in your “shopping cart” to …

  • 15 December

    2017 Parks Half Marathon – SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT!

    Hello, Parks Friends! Yes, that’s right — the rumors are true.  Well, two rumors actually…. First (and most importantly, in my opinion) is that I am BACK for another term as your endearing spokesdog, so get ready. Second, REGISTRATION FOR THE 2017 PARKS HALF MARATHON IS OPENING ON NEW YEARS DAY with a special, introductory price!!!!!  We can’t wait to …

  • 13 December

    Announcement from MCRRC Nominating Committee

    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 help us …

  • 11 December

    Announcement from MCRRC Nominating Committee

    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 help us …

  • 9 December

    Nominations Needed – 2016 MCRRC Volunteer of the Year

    Before we get into the full swing of the holiday season, it’s time to identify our best club volunteers for 2016!   Volunteers are critical to the success of our club.  Of course everyone does a great job and should be commended…but maybe there are some individuals you feel should be recognized as the best of the best in MCRCC for 2016? …

  • 8 December

    Special Suds & Soles Promotion! Click Here!

    Happy Holidays Runners!   The elves over here at Suds & Soles want to thank you for making our inaugural year so successful and we want you to know that we are already working hard to plan an even BETTER Suds & Soles for 2017 (if that’s possible). To show our gratitude, we thought it might be nice if we …

  • 5 December

    2017 Stride Clinic Dates!

    Members – We are pleased to announce the 2017 Stride Clinic! The Stride Clinic is a monthly screening of runners conducted by a volunteer staff of various disciplines (podiatrists, physical therapists, running coaches, shoe evaluators, massage therapists, dieticians etc.) that collaborates in an effort to educate, strategize and identify areas of concern in each runner to improve their performance. Because …

November, 2016

  • 30 November

    Important Club Happenings!

    Greetings, Members! We have a LOT going on as we gear up for the end of the year! The Speed Development/ Pike’s Peek package deal ENDS TODAY at 11:59 PM, so if you’re on the fence, now is a good time to sort out your thoughts. Pike’s Peek is the goal race for the Speed Development Program, so this is …

  • 29 November

    Track Availability & Lighting

    Runners – We are now permitted to use the track at Montgomery College on Tuesday & Wednesday nights – someone from the club will be present to set up the lighting. The track at Rockville High School will also be available, with lighting, both Tuesday & Wednesday nights. While there occasionally be exceptions, we will do our best to post here …

  • 23 November

    Parking Alert for Turkey Burnoff – November 26th

    Attention runners! Keep in mind that the start time for the Turkey Burnoff this Saturday, November 26th is once again 8:00 AM. Per Seneca Creek State Park management’s request, the gate at the ranger’s booth (where you would pay the entry fee during warmer months) will be closed at 7:45 AM sharp. You must arrive before then in order to …