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March, 2017

  • 26 March

    Annual Awards Wrap-up!

    Congratulations to all the 2016 award winners who were honored at Sunday’s brunch at AMP. Special thanks to all the hardworking volunteers, committees and presenters who made the brunch possible.  Read on for a full listing of all the 2016 award recipients. All CS & XC series awards will be mailed over the next few weeks. We appreciate your patience as …

  • 22 March

    IMPORTANT Track Use Reminders!

    Dear Members, We would like to take a moment to remind you of the regulations of using our permitted track at Montgomery College.   Now through 3/29, our permit does NOT start until 7:00 PM. Please note that NO MEMBER IS PERMITTED ON THE TRACK BEFORE 7:00 PM. Beginning in April, through the rest of the summer, our start time …

  • 18 March

    2017-18 Board of Directors Slate

    Dear Members, With thanks to the Nominating Committee, we are pleased to present the slate of candidates selected as nominees for the 2017-18 MCRRC Board of Directors: President – Mike Acuna Vice President – Ken Earley Secretary – Andrea Keane-Myers Treasurer – Sri Rapaka (incumbent) At-Large – Gretchen Bolton At-Large – Jim Farkas (incumbent) At-Large – Dave Haaga At-Large – Brad Stewart At-Large – Cortney Sloan …

  • 17 March

    Think SPRING Training!

    Though it’s hard to imagine after the winter weather this week, let’s think warm thoughts & talk about spring training! Registration is OPEN for all of our spring training programs! There is something for everyone in this mix, so pick which one best matches YOUR goals & register today! First Time Marathon Program – this is a structured, coached, group-oriented …

  • 15 March

    No Track Tonight 3/15/17

    There will be no track availability this evening, Wednesday 3/15, due to the track being snow & ice covered.  If you are part of a training program, please check with your program on an alternative workout location.

  • 14 March

    No Track Tonight 3/14/17

    There will be no track availability this evening, Tuesday 3/14, at either location, due to the closing of Montgomery County Schools and Montgomery College.

  • 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 …