CPR Classes

MCRRC is pleased to offer a monthly CPR/ First Aid certification course through Lifeworks, sponsored by Shady Grove Adventist HealthCare, for members and member’s immediate family members. The class is sufficient for new certifications as well as re-certifications. The $50 class fee is reimbursable for all active MCRRC Program Coaches and Race Directors. The class is $50 for any other MCRRC member/immediate family member.

Please review all information on this page prior to signing up to be sure you understand the process and our policies.

Classes are held at:

Adventist HealthCare Learning & Conference Center
820 West Diamond Avenue
Suite 110, Room 150
Gaithersburg, MD 20878

Schedule *** ALL CLASSES START AT 8 AM AND SHOULD END BY 1 PM *** Please note that, depending on the makeup of the participants, the class may go longer at the instructor’s discretion. Please plan accordingly.


For 2023, registration will be processed directly through Adventist using this link: AHA Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED Course | Adventist HealthCare | Rockville, MD. Look under “Alternative Dates Available” to find the date you want. Registration is open now.

During registration, use discount code MCRRC75 and the course fee will be reduced to $50. This discount code is for MCRRC members and member’s immediate family members ONLY.

You will receive a registration confirmation email from Adventist. Changes or cancellations will be handled by Adventist directly, not by MCRRC. Refunds are available through Adventist. They prefer at least 24 hours’ notice for changes or cancellations. Contact Adventist directly at LifeSupport@adventisthealthcare.com

If you are a current coach or program director and want to be reimbursed for the $50 course fee, MCRRC will email you an expense reimbursement form after your class.

2023 dates are:

  • Saturday, January 7th
  • Saturday, February 4th
  • Saturday, March 4th
  • Saturday, April 1st
  • Saturday, May 6th
  • Saturday, June 3rd
  • Saturday, July 8th
  • Saturday, August 5th
  • Saturday, September 9th
  • Saturday, October 7th
  • Saturday, November 4th
  • Saturday, December 2nd


  • UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE, all attendees must wear a facemask covering both nose and mouth, and be prepared to do so for the duration of the class.
  • Attendees are permitted to bring drinks, lunch or snacks to class – please don’t bring anything that needs to be refrigerated (use an ice pack) or heated up.  There are vending machines in the hallway, but they can be unpredictable.
  • Please plan to dispose of, or take any trash with you at the end of class.
  • Class begins with CPR at 8 AM with First Aid in the afternoon. Class will end by 1 PM.
  • Each class is limited to only 8 MCRRC attendees.

Location & Time:

The classes will be from 8:00 AM TO 1:00 PM with a half hour break for lunch.

CPR classes are held at:

Adventist HealthCare Support Center, Learning and Conference Center

820 West Diamond Avenue

Suite 110, Room 150

Gaithersburg, MD 20878


There will be a half hour break for lunch. Please bring a bagged lunch.  Refreshments will NOT be provided, so please be sure to pack anything you will need for the day.

Coaching Policy:

All MCRRC program directors and pace/group coaches are required to be CPR AND First Aid certified in order to participate as a coach. The MCRRC Program policy regarding coaching requirements can be found here.

Questions? operationsupport@mcrrc.org