Background and Goals
The MCRRC racing team was established in the spring of 2013 to assemble and recognize highly talented and competitive members of MCRRC, promote competitive distance running among club members, and increase the visibility of MCRRC within the broader running community. The program establishes racing teams to compete at races in the metropolitan Washington, DC area.
Read more in this Intervals Article.
Meet our Members
The 2014 Team members include:
All racing team applicants and members must be registered as a member of the Montgomery County Road Runner Club (MCRRC). Membership must be current in order to remain on the team. Visit the home page and click on “Join” for more information.
Benefits of Membership
In addition to the pride in representing MCRRC, members of the competitive racing team will receive a racing team singlet and long-sleeve zip-up or jacket. Runners will also receive complimentary entries into selected MCRRC races and possibly subsidized entries to local races and team competitions.
All members must successfully meet or exceed the established time standards listed below for their age and gender category in at least one (1) distance within the previous twenty-four (24) months. The validity of these times will be determined by the racing team coordinators and committee.
<40 yrs old
>40 yrs old
<40 yrs old
>40 yrs old
Racing and Volunteering Schedules
Members of MCRRC racing teams need to compete on an MCRRC team in 5 of the 10 races listed below. The entry fee for races denoted with an “*” will be covered by the Club. In the event a runner cannot fulfill the racing requirements due to injury or other factors, the runner can volunteer instead to fulfill obligations.
RRCA Club Ten Miles Challenge*
St. Patrick’s 8K
Cherry Blossom Ten-Miler
Pike’s Peek 10K*
Germantown Five Miler*
Veteran’s Day 10K
Members of the MCRRC racing teams will volunteer for two (2) Club events of the individual’s choosing. Events could include being a pace coach (counts as 2 events), volunteering at a race, or giving a presentation to a training program, such as First Time Marathon Program or Speed Development Program. In addition, members will help organize the team coordinator with logistics for one race per year.
Team Code of Conduct
Application and Selection Process
The application deadline has now passed and 2014 team members will be selected soon. Thank you for your interest!
A committee will review applications. Selection will be based mainly on fastest performance across a range of distances, but consideration may be given to club participation either as a runner or volunteer when deciding between applicants with similar racing times. The 2014 Race Team roster will be announced late December on MCRRC-Info Yahoo! Group.
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Montgomery County Road Runners Club
P.O. Box 1703, Rockville, MD 20849