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:
|Dionis Gauvin||Lisa Chilcote||Miles Aitken||Jeff Duyn|
|Christina Papoulias||Cindy Conant||Alex Booth||Lee Firestone|
|Courtney Perna||Kellie Redmond||Nicholas Crouzier||David Haaga|
|Laura Ramos||Julie Sapper||Keith Flanders||Paul Jacobson|
|Lisa Reichmann||Jennifer Schwartz||Yukun Fung||Mark Neff|
|Jennifer Sample||Andrew Howard||Tom Offenbacher|
|Rachel Smith||Miguel Perez||Frank Perna|
|Randy Smith||Jordan Snyder|
|Taylor Williamson||David Storper|
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 also successfully meet or exceed the established time standards for their age and gender category in at least one (1) distance within the previous 12 months. The validity of these times will be determined by the racing team coordinators and committee. The racing team coordinators will monitor the status of the time standards to ensure that all team members continue to satisfy the standard. The standards are as follows:
<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 7 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. All team members are encouraged to volunteer at Run for the Roses 5k in June. Additionally, assisting with the cross country series for kids is strongly advised.
RRCA Club Ten Miles Challenge*
Cherry Blossom 10-miler
Pike’s Peek 10-k*
Germantown 5 miler*
Veteran’s Day 10k
Jingle All the Way 8k
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, 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
If you are interested in applying for a team, please complete the application. If you have any questions, feel free to email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. All applications are due by Friday, November 21, 2014.
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 2015 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