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June, 2018

  • 23 June

    Next up – Little Bennett XC!

    Join us for a challenging 10K loop course in Little Bennett Regional Park in Clarksburg, MD. Run on a mainly single-track trail, hilly & rocky in places, this race begins and ends in the horse trailer park near the golf course on Prescott Road in Hyattstown. What more could you want on a hot & humid summer morning? Please visit …

  • 18 June

    You’re Invited to Summer’s Best Evening 5K!

      Grab a friend, get a date, bring the whole family or show up alone! YOU ARE INVITED to come out and CELEBRATE SUMMER at the 3rd annual Suds & Soles 5K on Saturday, June 23rd at 7:30pm in Rockville Town Center.  This year’s race is going to be great!  Have you seen the breweries signed up to participate?! We are so thankful to have Gordon Biersch coming back …

  • 6 June

    LADIES! Register for the 2018 Run for Roses TODAY!

    Registration is still open for the LADIES ONLY Run for Roses 5K scheduled for Saturday June 16, 2018 at 8am at Wheaton Regional Park. This fun summer race is also part of the Maryland RRCA Women’s Distance Festival Grand Prix Series, now in its 29th year. The first 350 registrants receive a Run for Roses custom design blue Brooks Podium …

May, 2018

  • 29 May

    Congrats to Memorial Day 4 Miler & Kids Run Finishers!

      Congratulations to all of the finishers for the Kids Run at the Memorial Day 4 Miler. 1st Male – Paul Anglade (1st Overall).  1st Female – Lily Ryan (2nd Overall). 2nd Male – Dylan Perry; 2nd Female – Mia Arnold; 3rd Male – Mateo Altamal; 3rd Female – Adelaide Ryan. Honorable Mention to Laurel Ryan (4th Female). A special thanks …

  • 24 May

    The Memorial Day 4 Mile Race Invites you to WEAR BLUE!

    This Memorial Day, wear blue: run to remember Bethesda invites you to join a Circle of Remembrance before the race. The Circle of Remembrance will commence at 7:40AM near the race start. The Circle is free and open to all runners, volunteers, and spectators. Names of the fallen will be provided. wear blue: run to remember is a national non-profit running community that honors the service and sacrifice …

  • 16 May

    Register for the Germantown 5 Miler TODAY!

    Register NOW for this family-friendly event that includes the Sports Plus 1K for the kids and a 2 Mile Family Fun Run! The 5 Miler is part of the Maryland State RRCA Championship Series. Last year nearly 400 participants signed up for the event and over 50 volunteers gave of their time to make it a success. The race will benefit  & include kids from Sports …

  • 12 May

    The Memorial Day 4 Mile Race Invites you to WEAR BLUE!

    This Memorial Day, wear blue: run to remember Bethesda invites you to join a Circle of Remembrance before the race. The Circle of Remembrance will commence at 7:40AM near the race start. The Circle is free and open to all runners, volunteers, and spectators. Names of the fallen will be provided. wear blue: run to remember is a national non-profit running community that honors the service and sacrifice …

  • 8 May

    Join us on Saturday & RUN AWARE!

    Keep your eyes and ears open as you RUN AWARE through trails at Cabin John Regional Park, a cross-country challenge for all of your senses. You’ll travel on hills, run near streams, and enjoy the sights in the early spring. Our 5K starts at 8 AM, followed by our Junior Participation 1K, starting five minutes later. The race is part …

  • 2 May

    This Weekend’s Family-Friendly Double Header!

    Saturday is FAMILY DAY at MCRRC! Get up & bring the kids to Kids on the Run at Bohrer Park on Saturday morning! There’s sure to be a distance for everyone. Children can choose from these distances based on their age and ability; 100M Toddler Trot (ages 4 and younger), Half-Mile, One-Mile. All events take place on the paved trails of Bohrer …

April, 2018

  • 30 April

    Congratulations, Pike’s Peek Finishers!

    Thank you to everyone who came out for Pike’s Peek on Sunday – we hope you enjoyed our event! Don’t forget to check out the results here & the race photos here, which are in the process of being uploaded by our volunteer photographers! Special thanks to all of the volunteers, especially race director Karen Kincer — none of this …

  • 27 April

    GOOD LUCK Pike’s Peek Runners!

    The weather forecast is that of cooler temperatures and NO RAIN for this Sunday’s Pike’s Peek 10K! Best of luck to all of our runners & we thank you for participating in this year’s event, featuring a brand new finish line at Pike & Rose! If you’re friends or family still want to join you, online registration is still open …

  • 16 April

    Join us at the Capital for a Day 5K!

    Next up in our low-key series, is the Capital for a Day 5K! Come out to Rosa Parks Middle School in Olney, this Saturday 4/21 for another top notch event! Bring the kids – there’s a 1/4 mile and 1/2 mile starting at 8:00 AM followed by the 5K. If you’d like to attend but can’t run, please consider volunteering. …

  • 11 April

    Registration is OPEN for Run for Roses!

    Registration is now open for the MCRRC Run for Roses 5K scheduled for Saturday June 16, 2018 at 8 a.m. at Wheaton Regional Park. This race is part of the MD RRCA Women’s Distance Festival series now in its 29th year.   Sign up early for the lowest fee. The first 350 participants receive a Run for Roses Brooks Podium short sleeve technical shirt (women’s sizes).   See …

March, 2018

  • 30 March

    Registration is OPEN for the Parks Half Marathon!

    HOWDY, FOLKS! Name’s Mo. I enjoy country music, playing ball, long walks, belly rubs and playing MORE BALL! I didn’t have a great start in life, but I sure have it made now – I have a family that loves me, my very own boy and…… a JOB OFFER! That’s right — I have been hired on a trial basis …

  • 27 March

    Spin in the Woods on Easter Sunday!

    Hey all you trail aficionados! Take a 4-mile spin in the woods on Easter Sunday at Wheaton Regional Park! The race will start at 8:00 AM in the parking lot north of the Wheaton Ice Arena (11717 Orebaugh Ave, Wheaton, MD 20902) and go out for two loops on the Equestrian Trail and back. Here’s a great excuse to go …

  • 21 March

    Register Today for the Spring Intro to Trails!

    Greetings to you on this BLUSTERY second day of Spring! We’re hoping this is our last snow and the greening woods will soon be what captures our attention. With this as our vision, we’d like to invite you (and any friend who’d be interested) to join us 7:30 am, Saturday March 31st, for the first run of our MCRRC Spring …

  • 21 March

    No Track Tonight – Wednesday, April 21st

    Members, Again due to the weather, there will be no track availability tonight. Stay safe out there!

  • 20 March

    Track Cancelled Tonight 3/20

    Members – Due to the deteriorating weather conditions, track is cancelled tonight at Montgomery College. Evening activities at the college are cancelled, as are evening activities for MCPS. If you are part of a training program, please defer to your program’s communication group for any additional details.

  • 18 March

    Important News about Beginning Women Runners!

    This year’s Beginning Women Runners Program (BWR) will have a WALKING GROUP in addition to the running pace groups! If you are a woman who has always wanted to try running, or you are returning to the sport after a hiatus, check out BWR! We will ease you into running in a supportive training environment as you make new friends, …

  • 12 March

    2018-19 Board Slate & Proposed Changes to Constitution

    Dear Members, With thanks to the Nominating Committee, we are pleased to present the slate of candidates selected as nominees for the 2018-19 MCRRC Board of Directors: President – Mike Acuna (incumbent) Vice President – Ken Earley (incumbent) Secretary – Andrea Keane-Myers Treasurer – Sri Rapaka At-Large – Gretchen Bolton (incumbent) At-Large – Amie Breslow At-Large – Dave Haaga (incumbent) At-Large – Brad Stewart (incumbent) At-Large – …

  • 6 March

    Registration for the 2018 First Time Marathon Program is OPEN!

    Looking to complete your first marathon?  How about your second, third, fourth or fortieth? Then the FTM Program is the right group for you! This is a structured, coached, group-oriented program for people training to run a marathon (26.2 miles). Please visit the program webpage for more information & join today!

  • 4 March

    2018 Pike’s Peek 10K Finishing at Pike & Rose!

    We are excited to announce that this year’s Pike’s Peek 10K Finish Festival will be hosted by Pike & Rose! After runners journey down the Rockville Pike, they will turn right onto Rose Avenue, cross the finish line & take part in a FABULOUS finish festival at Pike & Rose, with breakfast catered by Summer House and Stella Bara, as …

  • 3 March

    Seneca Greenway Trail Marathon & 50K CANCELLED!

    IMPORTANT ALERT! Due to the continued high winds, today’s Seneca Greenway Race is CANCELLED. Unfortunately the weather conditions are making it unsafe for volunteers and runners to use the trail without high risk of being struck by falling branches. We are sorry to have to make this decision, but runner and volunteer safety is our number one priority. We thank …

February, 2018

  • 22 February

    2018 Pike’s Peek 10K Finishing at Pike & Rose!

    We are excited to announce that this year’s Pike’s Peek 10K Finish Festival will be hosted by Pike & Rose! After runners journey down the Rockville Pike, they will turn right onto Rose Avenue, cross the finish line & take part in a FABULOUS finish festival at Pike & Rose, with breakfast catered by Summer House and Stella Bara, as …

  • 6 February

    Next Up – The *NEW* Kemp Mill C(hill) 5K/ 10K!

    Next up on the calendar is a brand NEW race in our low-key series! The Kemp Mill (C)hill 5K/10K is a scenic tour through the rolling hills of Kemp Mill in Silver Spring. Once the race starts, runners may choose to turn around early and complete the 5K race, or continue on for the extra challenge (and hills!) of the …