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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 …

  • 6 February

    The Awards Brunch is SOLD OUT.

    If you would like to be put on the wait list, please contact office@mcrrc.org.  Likewise, if you RSVP’d and can no longer attend, please notify the office so that your spot may be given to someone else. Thank you for your cooperation.

January, 2018

  • 30 January

    RSVP for the 2018 Annual Meeting & Awards Brunch!

    And the winner is…  Find out at the  MCRRC Annual Meeting and Awards Brunch  March 25, 2018 * AMP by Strathmore (Pike & Rose District, N. Bethesda) 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 the coming year Celebrate the club’s …

  • 9 January

    2018 Awards Brunch – Save the Date!

    Club members – We are pleased to announce that the 2018 Awards Brunch/ Annual Meeting will again be held at AMP by Strathmore, following the Piece of Cake race on March 25th at 10 AM. Please note that registration will not open until near the end of the month & we will be sure to announce this via e-mail, Facebook, …

  • 3 January

    Register for the 2018 RRCA Club Challenge!

    Club Members, Registration is now OPEN for the 2018 RRCA Club Challenge on Sunday, Feb 25th, 2018 (same location as always — Howard Community College Athletics Building) Participation in the club challenge is FREE for club members – your registration fees will be paid by the club. Please note — YOU MUST BE A CLUB MEMBER WITH A CURRENT MEMBERSHIP …

  • 2 January

    Registration OPENS for the 2018 La Milla de Mayo!

    Registration is now OPEN for the 2018 La Milla de Mayo (The May Mile) — a one mile race through Old Town Gaithersburg. The 3rd running of the mile takes place on Saturday evening, May 5, 2018! Bring the whole family for a night of fun, great food & fitness! Please see the race webpage for details & to register.

  • 1 January

    Pike’s Peek 10K ONE DAY SPECIAL PRICE – TODAY ONLY!

    To welcome 2018, we are offering a ONE DAY ONLY special price for the 2018 Pike’s Peek 10K on April 29, 2018. Register TODAY ONLY for $10 OFF THE EARLY PRICE – yep, that’s only $38! You get the same great course, same awesome premiums & same fantastic finish festival, but for less than your friends. Don’t let this opportunity …

December, 2017

  • 31 December

    Join us on New Year’s Day!

    Come one, come all!  Join us for our annual New Year’s Day 5K! The race will again be at Manna Food Center, 9311 Gaither Road, Gaithersburg on Sunday Jan 1, 2018 at 10 AM. And everyone can help Manna Foods by donating $ before and after the race. We’ll have a box set up to thankfully accept your charitable contribution. …

  • 28 December

    2018 Member Low-Key Bib Pickup

    Dear Members –   Avoid standing in line on New Year’s Day to get your 2018 MCRRC bib & chip and enjoy a delicious treat!   Stop by the Krispy Kreme in Falls Grove Shopping Center (14919 Shady Grove Road, Rockville, MD) between 3 and 5pm on December 31st to get your bib chip for the 2018 low-key series.   …

  • 26 December

    Track Closure for Winter Break

    Members – There will be no track availability tonight or tomorrow night at Montgomery College (12/26-27) due to Winter Break. We will see you next week!

  • 24 December

    Happy Holidays!

    To our members & friends, On behalf of the Board of Directors & Staff here at MCRRC, we wish you and your families a wonderful holiday season and we look forward to running with you in 2018. Happy Holidays!

  • 22 December

    Track Closure & Holiday Schedule

    Dear Members – The track at Montgomery College will be closed next week on Tues 12/26 and Wed 12/27 due to Winter Break. There will be no track availability for members next week. We will see you the following week! Our operations will be CLOSED on Monday, December 25th and our staff will be operating on a flex schedule through …

  • 12 December

    Want to serve on the MCRRC Board of Directors? Let The Nominating Committee know!

    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

    2018 CPR Classes

    In partnership with Adventist HealthCare, we are pleased to announce that registration is OPEN for all 2018 CPR classes. As usual, classes are FREE for all MCRRC coaches and race directors, but available for any club member for the low cost of $50.  Classes are held one Saturday per month from 10 AM to 2 PM at Shady Grove Adventist …

  • 3 December

    MCRRC Annual Budget Meeting & Jingle Bell Jog – SUNDAY 12/10

    Dear Members – Sunday, December 10th is MCRRC’s Jingle Bell Jog followed by our Annual Budget Meeting. Jingle Bell Jog begins at 9:00 AM at the Rockville Senior Center.  The Annual Budget Meeting will follow the race and will be held in the Senior Center. While it’s important to focus on running & enjoying each other’s company, as members, you do …

November, 2017

  • 20 November

    Save the Date: MCRRC Annual Budget Meeting & Jingle Bell Jog

    Dear Members – As you begin to organize your calendars for the busy season ahead, we would like to encourage our members to hold space on Sunday, December 10th for MCRRC’s Jingle Bell Jog followed by our Annual Budget Meeting. Jingle Bell Jog begins at 9:00 AM at the Rockville Senior Center.  The Annual Budget Meeting will follow the race and will …

  • 16 November

    Sign up for the Winter Half Marathon Program TODAY!

    That’s right – you read that correctly – Registration for the Winter Half Marathon Program is now OPEN! Allow us to offer you a few reasons as to why you should join the program, in no particular order: Common sense. You’ve already run more than a handful of 5K’s and 10K’s and this is just the natural next step in …

  • 13 November

    *NEW* Pub Runs!

    Just a reminder to all members of our newly created “Pub Runs” — on the first and third Mondays of each month. Each run starts & finishes at a different area pub and participants are welcome to stay and “replentish their carbohydrates” following the run! The next run will be on November 20th at World of Beer in downtown Bethesda (7200 …

  • 9 November

    Run or Volunteer for the Candy Cane City 5K on Sunday!

    Runners & Club Members – Next up on SUNDAY is the Candy Cane City 5K! This is an out and back course on the Rock Creek Trail. The race starts from the Ohn Kadesh Congregation and goes north on the Rock Creek Trail to the turnaround point and then returns to the Ohn Kadesh Congregation for the finish. Registration is …

  • 7 November

    SPOTS REMAIN for Saturday’s Stone Mill 50 Miler!

    It’s true- The Stone Mill 50 Miler is this Saturday, November 11th, but you still have time to register! Registration is open through Friday at noon if we don’t sell out first! We certainly hope you’ve trained if you plan to take on this 50 mile trail run on the Seneca Greenway and Muddy Branch trails in Montgomery County, but …

October, 2017