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July, 2017

June, 2017

  • 26 June

    Challenge Yourself at This Weekend’s Little Bennett XC!

    Next up in our low-key series is Saturday’s Little Bennett XC! This race features a challenging 10K loop course in Little Bennett Regional Park, Clarksburg, MD. Mainly single-track trail, hilly & rocky in places, beginning and ending in the horse trailer park near the golf course on Prescott Road in Hyattstown. This race is part of MCRRC’s cross-country series and …

  • 17 June

    Register for Suds & Soles!

    Ah, those lazy summer days are upon us! School is almost out, summer vacations are planned, you can almost smell the smoke from your backyard firepit…. BUT WAIT! Before you get TOO comfortable in your new summer routine, have you registered for summer’s BEST new race yet?! Suds & Soles is less than two weeks away! Remember, last year there …

  • 14 June

    Online Registration is CLOSED for Run for Roses!

    Online registration is CLOSED for MCRRC Run for Roses 5K scheduled for Saturday June 17, 2017 at 8 a.m. 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 28th year.  If you didn’t get to register online, there is on-site registration at the race location beginning at 7 am, however no team …

  • 13 June

    Time is Running Out to Register for Suds & Soles!

    Ah, those lazy summer days are upon us! School is almost out, summer vacations are planned, you can almost smell the smoke from your backyard firepit…. BUT WAIT! Before you get TOO comfortable in your new summer routine, have you registered for summer’s BEST new race yet?! Suds & Soles is less than two weeks away! Remember, last year there …

  • 8 June

    Join us for our NEWEST & GROOVIEST XC race!

    *** SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT *** Dear MCRRC Members, We are pleased to announce the addition of a far out, new trail race to our low-key race series! Join us on August 13th at 8:00 AM for the Groovin’ Woodstock XC 7K at the Woodstock Equestrian Center –  be there or be square! Flower children are welcome – wear your beads & fringe …

May, 2017

  • 31 May

    2017 Parks Half Marathon Goals

    Keep your eyes on the PRIZE! Hi Parks Friends! Official Spokesdog here to talk to you about goals. They say to keep your eyes on the prize, not on the obstacles. In my case, the prize is BACON.  The obstacles are my humans and this kitchen table. But notice the focus? That unbroken gaze? I didn’t give up that day …

  • 30 May

    2017 Parks Half Marathon – NEW COURSE FOR 2017!

    Dear Parks Friends, As many of you may know, the State of Maryland is looking to place a light rail system, connecting Prince George’s and Montgomery Counties – this project is referred to as the “Purple Line.” If the Purple Line is approved, the final two miles of the traditional Parks Half Marathon (PHM) course (Georgetown Branch Trail) will no …

  • 23 May

    Price Increase for the 2017 Run for Roses!

    Prices increase for the 2017 Run for Roses on Memorial Day Monday, so if you’re thinking about signing up — what are you waiting for? This special race is for ladies only & is a part of the Women’s Distance Festival. Sign up to run on a team with your mother, daughter, grandmother or granddaughter & receive a beautiful long …

  • 22 May

    Join Us for a Memorable & Annual Tradition – the Memorial Day 4 Miler!

    This coming Memorial Day Monday features the club’s annual tradition – the Memorial 4 Miler. This year, MCRRC is pleased to have a special guest, wear blue Bethesda at this year’s Memorial Day 4 Miler.This Memorial Day, wear blue Bethesda invites you to join a Circle of Remembrance before the race. The Circle of Remembrance will commence at 7:40AM near the race …

  • 17 May

    This Weekend – the Germantown 5 Miler!

    Come out this weekend for the annual Germantown 5 Miler on Saturday, May 20th, which runs around Seneca Meadows Corporate Center! This family-friendly event includes a 5 mile race, a two mile family fun run, and the Sports Plus 1K kids run. An important part of the kids run is that it will incorporate kids from the Sports Plus running program. The beneficiary for …

  • 17 May

    No Track Tonight 5/17

    Dear members – The track at the college remains closed through this evening due to graduation.  It should re-open for our permitted time next Tuesday. As always, if you are part of a training program, check with your director for an alternative plan.

  • 10 May

    NO TRACK TONIGHT 5/10/17

    The track at the college is closed tonight due to graduation.  There will be no track availability.  Please plan for an alternative workout.  If you are training with a program, please look to your program director/ Yahoo! group for further instructions. We will keep the club posted on the track availability for next week, upon confirmation from the college.

  • 9 May

    On Your Mark, Get Set……

    GO! Race your way through MCRRC’s BUSY month of May! First up this weekend, is one just for the kids! Bring them out to Bohrer Park for our annual Kids on the Run on Saturday the 13th! This fun event features a distance for even the littlest runner – choose from 100m, 1/2 mile or 1 mile & be sure …

  • 1 May

    Next up – La Milla de Mayo!

    The 2nd Annual La Milla de Mayo will be held this Saturday, May 6, 2017 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. La Milla de Mayo (The May Mile) is the perfect one-mile run/walk for those new to running or wanting to improve their mile in a fun, block party atmosphere in Olde Towne, Gaithersburg. Participants are invited to celebrate the race’s …

April, 2017

  • 26 April

    Why Pay More?! Price Increases are Looming….

    Hi Members! Looking to bump up that “rainy day” jar? We can help! On Monday morning, the registration fees for TWO of our upcoming races will be going up! We don’t want you to miss out on the early price, so if you are on the fence about registering for either of these, you may want to consider signing up …

  • 25 April

    Next up – Capital for a Day 5K!

    We hope everyone has recovered from taking on the Pike’s Peek 10K! Next up is MCRRC’s Capital for a Day 5K! Come out this Saturday & run “only a 5K” (because you can say that now). This great race is part of our low-key series & is a Championship Series event. Bring the kids! The event also features a .25 …

  • 22 April

    Pike’s Peek 2017 – Runner Instructions

    Welcome to the 2017 Pike’s Peek 10K and Kids Fun Run, presented by the Montgomery County Road Runners!  We are looking forward to a great race day. Please help make the race an enjoyable and safe experience for everyone by reading these runner instructions. Many details are also found on our website. PACKET PICK UP Saturday, April 22, 10:00am – 6:00pm …

  • 14 April

    Register TODAY for Kids on the Run!

    Spring has sprung so get out and RUN! Sign the kids up for MCRRC’s Kids on The Run on Saturday, May 13th There is sure to be a race distance for every ability! What It Is Kids on The Run offers these four distances: 100M Toddler Trot (ages 4 and younger) Half-Mile One-Mile 2K Kids Marathon* (see below for Marathon details) …

  • 13 April

    New CPR Classes!

    Dear Coaches & Race Directors – We are pleased to announce that beginning in July, MCRRC will partner with Adventist Health Care to offer a new series of CPR classes! The classes will be offered monthly, on a Saturday or a Sunday, and will be held at 11 AM at the Shady Grove Adventist Hospital facilities in Rockville. The cost …

  • 10 April

    Track & Spring Break

    The track at Montgomery College is OPEN for our Tuesday and Wednesday workouts this week.

  • 8 April

    Registration is OPEN for Run for Roses!

    Dear Members, Registration is now OPEN for MCRRC’s Run for Roses 5K scheduled for Saturday, June 17th at 8 AM at Wheaton Regional Park. This race is part of the Maryland RRCA Women’s Distance Festival series, now in it’s 28th year. The race is for ladies only! Sign up early for the lowest fee. All participants will receive a long …

  • 7 April

    Happy National Beer Day!

    National Beer Day! In celebration today, April 7th, 2017, we are offering a one day discount on the adult registration fee for the second annual Suds & Soles on Saturday, June 24th!  No gimmicks, no hoops to jump through, just hop onto our registration site and sign up for this great 5K race today! Suds & Soles will feature a 5K race, followed by a …

  • 3 April

    Track Availability – TIME CHANGE!

    Members – Just a quick reminder that effective this week (4-4 & 4-5-17), the track at Montgomery College will open at 6:45 PM and remain available for club use, until 8:30 PM. Please be reminded of the following, per the College: During MCRRC’s permitted track times, the track is CLOSED to the general public & may ONLY be used for …