Road Runners Club of America

We Run the Nation: Growing the Sport of Running Since 1958

RRCA Leadership

The RRCA is an IRS 501 (c)3 nonprofit organization governed by a 9-person board of directors elected by the members at the Annual Meeting of the Membership. See the RRCA Bylaws and RRCA Structure for more details. The organization is managed through its National Office under the leadership of Executive Director Jean Knaack.

Executive Director: Jean Knaack
Road Runners Club of America (RRCA)
Arlington, VA

President: Mitchell Garner
Ann Arbor Track Club
Ann Arbor, MI

Vice President & Secretary: Jean Arthur

Jean Arthur​
Montgomery County Road Runners Club
Montgomery County, MD

"My favorite RRCA program is the Road Scholars program. Talented U.S. runners are at a disadvantage if they can't get corporate sponsorship. These grants help the top post-collegiate runners as they focus on becoming world class road runners."

Treasurer: Craig Minyard

​Richmond Road Runners Club
​Richmond, VA

"Financial accountability and a strong strategic plan allows the RRCA to offer an wide array of programs and services. Listening to our members and managing our resources makes our success possible."

Southern Region Director: Ron Macksoud

Ron Macksoud
River Region Runners
Montgomery, AL

"The RRCA Championship Event Series is a terrific vehicle for members to spotlight an event, set it apart from the norm, to celebrate the sport of running, engage sponsors, and promote the RRCA."

Eastern Region Director: Dwight Mikulis

​Howard County Striders
Columbia, MD

Western Region Director: George Rehmet

George Rehmet
Pamakid Runners, Dolphin South End Running Club of San Francisco, and Mid Peninsula Runners
Daly City, CA

"One of my favorite RRCA programs is Roads Scholars/RunPro Camp designed to support post collegiate runners as they make the transition to a professional road racing career."

Central Region Director: Sue Brown-Nickerson
Calumet Region Striders
Griffith, IN

At-Large Director: Kelly Richards

Kelly Richards
Lake Grapevine Runners and Walkers
Grapevine, TX

"I truly love the Kids Run the Nation program as both a runner and as a donor. I really appreciate that 100% of the money donated to the fund is granted to deserving youth running programs that teach running as a lifelong healthy activity."

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