Road Runners Club of America

Growing the Sport of Running Since 1958

Friday April 6, 2018


Education Session - Location

6:30 - 7:30 AM
Morning Group Run - Download the Convention app for the route map.

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Registration Open

8:00 - 9:00 AM
Continental Breakfast - ​Ambassador Ballroom

8:30 - 8:45 AM

​Convention Kick-Off - ​Ambassador Ballroom

9:00 - 10:15

10:15 - 10:45 AM
Expo Break

10:15 AM - 4:30 PM
Expo Open

10:45 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Coaching Certification Cohort
  • Running Does Not Cause Injuries (Coaching CEC) - Mark Cuccuzzella, MD
  • Have you been served?  Understanding the legal process of an event lawsuit (Club College/RD CEC)- Stan Wellman, Esq.
  • Your Race Announcer is THE Voice of Your Event (RD CEC)- Creigh Kelley
  • Understanding Music Licensing for Clubs & Events (Club College/RD CEC) - BMI

2:15 - 3:30 PM
  • Assessing Health & Fitness of Clients and Program Participants (Coaching CEC) - Mark Cuccuzzella, MD
  • Using Signage to Elevate the Race Experience for Participants - Mike Plant
  • Using Technology to Effectively Lead Your Running Club - Lou King
  • Lessons Learned from the Racing Social Revolution - Presented by Ragnar Relays

3:30 - 4:30 PM
​Expo Time
4:30 - 5:00 PM
6:00 - 9:00 PM
Buses load - head to DC for Friday Happy "Hour" at the National Building Museum
Friday Happy "Hour" at the National Building Museum
Lite faire and adult beverage provided in a private function room.  Grab some food and a beer and pick-up your packet if running the 10 mile or 5K.  This is the ONLY chance to get your packet!  We will not bring packets to the host hotel in Arlington.  Feel free to wander the Credit Union Cherry Blossom Expo, beverage in hand, and play expo bingo.  Consider dining in DC after the happy hour. 

8:00 - 9:00 PM
Buses return to the Double Tree
Buses will return to the Double Tree in Crystal City starting around 8:00.  The last bus will leave the National Building Museum at 9:00 PM.  If you miss the bus, don't worry, you can easily cab, Uber, or Metro back to Crystal City.

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