- April 18, 2012 - With April being National Volunteer Month, the Road Runners Club of America (RRCA
), the oldest and largest distance running organization in the United States, is pleased to highlight Mary Zemansky, our 2011 Outstanding Volunteer of the Year Award
This award is given in memory of Rod Steele, who served as DC Road Runners Club President in 1974. The award memorializes his contributions to the sport of running as a volunteer and a supporter of the RRCA.
Zemansky, of Michigan City, Indiana, received the award at the 54th Annual RRCA Convention this past March in Memphis, Tennessee. She is the outgoing Competitive Race Series Chair and Board Member of the http://www.rrca.org/services/national-running-awards/
The mission of the RRCA is to promote the development and growth of running clubs and running events throughout the country and to support the common interests of runners of all abilities during all stages in life. Through the RRCA, we provide a national infrastructure for the development of adult and youth running clubs and events that have boomed into a robust sporting activity.