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RRCA Championship Event Series

Since 1958, the RRCA has awarded championship events through a competitive bidding process at the National, Regional, and State level to RRCA member clubs and events to promote the sport of distance running.  The RRCA Championship Event Series is the largest grassroots organized running series in the US, attracting over 320,000 runners each year.  The goal of the RRCA Championship Event Series is to shine a spotlight on well-run events and to award top performing runners in the open, masters (40+), grand masters (50+), and senior grand masters (60+) categories for both men and women.

Upcoming National Championships

Mississippi Blues Marathon

Jackson, MS - January 10, 2015

Presidio 10 Miler

San Francisco, CA - April 12, 2015

Hy Vee Road Races 5K

Des Moines, IA - April 26, 2015

Go! Mile

North Little Rock, AK - June 14, 2015

News and Sentinel Half Marathon

Parkersburg, WV - August 15, 2015

Marine Corps Marathon 10K

Washington, DC - October 25, 2015

Nashville Ultra Marathon

Nashville, TN - October 31, 2015

Upcoming Regional-Central Championships

The Memorial Mile

Boardman, OH - February 21, 2015

Frosty 14 XC

Caesar's Creek State Park, OH - February 21, 2015

Saint Patrick’s Parade Corktown Races 5K

Detroit, MI - March 15, 2015

Lincoln Presidential Half Marathon

Springfield, IL - April 04, 2015

Ice Age Trail 50 Miler

LaGrange, WI - May 09, 2015

County Line Orchard 10 Miler

Hobart, IN - May 17, 2015

Milwaukee Lakefront Marathon

Milwaukee, WI - October 04, 2015

Upcoming Regional-Eastern Championships

Alexandria Running Festival Half Marathon

Alexandria, VA - May 24, 2015

The College Avenue Mile

New Brunswick, NJ - June 06, 2015

Crowley Brothers’ Memorial Road Races 10K

Rutland, VT - June 14, 2015

Kicks for Kids 5K

Parkersburg, WV - July 25, 2015

Oley Valley Country Classic 10 Miler

Oley, PA - November 01, 2015

Brooklyn Marathon

Brooklyn, NY - November 15, 2015

Seashore Nature Trail 50K

Virginia Beach, VA - December 19, 2015

Upcoming Regional-Southern Championships

Scenic City Half Marathon

Chattanooga, TN - February 28, 2015

Rocket Mile

Rocky Mount, NC - May 03, 2015

Woodstock 5K

Anniston, AL - August 01, 2015

Toughest 10K Kemah

Kemah, TX - September 19, 2015

Peachtree City Classic 15K

Peachtree City, GA - October 17, 2015

Run for the Water 10 Miler

Austin, TX - October 25, 2015

Space Coast Marathon

Melbourne, FL - November 29, 2015

Upcoming Regional-Western Championships

37th Annual Winter Running Series 10K

Magna, UT - February 14, 2015

Napa Valley Marathon

Napa, CA - March 01, 2015

Greenland Trail Races Ultra

Larkspur, CO - May 02, 2015

TMC Meet Me Downtown 5k Night Run and Walk

Tucson, AZ - May 30, 2015

Sundae Sunday 10 Miler

Spokane, WA - September 13, 2015

Duke City Half Marathon

Albuquerque, NM - October 18, 2015

Upcoming State Championships

Hot to Trot 5K

Knoxville, TN - November 27, 2014

30A 10K

Panama City, FL - November 27, 2014

Run Turkey Run

Billings, MT - November 27, 2014

Kaiser Realty Coastal Half-Marathon

Orange Beach, AL - November 29, 2014

NCR Marathon

Sparks, MD - November 29, 2014

Space Coast Marathon

Melbourne, FL - November 30, 2014

S.A.M.‘s 5K

Honolulu, HI - December 07, 2014

OTHTC High Desert Ultra 50K & 30K Trail Run

Ridgecrest, CA - December 07, 2014

Carpet Capital 10 Miler

Dalton, GA - December 13, 2014

5Ks of Christmas

Carmel, IN - December 20, 2014

Ole Man River Half Marathon

New Orleans, LA - December 20, 2014

Seashore 50K

Virginia Beach, VA - December 21, 2014

Manatee River Run 5 Miler

Bradenton, FL - December 27, 2014

Mount Vernon Park 5K

Alexandria, VA - December 27, 2014

RRCA Database of Champions

In 2007, the RRCA began the task of maintaining a database of RRCA Champions for our National Championship events. The RRCA Regional and State Champions are also maintained in this database which is updated on a voluntary basis by the RRCA State Reps. Our goal is to continue to build a database of RRCA Champions to highlight running as a competitive sport. If you are a recent RRCA Champion and your name is not listed, and you would like to be included in this database, please contact your local State Rep to ensure your RRCA Championship event is recorded.

We invite you to review the most recent accomplishments of the RRCA Champions.

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