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RRCA Welcomes New State Reps for CA, CO & NM
Western Region Direct David Epstein has appointed three new RRCA State Representatives.
NEW MEXICO - John Farrow has been appointed as RRCA State Representative for New Mexico. A former NM State Rep and RRCA Board Member (At-Large Director from 2002 to 2007), John is a member of Albuquerque Road Runners and writes a column for its newsletter (a skill for which he has been recognized through an RRCA national journalism award). He currently sits on the Board of Directors of Albuquerque’s Duke City Marathon (a RRCA event member club). John brings a wealth of RRCA knowledge and experience to the State Rep team.
Photo: John Farrow center with Jean Knaack and IL State Rep Beth Onines
SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA - Jackie Britton has been appointed State Representative for Southern California. Jackie is a 10-year member of the LA Leggers (Los Angeles) and is currently serving her second term on its Board of Directors. She has run 25 marathons and helps other prospective marathoners as a mentor and pace leader for seven years. Jackie served on the Leggers’ Training Committee, performing tasks such as planning the club training schedule, route, start times and mentor appreciation breakfast. She has volunteered at several club events and actively participates in various Run Club Programs.
Photo: Jackie Britton
COLORADO - Alamosa, Colorado native Tim Steffens has been appointed State Representative for Colorado. Tim started running in 2001 and has served on the Board of Directors of his home club, the Pikes Peak Road Runners (Colorado Springs) since 2007. Tim heads up a monthly trail clean-up project in the area that is directly affiliated with PPRR and serves on PPRR’s newsletter committee. He directs the Tortoise and Hare handicap 5-K race, which received national attention in the 2010 April addition of Runner’s World. In 2009, Tim was the Race Director for the American Discovery Trail Marathon Relay. Tim has completed a total of seven marathons over the last four years, including the Catalina Marathon (2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010), Pikes Peak Marathon (2007 and 2009), and the ADT Marathon in 2007 (in which he ran as a 4:30 pacer). He has also completed the Pikes Peak Ascent in 2004, 2005, 2006 and 2008.
Photo: Tim Steffens
Learn more about the RRCA State Representatives