RRCA Mission

The RRCA champions the development and success of community-based running organizations that empower all people to participate in the sport of running in pursuit of enjoyment, health, well-being and competition.

RRCA Vision:

RRCA’s vision is to see organized running clubs and events established in every community in the U.S.

RRCA Values

  • All runners and their safety
  • Diversity in the sport and an enjoyable atmosphere for all
  • Fair competition, no cheating, anti-doping compliance, and respect by participants for race and club rules and policies.
  • Positive relations with members, volunteers, donors, and sponsors
  • Best practices in organizational governance and management

RRCA Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

The RRCA Board of Directors and its employees hold the organization accountable for its on-going commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) as follows:

Furthermore, organization members of the RRCA must promote equitable opportunities to membership and event participation and may not discriminate based on characteristics protected by local, state, or federal law.  All RRCA members are strongly encouraged to adopt the RRCA’s recommend member code of conduct and enforce the code within their organizations.

* The RRCA uses the term “running” to encompass the broad spectrum of  term running, including competitive running, jogging, fitness walking, race walking, and adaptive chair fitness/racing on roads, trails, and tracks.

A note about photos on the site: photos are provided by RRCA members and supporters, including our homepage image from Montgomery County Road Runners Club.  We are thankful to our many members that have contributed images that highlight the diversity of our sport from around the country.

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