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Ted Corbitt

Ted Corbitt: First Known Streak Runner in the World

By Steve DeBoer for the USRSA Ted Corbitt (January 31, 1919 – December 12, 2007) was an American long-distance runner in the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s. He has been called “the father of long distance running.” He was an ultramarathon pioneer, helping to revive interest in the sport in the United States in the 1960s and 1970s.  Corbitt also developed …

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RRCA Accepting Bids for 2023 National Championship Events

Designation will be granted to top races ranging from 1 mile to Ultra Arlington, VA – The RRCA Championship Event Series is the largest grassroots-organized running series in the U.S. with over 200 races participating that attract nearly 300,000 participants. RRCA Championship Events are designated annually at the State, Regional, and National level through a …

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RRCA Accepting Applications for 2022 RunPro Camp

Interactive camp to be hosted in Arlington, Virginia, July 28-30, provides tools and resources for recent post-collegiate runners to pursue a professional running career. Arlington, VA – RunPro Camp, designed to help educate and inform distance runners interested in pursuing a professional running career after college, is now accepting applications. The 2022 RunPro Camp will …

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Board Candidates

2022 RRCA Annual Membership Meeting Notice & Board Elections

The RRCA Board Development Committee selects the following individuals to be represented on the slate of the 2022 Road Runners Club of America board of director’s elections:  President – George Rehmet (incumbent) Treasurer – Barb Jewell, CPA (incumbent) Eastern Region Director – Mickie Sanders-Jauqet (new) Central Region Director – Bonnie Sexton (new) At-Large Director – …

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RRCA Awards

RRCA Announces 2021 National Running Award Recipients

Arlington, VA – Since 1971, the RRCA has honored the service and dedication of outstanding leaders in the running community.  These individuals and organizations made significant contributions to the sport in 2021 by overseeing a return to in-person events, keeping runners engaged and motivated, and by having outstanding individual performances in races. We are delighted …

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Mikah Meyer Announced as the Saturday Keynote Speaker for RRCA Convention

Ever fantasized about quitting your job and traveling to all the National Parks? That’s exactly what Mikah Meyer did nonstop from 2016 – 2019, to all 400+ sites in America’s National Park System. But it wasn’t just to Eat. Pray. Love. across public lands. As the road trip revealed more than just the splendor of …

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Amazon Web Service Disruption Impacting RRCA

Amazon Web Services (AWS), our cloud data center, is experiencing widespread disruption of critical services we depend on. MemberSuite (our database company) and many other businesses are experiencing issues until the AWS disruptions are resolved. We are monitoring the situation and will update you when our status changes. Read more about this issues >>

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