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RRCA Announces its 2019 Hall of Fame Inductees & 2018 National Running Award Recipients

02/11/2019
Arlington, VA - Since 1971, the RRCA has honored dedicated individuals for their outstanding service to the RRCA and the sport of distance running.  We are delighted to announce the 2019 RRCA Distance Running Hall of Fame Inductees and the 2018 National Running Award recipients. The outstanding contributors to our sport will be honored at the upcoming RRCA National Running Awards Banquet and Ceremony on March 30, 2019 in New Orleans, Louisiana.  We encourage all RRCA members to join us for this event to celebrate these contributors to the running community.   Learn more about all of our award winners.

RRCA DISTANCE RUNNING HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES

NANCY DITZ MOSBACHER
OSCAR MOORE
JOAN ULLYOT

Browning Ross Spirit of the RRCA

BETSY BOUDREAUX
Bestbank Track Club – Gretna, LA

Outstanding Club President of the Year

JIM GRAHAM
Traverse City Track Club – Suttons Bay, MI

Outstanding RRCA State Representative

LEE GREB
Texas – South State Rep

DOUG PITCHFORD
Illinois State Rep

Outstanding Volunteer of the Year

ALICE CHIN
Alpine Runners – Lake Zurich, IL

Outstanding Beginning Running Program

TRISHA SWANSON
Reason to Run – Portland, OR

Outstanding Youth Running Program

YOUth FIT
Shreveport, LA

Outstanding Challenged Athlete of the Year

MARKO CHESETO
Groveland, FL

Road Runners of the Year

SAM CHELANGA, Open Male
DESIREE LINDEN Open Female
JEAN POMMIER, Male Master

JENNY HITCHINGS, Female Master

Communications Excellence

NEW ORLEANS TRACK CLUB
New Orleans, LA

Excellence in Running Journalism

JOHN STIFLER
Sugarloaf Mountain Athletic Club – Florence, MA

RRCA Road Race of the YEar

TOUGHEST 10K KEMAH
Running Alliance Sport – Kemah, TX

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