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 to celebrate the RRCA National Running Award recipients at the upcoming RRCA National Running Awards Breakfast and Ceremony on March 19, 2022 in Orlando, Florida.

Browning Ross Spirit of the RRCA

GOODY TYLER

RRCA Past Board Member

Nags Head, NC

Outstanding Club President of the Year

THOMAS HICKS

Tidewater Striders

Virginia Beach, VA

Outstanding RRCA State Representative

MICKIE SANDERS-JAUQUET

New York State Rep

Outstanding Volunteer of the Year

JASON ARMITAGE

Spa Pacers

Hot Springs, AR

Outstanding Beginning Running Program

DOMINIQUE SABBS

Chicago Area Runners Association

Chicago, IL

Outstanding Youth Running Program

RUNNING FOR A BETTER OAKLAND

Oakland, CA

Road Runners of the Year

ABBABIYA SIMBASSA, Open Male

MOLLY SEIDEL, Open Female

ABDI ABDIRAHMAN, Male Master

SHALANE FLANAGAN, Female Master

SUSANNAH SCARONI, Challenged Athlete

Communications Excellence

FREDERICK STEEPLECHASERS

Frederick, MD

Excellence in Running Journalism

DAVID & JANE MONTI

Race Results Weekly

Road Race of the Year

GLASS CITY MARATHON

Toledo, OH

Toledo Roadrunners Club

Clint McCormick, Race Director