RRCA Awards

RRCA Announces 2023 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 2023 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 Luncheon and Ceremony on May 4, 2024 in Costa Mesa, California.

Browning Ross Spirit of the RRCA

BARRY MORRILL
LA Leggers
Torrance, CA

Outstanding Club President of the Year

SHELLY COLLINS
Peachtree City Running Club
Peachtree City, GA

Outstanding RRCA Representative

GRATTAN GARBEE
Virginia Rep

Outstanding Volunteer of the Year

GLENDA MUIRHEAD

Albuquerque Road Runners Club
Albuquerque, NM

Outstanding Beginning Running Program

DAVID FULLER
San Antonio RoadRunners Club
Richmond, TX

Outstanding Youth Running Program

KIDS RUN THE OC
Costa Mesa, CA

Road Runners of the Year

CONNER MANTZ, Open Male

 JENNY HITCHINGS, Open Female

GENE DYKES, Male Master

JEANNIE RICE, Female Master

ZACHARY FRIEDLEY, Adaptive Athlete

Communications Excellence

TWIN CITIES IN MOTION

St. Paul, MN

Excellence in Running Journalism

ALISON WADE

Fast Women Newsletter

Road Race of the Year

CREDIT UNION CHERRY BLOSSOM TEN MILE RUN

Washington, DC

Phil Stewart, Race Director

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