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Wegmans Turkey Trot 10K is FULL

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You can still enjoy the race (without running it) by volunteering!

We really need some more course marshals.

CLICK HERE TO VOLUNTEER

(and you get a race shirt)

 

Spaces are still available for the Kids Run.

Join Richmond Road Runners Club
and the race's sponsor Wegmans on Thanksgiving morning for the 42nd running of Richmond's Turkey Trot 10K. You can enjoy either a challenging 10K road race or a fun (but still hilly) easy run around the University of Richmond and its neighborhoods. There is also a free kids run. 

This running-in-Richmond tradition regularly sells out its limit of 1,600 participants.

Plan ahead for those winter long runs!

ImageThinking about your winter training? Join the Richmond Road Runners Club's Winter Intermediate Marathon and Half Marathon Training! Richmond's premier winter training program offers training for:

The Shamrock Training starts on Saturday, December 7 and the Boston Marathon Training begins on Saturday, January 4. All training runs will start from the Lucky Road Run Shop: meet at 7:15 AM, start the long run at 7:30 AM.

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Latest issue of Miles & Minutes


ImageCLICK HERE to open the latest issue of Miles & Minutes

On the cover: RRRC’s Kirk Millikan poses with his official Guinness World Records certificate for running the fastest marathon while wearing a full and original lederhosen outfit. On Sept. 29, 2019, Millikan completed the Berlin Marathon in 3:15:10 while wearing lederhosen throughout the whole race. Photo courtesy of Kirk Millikan.


Contents 

President’s Message
Foot Notes: Musculoskeletal Imbalances
Feature: Meet the 2019 College Scholarship Recipients
Feature: An Octoberfest to Remember
Feature: From the Archives
Club News
Merchant Discounts
Group Runs

Got a story to share? Submit it to Miles & Minutes for an upcoming issue! Please keep article submissions to under 1,000 words. Don't forget, your written submission will earn you 2 points toward the 2020 Grand Prix!  If you're interested or have any questions, please contact Mark O'Brien at milesandminutes@rrrc.org. The submission deadline for the next issue is February 26, 2020.


Club elections are on the horizon - check out the nominees

ImageWednesday, November 13 - The final slate of nominees was presented at the club's Nov. 13 board meeting. Twenty board positions are at stake, and five officer positions: President, Vice President-Operations, Vice President-Communications/Marketing, Secretary and Treasurer.

Elections will be held at RRRC's Dec. 11 board meeting and social at Basic City Beer Co..
You'll be getting information about the election process very soon.

The following members are on the slate of nominees. You can view their Statements of Interest

Officers

  • President - Nikkia Young
  • VP-Operations - Crystal Koch
  • VP-Communications/Marketing - Jennifer Perrin
  • Treasurer - Ralph Gibbs
  • Secretary - Victoria Hauser

Board of Directors

  • Megan Alper (Novak)
  • Mike Bender
  • Amy Black
  • Farleigh Fitzgerald
  • Joe Flynn
  • Mara George
  • Marcy George
  • Michael George
  • Mike Gholson
  • Mary Beth Hall
  • Shawn Lafland
  • Mike Levins
  • Chris Mason
  • Allison May
  • Kirk Millikan
  • Eric Nachman
  • Jim Oddono
  • Rosie Schutte
  • Suzi Silverstein
  • Katherine Zampolin 

If you have any questions about the nominations or election process, please contact Ed Kelleher, Chairman, Election and Nominations Committee at nomination@rrrc.org.  

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Race & Event Volunteers Needed

11/28 (Thanksgiving morning) - Wegmans Turkey Trot 10K - All Positions

12/7 (Saturday morning) - Contract Race - Jingle Bell Run 5K - Finish line only *

12/8 (Sunday morning) - RRRC Bear Creek 10 Mile Trail Run - Most Positions - Earn 3 Grand Prix volunteer points on race day

12/15 (Sunday afternoon) - RRRC Toy Run 5K, presented by Primrose Schools of Richmond - All Positions

12/21 - 4/4 (Saturday mornings) - RRRC Winter Marathon Training - SAG Volunteers (1-3 needed each week) - Earn 1 Grand Prix contract volunteer point

1/1 - (Wednesday) - RRRC First Day 5K - All Positions

1/11 (Saturday morning) - Contract Race - megsmiles 5K for the Journey - Finish line only

1/19 (Sunday morning) - RRRC Frostbite 15K, presented by Good Run Research & Recreation - All Positions - Earn 2 Grand Prix volunteer points on race day

2/16 (Sunday morning) - RRRC Sweetheart 8, presented by TowneBank - All Positions

* Online sign-up is closed, but you can still show up and volunteer. Please make sure to sign the volunteer check-in sheet!


RRRC Store

ImageBLACK RUNDAY & CYBER RUNDAY SPECIAL

Use code SHIPFREE at checkout for free shipping on entire order!

IN STOCK
 with the new club logo
- HeadSweats visors 
- UltraSport SeatShield Car Seat Covers
- Racetrackers Dri-run Two Vent Running Cap
- 40th Anniversary Sweatshirts

The Store also has technical race shirts and tanks (now only $8.00) and Polar Bottles® (now only $8.00).

CHECK OUT THE STORE!