May Happy Hour and Snowball Series Award Ceremony

Mark your calendars everyone.  We will have a DCRRC Happy Hour gathering on Thursday May 21 at Ireland's Four Courts starting at 6:30PM.  Come share your latest running and racing stories and help celebrate our Snowball Series participants and winners. As always the club will provide food to go with Four Courts finest beverages.  More details coming later.  


GW Parkway 10M Race - We need your help!

Volunteers unite! We need your help. The DCRRC is manning a water stop at the upcoming GW Parkway Classic 10M race on April 26. We need volunteers.Please consider helping as the GW Parkway race is huge to running in our community.  This is also a great last shot at volunteer credit for the just ended Snowball Series. If you can help, please contact Elizabeth at and thank you very much.


Snowball Series Standings after all Races


2014-2015 Snowball Series standings are updated after all 7 races.  Series standings can be found at this link:

2014-2015 Snowball Racing Series Standings

Congratulations to those of you that have already won or placed in the top 3.  Special congratulations to our Iron Men and Women who ran all races and earned the first ever Snowball Series Jacket: Christine Westcott, Eunja Rau, Cindy Cohen, Elizabeth Humphrey, Miguel Cuya, Kam Yee, Josh Hamlin, Scott Sanger, Keith Campbell and Ken Krehbiel.

There are still opportunities to volunteer and there are several people that could place in the series if they volunteer.  Volunteers are needed for SLR drinks for the remainder of April.  Contact Mike Tosto at  Volunteers are needed for the GW Parkway 10 Mile Race on April 26.  Contact Elizabeth Humphrey at April 26 is the last opportunity to volunteer.  The standings will be finalized after that.  

As always, please review the rules for the series.  Contact Rich with any corrections or questions.  


Upcoming Training Programs

Mark your calendars! DCRRC is excited for the following upcoming training programs:

Spring 10K Program: Targeting the Capitol Hill Classic 10K in May, the Spring 10K Program begins on Saturday, April 4 at 8:00 a.m. out of Georgetown Running Company. Runners of all abilities are welcome. The cost of the program is $35. On-line registration is now open, but also feel free to sign up after the first day. Email with questions.

Summer Training Jump Start Program: This FREE informal program is intended to gear runners up for either our Fall Marathon Training Program or Army Ten-Miler/Half Marathon Programs. The group will start meeting in Georgetown on Saturday, May 2 at 8:00 a.m. until the start of the Fall Marathon Training Program (see below). Additional details will be posted in April, and there is no need to sign up!

Fall Marathon Training Program: The Fall Marathon Training Program is an 18-week program geared towards Marine Corps Marathon (or any fall marathon of your choosing). The program begins on Saturday, June 27. More details on cost and registration will be posted in April!

Army Ten-Miler and Half Marathon Training Program: The Army-Ten Miler Program and Half Marathon Training Programs begin on Saturday, July 11. The program is geared towards the Army-Ten Miler or Woodrow Wilson Half Marathon. More details on cost and registration will be posted in April!

Beginner Running Program: Coming this summer is DCRRC version of the “Couch to 5K” program. This will initially start as a run/walk program and gradually build to running a 5K. This program is great for people that want to start running OR that may have been out of running for a bit. This is a FUN group and all ages (minors must be accompanied by an adult) are welcome. The program is geared to start in July, and additional details and registration will be posted in May!

Please email for questions on any of the programs!


Upcoming Events

St. Anselm's 5K Run & Walk
Sat, Apr 25th, 2015, @10:00am
Vienna Elementary 5K
Sun, Apr 26th, 2015, @8:00am
5th Annual Metropolitan Branch 5K
Sat, May 2nd, 2015, @8:00am
Friends of Montessori Education 5k & 1 Mile Fun Run
Sun, May 3rd, 2015, @8:00am
Board Meeting
Mon, May 11th, 2015, @7:00pm
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The DC Road Runners Club is a member of the Road Runners Club of America and is also affiliated with USA Track & Field. We provide a year-round schedule of running events that offer everyone a chance to participate regardless of age, gender, or athletic ability.