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Featured Web Site: Road Runners Club of America

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I discovered the Road Runners Club of America by accident when Googling “race etiquette” They had a pdf file on the topic and so much more.”

The Road Runners Club of America is the national association of running clubs, running events, and runners dedicated to promoting long distance running as a competitive sport and as healthful exercise. RRCA’s mission is to represent and promote the common interest of its member clubs, events, and individual runners through education, leadership, programs and other services.

  • Looking for more details about RRCA? Select one of these links from the menu bar.
  • Looking for a club in your new location? Select Clubs and click the state you live in for a list of registered running clubs.
  • Looking for a race? Select Calendars. Then select the state to find events in that area.
  • Coaches works the same way. To find a registered coach in your area simply click the state you live in.
  • Services covers a number of topics from insurance to fundraising.
  • They offer programs from coaching to kids running.
  • Under “Running” find have tools and information for beginners, children and adults.
  • “Rescources” contains items from managements to subscription.
  • Finally, there’s “shop.” Now who couldn’t use a little retail therapy.

My favorite area is articles. Here they have information, tips and humor. Below are a few of the ones I read.

Humor

Training

We are always looking for Web sites with great advice, tips and information for our readers or a blogger with an interesting story to tell. If you’ve got a Web site or blog you would like to see featured, leave a comment with the details.

About Dawn - Pink Chick

For several years the only running I did was to run the annual 10k race in the spring. I got my best time when I ran hungover on only a few hours sleep. Finally one year I decided maybe I should really pick up running again on a regular basis and attended a running clinic. After finishing the 10k that year I continued to train and ran my first half marathon. That was in 2002. Later in 2002 I moved to Calgary where my running friends nick-named me Pink Lady, Pinko, Pinky and finally Pink Chick simply because I almost always wore pink when I ran. Truth be known I wear it almost all the time. I ran, well mostly walked, my first marathon in 2003. Since then I've run a ton of shorter 5/10k races, 9 half marathons and I added a second marathon in 2007 when I ran the San Diego RnR Marathon. Today I still run. I'm slow but I'm still out there and lovin' it. Someday I hope to join the Triathlon world.



One Comment
  1. thodarumm on February 23rd at 4:46 pm

    LOL..
    I only had time to read the Spit story and it made me smile. WIll come back for the rest. 🙂

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