NCR Trail Marathon Silver Anniversary This Saturday


NCR Trail Marathon Silver Anniversary Saturday

With the arrival of Thanksgiving weekend comes the Silver Anniversary of our signature event, the NCR Trail Marathon and Two Person Relay and Inaugural Rails to Trails 8K, on Saturday, November 29.  The races kick-off at 8:30 a.m. for the Marathon and Relay and 8:45 a.m. for the 8K.  All activities begin and end at Sparks Elementary School

The Relay is full and online registration for the Marathon and 8K are closed.  You may still register for the Marathon and Relay at packet pick-up and on race day.  Packet pick-up is today, Wednesday, November 26 at Charm City Run at 2045 York Road in Timonium from 1:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. and on Friday at the same location from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and on race day starting at 7:00 a.m.

Full details can be found on the Marathon website here.   ______________________________________

General Membership Meeting Coming December 10 - All Invited

The BRRC General Membership Meeting will be held Wednesday, December 10 at Loch Raven High School, with pizza arriving at 6:30 and the meeting convening at 7:00 p.m. 

We will present Grand Prix Series Awards, recognize our Race Directors, and conduct our election for 2015 Officers and Directors.  If you have an order of business you would like us to consider at the meeting, please let us know. 

ALL members are welcome and encouraged to attend the meeting.  We look forward to seeing you there. 

Grand Prix Series Standings Complete

The Grand Prix Series wrapped up in November with the running of the GPS Cross Country Race, this year held at Jerusalem Mill.  Race results can be found here

With the completion of that race, the GPS Standings have been finalized.  Final Standings are available hereGPS Rules can be found on this page.  We thank all the members who participated in the Series and who volunteered throughout the year at our many events. 

We look forward to recognizing all of the volunteers at the upcoming General Membership Meeting

Chase the Geezers Attracts Runners

This year's Chase the Geezers race attracted the most runners it has in many years, with 53 participants finishing the race.  This unique event, which is age and gender graded, provides a fun opportunity to spend a race chasing down those in front of you. 

Serge Arbona won the race, followed by Maureen Hall and Howard Dreizen.  Full results can be found here.  Thanks to all for participating.

Happy Thanksgiving From BRRC

We all love Thanksgiving for its focus on family, food, and football.  But it also provides us a chance to look at the pleasures that life brings us and to give thanks.  BRRC wishes you a Happy and Healthy Thanksgiving and says "Thank You" for being part of our running family.



Dec 2014

07 Masters 5K and Holiday Social
10 General Membership Meeting & Elections



Race Results

Chase the Geezers November 16, 2014
5 M | Loch Raven Reservoir
GPS Cross Country Race November 2, 2014
3 Miles | Jerusalem Mill
NCR GPS Half Marathon September 28, 2014
13.1 Miles | NCR Trail - Sparks
35th Annual Executive Stampede September 14, 2014
5 K | Executive Plaza, Hunt Valley

Membership Renewal Begins Dec 1

Beginning in 2014, BRRC converted to a calendar year membership.  All membership renewals for next year will have an effective date of January 1, 2015.

We will open the renewal process beginning December 1.  Members will have the opportunity to renew, and be eligible for next year's Grand Prix Series, until January 31, 2015.

Watch for an announcement of the opening of the renewal period.  In addition, an email reminder will be sent on or around December 1.  We thank you in advance for your cooperation as we begin this process.

Quote of the Month

"The music of a marathon is a powerful strain, one of those tunes of glory. It asks us to forsake pleasures, to discipline the body, to find courage, to renew faith and to become one's own person, utterly and completely."
Dr. George Sheehan

Seeking Volunteers

We are seeking members to volunteer with events in 2014.  There are opportunities for directing races, assisting with races, and helping with club administration.  Our strength as a Club is dependent on the commitment of our volunteers.  Please let us know that you would like to help.

About BRRC

The Baltimore Road Runners Club was founded in 1971 by Les Kinion to promote running for both the recreational and the competitive runner.   The BRRC is a 501 (c)(3) charitable organization sanctioned by the Road Runners Club of America (RRCA).

Our current membership includes runners of all abilities and ages who can enjoy our events on the road, track or trails.  Whether your goal is to run a marathon or to get into shape, you will find other club members who share your interests.  We offer programs and opportunities for the newcomers to the experienced.   

As an active member of the Baltimore Road Runners Club you will enjoy the benefits of our organized training programs, sponsored races, social outings, and volunteer opportunities. There are plenty of fun and exciting activities scheduled throughout the year.

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Baltimore, MD 21284
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