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.
Over 1,200 are already registered for the 10K. This running-in-Richmond tradition regularly sells out its limit of 1,600 participants.
Thinking 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.
Sunday, October 13 - A slate of nominees was presented at the club's Oct. 9 board meeting. Twenty board positions are at stake, and five officer positions: President, Vice President-Operations, Vice President-Communications/Marketing, Secretary and Treasurer. The final chance for nominations will be at the Nov. 13 board meeting, when nominations can be made from the floor. Elections will be held at RRRC's Dec. 11 board meeting and social at Basic City Beer Co..
The following members are on the slate of nominees. You can view their Statements of Interest.
Board of Directors
If you have any questions about the nominations or election process, please contact Ed Kelleher, Chairman, Election and Nominations Committee at
October 17, 2019 - CONGRATULATIONS to the 18 volunteers who were selected at random to receive a gift card as a small token of RRRC’s thanks for their volunteer service at Club races during the 3rd quarter of 2019.
11/16 (Saturday) @ Pole Green Park, Mechanicsville - The NIRCA Cross Country Open 6K is an annual race that precedes the National Intercollegiate Running Club Association National Championships. The NIRCA Open 6K is open to the public. Use coupon code RVARunners for 50% OFF the registration fee through 11/14. Stay around afterwards and watch the premier race in collegiate club running. For more information or to sign up, visit https://runsignup.com/Race/VA/Mechanicsville/NIRCAOpen6K.
Races without at coupon code listed will check your club membership during the race registration process.
11/14 & 11/15 (Thursday & Friday) - RRRC Booth at Richmond Marathon Expo - Need at least 1 more volunteer for Friday 7-9 PM
11/20 (Wednesday, 6:30 AM) - Contract Event - Capitol Run - Group run needs a few volunteers at start/finish and as course marshals
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
1/11 (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!