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About RRRC


What are we?
Richmond Road Runners Club's mission is to support running, walking, and healthy lifestyles in the Richmond, Virginia, region. We do this by sponsoring races in our area, helping other organizations put on races, coaching training teams, supporting kids' running programs, supporting a variety of group runs, and awarding academic scholarships to college-bound runner athletes.

Who are we?
The Richmond Road Runners Club embodies a community passionate about running and walking. We thrive on the social aspect of exercise, occasionally spicing it up with friendly competition, whether against ourselves, others, or both. RRRC warmly welcomes individuals of all ages and abilities. As a 501(c)3 non-profit organization affiliated with the Road Runners Club of America, RRRC is dedicated to promoting health and fitness within our community.

The Richmond Road Runners Club is a dynamic community of running and walking enthusiasts who enjoy social exercise and occasional friendly competition. Open to all ages and abilities, RRRC is operated entirely by volunteers and sponsors nearly 20 races annually, ranging from 3 miles to half marathons. With a diverse membership of approximately 2,500 individuals, including seasoned runners and newcomers alike, RRRC stands as one of the largest running clubs in the United States.

The Richmond Road Runners Club is more than just a running group. We are a dedicated non-profit organization committed to promoting health and fitness in our community, relying on the generosity and support of individuals like you. Our mission is to ensure that every individual, regardless of age or ability, has access to the benefits of running and walking. We believe in the power of community collaboration to drive positive change and transform lives.
The RRRC mission is at the core of everything we do. Within our club, members find not just a place to exercise, but a supportive community and the resources they need to thrive. Beyond our regular activities, we extend our outreach with empathy and care, serving our neighbors with respect and compassion. This work is our passion and defines who we are as an organization.

By supporting the Richmond Road Runners Club, you contribute to our mission of ensuring that everyone in our community, regardless of their situation or fitness level, can access the transformative programs we offer. Your generosity enables us to address the pressing issues facing our region, such as:

Richmond Road Runners Club College Scholarship Program
The Richmond Road Runners Club (RRRC) proudly announces its scholarship program for Richmond-area high school seniors engaged in running or running-related activities. As a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting running for its positive physical and mental health benefits, RRRC is committed to supporting the next generation of runners. In 2024, RRRC will award up to three (3) $3,000 scholarships to students who have demonstrated a commitment to the running community and embody the values of running as a healthy lifestyle.

Grants Program
The Richmond Road Runners Club (RRRC) welcomes applications from not-for-profit organizations dedicated to promoting progress and vitality in the greater Richmond area. Grant requests should align with RRRC's mission and the Club's ACE initiative.

ACE Initiative
Access: Providing inclusive community programs for new runners and ensuring accessibility for all who wish to participate.
Connection: Inviting various groups across Greater Richmond to engage with our events and meetings, fostering mutual sharing and membership.
Experience: Cultivating an environment of respect and celebration for all participants, regardless of pace, throughout our events.

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