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RRCA Announces 2021 National Running Award Recipients

January 26, 2022

Arlington, VA /ENDURANCE SPORTSWIRE/ – Since 1971, the RRCA has honored the service and dedication of outstanding leaders in the running community.  These individuals and organizations made significant contributions to the sport in 2021 by overseeing a return to in-person events, keeping runners engaged and motivated, and by having outstanding individual performances in races.

We are delighted to celebrate the RRCA National Running Award recipients at the upcoming RRCA National Running Awards Breakfast and Ceremony on March 19, 2022 in Orlando, Florida.

Browning Ross Spirit of the RRCA
GOODY TYLER
RRCA Past Board Member
Nags Head, NC

Outstanding Club President of the Year
THOMAS HICKS
Tidewater Striders
Virginia Beach, VA

Outstanding RRCA State Representative
MICKIE SANDERS-JAUQUET
New York State Rep

Outstanding Volunteer of the Year
JASON ARMITAGE
Spa Pacers
Hot Springs, AR

Outstanding Beginning Running Program
DOMINIQUE SABBS
Chicago Area Runners Association
Chicago, IL

Outstanding Youth Running Program
RUNNING FOR A BETTER OAKLAND
Oakland, CA

Road Runners of the Year

ABBABIYA SIMBASSA, Open Male
MOLLY SEIDEL, Open Female
ABDI ABDIRAHMAN, Male Master
SHALANE FLANAGAN, Female Master
SUSANNAH SCARONI, Challenged Athlete

Communications Excellence
FREDERICK STEEPLECHASERS
Frederick, MD

Excellence in Running Journalism
DAVID & JANE MONTI
Race Results Weekly

Road Race of the Year
GLASS CITY MARATHON
Toledo, OH
Clint McCormick, Race Director