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RRCA Announces 2022 National Running Award Recipients

January 25, 2023

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 2022 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 25, 2023 in Chicago, Illinois.

Browning Ross Spirit of the RRCA

JEAN ARTHUR

RRCA Past Board Member

Silver Spring, MD

Outstanding Club President of the Year

MICHELLE SLEDGE

Chattanooga Track Club

Chattanooga, TN

Outstanding RRCA State Representative

SCOTT FISKE

Michigan State Rep

Outstanding Volunteer of the Year

FRANKLIN RUONA

San Quentin 1000 Mile Club
Novato, CA

Outstanding Beginning Running Program

CONROY ZIEN & SARAH DAY

Montgomery County Road Runners Club

Gaithersburg, MD

Outstanding Youth Running Program

RAPPAHANNOCK OSPREYS
Fredericksburg, VA

Road Runners of the Year

FUTSUM ZEINASELLASSIE, Open Male

 EMILY SISSON, Open Female

ABDI ABDIRAHMAN, Male Master

CAMILLE HERRON, Female Master

JACKIE HUNT-BROERSMA, Challenged Athlete

Communications Excellence

FRONT RUNNERS NEW YORK

New York, NY

Excellence in Running Journalism

KELYN SOONG

The Washington Post

Road Race of the Year

AVENUE OF THE GIANTS MARATHON

6 Rivers Running Club

Arcata, CA

Cindy Timek, Race Director