RRCA Announces its 2018 National Running Award Recipients and 2019 Hall of Fame Inductees

February 19th, 2019

Arlington, VA – Since 1971, the RRCA has honored dedicated individuals for their outstanding service to the RRCA and the sport of distance running.  RRCA delighted to announce the 2019 RRCA Distance Running Hall of Fame Inductees and the 2018 National Running Award recipients. The outstanding contributors to the sport will be honored at the upcoming RRCA National Running Awards Banquet and Ceremony on March 30, 2019 in New Orleans, Louisiana.  All RRCA members are encouraged to join this event to celebrate these contributors to the running community. Learn more about all of the award winners at: https://www.rrca.org/news-articles/news-archives/2019/02/11/hall-of-fame-award-recipients

RRCA DISTANCE RUNNING HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES
NANCY DITZ
OSCAR MOORE
JOAN ULLYOT

Browning Ross Spirit of the RRCA
BETSY BOUDREAUX
Bestbank Track Club – Gretna, LA

Outstanding Club President of the Year
JIM GRAHAM
Traverse City Track Club – Suttons Bay, MI

Outstanding RRCA State Representative
LEE GREB
Texas – South State Rep

DOUG PITCHFORD
Illinois State Rep

Outstanding Volunteer of the Year
ALICE CHIN
Alpine Runners – Lake Zurich, IL

Outstanding Beginning Running Program
TRISHA SWANSON
Reason to Run – Portland, OR

Outstanding Youth Running Program
YOUth FIT
Shreveport, LA

Outstanding Challenged Athlete of the Year
MARKO CHESETO
Groveland, FL

Road Runners of the Year
SAM CHELANGA, Open Male
DESIREE LINDEN Open Female
JEAN POMMIER, Male Master
JENNY HITCHINGS, Female Master

Communications Excellence
NEW ORLEANS TRACK CLUB
New Orleans, LA

Excellence in Running Journalism
JOHN STIFLER
Sugarloaf Mountain Athletic Club – Florence, MA

RRCA Road Race of the YEar
TOUGHEST 10K KEMAH
Running Alliance Sport – Kemah, TX

About the RRCA:
The Road Runners Club of America (RRCA) is the oldest and largest national association of running organizations and runners dedicated to growing the sport since 1958. The RRCA champions the development of community-based running clubs and events that serve runners of all ages and abilities in pursuit of health and competition. The RRCA’s vision is to see an organized running club established in every community in the U.S. To learn more, visit: www.RRCA.org

Road Runners Club of America

RRCA Announces its 2018 National Running Award Recipients and 2019 Hall of Fame Inductees

Contact Info

Andy Smith
7035253890
programs@rrca.org
www.rrca.org

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