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RRCA Announces its 2019 National Running Award Recipients

February 5, 2020

Arlington, VA– Since 1971, the RRCA has honored dedicated individuals for their outstanding service to the RRCA and the sport of distance running.  We are delighted to announce the 2019 National Running Award recipients. These outstanding contributors to our sport, along with the 2020 RRCA Distance Running Hall of Fame inductees, will be honored March 21, 2020 at the RRCA National Running Awards Banquet in Portland, Oregon. We encourage all RRCA members to join us for this event to celebrate these contributors to the running community.   Learn more about all of our award winners at: https://www.rrca.org/news-articles/news-archives/2020/02/04/introducing-the-2019-national-running-award-recipients

Browning Ross Spirit of the RRCA
JEFF DARMAN
Kennett Square, PA

Outstanding Club President of the Year
JOHN BRUST
San Francisco Road Runners Club – San Francisco, CA

Outstanding RRCA State Representative
SIMONE ADAIR
California – Eastern State Rep

Outstanding Volunteer of the Year
SCOTT STAUSKE
Badgerland Striders – Menomonee Falls, WI

Outstanding Challenged Athlete of the Year
DANIEL ROMANCHUK
Champaign, IL

Road Runners of the Year
 
LEONARD KORIR, Open Male
SARA HALL, Open Female
BERNARD LAGAT, Male Master
ROBERTA GRONER, Female Master

Outstanding Beginning Running Program
CHIKA OKORO
Gulf Winds Track Club – Tallahassee, FL

Outstanding Youth Running Program
HUMBOLDT REDWOODS RUNNING ASSOCIATION FOR YOUTH
Arcata, CA

Communications Excellence
NORTHSTAR RUNNING CLUB
Maple Grove, MN

Excellence in Running Journalism
ERIN STROUT

RRCA Road Race of the Year
AL COMEAUX LA 10
Cajun Road Runners Club – Lafayette, LA