Race Results for the Nature House 5K Fund Run are posted
Results from the April 12, 2014 event may be viewed in our Race Results folder under the Race Info tab
Runners Marathon of Reston - March 30, 2014
In spite of a return to wintry weather (strong winds and a driving rain with falling temperatures), over 500 runners finished their race. Complete results from the races (full- & half-marathons) can be viewed at the Marathon's website.
Registration for the Women's Training Program
Is Filling Up!
This weekly program begins Monday, May 5 and runs until Monday June 23, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Registration will close on April 25. For more info and the weekly schedule of speakers, go to the WTP announcement page or click on the "WTP 2014" link under "Signup Options" on the left side of the homepage.
Bill Day Announces the End of His Amazing Running Career
Read his announcement and marvel at his long list of World-wide Running Accomplishments here!
Reston Runners Community Fund Now Accepting Donations!
The Reston Runners Community Fund (RRCF) has recently awarded four $1000 scholarships to student athletes at Herndon High School and South Lakes High School. RRCF is a 501(c)(3) charitible organization that is financially independent of the Reston Runners club but relies heavily on club members for contributions and support. You can make a donation when you renew your RR membership or donate any time, using our Donation Form.
The BFFs (Best Foot Forward Group)
New to running? Rehabbing from an injury? Prefer a “scenic” pace? Join the BFFs at the Saturday Reston Runners scheduled runs. The BFFs usually do about a 4 mile walk/run interval but we will go faster or slower or longer or shorter to accommodate you because your goal is our goal. Nobody runs alone and everybody finishes! See you next Saturday?
Volunteer Opportunities and Other News
Sunday Water Support
Have you noticed? Rain or shine, cold or hot it is essential to stay hydrated during the long Sundays RR runs. You can help by joining the Sunday water support volunteers, aka the RR "Gunga Dins". It is easy. All you need to do is to register and we will contact you and take care any questions and details that might want to know. Whether you are a regular runner, or just want to try the Sunday course, or just would like to observe the water support process first hand, go ahead and register. Please refer to our water-support page for more information. Many thanks, and Cheers!
Members Needed to Join Our Course-Marking Team!
Sense of humor and fondness for chalk desirable. Pick a day and have some fun! Please signup for a course marking experince (or two) here!
Interested in Hosting a Post-Run Breakfast?
All you need to know is right here!
Reston Runners Offers Finish Line/Timing Services
Reston Runners provides finish line services, including:
You can sign up to help with one of our races here: Race Volunteers
If you're a prospective race director new to race management and you'd like a simple and free method for managing the finish line and scoring, check out Anna Bradford's 3 x 5 card system .
Join RR on Thursday Night Runs
Join club members for a run or walk on Thursday evenings at 6:30 p.m. These 50-minute events start and end at the Potomac River Running store in Reston Town Center: The course is out (toward the west) for 25 minutes and back (25 minutes) on the W&OD Trail. Hydration is available. Be sure to wear reflective gear and/or head lamp.
Keep up With News From RRCA
Our "umbrella" organization, the Road Runners Club of America (RRCA), has lots of useful information for runners and running clubs. Browse their site anytime by clicking the RRCA logo at the bottom of this homepage or by going directly to the RRCA homepage.
Photo of the Week Display Window
Photos by Brian Kent for March 30, 2014
This past Sunday, March 30, marked the second running of the Runners Marathon of Reston, and what a spectacular marathon indeed!!! Our volunteers stepped up BIG time, went waaaaay above and waaaaay beyond, under some of the toughest weather conditions we've ever seen for a local race. Just take a look at the comments we've received on the RMR Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/RunnersMarathonOfReston) to read the incredibly positive feedback from the runners. Here we have our marathon winner, running great Michael Wardian, flanked by RMR committee members Ellen and Dennis. Just click on the photo to get to the finish line photos for the race.