PHOTOS! 2017 Delco High School XC Championships

  Over 730 high school runners competed on Saturday, October 7 for the Delaware County Cross Country Championships, under the aegis of Delco RRC. Despite a warm and muggy afternoon, the boys and girls put on a masterful show of speed. Click here to see the pictures! Photographs courtesy of Mike Walsh, copyright 2017. Many club…

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PHL Marathon Water Stop Volunteers Needed!

Volunteers are needed for the Delco RRC waterstop at the Philadelphia Marathon on November 19. It’s a fun and action-packed day, supplying essential fluids for the runners and dancing to the music. Get your official swag shirt, too.  Just go to the marathon volunteer page here, use the password “delco” and sign up! The Delco RRC…

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2017 Broad Street Team Awards

DelcoRRC received its shiny new awards for its 5th place 2017 Broad Street Masters Coed team. Some nice hardware, reflecting the excellent effort of Therese Brady, Byron Mundy, John Ashton, Cheryl Cantlin, and Jack Langan.

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Janet Smith-McGurk’s 100K Sunday

Janet Smith-McGurk set out on June 25th 2017 for a simple long run; 100K, in her words, “just because”. Completing what might be the club’s longest-ever Sunday morning “fun run”, Janet ran her 100K in five legs, taking a bit over 12 hours. Her pace, not counting short stops for water and food, ranged from…

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Kids Run Like Champs at Junior Development Track Meet

The Junior Development Track Meet, presented by DelcoRRC and Swarthmore Recreation Association, was held on Saturday, June 3rd at the Strath Haven Middle School track.  Dozens of young runners competed in age-group sprints, middle distance and relay races, and field events, including shotput, softball throw, long jump and high jump. The always-popular Open Mile was run with…

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2017 Dawn 2 Dusk 2 Dawn Track Ultras–Results

The 2017 Dawn to Dusk to Dawn Ultra Marathon races were held in torrential rain on May 13-14 on the track in Sharon Hill, PA. The races, presented by Bill Schultz, Josh Irvan and DelcoRRC, attracted a world-class field that ran to new records in several events.  Read Josh Irvan’s race report with photos here.

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DelcoRRC Broad Street Success

DelcoRRC Broad Street Run teams outdid expectations at the 38th running on May 7. The DelcoRRC “gold” team placed 5th out of 16 teams in the masters mixed (coed) division and beat all 20 corporate teams in that division. The DelcoRRC “silver” team placed 8th out of 95 teams in the open mixed (coed) division and it beat all but…

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2017 Tyler Arboretum 10K Trail Run–Huge Success!

The SOLD OUT Tyler Arboretum 10K Trail Run was run on April 8, in beautiful weather, with a fast course (there was only a LITTLE mud out there). The Dismal Run Creek was in full flow, and that meant a lot of  runners were jump-splashing the four crossings.              …

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Top DELCO RRC runners honored at Spring Fling

The runners who notched the top five attendances at DELCO RRC fun runs (see our schedule in this website) were honored with special, blue tech running shirts at the April 1st club “Spring Fling.” Special thanks to Bob Fyfe for organizing this great event!   Included are (L-R) Maria Newport (90 runs), Kathy Adamson (68),…

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Need Mileage? New Tuesday and Thursday Run at 5AM!

Everyone is invited to join a dedicated cadre of early morning runners who have been meeting at 5AM on Tuesdays and Thursdays for a 5 mile run. The group starts promptly at 5AM at the Springfield, Delaware County Library on Powell Road. The pace, on this relatively flat, suburban street course,  is an easygoing 8-9…

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