Delco RRC at the PHL Marathon

  Delco RRC members and friends managed Water Stop #9 at the 2021 Philadelphia Marathon. Dozens of club volunteers gathered pre-dawn at our spot on Kelly Drive, just north of Fountain Green, to hand out thousands of cups of water to the runners, who passed the stop at approximately miles 16 and 24. Club member…

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ANNOUNCED: Tyler Trail Run April 2nd, 2022!

The 2022 Tyler Trail Run is scheduled for April 2nd. Presented by Delco RRC, it is widely considered the premier trail race in suburban Philadelphia. Registration will open in late December or early January. This race frequently sells out at 400 runners. Registration info, race photos and race results are at TylerTrailRun.com.

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2021 Tyler Arboretum 10K Trail Run

The 2021 Tyler Arboretum 10K Trail Run stands as a testament to the toughness of trail runners and our spirit of survival in the face of a pandemic.  On October 30th overall winners Samuel Kirk of Newtown, PA (39:53) and  Kara Rubinich of Downingtown, PA (50:01) led an enthusiastic band of 261 runners on trails…

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2021 Delco High School XC Championships

The Delco Road Runners Club once again administered the annual Delaware County High School Cross Country Championship meet, on Saturday afternoon October 9, at Rose Tree Park in Media. Nearly 600 high school boys and girls from 19 county high schools, public, private, and parochial,  participated. Complete results are available online at Milesplit.com. The Haverford…

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Results of Nov. 7 Tyler Arboretum 10K Trail Run

DelcoRRC successfully staged the 2020 Tyler Arboretum 10K Trail Run on November 7th, one of only a few live runs in the Philadelphia area this fall. Overall winners Brian Wiest of Wallingford  (40:23) and Katie O’Regan of Lititz (44:42)  led an enthusiastic band of 115 runners under brilliant fall skies. DelcoRRC members Laura Lunardi of…

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Delco RRC Receives National Award

Delaware County Road Runners Club honored with President’s Council on Sports, Fitness & Nutrition Community Leadership Award Springfield, PA—The President’s Council on Sports, Fitness & Nutrition has selected the Delaware County Road Runners Club to receive a 2019 President’s Council on Sports, Fitness & Nutrition Community Leadership Award.  The award is given annually to individuals or…

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Delco RRC Return to Fun Runs

As the PA governor moves us into the yellow phase of the pandemic,  Delco RRC will move to start up its Fun Runs again. The guidance says groups of 25 and under may gather as long as social distancing can still occur within the gathering. The Road Runners Club of America, which the club is…

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Pies, Miles and Smiles on Thanksgiving

Ninety people turned out on Thanksgiving morning for the annual Delco RRC Volkswanderung at Ridley Creek State Park. Entry fees and extra donations totaled $1378, all of which will be donated to a local food bank. All participants received a souvenir embroidered cap. Sixty-seven runners participated in the 4.3 mile prediction run. The best predictors…

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Delco RRC Hosts 2019 XC Championships

Under brilliant fall skies, Delco RRC hosted and directed another successful X-C championship meet for all the high schools in Delaware County. The meet was held Saturday October 5 at Rose Tree Park. Approximately 600 high school boys and girls participated in five races held over the challenging 5K course: Novice boys, JV girls, JV…

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Delco RRC Hosts Junior Development Track Meet

Delco RRC partnered with the  Swarthmore Recreation Association (SRA) to sponsor and direct another successful Jr. Development Track Meet on Saturday, June 1st at Strath Haven Middle School all-weather track. Ninety kids, ages 5 to 17, participated in six different age groups. You can view pictures of the event here.  Running events were held at…

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