Posts by John Greenstine

Tyler Arboretum 10K Trail Run LIVE on November 7th!

Delco RRC is proud to announce that the Tyler Arboretum 10K Trail Run is set for a LIVE race on November 7th, and a new virtual race has been added. A new format has been set for safety. And volunteers are greatly needed to make this a success. The live run registration is now closed.…

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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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D3 Ultras a World Class Event

Competitors racing at D3

79 ultra marathoners from 21 different states and Canada came to Sharon Hill, PA to take part in the D3 Track Ultras for a chance to chase their goals. As it was, there were 11 Pennsylvania Age Records set. On a National level, there were 13 American Records set, and it looks like 2 American…

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Delco RRC Hosts 2019 Tyler 10K Trail Run

9:00 AM, Saturday, April 6, 2019. Cloudy, a bit of drizzle, a great day to run! Hosted by the historic Tyler Arboretum and presented by the Delaware County Road Runners Club, the race is part of the USATF Mid-Atlantic Grand Prix Off-Road Running Series. Runners faced a flat half-mile sprint from behind the Tyler barn…

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DELCO RRC RUNNERS TAKE 13 AWARDS at SWARTHMORE 5K on NEW YEAR’S DAY

  By Byron Mundy 250 people turned out for the annual Swarthmore Recreation Association 5K on New Year’s Day, and thirteen Delco RRC members and associates took 1st or 2nd place in their respective age groups, winning a coveted wooden medallion. In a switch from last year’s race, the outside temperature was 62 degrees, 50 degrees warmer…

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Delco RRC at 2018 PHL Marathon

Cloud covered skies, moderate temps, and very little wind were great conditions for 9509 finishers of the 2018 Philadelphia Marathon on Sunday, Nov. 18. Many thanks go to club president and water stop organizer Terry Adamson, and the 100 volunteers who worked the Delco RRC water stop at the 15.7 mile and 24.6 mile points (out…

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