Running Club Fights Hunger

At the 2017 Volkwanderung gathering on Thanksgiving Day, Delco RRC raised over $1250 in donations for two local food banks; Loaves and Fishes in Prospect Park and the Media Food Bank. 100% of the registration fees went to this effort. On January 25, club member John Greenstine represented the club as he presented a check…

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Old Newsletters

In honor of Throwback Thursday and thanks to Joe Freiberg who has served as the keep of these for years, we bring you a blast from the past and some ancient newletters going back to the pre-web days.  Take a look – http://www.delcorrc.com/newsletter/

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Thanksgiving Volkswanderung at Ridley Creek Park

Volkswanderung

Delco RRC hosted the 26th annual Thanksgiving Volkswanderung group run Thanksgiving morning at Ridley Creek State Park. Over 80 people turned out on a cold, but sunny day.  See pictures here. John Greenstine | Delco RRC Over $1200 in entry fees were collected, all of which will be donated to two local food banks. 52 people…

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PHL Marathon Water Stop Pictures Here!

Photos of the 100+ Delco RRC volunteers and action at the November 19, 2017 Philadelphia Marathon are HERE. It was a windy, fun and action-packed day, supplying essential fluids for the runners, raking and recycling cups and boxes, and dancing to the music. Thanks to club president Terry Adamson, who organized the effort, and everyone…

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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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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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