Running Around Rochester

Since 1958

GRTC – the organization

 has approximately 500 members, consisting of runners, walkers, athletes and fitness enthusiasts, encompassing an eight-county region.

Freezeroo Series

A series of six winter races directed by GRTC, with the assistance of some of the local informal running groups.

RROY Series

The goal of the RROY Series is to recognize the top runners in Rochester area races, promote racing, and help build participation in area races

GRTC Ultras

A long-distance running race that is longer than a traditional marathon.


Track Clinic

Don’t miss out on a great training value. Sign up for the GRTC Spring Track Clinics and Workouts.

President’s Message

GRTC President’s Letter 1.1.21 

Happy New Year! I think we can honestly say 2021 looks like it should be a better year than 2020. When COVID first appeared last March, no one thought it would last this long and shut down large in person races for 9 months now. But it still holds us back and we have...


Renewing Your GRTC Membership!

In any other year, the GRTC’s membership numbers would have been climbing for the last couple of months as members were reminded to renew as they signed up for the Freezeroo Series. Well, we all know it is not an ordinary year, and as we are not going to have a Series...

Upcoming Events

Rush-Henrietta Kicking Hunger 5K @ Veterans Memorial Park
Jun 5 @ 8:00 am

The 4th annual Rush-Henrietta Kicking Hunger 5K will be held on the weekend of Friday, June 4th to Sunday, June 6th. Our hope is to hold a live event on Saturday, June 5th at 8:00 am, starting and ending in Veterans Memorial Park on Calkins Road in Henrietta. We are also offering a virtual option for participants anytime over that weekend.

Proceeds from the race have directly led to the opening and continuation of the Kicking Hunger Food Pantry on East Henrietta Road in Henrietta. The pantry opened in late November and more information can be found at The race also provided over 1,800 bags of food to Rush-Henrietta Central School District families from March to August 2020.

Rochester Mile @ Rochester NY
Jun 12 @ 7:40 pm

Name:  Rochester 1 Mile Road Race- USATF Masters National Championships
Details:   The Rochester Mile is a fun and exciting edition to the Rochester
Twilight Criterium with Local and Elite Pro divisions