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

2022 January President’s Letter

GRTC PRESIDENTS LETTER 1.1.22     Welcome to 2022. Hope everyone has once again had a really great holiday season. Life and COVID continue to present their challenges for all of us, but one can only move forward and hope for the best in the upcoming new year. In that...


GRTC: Meet Our Members!

The GRTC has a lot of interesting people about whom we would like to know more. That means you! Starting this week, we will feature a member a week on Facebook. If you are interested, copy and paste the questions below into an email addressed to,...

Upcoming Events

GRTC Freezeroo Tom Brannon Memorial Valentines 8-Mile Race at Braddock Bay Park (9:00 AM START!) @ braddock bay park
Feb 5 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

The 5th race in the GRTC 2021/22 Freezeroo Series. A beautiful Greece course with winter views of Lake Ontario. Our longest race (8 miles) and the only STARTING AT 9:00 AM. Early start at 8:30 a.m. for those planning an 11-minute pace or slower

GRTC Freezeroo White House Challenge 4.4-Mile Race in Webster Park @ Webster Park
Feb 19 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

The 6th (and last) race in the GRTC 2021/22 Freezeroo Series. A fast double loop ending at the White House in Webster Park. Come out and help us finish off the Freezeroo series. No early starts.