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

2023 – President’s Letter

Note: While dates 1/1/2023, this letter is being released early at Pres. Doug Jones' request. GRTC PRESIDENT’S LETTER 1.1.23   Welcome to REAL winter. Hope everyone had great holidays and survived the big storm. I am always a “glass half full” guy……..but Christmas...


Freezeroo 2022-2023 Standings after Race 3

Hourglass Works Timing has posted the standing from the Pineway Ponds Park 5-Miler (Ogden/Spencerport), January 7, 2023. See results for the race in multiple formats and check out the standings for the series at  Tina Ruhland has once again...

Upcoming Events

Rush-Henrietta Kicking Hunger 5K @ Veterans Memorial Park
Jun 3 @ 8:00 am

The purpose of our race is to bring awareness and provide tangible solutions to the issue of hunger in our community, as well as continuing the tradition of promoting exercise and family-centered events in our town. With help from area businesses and community groups, we hope to be able to raise money to support the Rush-Henrietta School Food Pantry located in the Good Shepherd building on East Henrietta Road. Any excess funds from this event will be used to provide support for other local community food and student-centered programs through RHAFT and the Town of Henrietta.

Innovative Edge Cross Country Series Race #1 @ Cobbs Hill Park
Aug 3 @ 6:00 pm

Innovative Edge and Genesee Valley Harriers present a family-friendly 5k cross country race series. Races will be at 6PM on Thursdays in August at Cobb’s Hill in Rochester. Events start with free kid’s fun runs followed by the 5k.