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Lilac 10K Raffle Winners

Hello! You may remember a GRTC t-shirt raffle mentioned for Lilac 10K/GRTC participants. Between the live and virtual 10K races there were 25 GRTC members who participated, which is approximately 10% of our membership and 5% of race participants. Every participant’s...

Fall Track Clinic

If you have never done our clinics before, and are wondering if this is for you, come out for the first night free on us and check it out. If you like what you see you can sign up then for the remaining weeks. What do you have to lose? And think how much you have to...

GRTC President’s Letter 7.1.21

  With COVID receding in the background and restrictions returning toward normal, in person running is coming back in our area. Happily, GRTC is playing a significant role in that, ramping up a number of activities already. Our annual “Spring” Running Clinic in...

President’s Letter 6/01/2021

Wow. Could summer weather have come any earlier? 80 degree days have been the norm for the last week. Just in time for some relaxation of some of the COVID regulations. Our annual Spring Running Clinic in Fairport is in its third week and going well. The Lilac 5K/10K...

President’s Letter May 2021

GRTC President’s Letter 5.1.21 On January 1st 2021 we all celebrated, and rang in a New Year. Now on May 1st we are ringing in a New Normal. COVID continues but we are making strides as a community to open activities with appropriate precautions. Getting back to “how...

GRTC President’s Letter 4.1.21

  The Running of the Green was completed successfully this year as a virtual event. Welcome to the view of light at the end of the COVID tunnel. The first RROY series race of 2021, though not the same large group in-person experience as in the past (let alone no green...

Runnin’ of the Green Raffle Winners!

The Runnin’ of the Green Race is the traditional kickoff event for the Rochester Runner of the Year (RROY) competition. Due to the pandemic, again this year the Runnin’ of the Green was run virtually and won’t count towards the RROY. However, the GRTC wanted to...

Spring Training!

It has been a long year but COVID (and winter) are starting to loosen their grip on western NY. Come out of confinement to celebrate with our annual 7-week spring training clinic. We are all hoping for in person races to "boot up" again over the summer and fall. This...

GRTC 2020 Milestone Patch

29 people turned in their race miles for the GRTC patch  Of those 29 people, here are the statistics: Overall Totals: 12,870 miles 496 races  In Person Totals: 46% of races 228 races for a total of 1,672 miles Virtual Totals: 54% of races 268 races for a total of...

Run the Runnin’ of the Green!

In an ordinary year, the Runnin’ of the Green (ROTG) 5 Mile Race would be the kickoff race for the Rochester Runner of the Year (RROY) competition – a fitting start to a campaign of a dozen races ending on Thanksgiving. But again in 2021, the pandemic has forced a...