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Check out the October 2013 newsletter from our President.

Mark your calendar for June 6, 2014 for National Running Day.

SWVRRC is on facebook

Checkout the latest group on facebook, SWVRRC (Southern West Virginia Road Runners Club). This is a place where members can interact and post their own comments and stay in touch with other runners. This group is for only PAID members. If you have any questions, email Karen Gordon.

Blog with Jessica Pennington. Check it out for great information.

Summer Series 2012

2012 Series Winners

Bluefield State College
Brian Delp 5K Race >

Date: TBA
Location: BSC Campus
Race Director: Vonda Wilson

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Member of the RRCAFormed in 1978, the Southern West Virginia Road Runners Club is a club for area runners in the surrounding areas of southern West Virginia and Virginia. SWVRRC is a member of the Road Runners Club of America (RRCA). The Southern West Virginia Road Runners Club is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.
Welcome New Members for 2014

Duane Peck, Michelle Peck, Elizabeth Peck, Hollie Peck, Eddie Adams, Pamela Adams, Michael Adkins, Geore Brown, Victoria Santiago McIturff, Dylan McInturff, Sarah Stamper (McInturff), Conley White, Michael Jones, Rachel Jones, Courtland Jones, Ty Tyson, and Charity McDaniel

Bowling Night - Great Success
Our third annual SWVRRC Bowling Outing was held at Mountaineer Bowling Lanes (Cumberland Road, Bluefield WV) on Saturday, February 22 and was attended by 22 members. The staff at Mountaineer Bowling Lanes were outstanding and most helpful with the new technology of scoring.
2013 Four Season Series WInners Announced

Congratulations to the 2013 Four Seasons Series Winners and a thank you to Xander and Alex Alvarez for an awesome design on this year's shirt. The winners were as follows: (10) Tom Davis; (9 with a 3-way tie) Donna Akers, Crisandra Honaker, and Danny Keatley; (8) Missy Burleson; (7) Randy Lester; (6) Aaron Paynter; (5) Paul Pennington; (4) Erin O'Sullivan; (3) Bryce Paynter; (2) Kristy French--top female; and (1) Nick Whited--overall winner (not pictured).

2013 Four Seasons Series

1. Nick Whited
Overall Winner
2. Kristy French
Female Winner
3. Bryce Paynter
4. Erin O'Sullivan
5. Paul Pennington
6. Aaron Paynter
7. Randy Lester
8. Missy Burleson
9. tie Danny Keatley
9. tie Crisandra Honaker
9. tie Donna Akers
10. Tom Davis
Why Join the Southern West Virginia Road Runners Club (SWVRRC)?
  • Camaraderie among people with the same interest of running and staying healthy.
  • Finding a buddy to train and run with. Think safety by running with a friend.
  • Participate in two club meetings (April and December) with pizza being provided.
  • Race results will be posted on website.
  • Access to the closed group SWVRRC Facebook page for members. A place where you can check if anyone is running a particular race, arranging carpooling, traveling
    arrangements, etc. The page is set as a closed group so members will feel free to discuss their plans for upcoming races.
  • Receive emails on specials that are offered to only club members.
  • Receive emails on new races or messages from other race directors.
How to Join SWVRRC
To join the SWVRRC download the membership form and mail the application with your check to Hank Burnley, SWVRRC, 194 Butternut Drive, Princeton, WV 24740
Membership Cost: Student $10; Individual $15 or Family $20.