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Awards

BRRC offers numerous awards. Our Grand Prix Series awards are presented at our General Membership Meeting in December. The Grand Prix Series awards are awarded by the criteria below.
Our other awards are presented at our annual Club Picnic in the summer. Nominations for these awards may be submitted to our Club Awards Coordinator Christian Creutzer christiandavid.nova@yahoo.com or sent to his attention at Box 9825, Towson, MD 21284. Nominations may be accompanied by supporting documentation which would support the candidate’s consideration. Deadline for nominations/submissions is May 28th.

2016 PERFORMANCE AWARDS CRITERIA

RUNNER OF THE YEAR: WAVA = >75%

ALL OTHER AGE CATEGORIES RUNNER OF THE YEAR: WAVA = >70%

CRITERIA:

  1. Minimum of 2 years of races
  2. BRRC member for the applicable calendar year and current member in good standing
  3. Completed at least 10 races during calendar year; at least 6 local races and 5 must have been sponsored by BRRC; if high school or collegiate, then need to be member of sanctioned running team and only 3 of 10 need be sponsored by BRRC
  4. Minimum average WAVA score for races to qualify for consideration = As noted above
  5. Minimum Distance for consideration: 1 mile
  6. Track meet events: Only one event per meet
  7. Participation in MDRRCA Club Challenge considered as BRRC sponsored event only if participated as BRRC team member

OTHER AWARDS:

MOST IMPROVED (MALE AND FEMALE):  Demonstrated significant improvement in running statistics over prior calendar year, comparing award year performances to previous year’s PR’s. 

VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR:  Recognizes that individual who steadfastly and consistently dedicates his or her time to support the club’s activities.

LIFETIME DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD:  Recognizes that individual who has over the years exemplified a selfless dedication and commitment to the Baltimore Road Runner’s Club in support of the spirit and sport of running. Consideration is given to that individual who has been a long-time and current active member of the BRRC whose service to the club spans twenty years and more.

HALL OF FAME:  

Established in 1999 to honor excellence in both running and volunteer contributions to the running community by long-time club members. The Hall of Fame recognizes the talents, initiative and drive of those individuals.

To be eligible for consideration a BRRC member must have:

  • attained master runner status (at least 40 years of age)
  • achieved distinction over a 15 year period as a BRRC member
  • been a member in good standing
  • exhibited exemplary sportsmanship
  • demonstrated a superior running career which brings recognition to him/herself and to the Club through placement at races or through running longevity
  • been an active contributor to club events and/or activities in the running community including:
    • volunteer efforts
    • race directing/administration
    • coaching other runners as individuals or teams

New Hall of Fame members are selected on an annual basis by current Hall of Fame members. Nominations for candidates may also be submitted to the Hall of Fame Coordinator (Bailey St.Clair:  saint15@comcast.net or to his attention at PO Box 9825, Towson, MD 21284). 

2015 AWARD WINNERS

2014 AWARD WINNERS

2013 AWARD WINNERS