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Awards

BRRC offers numerous awards that are presented at the annual Club Picnic in the summer and the General Membership Meeting in December. Awards include Grand Prix Series awards and a number of other awards, which are listed below. Nominations for candidates are to be submitted to Club Awards Coordinator Christian Creutzerchristiandavid.nova@yahoo.com or sent to his attention at Box 9825, Towson, MD 21284.  Each nomination must be accompanied by supporting documentation which details the credentials being evaluated for consideration and review. Deadline for nominations/submissions is May 28th.

2015 AWARD WINNERS

2014 AWARD WINNERS

2013 AWARD WINNERS

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

            - running related publicity:  Club newsletter or other media involvement

Nominations for candidates will 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).  Each nomination must be accompanied by supporting documentation which details the credentials being evaluated for consideration and review.  

The honor and significance of this award should drive the number of inductees to be selected on an annual basis.  Nominations and supporting documentation will create and dictate a competitive assessment.  New Hall of Fame members are selected by current Hall of Fame members. 

NOMINATIONS:  Nominations (including self-nominations) with documentation welcomed to assist the Performance Awards Committee. The committee will also be responsible for identifying other potential candidates based upon a review of available race results data.  Deadline for nominations to be determined.

LISTING OF AVAILABLE AWARDS:

  1. Runner of the Year (Any Age)- M/F
  2. Junior ROY (19-under)- M/F
  3. Open ROY (20-39)- M/F
  4. Master ROY (40-49)- M/F
  5. Grand Master ROY (50-59)- M/F
  6. Senior Master ROY (60-69)- M/F
  7. Senior ROY (70+)- M/F
  8. Ultra
  9. Most-Improved
  10. Volunteer
  11. Lifetime Distinguished Service

2015 AWARD WINNERS

2014 AWARD WINNERS

2013 AWARD WINNERS