Road Runners Club of America

The Road Runners Club of America (RRCA), a BBTM Founding Partner, hosts national, regional and state Mile championships across the country.

2019 RRCA Mile Championships
National Championship: Swedish American State Street Mile, Rockford, IL, Saturday, August 3

Regional Championships
EASTERN: Dashing Whippets Track Meet 1 Mile, New York, NY, Saturday, May 4
WESTERN: TMC Meet Me Downtown 1 Mile, Tucson, AZ, Saturday, June 1
SOUTHERN: Go! Mile, Little Rock, AR, Saturday, June 15
CENTRAL: The Mile, Terre Haute, IN, Thursday, July 4

Founded in 1958, RRCA, the oldest & largest running organization, champions the development of community-based running clubs & events that serve runners of all ages & abilities in pursuit of health & competition.

See RRCA Mile newsfeed below.

Mile News Tagged Rrca


Loudoun Street Mile to host Collegiate Road Mile Championship

March 18, 2019

Event to offer $4000 overall prize purse; $1700 for inaugural title tilt

WINCHESTER, Va. - The Collegiate Running Association (CRA) and the Loudoun Street Mile are excited to announce a partnership which will bring the 2019 Collegiate Road Mile National Championship to Winchester, VA. The Mile...

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Nash UNC Health Care Rocket Mile Hosts 2018 RRCA National Championship

April 27, 2018

5th event edition celebrates storied distance for runners of all ages & abilities

ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. - Now in its fifth year, the Nash UNC Health Care Rocket Mile returns to the streets of Downtown Rocky Mount on Sunday, May 6 at 2:00pm as the Road Runners Club of America National Championship...

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Festival of Miles Hosts RRCA National 1 Mile Road Championships in Tucson

May 19, 2017

Second edition offers $3,156 prize money in the Open, Masters and Tutu Mile divisions

From Run Tucson

TUCSON – On Friday evening, May 26, the RRCA National 1 Mile Road Championships will be contested in downtown Tucson, Arizona at the Festival of Miles. The second edition features a $3,156...

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Elites to Race the Power Mile on Harrison Avenue

July 22, 2016

Event hosts 2016 RRCA Southern Region 1 Mile Championship on Saturday, July 30

NEW ORLEANS - The 2nd Power Mile Road Race returns to Lakeview's Harrison Avenue on Saturday, July 30. This year's race will feature several elite runners and will also serve as the RRCA Southern Region 1 Mile...

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U.S. Olympic Trials Blog Day 1: I’m in!

July 07, 2016

And now I'm here... with the chance to earn a spot representing the United States in the Olympic Games. And it almost didn't happen...

By Lex Williams for RRCA.org

RRCA Roads Scholar Lex Williams (2011) is competing in the 1500m at the U.S. Olympic Trials this week in Eugene, OR. Lex also...

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GO! Mile One Lap, One Mile, One Fast Little Race

June 29, 2016

Six Arkansas State Age Group Records set at GO! Mile; RRCA 1 Mile National Championship and Bring Back the Mile Featured Event

By Kelly Richards, ROADIE

The Road Runners Club of America added the Mile to the slate of National Championship races in support of the Bring Back the Mile (America’s...

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700 kids finish ‘marathon’ goal together in Melbourne

April 30, 2016

Space Coast Final Mile, the culmination of the Countdown to Fitness, was a running initiative sponsored by the Running Zone and the Road Runners Club of America.

By Michelle Mulak, Florida Today

Over 700 kids surrounded by their families, teachers and coaches waited patiently as the midday...

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Run Tucson Announces Inaugural “Friday Night Festival of Miles”

March 22, 2016

Tucson Tutu Mile and RRCA Arizona State Championship Mile on May 27 part of 10th Anniversary of TMC Meet Me Downtown 5K Night Run and Walk and Bring Back the Mile Featured Event 2016

From Run Tucson

Run Tucson and the Southern Arizona Roadrunners are pleased to announce a full weekend of...

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Running this Mile wasn’t seven minutes in heaven

August 28, 2015

“The Mile is unique because it requires both endurance and speed training to hold race pace - and also later in the final stretch to kick hard when you are hurting."

By Jen A. Miller, The Philadelphia Inquirer

This summer, I ditched my usual fall marathon training and decided to focus on...

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One lap, One Mile, One fast little race: Go! Mile RRCA 1-Mile Championships

June 16, 2015

Beginning at 7:00am Saturday, June 20 events will fire off heats along a new route that starts and ends at the Clinton Presidential Center.

By Conley Byrd III, Arkansas Online

Most 5K and 10K races, along with their longer marathon-type cousins, lend themselves to a certain mindset. They...

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