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Merced Running Club

The Relay for Life starts Saturday, 4/26/14

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Merced Running Club
P.O. Box 3710
Merced, CA 95344

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Supporting running and racing in Central California's San Joaquin Valley since 1968

The Merced Running Club is a nonprofit organization and a member of The Road Runners Club of America.

 

Merced Area Events

See Race Calendar for details and more events!
1/25/14 Fog Jog Fun Run
3/8/14 Indian Gulch-Hornitos
3/29/14 Race to the Kiddieland Train
4/5/14 Cat Trails 5K
4/26&27/14 Relay for Life
5/3/14 Paws for a Cause
5/3/14 5K Stroke Awareness Run/Walk
6/8/14 Merco Credit Union Half Marathon
6/14/14 The Udder Run
7/4/14 Run for Independence
8/9/14 New event, to be announced
8/31/14 Amigo de Oro
9/4/14 through
10/23/14
Fall Fun Runs
10/5/14 Merced Gateway Triathlon
10/xx/14 Running with Angels
11/22/14 Turkey Trot Fun Run
11/27/14 Thanksgiving Day Fun Run
12/17/13 Christmas Lights Fun Run
12/24/13 Christmas Eve Fun Run

Weekly Schedule

vTuesday Night Runs:

Track workouts: From 5:30-7:00 p.m., jog, do sprints or stairs, or walk in a safe and lighted (in the winter) environment at the Merced College stadium.


vThursday Night Runs:

Fall Fun Runs are every Thursday night in September and October.  For 2014, that will be 9/4/14 through 10/23/14.  Distances are 1-mile, 2-mile and 3-mile.  Start time is 6:00 p.m. sharp every Thursday, at Rahilly Park.

For the rest of the year: Meet at the corner of Tuscany Ave. and Reggio Ct. in Merced at 5:30 p.m. on Thursdays for a 1-2 mile warm-up, a 3-mile fast run, and a cool-down. Whether you run sub-7:00 or sub-11:00, this is the place to be!  During hot weather we run along Bear Creek in the shade.

Fog Jog, 2013

Fog Jog Fun Run, 2013


What's New?

  • New club officers have been elected for 2014-2015
  • The web publishing software is working again, so I can make some long-overdue updates.

vMRC Accomplishments in 2013

In 2013, the Merced Running Club:

  • Hosted seven competitive races, eleven fun runs, and a triathlon.
  • Raised $x000 for charitable donations, including: 
    •  Over $2800 to the Atwater 4th of July Committee for fireworks
    • $600 to the Merced Rescue Mission
    • $500 for the American Cancer Society
    • $500 to the Merced USA Cheetahs Track Club
    • $200 to the Atwater Police Cadets
    • $200 for the Buhach Colony High School Cross Country team
    • $100 to the Merced Sheriffs Explorers
  • Promoted running and racing throughout the San Joaquin Valley via our website and Race Calendar
  • If you would like to be a part of this, then Join the Club!

vMonthly Club Meeting:

We meet on the third Tuesday of every month at Me-n-Ed's Pizzeria, 3524 G St., Merced, CA at 6:30 pm., after our Tuesday night run at the Merced College track.  Come join us and meet our club members!

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Updated 03/27/14