HMRRC Mission Statement
The Hudson-Mohawk Road Runners Club (HMRRC) is dedicated to promoting the sport of distance running
through education and training to promote running as a part of a healthy lifestyle, promoting personal
fitness and community through organizing and managing running events, providing means of communication
among club members and creating opportunities for social activities. We believe in encouraging
participation in running events for individuals of all levels of running abilities and acknowledge that
volunteer participation is a foundation upon which HMRRC exists.
Bill Shrader Sr Memorial Scholarship Winners
Upon careful review and consideration of applications from a field of highly qualified candidates, the Bill Shrader Sr Memorial Scholarship Committee found the following individuals athletic achievements, scholarly accomplishments and extracurricular activities outstanding in ways that exemplify the values and ideals of the Shrader Scholarship program. Congratulations to this year's winners who will each be awarded a $3,000 scholarship. The recipients are:
Philo Germano, Albany H.S.
Matthew Hoffman Fonda, Fultonville Central School
Ross Wightman, Chatham H.S.
Isabella K. Borini, Schalmont H.S.
Keelin Hollowood, Saratoga Springs H.S.
Emily Houlihan Scotia Glenville H.S.
2013 Distinguished Service Award
Congratulations to John Haley, winner of the 2013 Distinguished Service Award. John will be honored at the Distinguished Service 8-Miler, to be held at SUNY Albany on Sunday, June 9th at 9 am.
2013 Race Schedule
View the HMRRC Brochure and Race Schedule to plan your 2013 racing calendar!
HMRRC Race Photos
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Free Training Clinics
The HMRRC, in conjunction with the Mohawk Hudson River Marathon and Half Marathon Training Program, will offer two training clinics this summer to prepare runners for the fall racing season. On Wednesday, July 17th at 7 p.m., Dr. Todd Shatynski, sports medicine specialist at Capital Regional Orthopaedics and Co-Medical Director of the MHR Marathon, will present "Running Forever-Injury Free".
On Thursday, August 8th at 7 p.m., Judy Torel of Judy Torel's Coaching and Training Studio in Albany, will present "Running Doesn't Equal Weight Loss!! Nutritional Strategies for Achieving Ideal Weight and Performance for Runners". Both clinics are free and open to the public, registration is required. Click Here to register: Questions? Contact Cathy Sliwinski at firstname.lastname@example.org
2013 HMRRC Grants
HMRRC grants of up to $1,000 are awarded to qualifying organizations that promote running within the Capital Region. Qualifying organizations can be clubs, races, or other parties whose activities are open to all runners. An application plus detailed grant information can be found here. This is the 2nd round of 2013 HMRRC Grants. Applications should be postmarked NLT June 1, 2013.
Volunteer Needed: Race Committee Chair
HMRRC is looking for a new Race Committee Chair. The chief responsibility is producing and maintaining the annual club race schedule including dates, race directors and venues. This individual also prepares and presents the Grand Prix and Extra Mile Awards at the annual club banquet. This person also responds to HMRRC race related questions and issues from the race directors and the running community at large. If interested in learning more about this position, please email Jon Rocco or Mark Warner.
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HMRRC Business Meetings
Meetings are open to all club members and are held the second Wednesday of every month at 7:30 pm at the Point of Woods Club House, the end of Washington Ave Ext.