Runners can compete for a state championship title on January 17. Frosty’s Frozen 5 and 10 has been awarded the designation as Colorado’s State Championship 5 Mile race by the Road Runners Club of America. Runners from throughout the state can compete to see who the fastest 5 mile runners are overall and in their respective age groups. The race will take place at Hudson Gardens in Littleton.
About the RRCA
Founded in 1958, the Road Runners Club of America is the oldest and largest national association of running clubs, running events, and runners dedicated to promoting running as a competitive sport and as healthy exercise. The RRCA’s mission is to represent and promote the common interests of its member clubs, events, and individual runners through education, leadership, programs and other services. The RRCA strives to provide quality programming that can be replicated throughout the country by member clubs from small towns to large cities.
The RRCA Championship Event Series is one of the oldest distance running traditions in the US, dating back to 1958 when the RRCA awarded their first championship designation. The goal of the RRCA Championship Event Series is to shine a spotlight on well-run, community-based events, and to promote the sport of running by recognizing the top performing runners in the Open, Masters (40+), Grand Masters (50+), and Senior Grand Masters (60+) categories for both men and women as RRCA Champions.
About Frosty’s Frozen 5 and 10
Frosty’s Frozen 5 Miler is a part of the Winter Distance Series, a three-race series that is currently celebrating its tenth year. In addition to enjoying a flat and fast 5 mile and 10 mile race that travels the paved Platte River Trail, runners and walkers will receive a technical running shirt in men’s and women’s sizing, a finisher’s medal, chip timing, and a party-like atmosphere at the finish with yummy food and drink, including muffins, bananas, and hot chocolate. Runners Roost will help the winners of each race celebrate with a new pair of New Balance shoes and they are also giving $20, $15, and $10 gift certificates to first, second, and third place age group winners in every race.
For more information on the races, visit www.coloradorunnerevents.com.