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RUNNERS!! REGISTRATION IS OPEN FOR THE 2015 MRTC FRANK HORTON MEMORIAL WINTER OFF-ROAD SERIES (WORS)!  Come out to Outdoors Inc. in Cordova (G'Town Pkwy & Fischer Steel Rd) on Saturday, January 3rd from 10am-4pm to register, pick-up your t-shirt, or pick-up your bib if you've registered online.  Avoid potentially long lines on race day and come see us.  Remember, prices increase on race day.

Upcoming Events
Saturday, Jan 311:00amHill and Dale 8 Miler  Chip Timing  CertifiedShelby Forest
Sunday, Jan 42:00pmWinter Off-Road Series 3K  Chip TimingOverton Park
Saturday, Jan 106:00pmMRTC Holiday PartyWoodland Hills
Saturday, Jan 249:00amLisa Lassandrello
Remembrance 5K
Grace-St. Luke's
Episcopal School
Sunday, Jan 252:00pmWinter Off-Road Series 5K  Chip TimingNesbit Park (Stanky Creek)
 Chip timing  USATF certified course

See the full MRTC Race Calendar (for help accessing the calendar click HERE)
For other non-MRTC sanctioned races see Other Races and Events

Who is the Memphis Runners Track Club?
We are the 5th largest member club of the RRCA, a non-profit organization run by a 15-member Board of Directors who have a passion for running and their community. Join the other 3,600 MRTC members and become part of our family. JOIN or RENEW Today!
Questions or comments about your membership?

Other information

Please note that event communication will be via email AND posted to this website.  IF you include an email address on your registration and do not receive updates PLEASE CONTACT US.  Some business firewalls and/or spam filters will block our emails.  MRTC and the Event(s) contracted with MRTC are not responsible for failure to receive our updates.

RUNNERS, FYI:   USATF/RRTC Position on GPS used by runners (effective June 6, 2014): 
GPS devices work by receiving signals from satellites. The quality of different GPS units can vary, but all of them can be affected by conditions such as buildings in urban environments or heavy overhead tree cover that interfere with reception of the satellite signals and can cause them to be inaccurate.
Race courses Certified by USATF are measured by a proven method that incorporates the calibration of measuring devices against a steel tape and are verified by multiple measurements.
Race courses are measured along a well-defined path called the "SPR" - the Shortest Possible Route that a runner can possibly run. Most runners don't actually run the SPR, so the distance recorded by their GPS device will usually be longer than the certified length of the course, even though the course was properly measured along the SPR according to USATF rules.


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