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Thank you for visiting the home of the Wilmington Road Runners Club. Founded in 1977, the Wilmington Road Runners Club (WRRC) is one of the oldest continuously operating clubs in North Carolina. The WRRC is a non-profit member organization that promotes a healthier lifestyle through running and walking by supporting our members and the community and providing opportunities for training, racing, socializing, and volunteering.    Learn more....


Congratulations to our 2017 Wilmington Road Runners Scholarship Award Winners!

Carson Mays

Coached by Billy Mason at Hoggard.

Cameron Smithwick

Coached by Sam Bobbitt at Laney.  

The WRRC Scholarship program is funded through the WRRC Seaside Shuffle and annually awards two $1,000 scholarships to high school seniors in the Cape Fear region. 

WRRC Announcement

Welcome to the new Club website!

The Wilmington Road Runners have updated the club website. The new site helps to better support and automate the member management aspects of the club and allows the Membership Chair more time to promote the activities of the club instead of paperwork.

The new site is full of great new features and details on the events and programs of the club. We hope the change will make your participation even easier than before.

Please be patient while all the kinks in the new site are worked out. Please report any issues or errors and more importantly your ideas for the site. This is your club and all contributions are encouraged.

member login And profile settingS

Using the link above to login to the site using your email address. If you have not done this before and do not have a password setup, simply click on forgot password and follow the steps to set one up. Once you have logged in, you can augment your profile with additional details, photos, and check the status of your membership.

Events calendar and event registratioN

The website is a great place to check out the upcoming races, special events and group runs. For WRRC events you can now register online right on the club's new website.


2017 Battle at the Border

Don't miss the next Grand Prix event!

Join us for a cross country style event between the Wilmington Roadrunners and the Grand Strand Running Club at Indigo Farms on the Border of North and South Carolina held on July 22,2017. The course is a little over 4 miles and takes you through rugged fields, wooded trails, a bridge, and rocky  roads. The course is mostly shaded along the way and marked with directional signs, bright tape, and volunteers from each club. 

For the complete story on this event and to register CLICK HERE... 

For the complete rules and schedule for the 2017 Grand Prix series, CLICK HERE.....

WRRC Relay FOr LIfe Update

Run Cancer into the Ground

We had an outstanding effort with the American Cancer society Relay for Life at Ashley High School on April 28-29.

Here are the numbers:

  • Over 65 members participated
  • We had 5 survivors do the survivor lap
  • We logged over 350 miles on the track
  • Our Marathon Plus Man, Eric Jacobi covered 160 laps or 40 miles!
  • Twelve members ran 10 miles or more
  • We had 11 members raise over $300 each
  • Kathy Jacobi raised over $2,620, which was second overall for the Relay for Life, and Debi Oliver was 10th overall!
  • We are the number 1 team out of 8- teams participating for funds raised.
  • We reached the Jade Level for another year, and,
  • We raised well over $13,000 just missing the club PR set last year at the event (there is still time to kick in your donation!)
A real big WRRC shout out of thanks to:
  • David Southerland on the T-Shirts
  • Ali Shofe bringing the pizza party
  • Wendy Southerland and Jon Kapell on the River to the Sea run
  • Michelle Fogle, Ali Shofe, and Wendy Southerland on the Pancake Run
  • Bruce Bullard and Steve Bunch on Grill for morning pancakes and sausages
  • Stephen Armstrong and Jay Hopper on set up and take down
  • And a very special acknowledgement to David Flory for once again providing the leadership and energy to make this all happen!
While the membership did a great job, these folks helped organize and pull together our team this year. Please give them a pat on the back, next time you run with them. 

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