Badges, Trophies, and Awards

RRR members compete in special challenges and races throughout the year to earn badges and awards.

IDITARUN RACE – THE ULTIMATE WINTER CHALLENGE

The IditaRUN Race is a demanding 3 month challenge that begins on January 1 and ends on March 31. Teams of four people (dogs) compete in both monthly prize challenges and for the overall trophy by meeting various mileage and other running related goals. 2021 was the inaugural year and it was an instant hit with 6 teams competing for the trophy:

TOGO
2021 WINNER
2022 WINNER
2023 WINNER

SUMMER CHALLENGE SERIES

The summer challenges are a favorite amongst the club and one of the most anticipated events of the year. It challenges members to get out there and put in the miles to earn coveted badges. Each one increasing in distance and difficulty. 2020 is the first year the badges were introduced and was immediately loved. Each badge is two parts, a digital badge that members can display as their profile, posts, and stories on social media, and a button they can pin to their clothing and gear.

THE JUNE BUG

Diligent and Persistent

Run 80 miles in June

THE QUEEN BEE

Only for Road Royalty

Run 90 miles in July

THE MONARCH

King of the miles!

Run 100 miles in August

2020 SPECIAL QUARANTINE CHALLENGES

The April Social Distance Challenge and The May Unlock Challenge were created specifically to motivate RRR members whose enthusiasm and morale were low due to Covid19 quarantining and lack of group runs, and social engagement.

APRIL SOCIAL DISTANCE

Flatten the Curve

Run 4 miles 20 times

MAY UNLOCK

Unlock the Quarantine

Run 5 miles 15 times

COVID19K VIRTUAL RACES

One of the first virtual races in Rochester at the start the pandemic. Though there have been many other virtual races, RRR proudly dedicated this race and all donations, over $900, to Dimitri House, a local food pantry that helps out cities homeless and youth.

2020

2021