News and Announcements
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Columbia Men s Irrigon Trail Breeze Hiking Boot Black Irrigon Men Breeze/Steam fef8e86
New Balance Women s WC1006v1 Tennis Shoe Black/Pink , Wilson Recon Men s Indoor Court Shoe Black/white Black/Sulphur Spring , Diadora Men s Titan II Running Shoe Golden Rod
Brooks Heritage Mens Beast 1 White/Black/Pink/Aqua Blue , adidas Men s Barricade Club Tennis Shoe White/Black/Grey , Salomon XA Elevate Running Shoe - Women s Dark Purple/Blue Curacao/Acid Lime , Converse Unisex Chuck Taylor All Star Low Top Sneakers Daybreak Pink/Brake Light Diadora Unisex I.C. 4000 Premium Jungle Green
Converse Chuck Taylor All Star Core Ox Chocolate , Diadora Men s N-92 Skate Shoe Violet Prune
NIKE Men s Zoom Vapor RF x AJ3, White/Fire Red-Silver-Black White/Fire Red-silver-black , Inov-8 Women s Trailtalon 290 Trail Running Shoes Black/Teal Black/Teal
Onitsuka Tiger Mexico 66 Fashion Sneaker Black Micro Perf/White/Black , Skechers Women s Comfort Flex HC Pro SR Health Care Service Shoe Gray/Pink
Z-CoiL Pain Relief Footwear Men s Freedom Slip Resistant Black Leather Tennis Shoe Black , Converse Unisex Chuck Taylor All Star Low Top Sneakers White Babolat Propulse Fury All Court Women s Tennis Shoe,Zebra White/Black SoftWalk Women s Napa Ballet Flat Blue-teal Lowa Mens Renegade GTX Lo Black/Graphite
Salomon Men s X Ultra Mehari GTX Hiking Shoes Night Sky , FRYE Men s Brett High Tennis Shoe White Mark Nason Womens Zuma White/Navy
Dr. Comfort Performance-X Men s Therapeutic Diabetic Double Depth Shoe leather/mesh lace-up Black , Diadora N9000 Men Round Toe Synthetic Blue Sneakers Irish Green/Lime Punch , Nike Womens Air Zoom Ultra Tennis Shoes 845046 Sneakers Trainers White
PUMA Mens States X Swash Toucan Black , K-Swiss Men s Vendy II Shoe White/Navy Converse Chuck Taylor All Star Canvas Low Top Sneaker Navy PUMA Women s Ignite Evoknit Lo vr Wn Sneaker Love Potion-nrgy Peach-dark Purple
Feets of Strength
The BTC has an amazing group of members, so we would like to recognize your accomplishments.
We are starting a new feature in the monthly newsletter called "Feets of Strength" which will allow us to showcase your running-related achievements. Tell us about your recent 5K, your longest training run, your amazing PR, your awesome trail run, your latest obstacle race, etc. If it's running-related, we want to know about it!
Simply fill out the short form at the link below.
RRCA Buyer Beware Tips
As the popularity of running continues to grow, so does the number of events held each year around the country. This is a good thing for our sport; however, as with all growth industries, there are inevitably going to be a few bad apples that can spoil a barrel, as the old saying goes.
As more and more events are launched, the RRCA Board of Directors offers the following advice to help runners intelligently pick events, especially if you are looking for a great out-of-town event to run that also happens to be a new event.
Etiquette for Runners
In the interest of promoting an enjoyable running and racing experience for everyone, the Road Runners Club of America encourages good runners’ etiquette. Whether running in a group or running alone, always follow the RRCA Safety Guidelines.
Whatever the pace, wherever the race, manners matter.
Birmingham Water Stops
Hydration is important at all times of the year. Want to stay hydrated but dislike carrying a water bottle? Don't want to set out water along your route? Check out this map showing some of the water fountains and water coolers in the Birmingham metro area.
BTC Newsletter Archive
Do you enjoy reading The Vulcan Runner, the official newsletter of the BTC?
Well, now you can go back and enjoy past issues dating back to 2008 -- even if you're not a BTC member.
Visit the Newsletter Archive.
Anyone can now access the most recent issues of the newsletter HERE.
Want to join the BTC or renew your membership? Click HERE.
Rocky Ironclad Steel Toe Waterproof Work Boot Brown Merrell Women s Chameleon 7 Limit Hiking Boot Dusty Olive Men s Swissbrand Men s Hiking and Backpacking Lace-Up Boot Honey
RunSmart : RunSafe
To help educate and remind all runners to run safe, the RRCA is embarking on a yearlong, public-safety, awareness campaign starting with the launch of the Run Smart : Run Safe animated video developed by Space Chimp Media.
ASICS Men s Dan Gable Ultimate 4 Wrestling Shoe Gray/Red/True Blue , Fifly Womens T-Strap Latin Salsa Cha-Cha Custom 2"/2.4"/2.8"/3"/3.15"/3.5"/4" Heel Peep-Toe Satin Professional Dance-Shoes Klogs Footwear Women s Tucker Clog Ruby Tintoretto Very Fine Dance Shoes 6030 (Competition Grade) 2.5" Heel
TDA Women s Mid Heel Peep Toe Glitter Synthetic Salsa Tango Ballroom Latin Modern Dance Wedding Shoes , Seasonal Flowers Mary Jane Canvas Embroideried Shoes Women Light Shoes Casual Flats Morning Exercises Dancing Shoes
Danner Men s Sharptail Snake Boot 17" Dark Brown Hunting Boot Dark Brown , KEEN Women s Hoodoo III Lace up-w Snow Boot Coconut/Plaza Taupe , UGG Women s Bailey Bow II Winter Boot Aqua , Spring Step Women s Burbank Shoe Blue , Sol Sana Womens Marcy Mule Navy Suede ESSEX GLAM Womens Mid Calf Flat Heel Ruched Faux Suede Slouch Boots Navy Faux Suede adidas Originals Men s Power Perfect II Cross Trainer Running White Ftw/Black/Radiant Red JOE N JOYCE London Natural Leather Soft-Footbed Sandals Normal Darkbrown JOE N JOYCE Sevilla SynSoft Soft-Footbed Sandals Rosemetallic QueenFashion Women s Close Round Toe Lace-up Closure Metal Ornament Chunky Heels PU and Nappa Above the Knee Boots with Ribbons Khaki
Gaorui Women Boot Bootie Synthetic Leather Classic Knitted Sweater Over The Knee Thigh High Tall Slip On High Heel Boots Black Black , Nike Womens Free Transform Flyknit WHITE/BLACK-LASER ORANGE-TOTAL ORANGE Boulet Men s Motorcycle Harness Boot - 17 Black
Charles Albert Women s Knotted Front Canvas Round Toe Ballet Flats Brown Suede , Easy Street Women s Burke Riding Boot Mushroom/Gore , Diadora Mens N9000 USA Castle Rock , Converse Men s Chuck Taylor All Star Seasonal Ox Metallic Sunset Glow/White Dr. Comfort Winner Plus Men s Therapeutic Diabetic Extra Depth Shoe Leather Lace White
DREAM PAIRS Women s Revona Low Wedge Ankle Strap Flats Shoes White Pu , K-Swiss Women s UltraShot Tennis Shoe Fiesta/White Vans Unisex Old Skool Classic Skate Shoes Cendre Blue/True White