What is East River Park Track Club?
East River Park Track Club is a 501(C)(3) not-for-profit running club. The club's mission is to promote running and fitness, and to prepare it's members for running events through it's coaching and running program. The club also has a mission to be advocates of places where running is conducted.
How much does it cost to join the club?
$40 annualy. An annual membership is one year (365 days) starting from when you pay your dues. The club's dues payments are processed with PayPal and are set as a recurring payment like a subscription.
What do the membership dues pay for?
The annual dues go towards paying the Road Runners Club of America membership fees, insurance, coaching, promotional material, singlet purchases, advertising, club social events, Web hosting and whatever else is necessary.
When does the club meet for runs?
Check the club's event calendar for updates.
Are ERPTC's actvities safe?
Yes. ERPTC follows the Road Runners Club of America's Guidelines for Leading a Group Run. Every run and track workut is lead by a certified running coach that is also certified in First Aid and CPR.
Can non-members run with the club?
Yes. But a waiver must be signed and handed to the coach or group run leader prior to running with the club. Download waiver (pdf).
Can minors under 18 join the club?
Yes. ERPTC is open to runners of all ages. A parent or guardian must sign the Minor Participant Waiver (pdf) prior to the child running with the club.
How can I get coaching for an event or general fitness?
By completeing the coaching request form.
What is 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.
What should a member do if they are moving?
Notify the club and submit your new address. firstname.lastname@example.org