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Maine's largest running club. Founded in 1979, the Maine Track Club (MTC) is a non-profit, all-volunteer organization that promotes running for fun & fitness. It is Maine's largest and most active running club with over 600 members. The club organizes many road races each year and hosts membership meetings and social events.
National Award-Winning bi-monthly newsletter, NewsRun, with race calendar & member-highlighted race results (2005 RRCA Outstanding Mid-Sized Club Newsletter); Free MTC singlet per household, Eligibility to purchase and wear MTC uniforms at all races; Discounts on running apparel & footwear, as well as discounts on fitness-related services; Free coaching April through September; Membership on MTC racing teams; Invitations to members-only races; Scholarships for colleges and running camps
The Maine Track Club is made up of runners, joggers, walkers, and volunteers of all ages and from all walks of life. Our common bond is the joy of movement and of being outdoors.
There are plenty of opportunities to participate, as both competitor and volunteer, at races that range from 5K to 50 Miles in distance. There are also non-competetive youth races and races for charitable organizations. The MTC website provides race applications, race results, and event information.
MTC members can choose from a variety of runnng options for training and socializing including: Free coaching April through September; MTC Roasters Run, the Saturday mornign group run; Special fun runs; Youth running programs; and Various area group runs.
Many MTC members enjoy socializing at the membership meetings, at post-run gatherings, and on organized outings.
All are heartily encouraged, but not obligated, to work at three races or other club events during the year, as we are an all-volunteer club. Members are expected to practice good sportsmanship and exhibit courtesy when running in or working at a race or other club event.
Maine Track Club is an affiliate of the Road Runners Club of America (RRCA) and USA Track & Field (USATF). MTC members receive RRCA membership benefits & services.
Membership is based on the calendar year, expiring on December 31st. Dues paid between September 30th and December 31st is good through December of the following year.