Benefits of Joining

Example Benefits of Joining the GCAC

  • FREE Group Training Runs (any age)
  • FREE Group Speed/Track Workouts (any age)
  • FREE Elementary Track & Cross Country Running Programs (GCAC members only)
  • Club-sponsored Relay Race Opportunities (e.g., Laurel Highlands Relay, Great Allegheny Passage Relay, etc.)
  • Club Organized Travel to Training Runs (e.g., car pooling; Moraine State Park, Cook Forest State Park, etc.)
  • Club Organized Running Race Trips (e.g., car pooling, hotels, out-of-state HM/Marathons, Pittsburgh Half-marathon, Boston Marathon, etc.)
  • Support Youth & Adult Fitness in the Grove City Area
  • Support Elementary Running in the Grove City Area
  • Support Local Youth Scholarships
  • FREE Informal Coaching/Consulting at Training Runs
  • Club Updates
  • Periodic Running/Fitness/Nutrition/Health Seminars and “Learn by Doing” Clinics by Local Experienced Experts (e.g., Local Coaches, University Professors, Physicians, Exercise Physiologists, Boston Marathon Qualifiers, etc.)
  • Athletic Company or Local Club-Only Discounts (e.g., GCAC "family" discount at Slippery Rock University All-Comer's Summer Track Meets, etc.)
  • Ability to represent the Grove City Athletics Club at Road Runners Club of America (RRCA) events (e.g., Boston Marathon Team Competition, etc.)
  • Road Runners Club of America (RRCA) Membership and accompanying benefits (
  • USA Track & Field (USATF) Club Affiliation (separate USATF individual membership required) and accompanying benefits (
  • To join, follow the link on the page here.