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Most Improved Runner Award

The nomination period is OPEN until this Friday 12/16!


  • A member of the SRRC and has not previously won the award - see previous years here.

  • A member of the SRRC for the last 2 years

  • Minimum of 4 Participation series events with at least 2 races being Club point series events (Lincoln Presidential Half Marathon, Women’s Distance Festival, State Fair Parade Run, Abe’s Amble, Frostbite Festival)


  • % time improvements from previous year in races run both years

  • % time improvement from the previous year in races of the same distance

  • % improvement at similar race distances during the current year

  • Range of competitive race distances



  • Any club member can nominate another club member for this award.

  • Self nominations are welcomed and encouraged.

  • Each club member may nominate ONE male and ONE female per year. Additional nominations sent by the same member will be disregarded.

Please consider the above criteria before nominating. Race attendance and times for both years can be checked in previous versions of the newsletter or on the race results page.  All of these factors are taken into account in determining the Most Improved Runner. While a points rating system is used, some subjectivity may be required in choosing the winner. The decision of the SRRC Awards Committee with board approval is final.  A male and female winner will be announced at the annual banquet in January.

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