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Welcome to World Class Running


The Professional Road Running Organization (PRRO) is an alliance of race directors who together organize and promote the PRRO Circuit, a nationwide series of premier non-marathon road racing events. The Circuit features highly competitive elite fields at each event as top athletes seek to qualify for the PRRO Super Bonus paid out at the annual PRRO Championship, which rotates among all of the events. The current Circuit features more than $275,000 in prize money overall, with $74,000 available for U.S. athletes.


Latest News

PRRO Circuit Postpones Season, Championship Due to COVID-19 Impacts

2021 PRRO Circuit Races

Click Here for Details on the 2021 PRRO Circuit Races



Introducing the PRRO Allied Membership

Allied Members Can Be Included in PRRO Drug Testing Program. The Professional Road Running Organization (PRRO) is inviting prize money races of all sizes to show their support of Clean Sport by becoming Allied Members of PRRO. In doing so, top runners at Allied Member races may be selected for pre-competition testing on race weekend. Click Here for Details.


About PRRO

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PRRO in the News

Boilermaker To Premiere First-Ever Virtual Saranac Post-Race Party


Clean Sport Collective Interview with Don Kardong, PRRO President, Lilac Bloomsday Run Founder and 4th Place Finisher at the Montreal Olympics in 1976


Boilermaker Unveils First Ever Empire State Race-Off


Bloomsday Goes All-Virtual for 2020, Preserves 44-Year Finisher Shirt Tradition




  Over $275,000 total prize money and bonuses among the three events
Commitment to a Clean Sport in partnership with Clearidium A/S
Circuit Purse
"Circuit Event Winner Bonuses" of up to $6,000
Alliance of some of the most prestigious non-marathon races



2021 PRRO Series of Races


IMPORTANT NOTE REGARDING THE 2019-20 CIRCUIT: Due to COVID-19, the 2019-20 PRRO Circuit had to be cancelled. Click Here for more information.


IMPORTANT NOTE REGARDING THE 2021 CIRCUIT CHAMPIONSHIP TO BE HELD AT THE BOILERMAKER 15K ON JULY 11, 2021: The male and female winners of the 2019 Boilermaker 15K, 2021 Publix Gasparilla Half Marathon, 2021 Credit Union Cherry Blossom Ten Mile, and 2021 Lilac Bloomsday 12K will qualify for the 2021 PRRO Super Bonus ($10,000 for winning the PRRO Championship - split if an eligible male and female win the PRRO Championship) or the individual Event Champion's bonuses ($1,500 for finishing in 2nd through 10th places at the PRRO Championship) to be offered at the 2021 PRRO Championship at the Boilermaker 15K on July 11, 2021.


Publix Gasparilla Half Marathon - $30,000 in U.S. prize money

Credit Union Cherry Blossom 10M - $65,000 in prize money ($25,000 U.S. prize money) plus performance bonuses

Lilac Bloomsday Run 12K - $81,000 in prize money ($20,000 U.S. prize money)

Boilermaker 15K - $65,100 in prize money ($14,500 U.S. prize money)



Contact PRRO


Don Kardong, PRRO President
Phone: 509-838-1579

Ryan Lamppa, Media Contact
E-mail: ryan@eventpro.us



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