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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 $340,000 in prize money overall, with $119,700 available for U.S. athletes.

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Yimer Wins, Diriba Defends PRRO Championship presented by Credit Union Cherry Blossom Ten Mile


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Ethiopians Jemal Yimer And Buze Diriba Win 2018 Credit Union Cherry Blossom Ten Mile
(Credit Union Cherry Blossom Ten Mile)

2018 Credit Union Cherry Blossom Ten Mile To Host 2017-2018 PRRO Championship
(Credit Union Cherry Blossom Ten Mile)

Sara Hall Sets Course Record in Women’s Gasparilla Half-Marathon
(Gasparilla Distance Classic Half Marathon)



  » Over 340,000 total prize money and bonuses among the five events
» Commitment to a Clean Sport in partnership with the US Anti-Doping Agency
» Circuit Purse
» "Circuit Event Winner Bonuses" of up to $6,000
» Alliance of some of the most prestigious non-marathon races



2017-18 PRRO Series of Races


IMPORTANT NOTE REGARDING THE 2017-18 CIRCUIT CHAMPIONSHIP TO BE HELD AT THE CREDIT UNION CHERRY BLOSSOM TEN MILE ON APRIL 8, 2018: The male and female winners of the 2017 Credit Union Cherry Blossom 10 Mile, 2017 Lilac Bloomsday 12K, 2017 Boilermaker 15K, 2017 EQT Pittsburgh 10 Miler and 2018 Publix Gasparilla Half Marathon have qualified for the 2017-18 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 2018 PRRO Championship at the Credit Union Cherry Blossom on April 8, 2018. The winners of the 2018 Publix Gasparilla Half Marathon will be the final qualifiers for the 2018 PRRO Championship. (The 2018-19 PRRO Championship will be held at the Lilac Bloomsday Run on May 5, 2019.)


» Gasparilla Distance Classic Half Marathon - $40,000 in prize money

» Credit Union Cherry Blossom 10M - $65,000 in prize money and bonuses


» Lilac Bloomsday Run 12K - $81,000 in prize money

» Boilermaker 15K - $66,000 in prize money


» EQT Pittsburgh 10 Miler - $26,200 in prize money



Contact PRRO


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

Ryan Lamppa, Media Contact
E-mail: media@prro.org



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