Happy August!

I sure hope everyone is enjoying their summer training as much as we are?!
Our next meeting is one you definitely do not want to miss.
Eldon Morgan will be hosting is annual meeting at Morse Park in Neosho, MO. Dinner will be provided from the proceeds of his Dogwood 5k race.
Many thanks in advance for his generosity to our members!
If you’d like to run please show up at 6pm and our meeting/dinner will start at 7pm.
This month, we will discuss trail running tips.
Please find the attached newsletter that includes Club Updates, Upcoming Races, and a recap from last month’s meeting.

Additionally, we will have our Thursday morning group runs in July from The Run Around at 422 S. Main at 5:15am. All paces welcome!

Hope to see you Thursday!

Check out August's newsletter

2015 August Newsletter 

33rd Annual Pumpkin

The 33rd Annual Joplin Pumpkin Run on October 10th, 2015 is a long standing community tradition. With a fast 5 mile and a fun 1 mile course, the event offers something for everyone in the family. USATF course certification, chip timing, participation awards for all 5 mile finishers, unique age group awards, pumpkins for every 1 mile participant, long sleeve race shirt, and an affordable entry fee are only a few reasons to get entered today. All Joplin Roadrunner members receive a $5 discount. Memberships are available at www.joplinroadrunners.com. 

The race will start and finish at McClelland Park in Joplin, MO. The address is 4600 McClelland Park Road. The 1 mile fun run will begin at 8:30 A.M. and the 5 mile event will begin at 9:00 A.M. Same day registration will be open until 8:30 A.M.  

Packet pickup will be at the Runaround Running and Lifestyle Store located at 422 S. Main in downtown Joplin on October 9th from 11:00 A.M. until 5:30 P.M. Race day packet pickup is discouraged, but available with race director permission.

Net proceeds from the event benefit Cerebal Palsy of Tri-County. This is a Joplin Roadrunners event, professionally managed and directed by TwelveOne Race Management. Find us on Facebook for special race offers and event announcements. 


The Joplin Roadrunners are a group of local runners of all ages and abilities.  We meet on the second Thursday of every month to share our experiences, encourage one another, preview upcoming races and enjoy one another's fellowship.  It is our goal to promote and foster running in the tri-state area.  Check this Website for meeting locations and time.

Welcome to YOUR

Joplin Roadrunner website

Membership Information
We are partnering with The Run Around to offer special monthly discounts to members! If you have joined/renewed your membership for 2015, you will receive a discount card soon valued at $200! If you haven't joined yet, what are you waiting for?
You can print out the form below and mail it to Joplin Roadrunners, P.O. Box 847, Joplin, MO 64802 or give it to Nathan Sicher or Jenna Henry Mutz. Additionally, Nathan and Jenna will have forms with them most places they go.
Yearly membership is only $35 per household and $25 for individuals. Household membership includes one t-shirt with a second at half price ($5). Individuals receive one t-shirt.
All memberships include multiple race discounts throughout the year as well.
We look forward to having you join!
Checks are to be payable to Joplin Roadrunners and may be mailed to Joplin Roadrunners. P.O. Box 847, Joplin, MO  64802.

2015 Membership form

Membership in JRR does have it's privileges.  With each new membership, individual memberships will get a JRR t-shirt sporting our logo and a JRR sticker.  Family memberships will get two JRR t-shirts and two JRR stickers.  In addition, every JRR member will receive $5 off their entry fee to JRR supported runs, such as the Run With the Wind 25k and the Pumpkin Run 5 Miler.  Not to mention all the wonderful charitable causes your dues go to support each year and being able to connect to other area runners!  So what are you waiting for?  Join today by printing, filling out, and mailing our 2015 membership form.

The savings you'll enjoy will more than pay for your membership and you'll make some great new friends as you support health and fitness in our area.                                                                                           

Mission Statement
A community organization dedicated to  a healthy lifestyle through running, biking, and swimming.  We seek fun, fellowship and friendly competition.                                                                                                            

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