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  • Is the Russell Run Club just open to Russell Residents?
    Our events and programs are open to all regardless of where you are from. Whether you are from Embrun, Limoges, Marionville, Casselman, SDG, City of Ottawa, or elsewhere, you are more that welcome to join.
  • Will practices be cancelled during inclement weather?
    We run our programs regardless of the weather - sun, rain, cold, etc. Please make sure your child is dressed appropriately. In cases of extreme weather (i.e. thunder, lightning) we will take proper precautions to ensure no participant is endandered. Please use your discretion if you feel that the weather is unsafe for your child.
  • What does my child need to participate?
    Running shoes, running clothes (i.e. shorts, jogging pants, T-shirt), extra clothes in case of inclement weather, and water bottle.
  • Will the event be cancel if there is rain?
    The runs will take place rain or shine.
  • What kind of shoes should I wear?
    Most of the trails we run on are not very technical. Road shoes should suffice.
  • Will the event be cancelled/rescheduled due to rain?
    The Russell Run will take place as scheduled rain or shine.
  • Are strollers allowed?
  • Are dogs on leashes allowed?
  • Why to I have to pay a membership fee?
    The Russell Run Club (RRC) is registered with Athletics Ontario (AO). Registration ensures Coaches and Affiliates have the necessary coaching requirements, training and police checks. It also provides incurance for the RRC. Every participant of any RRC program needs to be a member of AO for insurance purposes. The fees help cover admistration expenses of the Club.
  • Why can I not pro-rate my membership if I register mid-way through the calendar year?
    Athletics Ontario membership is per calendar year. They do not pro-rate membership fees therefore we cannot.
  • I don't have a Facebook Account, how will I be updated?"
    Important information will be emailed to members of the Russell Run Club. We are looking at other options in the future for communication.
  • Do I have to be a member to run?
    Yes. This is mainly for insurance reasons. However, we do allow you to "test-run" our sessions for a small fee for up to two session per calendar year.
  • Are walkers and joggers welcome?
    Of course!
  • Will children and youth be welcome?
    Of course. Those under 12 must be accompanied by an adult or guardian.
  • Do I have to register for group runs?
    Not necessarilty. But we do have a Registration Form you can fill out to let us know you are attending. It is greatly appreciated if you do, so we can plan accordingly.
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