Welcome to the NVRC Website!

The Nittany Valley Running Club web site is the place to go for information about races, running groups, running routes, training opportunities, email discussion groups, and pretty much everything having to do with running in Central Pennsylvania! It's a big site, so explore away. Our most popular pages are in the Quick Links on the right. If you want to connect to the local running community, join one of our email discussion groups, or visit us on Facebook or Twitter.


If you have any suggestions on how to make our web site easier to use, let us know! Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with any problems you find.

Club Address and Officer Contact Information

The mailing address of the Nittany Valley Running Club is: NVRC, Calder Square P.O. Box 10348, State College, PA 16805-0348

Here are the Club Officers and their contact email addresses:

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  • Treasurer: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Communications Director: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Secretary/Archivist: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Membership: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Membership Info (old paypal)

+++ need to create NVRC paypal account and update paypal icons What do you get by joining? Here are the benefits of being a member of the Nittany Valley Running Club:
  • Bimonthly electronic newsletter. For an additional fee, a paper copy can be mailed.
  • A 10% discount at Rapid Transit Sports.
  • A $1 discount on registration fees at Club sponsored races.
  • An invitation to members-only events, including the Indoor Mile Series and our summer picnic.
  • Bimonthly Club meetings at Hi-Way Pizza.
  • The satisfaction of contributing to our various youth running programs.

Club dues are $6 a year for individuals, $10 for families. Multi-year discounts are available. To join, send in an application, or use PayPal by clicking one of the "Buy Now" buttons below:

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Club Meetings

The Club meets on the first Tuesday of every even month (February, April, June, August, October, and December) at 6:30 at HiWay Pizza on North Atherton.

The NVRC meetings tend to be pretty free-wheeling affairs. If you have a particular thing you'd like to bring to the Club's attention, come to the meeting, or email John Iceland at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

If you're interested in what we do at these meetings besides eat pizza and drink beer, an agenda will be posted a week or two before the meeting, or you can visit the meeting minutes page. If you would like to help out, but can't attend the meeting, contact John Iceland at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. You'll hear of plenty of opportunities to participate at the club meetings, but a few current areas where we need immediate help are listed below.

Club Picnic: Once a year, the NVRC holds a Club picnic in conjunction with one of its summertime meetings, usually the August meeting. The Club usually provides some of the food and drinks, but members also bring food to share.

Membership Form

Fill out this form (use the print button in the upper right corner) and send it to the address below:

Nittany Valley Running Club Membership Form

effective
July 1, 2007

Name: ____________________________________________ Home Phone: _____________

Address:__________________________________________ Cell Phone: _______________

City / State / Zip:____________________________________ e-mail: __________________

____ New Member or ____Renewal

____ Individual or ____ Family (2 or more persons, same address)


Membership Rates (please circle your choice):

Individual: Annual: $10 5 Year: $45 10 Year: $85

Family: Annual: $15 5 Year: $70 10 Year: $135


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~~Areas of Interest~~


I'm willing to volunteer at NVRC running events _____

I'm willing to lead a Saturday morning group run _____
 
Road Racing Preferences:

___5K or less ___10K ___Half marathon ___ Marathon or more ___Track & Field


I'd attend seminars on:

___Cross-training ___Injury prevention ___ Beginners' running

___Shoe selection ___Nutrition ___Training & peaking for races

___Other

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Make check payable to
Nittany Valley Running Club;

please mail membership form to:


Attn:
Membership
Nittany Valley Running Club
Calder Square

P.O. Box 10348
State College, PA 16805-0348

Join NVRC

Welcome! The Nittany Valley Running Club invites you to join our club or renew a current membership.  Our membership period runs from January 1 through December 31. If you are already a member, the Membership Director will send you an email notifying you when it's time to renew. On-line membership is handled by RunSignUp.com which charges a small additional processing fee. You can join or renew on-line by clicking here. Membership fees are as follows:

  • 1-Year Individual Membership -- $15 + $1.90 = $16.90
  • 1-Year Family Membership   -- $25 + $2.50= $27.50

We will also be offering 5-year memberships at a discount soon. The pricing will be as follows:

  • 5-Year Individual Membership -- $65 + Processing Fee
  • 5-Year Family Membership  --  $100 + Processing Fee

What does membership in the NVRC get you? First, you'll be helping support the NVRC's youth and adult fitness and running programs. But there are other benefits as well that could easily pay for the cost of membership:

  • Eligibility to to run in the NVRC's exclusive Indoor Mile Series. (Running in the Indoor Mile Series is free, but you can't run the Indoor Miles unless you are a member!)
  • Eligibility to run on the NVRC's CVIM Challenge team. The CVIM Challenge team members run races, anything 5Ks up to marathons, including the Boston Marathon, to support Centre Volunteer's in Medicine (you must also meet Boston Marathon qualification standards to run Boston). 
  • Discounts on registration fees for selected Club sponsored races.
  • Discounts on Club apparel when we offer it.
  • Discounts at Rapid Transit Sports.
  • So join now!
 

 Join here.