Why join the Columbia Running Club?

  • Weekly e-newsletters with race recaps and articles by our members.
  • Entry into our Tour de Columbia – a 50+ race series throughout the year (almost every weekend!) where you can earn points toward our end of the year awards dinner/banquet. Participation awards for those completing 8 races on the Tour. Place in the top 3 of your age group for the year and receive a plaque and special award.
  • Socials – Seasonal socials for club members. Our last events have been at Sesqui State Park and the Lake Murray Dam
  • Group Runs – Let us hook you up with the many weekly running groups in Columbia put on by our members and others.
  • Discounts – 2024 CRC Members receive discounts and special offers at local businesses. See your 2024 Welcome email for details and proof of membership.
    Participating businesses include:
    • If your business would like to offer a discount or special offer to our members, please contact Roy at


      Membership Levels:

      $25 Individual
      $35 Family
      $15 Seniors (60 and over)
      $15 Junior (18 and under)

      Other Information

      Membership is by calendar year (Jan 1 – Dec 31), regardless of when you join. This allows everyone to compete in the same period (i.e., calendar year) for Tour points and participation awards. Make sure you are selecting the correct calendar year you wish to join.

      Tour points and participation are calculated for the entire calendar year regardless of when you join. Example: If you join the 2023 CRC Membership in February, or June, or anytime on or before 12/31/23, you’ll receive all your eligible points & participation credit for all the Tour races since Jan 1, 2023. – Yes, we have your data! (We get the complete results for all the Tour races.)

How to Join

Online Registration is quick and easy:

2024 CRC Membership Registration

NOTE: Please register using the same name you use for races. (E.g., “Tom” instead of “Thomas” or “BlueShoes” instead of “MadDoc”)

By Mail:
You can also mail a check for the membership level you desire to:

Columbia Running Club
P. O. Box 50205,
Columbia, SC 29250