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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 $275,000 in prize money overall, with $74,000 available for U.S. athletes.


» Latest News

All of the PRRO Circuit Races Are on Runner's World's List of Most Iconic American Races

PRRO Circuit Postpones Season, Championship Due to COVID-19 Impacts

» 2021-22 PRRO Circuit Races

Click Here for Details on the 2021-22 PRRO Circuit Races



» Introducing the PRRO Allied Membership

Allied Members Can Be Included in PRRO Drug Testing Program. The Professional Road Running Organization (PRRO) is inviting prize money races of all sizes to show their support of Clean Sport by becoming Allied Members of PRRO. In doing so, top runners at Allied Member races may be selected for pre-competition testing on race weekend. Click Here for Details.


» About PRRO

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» PRRO in the News

Jenny Simpson to Make Her Long Distance Road Racing Debut at the 2021 Credit Union Cherry Blossom Ten Mile on September 12


48th Edition of Credit Union Cherry Blossom Ten Mile Run to Feature Strong Fields for 2021 Men’s and Women’s USATF 10 Mile Championships Presented by Toyota


World and American Record Holder Keira D’Amato Confirmed For 2021 Credit Union Cherry Blossom Ten Mile




  » Over $275,000 total prize money and bonuses among the three events
» Commitment to a Clean Sport in partnership with Clearidium A/S
» Circuit Purse
» "Circuit Event Winner Bonuses" of up to $6,000
» Alliance of some of the most prestigious non-marathon races



2021-22 PRRO Series of Races


IMPORTANT NOTE REGARDING THE 2019-20 AND 2020-21 CIRCUITS: Due to COVID-19, the 2019-20 and 2020-21 PRRO Circuits had to be cancelled. Click Here for more information. The 2021 Credit Union Cherry Blossom Ten Mile is the only 2021 PRRO event that will offer prize money.


IMPORTANT NOTE REGARDING THE 2022 CIRCUIT CHAMPIONSHIP TO BE HELD AT THE BOILERMAKER 15K ON JULY 10, 2022: The male and female winners of the 2019 Lilac Bloomsday Run, 2019 Boilermaker 15K, 2021 Credit Union Cherry Blossom Ten Mile (Sep 12, 2021), 2022 Publix Gasparilla Half Marathon (Feb. 27, 2022), 2022 Credit Union Cherry Blossom Ten Mile (April 3, 2022), and 2022 Lilac Bloomsday Run (May 1, 2022) will qualify for the 2022 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 2022 PRRO Championship at the Boilermaker 15K on July 10, 2022.


» Publix Gasparilla Half Marathon - $10,000 in Half Marathon and $10,000 in 15K to local men and women only

» Credit Union Cherry Blossom 10M - $65,000 in prize money ($25,000 U.S. prize money) plus performance bonuses

» Lilac Bloomsday Run 12K - $81,000 in prize money ($20,000 U.S. prize money)

» Boilermaker 15K - $65,100 in prize money ($14,500 U.S. prize money)



Contact PRRO


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

Ryan Lamppa, Media Contact
E-mail: ryan@eventpro.us



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