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2020 to Present
  • May 2022: RAW's Leadership was invited to the Mayor's Recognition Brunch, a salute to the 38th annual Main Street Fest.

  • January 2022: Bold In The Cold 5K and 15K resumes with new courses.

  • October 2021: Double Trouble 5K and 10K resumes its regular format but with new courses.

  • March 2021: Jack Hase is announced as the 2020 RRCA Outstanding Volunteer of the Year.

  • February 2021: RAW honors National Black History Month with a donation to the Black Girls Run Foundation.

  • January 2021: BITC is cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic.​

  • Oct 2020: Double Trouble is a 1-Mile and 5K, limited to 100 participants

  • Sep 2020: RAW Hosts Virtual Boston Marathon.

  • July 2020: Annual Meeting of the Membership canceled due to the governor's executive order re: ongoing pandemic.

  • May 2020: Group runs resume; most races and social events still canceled.

  • Mar 2020: COVID-19 pandemic causes a stoppage in weekend runs, social events and cancels races worldwide.

2019 to 2010
  • Sep 2019: RAW Off to the Races is reestablished.

  • Sep 2019: Home Happy Hour (monthly BYOB HH) established.

  • Oct 2018: Grapevine’s Runner Friendly Community designation renewed for five years.

  • Jun 2018: Gorilla & Grasshopper Invitational Trail Race held.

  • Jun 2017: June 20, 2017 proclaimed Lake Grapevine Runners and Walkers Day by Grapevine Mayor Tate.

  • Sep 2016: Newbie Short Stack Sundays was created to welcome visitors and new members.

  • Jul 2016: Yearlong 20th anniversary celebration kicked off with a Happy Hour at Wilhoites. Events included fun runs, socials, a flower planting and a banquet with guest speaker Alexi Pappas.

  • Sep 2015: Monthly Social Run starting and ending at Hop & Sting Brewing Co. was formed.

  • Mar 2015: A College Scholarship for a graduating high school student established.

  • Feb 2015: Gary Howsam announced as as the 2014 RRCA Outstanding Volunteer of the Year.

  • 2012: RAW commemorates 15th Anniversary with limited edition shirt and special anniversary celebrations.

  • Apr 2012: City of Grapevine earns RRCA's Runner Friendly Community designation.

  • May 2011: RAW hosts Weight Watchers Walk-!t Day 5K.

  • Apr 2010: Keep Grapevine Beautiful awards RAW a Certificate of Appreciation for trail clean-up efforts.

  • Apr 2010: RAW hosts the 11th and final Hound Dog Hustle as a RRCA Texas State 5K Championship race.

  • 2010: Member Mark Miller wins the RRCA’s Club Writer of the Year award. 

  • 2010: The FOOTPRINT wins the RRCA’s best e-newsletter award.

  • 2009: RAW wins the RRCA national award for Best Small Club Website.

  • Jul 2008: RAW begins two-year cycle for elected board members.

  • 2008: The FOOTPRINT wins RRCA National Jerry Little Excellence in Journalism Award.

  • Jul 2007: RAW celebrates 10-year anniversary with a 10K Fun Run.

  • May 2007: “Cleveland Ray” Paschal cedar elm tree dedication at the 3.75 mile-mark on west loop.

  • Mar 2007: “Cleveland Ray” spirit award created. First recipient is Tony “Flash” Flesch. Subsequent recipients are Kelly “K2” Richards, Marty Metzger and Evelyn Luccioni.

  • Mar 2007: Major (Ret) Rick Nealis, Marine Corps Marathon Race Director, is keynote speaker at banquet. 

  • May 2006: Bart Yasso is keynote speaker at banquet.

  • Dec 2002: The 3rd annual Hound Dog Hustle Race T-shirt wins Runner’s World Best T-shirt contest.

  • Sep 2002: First Protectors of Freedom 5K.

  • 2002: The FOOTPRINT wins the RRCA national award for Best Mid-sized Club Newsletter.

  • Jul 2001: The Best Foot Forward award, RAW’s highest honor, is created. Tom Byno is first recipient.

  • Nov 2000: Inaugural Anti-Turkey Trot Fun Run.

  • Oct 2000: Inaugural Double Trouble 5K & 10K.

  • Apr 2000: Inaugural Hound Dog Hustle 5K & 1-Mile Fun Run.

  • Jan 1999: Inaugural Bold in the Cold 5K & 15K.

  • Dec 1997: First issue of the FOOTPRINT is created.

  • Dec 1997: RAW signs lease for clubhouse.

  • Jun 1997: First club run.

  • May 1997: Lake Grapevine Runners And Walkers was founded by Richard Craft who set up a booth at Main Street Days to recruit members.

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