DEI Committee

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Committee

DEI Committee Purpose
The Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee of the Utica Roadrunners seeks to live out our club’s purpose of promoting and encouraging running as a sport and healthful exercise and the vision and values of our parent organization, the Road Runners Club of America (RRCA), to serve every community in the US with diversity in the sport and the an enjoyable atmosphere for all.

The committee will:

  • Work towards fostering a sense of respect of what makes each club member unique in our identities, backgrounds, life experiences, and beliefs, and how these add value to us as a club
    Reach out to communities that are underrepresented in our club membership
    Remove any unintentional barriers that keep people in our community who want to participate in running from doing so.
    Engage with diverse area youth to introduce them to running

We want to make sure that running in our community – as a competitive sport, a healthy lifestyle, and a positive, social outlet – is accessible and welcoming to anyone who wishes to take part.