Welcome to Our Running Club!

Our goal is to promote and encourage long distance running and educate the public to its benefits.

Founded in 1955, the PTC is the oldest running club in Virginia and is currently involved in over 35 events annually, ranging from 5Ks to ultramarathons. We currently have about 500 members and serve the Virginia Peninsula and surrounding communities.

We assist community organizations in hosting races. These services include (but are not limited):

  • Finish line setup, timing and results
  • Equipment
  • Course marking
  • Event listing
  • Advertising
  • Fundraising events

Membership dues contribute to maintaining the equipment, printing of the newsletter “On Your Mark”, providing social activities such as general membership meetings and annual awards banquet, and covering other costs incurred in operating a nonprofit organization. Our running club officers are all volunteers and we encourage you to get involved. You’ll find it a lot of fun and very rewarding.


Club News



Adopt A Highway Recognition

The Peninsula Track Club earned some well-deserved recognition.  Thank you to everyone that has helped out and particapted over these many years.  It was noted that the very first one was in the early spring of 1989.

Don’t miss the June PTC General Membership Meeting

The June PTC General Membership Meeting will be held on Tuesday evening, June 19 at 7:15 pm.  Location is the Hampton Center for Health and Fitness, 4001 Coliseum Drive in Hampton across from the Sentara Careplex. The speaker will be podiatrist/marathoner Dr. Howard Roesen presenting “Why Do My Feet Hurt? Figuring Out Why We Get …

Self-Defense for Runners and Walkers Classes are Forming Now

Self-Defense for Runners and Walkers (family & friends): Classes (2.5-hours) are now forming for the Conflict Continuum (self-defense) as presented by Dr. Brad Bennett, Course Director, Conflict Continuum for the Tactical Hapkido Alliance here in Yorktown. You can view the presentation he gave PTC on April 17 here:  Running Safely_self defense April 2018 For more information read …