Recent Announcements

"Trophy Case" added to Members' Results!

When you view your member results by going to Search for Results, you will now see a "trophy case" of icons representing your awards for each year. You can click on any of the trophies to read details about that award.

Thanks to the Web Team for this imaginative new feature!

"Support our Advertisers" Page

We've added a feature to the website to highlight our advertisers in American Randonneur magazine. The Support our Advertisers page takes you to a page with images, ads, and links to these advertisers. It's added visibility for them, and an added way for members to access these offerings.

You may also find this link under the Members dropdown.

Volunteering Opportunities

Thinking about how to contribute to RUSA outside of your local club or region?  As RUSA creates or enhances programs, we're always on the lookout for folks to help. So we've added a Volunteering Opportunities or "Help Wanted" page. You can also find that option on the "Members" dropdown in the menu bar.

Have a look and see if there's an activity that suits your skills and interests!

A Short History of PBP - updated!

As part of our work on the PBP page, rando historian extraordinaire Bill Bryant has updated his Short History of Paris Brest Paris. Bill has extended it from where it left off in 2003 to the present day. Plenty to tell!

So, the Short History is now a bit longer, and well worth it. Thank you, Bill!

PBP'23 pre-qualification starts next year - not too early to start reading about it!

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RUSA On-Demand Attire at Voler - July deadline to order

Get 'em while they're hot ! Voler will be discontinuing their "Produce on Demand" service in July. That means that our 4 jerseys - the RUSA "national" jersey, two different K-Hound jerseys, and the PBP '19 jersey will not be available, nor will the shorts.  We don't know what we'll setup as an alternate arrangement but there may very well be a period of time during which there's no RUSA jersey available. If you've ever thought about buying one of these jerseys or the shorts, now's the time !

You can view the items at the link below, and order them directly, to be shipped to you by Voler:

Randonneurs USA Collection at Voler

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Janice Chernekoff Selected for 2020 ARA

The RUSA Board has selected Janice Chernekoff for the 2020 American Randonneur Award, for her years of service as editor of American Randonneur magazine. 

Each year, the Board "presents an award to a member of the organization who has made a significant and outstanding contribution to randonneuring in the United States" as described on the ARA info page, from among those nominated by RUSA members.

Congratulations, Janice!  Highly deserved.

2021 Board Officers Chosen

The RUSA Board has chosen officers for 2021:

  • Dave Thompson - president
  • Debra Banks - vice president
  • Dan Driscoll - treasurer
  • Tim Sullivan - secretary

Thanks to Dave, Deb, Dan, and Tim for undertaking these responsibilities!  The rest of the 2020 Board comprises:

  • John Lee Ellis
  • Dawn Piech
  • Rob Hawks - RBA Liaison

Election Results for 2021 RUSA Board of Directors and RBA Liaison

RUSA is pleased to announce that Dan Driscoll and Dawn Piech have been elected to serve 3-year terms on the Board of Directors and that Rob Hawks has been elected as RBA Liaison for 2021. We would also like to extend our sincere thanks to the other candidates who stood for election. A special thanks, also, to Lois Springsteen, Cap'n John Ende and Pete Dusel who will be stepping down at the end of the year. The election results are as follows:

For Regular Board Positions:

Dan Driscoll: 222
Dawn Piech: 180
Bill Bryant: 156
Dan Diehn: 123
Jan Acuff: 107
Joel Lawrence: 84
Pete Dusel: 59
Andrew Mead:36
John Peltier: 20

For RBA Liaison:
Rob Hawks: 24
Michele Brougher: 18

Applying for P-12s having 2020 Scenarios

You may now apply for an P-12 using months after the Perms program resumed (8/2020 and later) and/or make-ups from the 12/2019-3/2020 period. Consult this announcement for details. You apply in the usual way via the link on the P-12 details page.

Questions?  Contact souvenirs@rusa.org.

Thanks again to the RUSA Web Team!