Spring Training Programs

The DC Road Runners Club Spring Training programs are your opportunity to successfully prepare the Rock 'n' Roll DC series or any spring race of your choice.

Marathon Training Program: The 20-week training program starts on Saturday, November 1 at Athleta Georgetown at 8:00am. On that Saturday, come prepared to run eight miles following a short introductory overview of the program.


Half Marathon Training Program: The 14-week training program starts at 8:30am Saturday, December 13 at Athleta Georgetown. On that Saturday, come prepared to run three miles following a short introductory overview of the program.

Email katie@dcroadrunners.org with questions!


Upcoming Races

DC Road Runners has a great slate of fall races.


Kinhaven 5K

November 23, 2014

Come join us at Bluemont Park for the Kinhaven 5K and Kids 1K Fun Run benefiting the students of Kinhaven preschool in the Ballston neighborhood of Arlington, Virginia.

There will be events for the whole family including a tot trot, kid-friendly entertainment, and a raffle drawing with prizes from local merchants and restaurants. Runners with strollers welcome!


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Alexandria Turkey Trot 5 Miler

November 27, 2014

A Thanksgiving morning tradition, the 39th annual Alexandria Turkey Trot is the Mid Atlantic's premiere Turkey Trot. With over 6,000 runners, and some of the fastest elite runners on the east coast, as well as stroller and dog divisions, the Turkey Trot is a great way to start your Thanksgiving morning.


Jingle Bell Run
Arthritis Foundation Jingle Bell Run

December 6, 2014

Chosen as one of the Most Incredible Themed Races, Jingle Bell Run/Walk for Arthritis is a fun and festive way to kick off your holidays by helping others! Wear a holiday themed costume. Tie jingle bells to your shoelaces. Raise funds to help find a cure for arthritis, the nation's leading cause of disability. Run or walk a 5 kilometer route with your team members and celebrate the season by giving.

Click here for more info and to register

Bread Run 10K

December 7, 2014

Join DC Road Runners for the first race of the 2014-15 Snowball Series, and simply a great event where nearly every runner wins a loaf of home made bread.


Gar Williams Half Marathon

December 14, 2014

As featured in Runners World as the least expensive half marathon in the country, the second Snowball Series race is a great start to winter training with a great spread of warm bagels, coffee, hot chocolate, Nutella and other goodies.




Upcoming Events

Alexandria Turkey Trot
Thu, Nov 27th, 2014, @9:00am
Bread Run 10K & 2 Mile Fun Run
Sun, Dec 7th, 2014, @10:00am
DCRRC Gar Williams Half Marathon
Sun, Dec 14th, 2014, @9:00am
DCRRC Predictions & Resolutions 5K
Thu, Jan 1st, 2015, @12:00pm
DCRRC Al Lewis 10-Miler
Sat, Jan 10th, 2015, @9:00am

The DC Road Runners Club is a chapter of the Road Runners Club of America and are also affiliated with USA Track & Field. We provide a year-round schedule of running events that offer everyone a chance to participate regardless of age, gender, or athletic ability.