TRACK WORKOUTS POSTED; RETURN TO W-L

Wednesday Night Track workouts will resume at Washington-Lee High School on Sept. 2, 2015, starting at 7:15. Workouts for September through the end of the year have been posted on the Wednesday Track page under "Weekly Runs."  

 

Special Monday Morning Run for Labor Day

Come run the National Capital Route on Labor Day. Our Monday morning 10M group run is inviting all club members to come out and join in on Labor Day. Bring your friends too. We will start at 7AM from the same park across the street from Iwo Jima that we meet at for our regular Saturday Long Run. The route as shown (http://www.milermeter.com/?r=6587506) is 12M but there are options for 9, 10 or as long as you like. Come on out and join the fun!

 

September Runner Spotlight!

September's Runner Spotlight is Kirk Gordon! Kirk joined the club in 2000 and is currently training for his 8th Marine Corps Marathon where he hopes to run a BQ! Find out more about Kirk by reading the rest of his interview here.

 

This Sunday: Larry Noel 15K Race and 3K Fun Run

altOur big end-of-summer, back-to-school event is coming!  The Larry Noel 15K Race and 3K Fun Run will be held Sunday afternoon, September 6th in Greenbelt. It features a great course and a great T-shirt.  Click here for complete information and online registration, or click here to volunteer (counts for Bunion Derby credit). Sign up today!

 

Upcoming: National Capital 20-Miler and 5-Miler, Sunday, September 27th

natcap-20-miler-logo-smallOur next races will be the National Capital 20-Miler and 5-Miler on Sunday, September 27th. Exactly four weeks before the Marine Corps Marathon, the 20-Miler is the perfect tune-up race for any fall marathon.  The 5-Miler is a fast event that's great for building speed and strength.  Both races feature a flat, straight, scenic course along the C&O Canal Towpath, from Carderock to the Key Bridge and back.  Click here for the event's web site and link to online registration. 

The race directors are looking for help with staging the event, and this is one of your last chances for 2015 Bunion Derby volunteer creditSign up here to volunteer.

For additional information, please email the race directors.

 

2015 Kinhaven 5K

Come enjoy a scenic fall 5K in Bluemont Park on Sunday, October 18th.  Race starts at 9AM.  More information at www.runkinhaven.com.

 

Bunion Derby Standings

The Bunion Derby Standings for all 8 races is available at Bunion Derby Standings

Most of the top 3 positions for the age groups have been awarded, but there are several runners who need to complete their volunteer requirement by September 27th, to receive a Bunion Derby award.  Please contact ted@dcroadrunners.org for any questions or corrections.

 

New Group Runs!

The club is considering organizing a weekly track workout in DC. If you're interested in meeting for track on Wednesday evenings around 7pm, please e-mail Ben. We will determine an appropriate location based on those who are interested.

We will also be arranging an e-mail list for runners interested in meeting in South Arlington (near the intersection of Columbia Pike & Walter Reed) for informal runs at various times throughout the week. Please e-mail Alison if you're interested.

 

Upcoming Training Programs

Mark your calendars! DCRRC is excited for the following upcoming training programs:

Fall Marathon Training Program: The Fall Marathon Training Program is an 18-week program geared towards Marine Corps Marathon (or any fall marathon of your choosing). The program begins on Saturday, June 27. Click here to register!

Army Ten-Miler and Half Marathon Training Program: The Army-Ten Miler Program and Half Marathon Training Programs begin on Saturday, July 11. The program is geared towards the Army-Ten Miler or Woodrow Wilson Half Marathon. Click here to register!

Beginner Running Program: Our famous "Reading and Running" Program is back!! The group meets Tuesdays and Thursdays at 7:00 p.m. starting on July 21 at the Central Library in Arlington (Ballston metro). For more details and to sign up, click here!

Please email katie@dcroadrunners.org for questions on any of the programs!

 

Upcoming Events

DCRRC Larry Noel 15K Race and 3K Fun Run
Sun, Sep 6th, 2015, @5:00pm
Riverdale Fire Department 5K
Sat, Sep 12th, 2015, @8:00am
Board Meeting
Mon, Sep 14th, 2015, @7:00pm
DCRRC National Capital 20 Miler and 5 Miler
Sun, Sep 27th, 2015, @7:00am
2015 Kinhaven 5K
Sun, Oct 18th, 2015, @9:00am
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The DC Road Runners Club is a member of the Road Runners Club of America and is 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.