2018 Spring Marathon Training Program

DC Road Runners Club Spring Marathon Training Program is your opportunity to successfully prepare for the Rock N Roll or any winter(GW's Birthday Marathon)/spring marathon of your choice. The 14-week training program starts on Saturday, Dec 2nd at North Meade Street Park, a small park northwest of the USMC War Memorial (Iwo Jima Memorial) in Rosslyn at 7:45 a.m.

On that Saturday, come prepared to run ten miles following a short introductory overview of the program.

Jump Start program if you need a head start on training, please come on out as you choose to our FREE Jump Start program that meets at 7:45 a.m. The group meets every Saturday from Oct 28 until the start of the program at the same place as the Spring Marathon Training Program.

The program is FREE for current DCRRC members, however you must register for the Marathon Training program and volunteer at two DCRRC events. You will also need to select and register for a marathon on your own (no guaranteed or free entries are provided by DCRRC).

What's included?

  • Coaching for your pace and fitness level
  • Weekly informational updates and training plans
  • Weekly training runs:
    • Saturday morning group training runs with post-run Gatorade and water
    • Mid-week speed workouts
    • Weeknight group runs throughout the area
  • Seminars by professionals in physical therapy, diet and more!
  • Social opportunities throughout training
  • Motivation and camaraderie found only with a training group

If you have not run a marathon, it is strongly recommended that you consult your physician prior to entering this program.

Program Structure Details. Click Here

Weather Policy: Click Here

Contact Email :  training_marathon@dcroadrunners.org

All runners are responsible for their own safety.

December 2nd, 2017 7:45 AM   through   March 10th, 2018 8:00 AM
North Meade Street Park
N Meade Street
Arlington, VA 22209
United States

Upcoming Events

Alexandria Turkey Trot 5 Miler
Thu, Nov 23rd, 2017, @9:00am
DCRRC Bread Run 10K & 2 Mile Fun Run
Sun, Dec 10th, 2017, @10:00am
Holiday Relays
Wed, Dec 13th, 2017, @7:00pm
DCRRC Gar Williams Half Marathon
Sun, Dec 17th, 2017, @9:00am
DCRRC Predictions & Resolutions 5K
Mon, Jan 1st, 2018, @12:00pm
DCRRC Al Lewis 10-Miler
Sat, Jan 6th, 2018, @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.