This group is intended for club members with several years of racing experience who want to take their running to the next level. Consistency, structure, and avoiding injury will be emphasized. Participation is free and open to those who can reasonably aim for the following times:

  Men Women
10 Mile 1:05 1:10
Half Marathon 1:28 1:35
Marathon 3:05 3:15

Weekly Schedule

Each week will include two workouts and a quality long run. The exact schedule will depend on participants' goal races.

Monday

Meet above the Iwo Jima Memorial at 6:30 or near the Jefferson Memorial for a warmup, tempo run or hill repeats, and cooldown.

Wednesday

Meet at Washington-Lee High School in Arlington at 6:50pm, warmed up and ready for drills, strides, and stretching. We'll participate in the regularly-scheduled club workout (usually or fartlek) at 7:30pm.

Saturday

Meet at North Meade Street Park in Arlington for a long run (pace varies). Start time corresponds with the club Saturday Long Run.

Sign Up

For more information, contact Brian Danza or Dylan Barlett, or sign up for emails below. Weekly updates will be posted on this page.

Winter / Spring 2019 schedule. 

This schedule targets the 2019 Boston Marathon and will have a couple of conflicts with club races.

weeks out Date Workout
20 11/26/18 10-15 minutes
19 12/3/18 4 hills
18 12/10/18 12-15 minutes
17 12/17/18 15 minutes
16 12/24/18 18 minutes
15 12/31/18 21 minutes
14 1/7/19 4-6 hills
13 1/14/19 24 minutes
12 1/21/19 27 minutes
11 1/28/19 30 minutes
10 2/4/19 6 hills
9 2/11/19 33 minutes
8 2/18/19 36 minutes
7 2/25/19 39 minutes
6 3/4/19 8 hills
5 3/11/19 42 minutes
4 3/18/19 45 minutes
3 3/25/19 10 hills
2 4/1/19 30 minutes
1 4/8/19 15 minutes
0 4/15/19 Raceday 

October 22 HPT tempo run

Happy Monday everyone! Today should be an exceptionally nice evening for a tempo run. 
 
Today the plans officially diverge, which means that we will have distinct groups running the tempo portion of the run. 
 
MCM folks should be doing 10-15 minutes at race pace, which means just doing the short portion from Jefferson to Georgetown. 
 
Philly and Richmond people are still doing the whole HP loop tonight and the last of the 45-minute tempo sessions. 
 
See you all tonight. 
 
B.
 

ctober 8 HPT tempo run

Happy Monday everyone.
 
Congrats to everyone who ran races this weekend, there were PR's all around.
 
Army
Anna 
Mike PJ
Rich (who also contributed to DCRR's masters award)
 
Chicago 
Carrie
Christie 
Rodrigo 
 
St George 
Andrew
 
Tonight is the longest of the tempo runs for this cycle. Or 45 minutes worth of tempo around Hains Point. For those running MCM, next week we will drop down to 30 minutes, while the Richmond folks will stay up at 45 minutes for a couple more weeks. 
 

September 24 HPT tempo run

Hey errrbody,  I hope you are having an exceptional Monday morning. 
 
The plan for tonight's tempo run is 42 minuted worth of tempo, which means we need to go all the way around Hains Point counterclockwise.
 
Aside from that, the rest of the workout is pretty standard. Next week we are doing our last set of hills for the fall, AKA 10 absolutely glorious hill repeats. 
 
See you all tonight.
 

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Upcoming Events

Teens Run DC Mentoring Matters 5K
Sat, Jun 1st, 2019, @9:00am
DCRRC Women's Distance Festival 5K and Run After the Women 5K
Sun, Jun 9th, 2019, @8:00am
Happy Hour
Thu, Jun 13th, 2019, @6:30pm
Manna 5k
Sat, Jun 15th, 2019, @9:00am
Book Club
Sun, Jun 16th, 2019, @4:00pm
DCRRC Hugh Jascourt 4-Miler
Thu, Jun 20th, 2019, @7:00pm
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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.