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.

Spring 2020 schedule. 

This schedule targets the 2010 Boston Marathon and will have a couple of conflicts with club races.

weeks out Date Workout
20 12/2/19 10-15 minutes
19 12/9/19 12-15 minutes
18 12/16/19 15 minutes
17 12/23/19 18 minutes
16 12/30/19 21 minutes
15 1/6/20 4 hills
14 1/13/20 24 minutes
13 1/20/20 26 minutes
12 1/27/20 4-6 hills
11 2/3/20 27 minutes
10 2/10/20 30 minutes
9 2/17/20 33 minutes
8 2/24/20 8 hills
7 3/2/20 36 minutes
6 3/9/20 39 minutes
5 3/16/20 42 minutes
4 3/23/20 10 hills
3 3/30/20 45 minutes
2 4/6/20 30 minutes
1 4/13/20 15 minutes
0 4/20/20 Raceday 

Presidents Day HPT Tempo Run

Happy Presidents Day, everyone!

Thanks to all that volunteered at the club marathon yesterday! I am told it went very well.

This evening's plan calls for 33 Minutes worth of tempo, pretty standard stuff on what should be a nice evening to run some tempo.

Remember the Club Banquet is on March 1 at Maggianos. More info can be found here https://www.dcroadrunners.org/sign-up/banquet

See you all tonight.

 

Feb 10 HPT Tempo Run

Hey everyone, sorry for the late email today.

Might be rainy this evening, but tempo is still on.

Way to go everyone who ran Langley this weekend. Especially Bobby for asserting his ALPHA status over Noah (who may have an excuse that we won't count).

Bobby Beasley 27:47
Noah Eisenberg 28:28
Mark Hyatt 30:21
Joe Gramling 31:54
Will Hernandez 33:43
Mara Gramling 34:49

The plan calls for 30 minutes worth of tempo tonight, so if all goes well and there is no flooding on Hains Point, we will run all the way around the point and back up to Georgetown.

See ya this evening.

B.

 

Feb 3 HPT Tempo Run

Good balmy February morning everyone looks like it's going to be a good evening for a tempo run. 
 
according to the not so proverbial plan, we are supposed to run 27 minutes worth of tempo tonight, which means that we are going all the way around Hains Point clockwise, but not starting the tempo section until the golf course gate. 
 
For those of you who like running extra miles beforehand, this may now be unnecessary. 
 
See you this evening
 
Club Announcements:
 
Club Challenge
All Monday evening runners should plan on running the Club Challenge 10M , and the club has a bus to take everyone to the event club bus.  Sign up quickly because both fill up. 
 
Club Banquet:
Registration is also open for the club banquet. This is a great place to eat some cheap food, socialize with other members outside of a running environment, meet people who may not run in the same groups as you, learn about our club's finances, and most importantly vote on the new board and capital expenditures. Register here https://www.dcroadrunners.org/sign-up/banquet
 
Gathering Points:

Iwo Jima 6:30: Bikeshare station at the corner of N Meade St and 14th St N 
Jefferson Memorial 6:55: water fountain near the refreshment kiosk on East Basin Drive
Georgetown post tempo: corner of Virginia Avenue and Rock Creek

If you get dropped by the group:

Keep running or walking toward Georgetown, the group will gather up at Virginia Ave and Rock Creek, and will start backtracking to find stragglers after a few minutes. Please do not stop or head a different direction without telling someone.

 

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Upcoming Events

DCRRC Burke Lake 12K
Sun, Mar 7th, 2021, @10:00am
Book Club
Sun, Mar 14th, 2021, @4:00pm
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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.