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.


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


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.


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 

Feb 24 HPT Tempo Run

Hey everyone, 

Congrats to everyone who ran the Club Challenge, there were some incredible times. 
Matt 53:39
Noah 56:17
Bobby 59:38
Rodrigo 1:00:02
Alex 1:00:50
Christie 1:01:53
Steve 1:03:51
Chris 1:04:40
Dylan 1:05:17
Kyle 1:05:32
Will 1:05:39
Brian 1:07:47
Alan 1:09:10
Jessica 1:09:40
As for this evening, by popular request, we are doing tempo instead of hills. So, 36 minutes worth of tempo tonight, and 8 hills next week.
See you all tonight. 

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

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.



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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.