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 

Jan 14 HPT tempo run

Hey everyone looks like most of the crap will be melted by this evening, and our wind/cold situation should be pretty good. This means that 24 minutes worth of tempo should be pretty nice. 

 
Since it's 24 minutes, we will do the Buckeye cutoff, and hope that the government reopens by next week so that we can actually run on Hains Point. Although I feel like we probably aren't going to get arrested for running in a closed park if there are no cops to arrest us, right? 
 

Jan 7 HPT Hill workout

Hey everyone, I hope you all had an awesome Christmas, New Years, Spaghetti monster (I don't actually know when the Pastafarian holidays are, but I assume around winter solstice) break. 
 
I am sure you are all very happy to know that tonight is hill night, with the workout calling for 4-6 hill repeats. Are ready to have a great first workout of the year?
 

Dec 17 HPT Tempo Run

Hey everyone! 
 
Happy non-rainy tempo Monday, I hope you all had a marvelous weekend filled with large raindrops and sopping wet clothes! I know I did. 
 
Speaking of rainy and muddy things, congrats to Christie for winning the Gar Williams mud fest (photo courtesy of Arielle).
 
Tonight's tempo is 15 minutes, which means it's the last of the short tempos. Next week we move to 18 minutes and the Ohio drive cutoff. 
 

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Upcoming Events

DCRRC Al Lewis 10-Miler
Sat, Mar 30th, 2019, @7:30am
We Support the girls 5K
Sat, Apr 6th, 2019, @8:00am
Bishop O'Connell 5K
Sat, Apr 13th, 2019, @9:00am
Volunteer - Parkway Classic Water Stop
Sun, Apr 28th, 2019, @5:30am
Food Bank Happy Hour
Thu, May 2nd, 2019, @6:00pm
DCRRC One Hour Track Run
Tue, May 21st, 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.