WednesdayNight Track Update for May 2019

Members & Guests:

May, as we know, is high school tournament time, so our access to the track will be known on a week-to-week basis. (Although it seems certain we WILL have the track on May 15). So, I will post here workouts for the first three weeks, and update later.

May 1: No track. We will do 1000M "around the block" repeats. Pace: 10K or Tempo. Recovery: return to start line. Suggestion for Thursday morning: 1000M repeats @ 10K-10M pace. 200M recovery. Aim for 5-6 repeats each workout.

May 8: Track availability not clear. Workout: Mile repeats on Trail or Track. 10K pace. 400M recovery (or timed equivalent). Aim for 3-4 repeats.

May 15: 4 x 5:00 at 5K pace, 5:00 recovery. A repeat from April for those who missed out!

Thanks for your continued commitment to the workouts despite the limited track availabilty. June looks entirely clear!

Coach Ed


Directions to Track

Track workouts are held on the track at Washington-Lee High School.

From Washington DC: take I-66 east to the Glebe Road exit, turn right on Glebe, right on 15th Street for about 0.4 miles, to Stafford Street, turn right and cross over I-66 and the school is on your left.
From Vienna and points west in Virginia: take I-66 east to the Fairfax Drive exit, follow Fairfax Drive for about 0.8 mile to Stafford Street, turn left for about 0.3 miles and the school is on your right.
From Alexandria: take Glebe Road going north until turning right on 15th Street, and proceed as from DC.
Metro: Washington-Lee is a short walk from both the Virginia Square and Ballston Metro stations on the Orange Line.

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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