August 14 Workout and Social Events


Rather than give a Cassandra-like forecast for conditions for this Wednesday's workout, I'll simply say that whatever the conditions, the proposed workout of 400M repeats with a full 400M recovery will work well. These repeats are designed for speed - faster than 5K pace, although you might want to start the first one at 5K pace and work down. Depending on your level of effort, number of repeats can be between 8 and 12.

Also, advance notice that all are invited to post-race refreshments this week! First Down on Fairfax Drive is a good close spot. Please join if you can!

Finally, as annouced at last week's workout, we will have an end-of-summer and post-20 miler gathering on Saturday August 31 at the Quarterdeck on Fort Myer Drive in Rosslyn. Let's plan to gather at 5:30. Please let me know if you would like to attend so that we can give the restaurant a heads-up. 

See you at the track!

Coach Ed




Directions to Track

Track workouts are held on the track at Washington-Liberty (formerly 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-Liberty is a short walk from both the Virginia Square and Ballston Metro stations (Orange/Silver lines).

Upcoming Events

DCRRC Bread Run 10K & 2 Mile Fun Run
Sun, Dec 8th, 2019, @10:00am
Gar Williams Half Marathon
Sun, Dec 15th, 2019, @9:00am
Book Club
Sun, Dec 15th, 2019, @4:00pm
Holiday Relays
Wed, Dec 18th, 2019, @7:00pm
2020 DCRRC Predictions & Resolutions 5K
Wed, Jan 1st, 2020, @12:00pm
Board Of Directors Meeting
Thu, Jan 9th, 2020, @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.