Wednesday Track - 6 to 8 x 4 minutes on/3 off in 10k Pace, 400m jogs

Wednesday Night Hawks

Wednesday Night's weather will be very cold at 32 and lots of winds to almost 20 MPH, so real feel at 20 degrees. Dress Accordingly, and still hydrate! W&L is iced over, as are all local outdoor tracks. Instead, we are suggesting a street workout, but make sure it is clear of traffic and keep your eyes peeled for slippery conditions.

February 3, 2021 – ON THE STREETS ON YOUR OWN: 6 to 8 x 4 minutes "on" in 10k Pace, with three-minute jogs between and at least a mile warm up and warm down

Fastest Runners: 5:45 to 6:30 Pace

Fast Runners: 6:30 to 7:15 Pace

Intermediate Runners: 7:15 to 8:00 Pace

MTP Trainees/Others: 8:00 to 10:00 Pace

When you are doing four minutes on/three off, the key is to really start quickly onto the four minutes on portion of the run so you shift your form into a 10k form where you are lifting your knees more, getting up on your toes, and using your arms to assist. Be careful out there and good luck – SPRING IS COMING! ;-)

Coach Big Guy

 

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 Burke Lake 12K
Sun, Mar 7th, 2021, @10:00am
Annual Club Membership Meeting
Sun, Mar 7th, 2021, @7:00pm
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.