FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions

Q - What is contact email?

Marathon            training_marathon@dcroadrunners.org

Half Marathon     training@dcroadrunners.org

Ten Mile              training@dcroadrunners.org

10K                    training_10k@dcroadrunners.org

Couch-to-5K      training_5k@dcroadrunners.org

Q - Is there parking near North Meade Park? 

Street parking is available in the neighborhoods adjacent to N. Meade Street. Be mindful of parking signs, since Arlington County enforces them enthusiastically, and please do not park on Marine Memorial Circle (inside Iwo Jima), since parking there is for memorial use only.

Q - I'm a slow runner. Will there be a pace group for slow runners?

We have pace groups from 7 min/mile to 12 min/mile

Q - Are there bathrooms near North Meade Park?

Porta-Johns are available near the Iwo Jima Memorial

Q - How much cost for training program? 

The program is FREE for current DCRRC members, however you must register for the Marathon Training program and volunteer at two DCRRC events.

Q - Do you provide water/gatorade?

Post run gatorade & water. And mid-run drinks. 

Q - Are there other organized runs beside the Saturday training runs for marathon/half marathon program?

Check the Weekly Runs dropdown menu on the DCRRC webpage. You can participate in any/all activites. Runners are encouraged to do speed-work. Consult with coach for your goals.

There are also many low-key (free) club races that you can run.

Q - How long are the long runs for the marathon training?

The Marathon Training Program start with 10-mile long run and builds up to 20+ miles. 

 

 

 

Upcoming Events

Metropolitan Branch 5k
Sun, Apr 26th, 2020, @9:00am
Metropolitan Branch 5K
Sun, Apr 26th, 2020, @9:00am
Justice High School 5K
Sat, May 9th, 2020, @9:00am
Teens Run DC Mentoring Matters 5K
Sat, May 16th, 2020, @9:00am
DCRRC Women's Distance Festival 5K and Run After the Women 5K
Sun, Jun 7th, 2020, @8:00am
DCRRC Hugh Jascourt 4-Miler
Fri, Jun 19th, 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.