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Fall Middle Distance Training Program

Now that the weather is about to get warmer, many runners begin to turn their attention to the fall racing season. Join members of the Baltimore Road Runners Club to learn how to improve your endurance, increase your speed and gain confidence as you prepare for your upcoming races.

Overview: The Middle Distance Training Group is designed for individuals who have some running experience and are looking to participate in races ranging from 10 miles to the half marathon distance. The program will safely guide runners through an organized training schedule with the goal of improving their performance at the conclusion of the program. Under the leadership of experienced coaches, runners will be introduced to topics such as proper running techniques, pacing, developing a race strategy, speedwork, hydration, stretching, etc.

Workouts: A 12 week schedule will be provided to all participants. Schedules will be available for Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced Runners. Walkers are also welcome

Location: The group will meet twice a week on Thursday evenings and Saturday mornings.

- Thursday evening - Speedwork on the track at Goucher College

1021 Dulaney Valley Road
Baltimore, Maryland
Time: Warm-up and stretching starts at 6:30pm

Workouts start promptly at 7:00pm

- Saturday morning - Distance runs Loch Raven Reservoir

Meet at the intersection of Morgan Mill Road &

Loch Raven Drive, Baltimore, Maryland
On street parking is available at this location

Time: All workouts start promptly at 7:00am

Dates: July 18, 2013 to October 12, 2013 (12 Weeks)

An overview of the program will be presented on

Thursday, July 18th at the Goucher Track.

Target Races: (Race fees NOT included with training program):

BRRC NCR Half Marathon, September 29
2013 Baltimore Half Marathon , October 12, 2013

Contact: Baltimore Road Runners Club Training Programs.  [masked]

Cost: There is no cost to this program, but BRRC membership is required.  Please goto for more information on the Baltimore Road Runners Club and on membership (currently $22/person for a yearly membership)


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  • Jen

    As long as there is no thunder and lightening, we will be meeting tonight. Tonight will be mainly an overview of the program. Because of the high heat, we will adjust the workout accordingly and will be taking it very slow. If you can't make tonight, we will have all of the training info at Sat's workout and the other workouts following that. Cheers and stay hydrated!

    July 18, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I just became a BRRC member and would like to participate in this program

    July 16, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      Jen, My car is giving trouble today and I may not make it. Will I miss much? I hope to get it fixed and join on Saturday AM.

      July 18, 2013

    • Jen

      Come on Sat. We will get you all the training materials then. No problem.

      July 18, 2013

  • Sharon M.

    Can't wait!!

    1 · July 18, 2013

  • Tina L D.

    Friend passed away unexpectedly Thursday is the day we're getting together to celebrate his life.

    July 15, 2013

    • Jen

      No worries. Sorry to hear about your friend. Come to Loch Raven on Sat (directions above) or come next Thurs.

      July 17, 2013

    • Tina L D.

      Thank you I will really looking forward to the training.

      July 18, 2013

  • Bruce R.

    OK Time to get back to some speedwork....

    July 12, 2013

    • Jen

      looking forward to seeing you again!

      July 17, 2013

  • Virginia

    Sorry, I won't make it on Thursdays but will be there on Sat mornings except for 7/20. Looking forward to continued training.

    July 17, 2013

    • Jen

      No problem- looking forward to seeing you!

      July 17, 2013

  • Tom N.

    Training plans are all set and coaches are ready. Looking forward to seeing everyone on Thursday evening.

    1 · July 15, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I'll be doing my 3rd 5k this September. Looking fwd to getting back in race shape.

    1 · July 12, 2013

  • Shana H.

    I have a meeting at 7pm on this day and would not be able to make it. Will I miss much if I start on the 20th?

    July 11, 2013

    • Jen

      Nope-you will be fine. See you then!

      July 12, 2013

  • Tina L D.

    I am a walker/jogger did my first 5k in March and I'm interested in doing a 10K but need the knowledge that an organization like this can provide me to reach this goal.

    1 · July 8, 2013

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