Training throughout the summer months in Baltimore can be challenging. It can also be fun and a successful experience if you are training with the right group of friends. 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 that 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 16 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 or campus driveway
Goucher College - 1021 Dulaney Valley Road, Towson
Location: The group will meet at the track near the Athletic Building.
Time: Warm-up goes from 6:30 to 7:00
All workouts start promptly at 7:00pm
Saturday morning - Distance runs at Loch Raven
Loch Raven Reservoir - Morgan Mill Road & Loch Raven Drive
Location: Meet at the Big Rock at the intersection above.
On street parking is available at this location
Time: All workouts start promptly at 7:00am (note new time)
Dates: July 3, 2014 to October 18, 2014 (16 Weeks)--July 3rd cancelled due to weather- will start July 10th
BRRC – NCR Trail Half Marathon – September 28, 2014
Baltimore Running Festival Half Marathon – October 18, 2014
Richmond Half Marathon - November 15, 2014
Annapolis Half Marathon - November 22, 2014
BRRC – NCR Trail 2-Person Marathon Relay - November 29, 2014
Cost: There is no cost to this program, but BRRC membership is required. Join or renew your BRRC membership at http://brrc.com/membership
Training plans and more details at http://brrc.com/middle-distance