BRRC Training Group – Winter/Spring 2020

The program will safely guide runners through an organized training schedule with the goal of improving their endurance, strength and speed.

Our RRCA Certified coaches designed the Winter/Spring Training Program for runners who are looking to participate in races ranging in distances up to the half marathon.

Races covered in this program include BRRC events such as the Cupid’s Crush 5 Miler, St. Patrick’s Day 5k and the Freeland 15k.  The program will leave you in good shape to compete in the various distances of our Summer Track Meet Series.

You will also be prepared for other local races, such as the Parkrun 5k’s, the Baltimore 10 Miler and the Frederick 5k & Half Marathon.  BRRC is the official training group of the Baltimore 10 Miler and the Frederick 5k & Half Marathon.

Under the leadership of experienced and RRCA certified coaches, runners will be introduced to topics such as proper running techniques, pacing, developing a race strategy, speed work, hydration, dynamic and static stretching, etc.

Prerequisites: All levels are welcome, but participants interested in running the 10 Miler or Half Marathon should have, at a minimum, some experience running (or run/walking) races that are 5K and/or 10K in length and accustomed to running 3 or more days per week.

The group will typically meet on Thursday evenings and Saturday mornings.  A workout schedule will be provided to all participants.

Dates: February 1, 2020 through June 6, 2020

Thursday evenings are for speed training – Goucher College, 1021 Dulaney Valley Road Towson, MD 21204

Time: The workout starts promptly at 7:00pm.  Please arrive early enough to warm up and be ready to run at 7:00

Saturday mornings the group will meet at a variety of locations, generally for long runs, but also for the occasional Parkrun 5k.

Loch Raven Reservoir (LRR) –Corner of Morgan Mill Road & Loch Raven Drive

NCR Trail – 1237 Sparks Rd, Sparks Glencoe, MD 21152

(location as outlined in training schedule)

Time: Workout starts promptly at 7:00am

Registration:  https://thedriven.net/baltimore-road-runners-club.race_reg/eid/37769012567?

Parkrun – Winan’s Meadow, North Franklintown Road, West Baltimore, Maryland 21229                https://www.parkrun.us/leakinpark/

Costs:  The fee for this training program is included in your annual BBRC membership.

** Note that you are responsible to sign up for and pay for any races that are not free to club members. **

Lead Coaches:

  • Randy Reitenauer, RRCA certified coach
  • Ken Furman, RRCA certified coach
  • Karen Malinowski, RRCA certified coach
  • Jennifer Richards, RRCA certified coach

Need more information? If you need more information, feel free to email Randy or Ken with your questions.

All BRRC events, group runs, trainings, and races through August 31st are canceled. Unfortunately, this includes the club picnic.
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