Fall 8K Program

October 8 – December 2, 2023

PGRC’s 8K training program will support participants as they increase capacity and strength, building from a base of 2 – 3 miles to a long run of 5 miles. The program includes two coached runs each week (Tuesday and Saturday), with tips on stretching, winter running safety, and growing stronger as a runner through different types of running sessions and cross training recommendations.The target graduation race is the Wright Stuff 8k race on December 2, 2023.


    • Tuesdays at 6:30pm – UMD Ludwig Field, 7898 Championship Ln, College Park, MD  20740
    • Thursdays at 6:30pm – Herbert Wells Ice Rink parking lot, 5211 Campus Dr., College Park, MD  20740, or on your own
    • Saturdays at 8:00am – Greenbelt Park, 6565 Greenbelt Rd, Greenbelt, MD 20770, or on your own
    • Sundays at 8:00am – Mission BBQ, 5506 Cherrywood Ln, Greenbelt, MD 20770


The non-refundable training program fee is $50.  All participants must be current members or join the Prince Georges Running Club during training registration.  The club membership fee is $20 individual/$25 family/$10 student. To join the club, please visit our website:  www.pgrc.org/membership/

PLEASE NOTE:  The fee for the graduation race IS NOT included in the cost of the training program.  This fee must be paid separately by each participant prior to the race.  More information on the graduation race registration process will be provided to program participants prior to the end of the training program.


If you are interested in our 8K program please click the link below:


  • Participants must be at least 18 years old
  • Participants must be able to walk/run 2 miles
  • Participants must have active PGRC Club membership status