Half Marathon Program

July 31 – November 6, 2021

2017 Half Marathon Group

The sixteen (16) week Half Marathon Training Program is geared towards walkers and runners who would like to challenge themselves and safely build mileage and endurance to complete a half marathon (13.1 miles).  The program will offer the benefits of improved cardiovascular fitness, reduced adverse health factors, and safe training methods. The target graduation race is the Rock ‘n’ Roll Washington DC Half Marathon on November 13, 2021.

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!

PROGRAM STRUCTURE

The program consists of four (4) workouts per week, during which all participants will train as a group with the head coaches or join the club members for a standing club run.   We recommend that participants join standing club workouts on either Tuesday or Thursday’s at Herbert Wells Ice Rink for the second/third workout.  Coaches and/or Pace Leaders will attend the Tuesday workout with participants.

The program will also include race simulation runs, where extra hydration and fuel will be provided.

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS

  • Participants must be at least 18 years old
  • Ability to walk/run 3 miles
  • Active PGRC Club membership status
  • Participants are required to volunteer at one club event during the program.

MEMBERSHIP STATUS

All participants are required to be current members or to join the Prince Georges Running Club.

GRADUATION RACE

Registration to the graduation race is not included with the training registration.