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This week’s training run is on Saturday, October 16th at Columbia Island Marina.  The coaches will be Vandana and Sundar.   
 
Starting Time: Run starts at 8:00 AM. 
 
PLEASE sign-up for each training run. Please click on the following link and enter your information. Please Sign Up by Thursday (10/14) at Noon.
 
Meeting Point: We will meet in the parking lot of Columbia Island Marina, accessible from the GW Parkway southbound, between Memorial Bridge and the 14th Street Bridge.

There is plenty of parking at the Marina.

Beware that you can only get into the entrance safely from the north. If you come onto the Parkway from Alexandria, or from the 14th Street Bridge, you will need to ride the spaghetti ramps near Memorial Bridge until you find the exit for "Alexandria - Reagan National Airport -Parkway South"

Location: Please click here for directions to Columbia Island Marina.
 
Full Marathoners (12 miles) will run out of CIM and turn north on Mount Vernon Trail to go upriver. We will run 1 mile and turn around at Memorial Bridge and run south towards Alexandria staying on the Mount Vernon Trail. We will run to Canal Center Plaza in Alexandria and turn around and return to CIM.
 
10K Runners will run out of CIM and head southbound to the Airport parking lot and turn around.  The turn around will be marked.   
 
Aid stations: We will have an Aid Station at the end of Gravelly Point Parking lot. The 2nd Aid Station will be at the Half Marathon turn around @ Dangerfield Island. 

MCC News: Please check out the MCC Training Page for weekly articles and tips.
 
Weekly Articles:
For all the weekly articles, please click here.
 
Host Charity: Iqraa

Next week: Next Saturday, October 23rd, the training run will start from Bluemont Park and the host charity will be MarrowMinded. The coaches will be Nick and Sid.