This week, we will be running in Reston @ 7:00 AM ET on Saturday, September 26th. The coaches will be Cathy and Kirk.

Sign Up: PLEASE sign-up for each training run. Please click on the following link
and enter your information. Please Sign Up by Thursday (9/24) at Noon.
Meeting Point: 12196 Sunset Hills Road,Reston, VA 20190. We will be meeting behind the YMCA. For directions, please click here.
Social safety requirements:
  • Do not participate if you are feeling sick or ill, and or have a fever, or if you have been in contact with someone unrecovered from COVID-19
  • Social distancing of at least 6 feet should be practiced at all times.
  • Face masks must be worn for the arrival, initial announcements, and any post run conversations.
  • Face masks are optional during the run as long as at least 6 feet of social distancing can be maintained.
  • If more than 10 people are present, the coaching staff will split the participants into groups of less than 10 to provide initial announcements and course information.
  • All participants must bring their own food and drink and no sharing is permitted.
  • Runners must maintain at least a 6 foot social distance during the run and may run only in well-spaced groups of no more than 3.
Distance: The scheduled mileage is 12 miles for marathon trainees and 10 miles for the half-marathon trainees.

Route:  We will leave from behind YMCA and will be going 4 miles west on W&OD trail to milepost 22.5, then the Marathoners will run east to milepost 16.5 and then return to base. The Half-Marathoners will run east to milepost 17.5 and return to base.

The aid-stations will be at 2 locations: start/finish @ milepost 18.5, and at Crestview Rd @milepost 21.

Host Charity: CHEC
MCC News: Please check out the MCC Training Page for weekly articles and tips.

Next week: Next Saturday, October 3rd, the training run will start from Carderock.  The coaches will be Satya and Subhash, and the host charity will be TASSC.