The 2018 Summer Training Program
has begun.  Please click on the link below to Register
DISCOUNT: Join MCC and receive a $10 discount to all three MCC events: Alexandria Running Festival, Revenge of the Penguins and Summer Training Program 

Board of Advisors

» Walt Cline, Sports Coach

Training Information

» Summer Training Schedule
» Meet the Coaches
» Frequently Asked Questions
» Training Seminars Archive
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Weekly Announcements
Week 12
On July 21st 2018, we will be entering our 12th week of the Summer Training Program.  We will be running from Bluemont Park in Arlington, VA on the W&OD trail.  
Please click here for information about the run.
Updated 2018 Running Schedule:
Updated 2018 Minimum Training Schedule:
Weekly Training Articles:

Benefits of Our Program

  • Run for a cause!  Raise money for one of our charity partners while fulfilling your goal
  • Runners in our program vary from first-time marathoners to veterans of 5-125 marathons
  • Guaranteed entry in Prince William Half Marathon or Marine Corps Marathon - MCC Charity Runners ONLY!
  • Exceptional treatment at the Prince William Half Marathon and Marine Corps Marathon to include a private tent and staging area, packet pick-up service, a special post race feast, separate facilities, and our own massage therapists at Marine Corps Marathon - For runners registered to these events through MCC.
  • Group runs every Saturday from May 6th to October 22nd with on-course support, a post-run celebration each week with plenty food and drink, and a free post-run yoga session
  • Top-notch experienced RRCA-certified and USATF-certified coaching staff.  Coaches are present at each training run and provide assistance throughout the training program
  • Informational seminars on topics such as nutrition, injury prevention, hydration, fundraising, strength building, and equipment
  • Online discussion forum to communicate with coaches and for additional support
  • RRCA insurance coverage and annual membership
  • Discounts at local running stores and several local races
  • Social activities and an extensive support network


  • $150 … payable after your first session if you do not fund-raise for one of our charity partners (No guaranteed MCM or Baltimore race entry) 
  • $99 … payable after your first session if you fund-raise for one of our associate charity partners
  • $20 … payable after your first session if you fund-raise for one of our charity partners 
    • Prices include MCC membership 
    • We offer a $10 discount to current MCC members