Cost of the Summer Speed & Distance Bundle is $75 and that includes 8 weeks of Thursday night workouts on the track, 8 weeks of Saturday morning long runs on the Greenway, newsletters, access to Coaches who can answer questions and more! We do require that all Summer Speed & Distance participants be 18 or older.
For the Speed Series: Anyone who is already able to run a 36 minutes 5K (11:35 minute pace) or faster and wants to have fun, improve their speed and learn about track workouts and races!
For the Distance Training: Anyone who is already able to run or run/walk 3-5 miles. Pace groups will include 9-10, 10-11, 11-12, 12-13 and run/walk interval (run 2 minutes, walk 1 minute).
Thursday night workouts take place at 6pm at the Patrick Henry High School Track.
Saturday morning workouts take place at 7:30am at Reserve Avenue Fields North, across the street from Carilion Clinic- 3 Riverside.
Registration for the Summer Speed & Distance Bundle will open on June 5 and be available online. Cost is $75.
The Summer Speed Series will include four track workouts, followed by four open invitational track meets. The track workouts will offer a variety of workouts, speeds and paces.
The Open Invitational Meets will feature different races each week, with each race being repeated twice throughout the four-week period. All Summer Speed participants will be able to race the meets for FREE, while outside competitors will have to pay a fee per race. In addition to the open races, there will also be FREE kids races.
Schedule of Open Invitational Races:
July 20th: Kids 100, Open 100, Open 400, Open 1500
July 27th: Kids 200, Open 200, Open 800, Open 2-Mile
August 3rd: Kids 400, Open 400, Open Mile
August 10th: Kids Race TBD, Open 100, Open 800, 4x400 Relay
Each week, a loop will be provided for Saturday morning workouts. The loop will be between 3-5 miles. Depending on what the participant is training for, they can run one loop (3-5 miles) or two loops (6-10 miles) to get the distance they need. Mentors will be provided for one and two loop options for Saturday morning workouts. Paces include 9-10 minute, 10-11 minute, 11-12 minute, 12-13 minute and run/walk intervals (run 2 minutes, walk 1 minute).