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PGRC 8k Training

Sat March 3 - Sat April 28
Location: Greenbelt, MD US 20770 Directions
Type: Run or Run/Walk
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PGRC 8k Training
8:00AM EST - 10:00AM EDT
Greenbelt, MD US 20770

The Winter 8K Training Program runs from March 3rd through April 28. It is a beginner training program for adults of all ages and abilities that will train you to run an 8 kilometer (4.97 mile) race. The program will build your endurance with a combination of walking and running over time. In addition, the program will offer the benefits of improved cardiovascular fitness, reduced adverse health factors, safe training methods, and fun! The target graduation race is the Springburst 8K on April 28, 2018 at Greenbelt Park. *Race registration is not included in the program fee.*.

The program consists of two formal workouts per week, Tuesday evenings at Ludwig Field (UMD - College Park) and Saturday mornings at Greenbelt Park, during which all participants will train as a group with the head coaches. Participants are encouraged to run on their own or with a scheduled club run for one additional day during the week. 

The cost of the training program is $40. In addition, all  participants are required to join the Prince George’s Running Club if not already a member of the club.  The club membership fee is $20 individual / $25 family / $10 student. Click here to join or renew your club membership: http://www.pgrc.org/membership/.The training program fee covers the cost of  group activities. All registered participants will  receive a code to register  for the 8k graduation race on April 28.

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