We will be at Carderock on Saturday, June 15th @ 7 AM ET. The coaches will be Kevin and Satya.

Seminar: Coach Vandana will give a seminar on interval training.
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Meeting Point: Carderock Recreation Area // Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Towpath // Potomac, MD 20854


Here is a link to the Carderock location on Google Maps, and you can obtain personalized driving directions from Google.

You will pass other parking lots in the Carderock area, to reach the 3rd and last parking lot where we meet.

Starting Time: The run starts at 7:00 AM.

Distance: The full marathoners are running 9 miles and the half-marathoners are running/walking 4 miles.

Course: We will be running on the scenic C&O Canal Towpath that runs 188 miles along the Potomac from Georgetown in DC to Cumberland in western Maryland. This is a hard pack trail with markers every mile. pasting

The C&O canal is one of the prettiest trails around, with the river on one side and the C&O canal on the other, and well shaded for the most part. The trail creates small ecosystems for wildlife along the way, and you might see some Blue Herons and other birds along the way. Do enjoy your time on the trail!

Full Marathoners will run 9 miles

We will go East to MM 9 then turn around and go to MM 13.5 (Second Bridge) and then return to Carderock. The Aid Station will be at the start/finish location (Mile 4 of the run).

Half Marathoners will run 4 miles

We will go East to MM 9 and then return to Carderock.  

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Host Charity: This week’s Host Charity is TASSC.

Carpool Information: If anyone needs a ride to the MCC training workout this Saturday (or any Saturday), please send an email to carpool@mc-coop.org. Please include your address/neighborhood along with your contact information. We will attempt to pair you up with a ride giver, please send any carpool request by Wednesday 9 PM ET. Thank you

Upcoming Training Run:
Next Saturday on June 22nd, we will run from Columbia Island Marina. The run will be hosted by Iqraa and Vandana and Sundar will be the coaches.