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We’ll see you all again this week at the Carderock MD training run on Saturday October 9th at 7 am.  The coaches will be Satya and Subhash.  

Sign Up: PLEASE “sign-up” for each training run. Please click on the following link and enter your information. Please Sign Up by Thursday (10/7) at Noon.

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 is where we will meet.

Start Time: 7 AM 
 
Course:  We will be running on the C&O Canal Towpath.

Distance: The scheduled mileage is 20 miles for marathon trainees. There will be a 8 mile run for the half-marathon trainees.

Route:
 
Full Marathon: 20 miles
  • We will run West to MM13
  • Then back East to MM3 which is just past Fletchers
  • Turn around at MM3 and return to Carderock

Half Marathoners: 8 miles

The Half Marathon course will be a part of the full marathon course.

  • Run West to MM13
  • Then back East to MM 9
  • Turn around at MM 9 and return to Carderock
AID Stations:
  • Carderock Trailside (Mile 4)
  • Lock 7 (Outbound Mile 7.5, return Mile 16.5)
  • Lock 5 (Outbound Mile 10, return Mile 14)
Host Charity: TASSC
 
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Next week: We will be running on Saturday, October 16th, @ Columbia Island Marina.  Vandana and Sundar will be the coaches and the Host Charity will be Iqraa.