The Arlington Road Runners Club was formed in 2007 to promote fitness through running and walking programs.  If you’ve dreamed of walking or running a full or half marathon, or just need a fitness group for accountability, we’re the club for you.  We will help you reach your race and fitness goals while providing a fun, supportive atmosphere.


Winter 2015/2016 Season is in full swing

To register (see link on side bar) or click here: http://www.active.com/arlington-va/running/distance-running-races/arrc-winter-2016-2015

Week Saturday Half Marathon XM = Added Mileage for Full Marathon Total Mileage Notes
1 5-Dec 4 miles add 3 miles 7 miles
2 12-Dec 5 miles 3 miles 8 miles
3 19-Dec 6 miles 3 miles 9 miles
4 26-Dec 6 miles 4 miles 10 miles
5 2-Jan 7 miles 5 miles 12 miles
6 9-Jan 7 miles 7 miles 14 miles
7 16-Jan 8 miles 8 miles 16 miles
8 23-Jan 9 miles 3 miles 12 miles
9 30-Jan 10 miles 8 miles 18 miles
10 6-Feb 10 miles 10 miles
11 13-Feb 12 miles 8 miles 20 miles
12 20-Feb 10 miles 10 miles
13 27-Feb 14 miles 8 miles 22 miles
14 5-Mar 8 miles 4 miles 12 miles
15 12-Mar 6 miles 6 miles RNR DC
16 19-Mar 12 miles 12 miles Shamrock

 

Events

GW Bday 2/14/2016 * we can modify if necessary
B&A Trail 3/20/2016
Shamrock 3/20/2016 GOAL WEEKEND
RNRUSA 3/12/2016 GOAL WEEKEND
CB10 4/3/2016
Frederick 5/8/2016
MCHH 5/15/2016

 

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Summer 2015 Registration is OPEN

ARRC Summer Season Registration is Now Open! St. Paddy’s Day is over, but you can still save some green and celebrate! Spring starts this week and it’s time to think about Fall races… are you looking for a friendly, supportive … Continue reading

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Winter Season (2014-2015) is here!

winter season kickoff

In case you missed it, the first run of the Winter season occurred last Saturday.  Here’s the link to register – https://endurancecui.active.com/event-reg/select-race?e=11629852

 

FULL SATURDAY SCHEDULE The season’s half marathon schedule will be as shown below, along with the extra mileage option (XM) for anyone training for a full marathon in the spring.  Though we’ll remind you each week through the newsletterabout that Saturday’s mileage, you may want to mark your calendars since this won’t be posted each week.  However, you can always find this schedule on the ARRC website.For your convenience, at the bottom we’ve also listed the local spring races.  Depending on your goal, you can adjust this schedule accordingly (ask a mentor if you’re unsure about it):

Week Saturday Half
Marathon
XM = Added Mileage
for Full Marathon
Total Mileage
1 12-6 4 miles add 3 miles 7 miles
2 12-13 5 miles 3 miles 8 miles
3 12-20 6 miles 3 miles 9 miles
4 12-27 6 miles 4 miles 10 miles
5 1-3 7 miles 5 miles 12 miles
6 1-10 7 miles 7 miles 14 miles
7 1-17 8 miles 8 miles 16 miles
8 1-24 9 miles 3 miles 12 miles
9 1-31 10 miles 8 miles 18 miles
10 2-7 10 miles 10 miles
11 2-14 12 miles 8 miles 20 miles
12 2-21 10 miles 10 miles
13 2-28 14 miles 8 miles 22 miles
14 3-7 8 miles 4 miles 12 miles
15 3-14 6 miles 6 miles
16 3-21 12 miles 12 miles
17 3-28 8 miles 8 miles
18 4-4 6 miles 14 miles 20 miles
GWBday 2/15/2015 * we can modify if necessary
B&A Trail 3/29/2015
Shamrock 3/22/2015 GOAL WEEKEND
RNRUSA 3/14/2015 GOAL WEEKEND
CB10 4/12/2015
Frederick 5/3/2015
MCHH 5/17/2015

 

MID-WEEK TRAINING SCHEDULE – HALF MARATHON PROGRAM  Here’s a recommended program for midweek training you can do on your own. XM refers to the Extra Mileage Option, i.e. anyone that is training for a full marathon:DECEMBER

Week Ending Sun Mon Tues Wed Thurs Fri Sat
12/13/14 Rest or CT
(30 min)
3 miles or 25-35 minutes 2 miles or 15-30 minutes Rest or CT
(30 min)
3 miles or 25-35 minutes Rest Day 4 miles (XM +3)
12/20/14 Rest or CT
(30 min)
3 miles or 25-35 minutes 3 miles or 25-35 minutes Rest or CT
(30 min)
3 miles or 25-35 minutes Rest Day 5 miles (XM +3)
12/27/14 Rest or CT
(30 min)
4 miles or 30-60 minutes 3 miles or 25-35 minutes Rest or CT
(30 min)
3 miles or 25-35 minutes Rest Day 6 miles (XM +3)
1/3/15 Rest or CT
(30 min)
4 miles or 30-60 minutes 3 miles or 25-35 minutes Rest or CT
(30 min)
4 miles or 30-60 minutes Rest Day 6 miles (XM +4)
1/10/15 Rest or CT
(30 min)
4 miles or 30-60 minutes 3 miles or 25-35 minutes Rest or CT
(30 min)
4 miles or 30-60 minutes Rest Day 7 miles (XM +5)

CT – Cross Train (bike, swim, etc)

Easy – Yoga, Pilates, aqua-jogging, stretching, etc

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Summer 2014 Schedule

Below is our current training schedule, which is historically planned around the MCM.  ARRC members will soon receive an alternative schedule showing how to rearrange the long runs to fit the dates of other big Fall races on the East … Continue reading

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It’s not too late to register

Our season kicked off with a happy crowd on a beautiful morning!  We will continue to accept registrations for at least another month, so please join us by clicking the registration link to the right.  See you soon!

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