May 2018 - Club News Briefs
Hello SRRC Members! We think spring may FINALLY be here! With that, you are going to see more and more members out and about. May also means Abe's Army is starting THIS MONTH! We are so excited! COME RUN WITH US! Take a look at all the things going on with SRRC this month: Deadline to guarantee your Abe's Army training shirt is May 1st!! Abe's Army registration is open and going strong! If you would like to join this FUN training group leading into Abe's Army 10K in Au
Rest for stronger running
It’s okay to take a break from running! We now live in a society that pushes athletes and fitness enthusiasts to push hard all year long. Youth sports have competition during the off season, so there really is no off season, and we can find a road race just about any month of the year. There are different motivations behind this kind of excessive overtraining. It may be driven by fear of losing fitness level, wanting the training-high to continue, or simply because not runn
Speed Work - Week 3 (4/25/2018)
For week 3 we will again meet at the pavilion at Washington Park at 5:45p.m. This week's workout is a "Prediction Mile". Today with all of the GPS watches, FitBits, Nike Run equipment and other items there are many tools for measuring your pace. The problem is that it takes away from our ability to be able to judge pace. As a pacer for many years, I've relied on my own natural instinct to determine pace and for the most part it has guided me well. This comes from trial a
Speed - Week 2 (4/18/2018)
Had a great turnout for the first speed session, as you can see. The light pole run was a lot of fun and everyone worked super hard to get speedy. This Wednesday (4/18) at 5:45 p.m. we will again meet at the Washington Park Pavilion. The workout will be 400 meter repeats. After a brief dynamic warm-up we will run from the pavilion to Williams Boulevard. It is exactly 1/4 mile from MacArthur to Walnut. We will plan on running about 4-6 repeats. Again remember that all ar
Speed Work for 4/11
Wednesday 4/11, will be the first organized speed workout for the 2018 calendar year. We plan on meeting at 5:45 for dynamic stretching and discussion and start running at 6 p.m. We will meet in Washington Park at the shelter/bathrooms on the south side of the park closest to South Grand Ave. The workout will be a total of 4 miles in length with a 1 mile warm-up, 2 miles of speed, and a 1 mile cool down. The workout is called the "Light Pole Run". The warm-up will start
On your mark, get set..........
"I know I can improve for the future." Hello everyone! My name is Bill Owens and I'm going to be leading the speed workouts this year...no i'm not one of the guys in the race. I am an avid runner and a cross country coach at Rochester High School. I'm so excited to have the opportunity to work with all of you to improve your speed! Spring is here so it's a great time to start a speed training program....? This coming Wednesday, 4/11, I will give you more information (Wasn'