A hometown celebration of the District’s running community and culture, the DC Half will take place on the streets of DC on September 18th, 2022. The DC Half is presented by your local run shop, Pacers Running, and is the best way to race the District.
This year we're excited to offer a training team that's free with your registration. Join teammates from around the country to train together for 13.1 miles, with high fives and coach support along the way.
The team kicks off on June 27th, get your spot now and start training with us!
A 12 week half marathon training program of 5-6 workouts per week, including easy runs, speed work, long runs, and cross training. All running workouts can be modified for walk/run intervals.
Weekly emails from your coach about what you'll be doing and why.
Team kickoff and pre-race calls with Coach Raquel Neto, as well as monthly workshops on everything from hydration to mental prep for race day.
Group chat with your coach and teammates for high fives, training questions, and bonus motivation.
The option to work with Coach Raquel one on one for personalized training, weekly advice, and 24/7 support via text.
The Bird app to follow the training plan, track your progress, and communicate with your coach and team.
Beginner and intermediate runners looking to increase endurance, speed and confidence for race day. This plan is appropriate for runners training for their first half marathon, or looking to improve their time. All workouts are effort-based and can be modified for run/walk intervals. If you're looking for a more advanced plan, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org!
Please note, this plan starts with a long run of 5 miles in week one. You should be comfortable running or run/walking four days a week and up to 5 miles (even if it's slow!) at the beginning of the plan.
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