2019 MDRA FALL PROGRAM
15 week program geared for Twin Cities Marathon
Information session June 25, 2019 6:30-7:30 pm Hiawatha School Recreation Center, 4305 E 42nd St, Minneapolis, Minnesota
First group run June 29, 2019 – Mississippi River Blvd & Summit Ave. intersect, near the University of St. Thomas. – Coaches and MDRA staff will be on site at 7:30am. Run starts at 8am sharp!
Training: Certified coaches collaborate on a training plan with four distinct training groups so you can train at the level right for your fitness and lifestyle. It is recommended that marathon runners have a base of at least 20-25 a week before entering the class. Group runs are Saturday mornings and Tuesday evenings. Half and Full Training Programs run in conjunction with each other.
Location: Group runs meet at a variety of locations across the Minneapolis/St. Paul area, primarily focused on the TCM course.
Communication: Certified coaches are at each run and available via email to answer your questions. Bi-weekly emails are sent with run location, workout and training tips.
Education: Guest speakers and coaches cover training topics such as injury prevention, mental preparation, nutrition and different training topics.
Hydration Support: Hydration stops serving Powerade and water along your group runs.
Midweek runs: Tuesday runs begin at 6:00pm and help you remain consistent in your training by offering a group setting to push you through speed or hillwork..
SWAG: Choose from an MDRA tech tank or hat.
The group training dynamic: Gain confidence, security and camaraderie with the support of a training group.
Team leads: Run with friendly, knowledgeable and experienced MDRA member pace group leaders.
Special shopping days: Deep discounts scheduled twice a session to get you set up with everything you’ll need for training.
Cost: MDRA members $125, Non-members $150 (includes a 1 year MDRA membership). Does not include race registration.