Training

Summer Training Team 2018

Click here to register

Please note: Registration for Race Team RVA training does not include race entry. You must register separately for your desired race.

Marathon training team registration is now closed. If you are still interested in joining, please email Coach Dan Blankenship at runcoachdan@gmail.com.

Half Marathon training starts on Saturday, August 4.

Saturday Group Run Location: Starting August 4, group runs will be held at Lucky Road Running Store in Willow Lawn Shopping Center for the remainder of the season.

Saturday Group Run Time: 6:30 a.m.

We do not offer a Sunday group run option at this time.

August Summer Training Team Options

Just Run Program

Start running or stay in shape. This program will have a designated coach and can prepare you for the 8K as part of Richmond Marathon Weekend.
Cost: $40.00 (Anytime — November 3)
Click here to register

Half Marathon Program

If you are a returning Race Team RVA member or just know you want to commit to a full season of half marathon training with the team, this is the program for you. Those who register for this program will begin with the base-building program and move right into half marathon training in August without the hassle of additional registration.
Cost: $50.00 (August 4 — November 3)
Click here to register
Please note: Registration for Race Team RVA training does not include race entry. You must register separately for your desired race.

What does Race Team RVA offer?

  • Experienced coaches
  • Organized group runs on Saturday with Water/SAG support
  • Coordinated mid-week speed workouts (West End & Southside)
  • Individual training plans based on your predicted finish time
  • Organized weekday group runs throughout Richmond (West End & Southside)
  • Optional core workout training (West End)
  • On-course support for the Richmond Marathon/Half Marathon and Outer Banks Marathon/Half Marathon
  • Team socials
  • Team Discounts at Lucky Road Running Store

Requirements for the half marathon and full marathon training programs:
Must be able to run 5 miles (full marathon) comfortably by June 2 start date and 3 miles (half marathon) comfortably by August 4 start date.
Must be at least 18 years old to participate.

Refund Policy – If you change your mind about participating in our programs, we are happy to honor your decision as long as the refund request is made before May 31, 2018.  To request a refund, please submit your request in writing to Dan Blankenship, info.rvaraces@gmail.com. A check will be processed once the refund has been accepted and approved.

For more information, please contact Coach Dan Blankenship, USATF Certified Level I & Level II Running Coach, at runcoachdan@gmail.com

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