Dear Pacers, Why do I want to race two days, back to back, in March? Your Friend, #ForEveryRunner Great question, #ForEveryRunner! Let’s take a look at what St. Patrick’s Day weekend looks like bit by bit. Day 1: Four Courts Four Miler in Arlington On Saturday morning March 16 at 9:00am the Four Courts […]
January 13, 2019 Due to snow conditions we have adjusted our operating schedule: Pacers Alexandria: open 12-5pm Pacers 14th Street: open 11am-5pm Pacers Navy Yard, Pacers Fairfax, and Pacers Clarendon are closed today. Hours for Pacers Alexandria (703-248-6883) and Pacers 14th Street (202-506-2029) may modify based on conditions. Thanks and enjoy the snow!
Making the most of the running off-season with strength training Similar to other athletes, runners have an off-season, which is generally the period between completing your goal race and starting to train for your next big race. For many runners, this happens in the late fall/early winter (Nov-Jan), but it varies depending on the date […]
Training for the Marine Corps Marathon takes commitment, drive, determination, and a defintite love for the streets and trails surrounding DC. We know that Washington, DC is one of the best running communities in the country and we want to celebrate your training during these last few months before the big day. In comes our […]
Twilighter Saturday night at Crystal City Twilighter was pretty EPIC! A huge thank you to all of the runners who showed up to show Mother Nature you don’t care about a little rain (or a lot of rain). You all brought fun, energy, and some solid PRs to the night and it was a blast. […]
You are a runner, you have big goals, fall race dreams, your workouts are coming together but there is a nagging pain and it insists on sticking around. Most of us have been here. Questions start pouring in; is this the beginning of an injury? Will this sideline you? Is it all in your head? […]
As a coach, one of the questions I’m asked the most is how to prevent injuries. No one wants to stop running for any period of time if they can help it. Getting injured while training for a race is not uncommon, and while experience brings wisdom, runners of all experience and ability levels are […]
Another hot summer week in the city. Here are the highlights for this week and, trust us, these are some big highlights, you are going to want to get in on the fun and adventures. Twilighter This Saturday is the race of the summer the Crystal City Twilighter 5k. Go time is 8:30pm for all […]