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  • RNR Las Vegas 2018 Race Report

    RNR Las Vegas 2018 Race Report

    Rock N Roll Las Vegas 2018 Race Report By: Sarah Phillips Total bucket list race: Rock N Roll Las Vegas! I mean, who wouldn’t want the chance to run the only private event to shut down the strip! The corral system they have for the race is a bit of a mess – they have […]Read More »

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  • El Paso Franklin 50K

    El Paso Franklin 50K

    “An Epic 50K Sky Race in El Paso, TX – Franklin Mountains” By: Jameson Rienick On November 10, 2018 I completed my 4th Ultra Marathon with four amazing friends Noah Alpern, Taylor Sowards, Steve Lathrop, and Sofi Loomis. The course ran just over 33 miles, had over 8000 feet of gain, and reached as high […]
  • Who Was Ursula Rains?

    Who Was Ursula Rains?

    Who Was Ursula Rains? Ursula Rains first immigrated to the US following WWII. She worked in the San Diego District School system until her retirement. As a means of losing weight, Ursula began running and it did not take long before she started moving up in her age group to the top step of the […]
  • Balboa 4 Miler 2018 Individual Race Results

    Balboa 4 Miler 2018 Individual Race Results

    San Diego Track Club 54th Annual Balboa 4 Mile Cross Country Saturday, September 1, 2018 Open Results Place Name No. Age Div/Tot S City Time Pace ===== =================== ===== === ========= = =============== ======= ===== 1 STEVE MARTINEZ 121 23 1/13 M 20:52 5:13 2 TYLER UNDERWOOD 199 31 1/13 M 21:22 5:21 3 ARMANDO […]
  • Who Was Chuck McMahon?

    Who Was Chuck McMahon?

    Who is Chuck McMahon? Why does he have a Masters track meet named after him, and what does any of this have to do with SDTC? Those are great questions! Let me tell you a little bit more about each…. The Man Chuck McMahon started his track & field career as a young man, growing […]
  • Next Level Program: From Inspiration to Action

    Next Level Program: From Inspiration to Action

    From Inspiration to Action:  The Birth of the SDTC Next Level Program By: Coach Matt Deja From an early age I was raised to help those in need.  Growing up in a small town, (less than 5,000 people) if something unexpected happened to a family, the community would rally together to provide support.  I can remember […]
  • Tips for Running

    Tips for Running

    Tips for Running By: Coach Paul Greer During the 33 years of coaching the San Diego Track Club many people have approached me who are taking up the sport of running for the first time.  Provided are a few guidelines to follow as you begin and continue with the lifelong activity of running: 1) Keep […]
  • Boston Marathon 2018 – SDTC Runners

    Boston Marathon 2018 – SDTC Runners

    Boston Marathon 2018 – SDTC Runners Race Day: Monday, April 16th, 2018 Marathon Monday is almost upon us! On Tuesday, we did a send off at the SDTC workout for our runners heading to Boston. Our Boston Marathon Training Program held their annual pre-race pasta dinner to commemorate the end of their training season. SDTC […]
  • Movin Shoes RnR Runners of the Week – March 2018

    Movin Shoes RnR Runners of the Week – March 2018

    Movin Shoes RnR Runners of the Week March 2018 Each week during our spring Rockin’ ‘n’ Runnin’ Training Program, our coaches select a Runner of the Week. These are individuals from our RnR, Boston, Next Level, and M2B training groups who have made a difference in others running lives or deserve to be recognized for […]
  • San Diego Half Marathon

    San Diego Half Marathon

    San Diego Half Marathon San Diego, CA – March 11th, 2018 SDTC showed up in force for the 2018 San Diego Half Marathon. We had a booth at the expo, a cheer station at 6th & Laurel and a ton of our runners racing. Then, of course, we celebrated with brunch post-race at Union Kitchen […]
  • Tuesday Workouts – 800 Meter Intervals

    Tuesday Workouts – 800 Meter Intervals

    Jack Daniels 800 Charts & Explanation Tuesday Evening Workouts After 11 weeks of lactate threshold training on Tuesdays you’re ready to move to intervals. The Tuesday night workouts beginning next Tuesday, March 27th through May 22nd are all 800 meter distances with 400 meter recovery jog. All of the times to shoot for are based […]
  • Movin Shoes RnR Runners of the Week – February 2018

    Movin Shoes RnR Runners of the Week – February 2018

    Movin Shoes RnR Runners of the Week February 2018 Each week during our spring Rockin’ ‘n’ Runnin’ Training Program, our coaches select a Runner of the Week. These are individuals from our RnR, Boston, Next Level, and M2B training groups who have made a difference in others running lives or deserve to be recognized for […]
  • USATF National Cross Country Championships 2018

    USATF National Cross Country Championships 2018

    San Diego Harriers Compete at USATF National Cross Country Championships Tallahassee, Florida – February 3rd, 2018 By: Kim Mueller San Diego Track Club athletes Jenny Ledford and Kim Mueller, long time San Diego running icon and USATF official Thom Hunt and one of his talented female athletes at Cuyamaca College, Lexi Thiros, travelled to Tallahasee, […]
  • 8th Annual Coronado Valentine’s Day

    8th Annual Coronado Valentine’s Day

    8th Annual Coronado Valentine’s Day  10K, 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run Sunday February 11th, 2018 Wow did SDTC have a great showing!!! Our runners and competitive teams showed up in force and ran some great races. SDTC Men’s Open Team runners Steven Martinez, Dillon Breen, and Mathew Seat who were 1st, 3rd, and 4th […]
  • Mermaid Half Marathon – San Diego 2018

    Mermaid Half Marathon – San Diego 2018

    T9 Mermaid Half Marathon San Diego Saturday, February 10th 2018 While many people sleep in on Saturdays, our athletes are almost always up before the sun. February 10th was no exception. Some of our runners (Jennifer Echols, Susie Reyes, Diana King, and Mary Beth Yusunas) woke up extra early to help with registration at the […]
  • 2018 Cardiff Kook Run

    2018 Cardiff Kook Run

    2018 Cardiff Kook Run The SDTC Rockin’ ‘n’ Runnin’ Training Program along with many of our SDTC family had a great time at the Cardiff Kook Run in Encinitas this past weekend. Runners lined up on a beautifully sunny Super Bowl Sunday under the iconic Encinitas sign. The 10k race runs south along Highway 101, […]
  • Movin Shoes RnR Runners of the Week – January 2018

    Movin Shoes RnR Runners of the Week – January 2018

    Movin Shoes RnR Runners of the Week January 2018 Each week during our spring Rockin’ ‘n’ Runnin’ Training Program, our coaches select a Runner of the Week. These are individuals from our RnR, Boston, Next Level, and M2B training groups who have made a difference in others running live or deserve to be recognized for […]
  • 2017 SDTC Award Winners

    2017 SDTC Award Winners

    The SDTC Annual Meeting and Awards Dinner is always a wonderful opportunity to get together off the track and celebrate our members who have gone above and beyond during the past year and throughout the years. While we only handed out a small number of awards, we greatly appreciate the over 250 individuals volunteer this […]
  • Revel Mt. Charleston Marathon Race Review

    Revel Mt. Charleston Marathon Race Review

    Revel Mt. Charleston Marathon Race Review By: Leslie Sanchez If you are a BQ hopeful, the Revel Mt. Charleston Marathon may be the race for you.   I had Boston Qualified at the California International Marathon in December, with a little over a 2 minute margin of my qualifying time.  Running the Boston Marathon is […]
  • Ursula Rains Balboa Boogie 5k

    Ursula Rains Balboa Boogie 5k

    This classic cross country race runs through Morley Field in San Diego. This race is presented by SDTC, this race is part of the Dirt Dog Cross Country Series. Schedule Saturday, October 6th, 2018 Masters (40 & over) start: 8:00am Open (39 & under) start: 8:45am Kids 1K Run: 9:30am Race Day Registration: 6:30am Useful […]
  • Twenty Years and Making a Difference

    Twenty Years and Making a Difference

    Twenty Years and Making a Difference By: Bill Aaron Twenty years. Who knew way back in 1998 that we would be celebrating twenty Rockin’ ‘n’ Runnin’ Training Programs. That’s twenty 10K’s, twenty, 2-hour pace runs, twenty train runs. More than 9,000 runners have come through the gates of Balboa Stadium and onto the streets of San […]
  • Boston Training Group

    Boston Training Group

    SDTC Boston Training Group By: Ellen K. Fleischman Boston Marathontraining with Coach Dave Hutchinson (“Hutch’) was the most awesome experience!  We started training in November for the April marathon.  Hutch gave us a calendar, usually a month at a time so we wouldn’t look ahead and freak out.  He also sent weekly e mails with […]
  • HOW TO SCREW UP A MARATHON

    HOW TO SCREW UP A MARATHON

    HOW TO SCREW UP A MARATHON “My Story” By: Paul Baumhoefner, (Former) SDTC Equipment Guy Originally Published: San Diego Running, Spring 2000 First of all, over train, make this decision early, like in January so your legs are really tired when you get to the long runs in April. Oh, and don’t take that day […]
  • Tina Breen Win’s USATF San Diego’s Volunteer of the Year

    Tina Breen Win’s USATF San Diego’s Volunteer of the Year

    Tina Breen Win’s USATF San Diego’s Volunteer of the Year I’ve been training with the SDTC Rockin’ ‘n’ Runnin’program this year.  Upon joining I was asked by Coach Paul to be the Safety Pacers aka “Yee Haw” Coordinator. Why not? Sounds like fun! I’m also the volunteer Membership Chair for USATF San Diego and sit […]
  • Men’s Masters 60+ Takes 2nd at USATF XC Nationals

    Men’s Masters 60+ Takes 2nd at USATF XC Nationals

    Men’s Masters 60+ Braves Oregon Snow, Takes 2nd at USATF XC Nationals By: Greg Wagner Our SDTC Men’s Masters 60+ traveled to Bend, OR for the USATF Cross Country Championship race. The race was an 8K (four laps) held at the Riverbend Golf Course on Saturday, February 4, 2017. The race turned out to be […]
  • Balboa 4 Mile Cross Country Race

    Balboa 4 Mile Cross Country Race

      San Diego Track Club 54th Annual Balboa Park 4-Miler (2nd Race in Dirt Dog Series) Saturday, September 1, 2018 Masters Start (age 40 and over) 7:30 am Open Start (age 39 and under) 8:20 am RACE COURSE: Start and Finish are north of 6th and Laurel in Balboa Park. This is a challenging race […]