We Put the Fun in the Run

Welcome to the information page for registered participants in the Rockin’ ‘n’ Runnin’ Half & Full Marathon Training Programs.

Weekly Information

Triton Run
May 25th @ 6:30 am
Location:  UCSD Rimac Field (map)
Weekly Newsletter: Week 21
This upcoming Saturday after our final Rockin N Runnin Long Run Workout of the season, Coach Paul will lead everyone through our program’s traditional “Final Oath Ceremony”. This brief event marks the conclusion of our 2019 program so hope that if you are not racing at Mountains to Beach event this weekend that you make every effort to attend our final long run workout of this season at UCSD. Immediately, following the Final Oath Ceremony we welcome Thom Hunt who will present our final seminar of this season entitled, “Last Minute Full and Half Marathon Tips”.

Pasta Dinner Sign-Up

Join us for the annual Rockin’ ‘n’ Runnin’ Training Program end-of-season celebration! The Pasta Dinner will be held on Friday, May 31st at 5pm at the Scottish Rite Event Center (1895 Camino del Rio S, San Diego, California 92108).

Enjoy an evening catching up with running friends (all cleaned up and dressed for dinner!), eating pasta, listening to great speakers, celebrate the successes of the 22nd annual RnR Training Program while carbo loading for Sunday’s Rock N Roll San Diego Marathon & 1/2 Marathon!

RnR Program Survey

RnR program survey to see what we are doing well and what we can improve! Help us make next year even better!


Full Marathon
Half Marathon






Program Schedules & Training Groups

Pace Groups

A Group (7 min / mile and faster) = Led Zeppelin
B Group (7:30 to 9:00 min / mile) = Pink Floyd
C Group (9:30 min / mile and slower) = Foo Fighters


Training Schedules
Seminar Schedule
Weekly Running Groups

Next Level Training Program

Are you looking for your next Personal Best? Are you on the verge of obtaining a Boston Qualification?  Are you searching for more? More workouts, more personal attention, more ways to improve?  Are you ready to take your training to the next level? Email the coach: sdtcnextlevel@gmail.com

Read more about our new Next Level Training Program: Next Level Full & Half Training Program

Mentoring Program – Sign up for a mentor!

First time in the RnR Program? Want personalized attention? We have experienced marathoners that can help! Contact Steve Scott at sdkurri17@gmail.com for more information.

Useful Links

Social Media

RnR Training Facebook group
SDTC Facebook group
Follow us on Social Media

Volunteering – Make a Difference!
Volunteer Here

Saturday runs are a success thanks in part to our terrific volunteers and drop kings who supply and staff the water points for all runners.  They get up early, provide a great service for all of us, as well as cheer us on. Encourage friends and family to sign up, or give back on a weekend that you are not running!

Training Calculators and Charts
Recovery Run Paces – Use a recent 10k time to calculate your easy run pace.
Jack Daniels 800s – Given a recent 10k time, look up what you should be running your 800s in.
Heart Rate Training Zones – Given your age or a recent test, this calculator will give you an indicate of your target heart for various workouts.
Race time Prediction – Given a recent race performance, this will give you an indication of what you could do at another distance.
Other helpful links
Track Etiquette & Tips – Best practices for running on the track
Rehab United Stretches   – View video of our Saturday morning stretches
Rusty’s Running Injury Free YouTube Videos – View Videos of Rusty’s Dynamic and Static Stretching, Ice Massage and Ice Pack, Self Massage and Foam Roll, Anatomy and Biomechanics of Running
Marathon Nutrition: Mistakes to Avoid – By Kim Mueller, SDTC Nutritionist
Ingredients for the Long Run – By Kim Mueller, SDTC Nutritionist
Pre-Race Low-Residue Food Options – By Kim Mueller, SDTC Nutritionist


Name Position Email Phone
Paul Greer Director, Metro Coach pauliegreer@gmail.com 858-573-1500
Bill Aaron Asst Director; Metro Administrator billaaron@hotmail.com 619-209-1372
Matthew Deja Half Marathon & Next Level Training Coach sdtcnextlevel@gmail.com 989-565-0241
David Hutchinson Boston Marathon Coach rnrboston@gmail.com
Mark Shimmin Mountains 2 Beach Coach mark.c.shimmin@gmail.com 760-613-7591
Jason Polman Mountains 2 Beach Assistant Coach jason@jmpfitnessandperformance.com 760-672-0317
Meriah Earle North County Tuesday Evening Coach meriahearle@gmail.com
Stephen Burch Metro Volunteer Coordinator sdtcvolunteer@gmail.com 619-997-8061
Michael Bayless Drop King Coordinator michaelcbayless@gmail.com 619-675-9080
Steve Scott Mentor Coordinator sdkurri17@gmail.com 619-980-1348
Safety Pacer Coordinator
Elaine Sanders Weekly Newsletter Coordinator communications@sandiegotrackclub.org 215-290-7170
Jessie McBride Membership & Website membership@sandiegotrackclub.org 303-775-2138

Meet the Coaches

We have a very talented coached staff at RnR. Get to know our RnR coaches and read their bios:

Meet the Coaches


Paul Greer – RnR Program Director
Bill Aaron – RnR Marathon Program Coach & Assistant Program Director
Dave Hutchinson – Boston Training Coach
Matthew Deja – Half Marathon Program & Next Level Training Coach
Mark Shimmin – M2B Coach