Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Now Open: The Klingle Valley Trail

Saturday, June 24, 2017 saw the opening of the Klingle Valley Trail in Northwest Washington, DC. The conversion of this former commuter artery into its present state has been a long and controversial one that stretches back to 1991.  WAMU offers a fairly comprehensive overview of the various jurisdictional tensions that have surrounded this small stretch of land.

For runners, walkers, and cyclists, the completion of this trail project will (just about) seamlessly connect the Rock Creek Trail along Beach Drive with the trails at the Tregaron Conservancy, which remains one of Washington's best lesser known attractions.  Run there when you can!

Monday, June 26, 2017

Coach Kiprunning--Personal Coaching to Help You Reach Your Performance Goals

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It is truly difficult to believe that we are rapidly approaching the middle of the summer.  Amazingly, the fall racing season is just around the corner.

If you have racing plans for any distance, we encourage you train with Coach Kiprunning.  Whether you are training to complete your first 5K or are a seasoned marathon runner, Coach Wilson will help you work toward your racing goals.

Coach Komen offers in-person training for runners who are local to Washington, DC, as well as online training for runners who are spread across the globe.

Likewise, for runners who are looking for grab-and-run training schedules, Coach Wilson is able to offer customized training plans that athletes can implement at their own convenience.

Most crucially, Coach Komen is currently accepting experienced runners for membership in the Kiprunning Sports Club, which is sponsored by Under Armour.

If you have any questions about these coaching services, you can contact Wilson using the automated form on his website.  He will gladly receive your inquiries.

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

June 2017 Kiprunning Sports Club Saturday Long Run Update

As usual, the summer weather in Washington, DC is getting hot and humid.

Therefore, to keep safety concerns at the forefront of our workouts, we are rolling back the start time of the Kiprunning Sports Club Saturday long run to 6:00 am.

I understand that this time is early.  However, starting at this time will ensure that we get the bulk of our weekly workouts in before the temperature rises to unhealthy levels.

As usual, we will continue to meet at Georgetown Running Company, which is located at 3401 M St. NW, Washington, DC 20007.

If you have questions about joining the Sports Club, please contact me.

Run steady, and run safely.

Coach Wilson

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

What Are Your Plans for 2017 Global Running Day?

June 7, 2017 is Global Running Day.  We here at Coach Kiprunning would like to know what your plans are for this day.  [Said in Joe's professor voice: "running" does not count as an answer.  Be more specific!  Use complete sentences!]

We'd love to hear from you.  Give us a sense of your plans down in the comments, or feel free to hit us up on Facebook and Twitter.

For my part, early tomorrow morning, I will complete my last Washington, DC run before a short trip to New Mexico, where I plan to do some additional running later this week--because, of course, when you are in Walter White's territory, you run.

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