Spring 2018 - Week 19 (5/26/2018)


Saturday @ 7:15a - De Anza Cove for “Mission Bay Loop”

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Articles:   Click     Taper Article 

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Happy Monday Morning!

Is everyone ready for the last Saturday run of the spring season and start getting things in order for the BIG week ahead?

Its some awesome to see how everyone has progressed of this season and really looking forward to seeing how everyone does. Now let's get down to business and prepare for our final week. This post has a lot of information in it and you really need to take the time and review everything.

AFC18 Half Marathon Training - Orientation on Wednesday 5/30/18 @ RRS - 6:15pm

We’ve had a great number of signups already for our AFC Summer Training Program and it’s gearing up to be a great group!  We’re having our Orientation on the Wednesday before Rock N Rol so spread the word to fellow runners or anyone who may be considering joining the group.  We’ll have swag and giveaways and 20% off shopping at Road Runner sports before and after. 

Event Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/1612346488833441/

Sign Up for AFC18 Half Marathon Training 

If you haven't already signed up for the summer season this is the time to do it. We are offering a $10 off discount code that ends on 5/21(Next Monday) and early bird discount also ends on 5/21 (next Monday). If you sign us today with the code "letsdothis" you will save $20. 


Pasta Dinner Party: Friday, June 1st 

Friday, June 1st will be our annual pasta dinner, mark it on your calendar and keep an eye out for more details to come.

 Event Post:https://www.facebook.com/events/493954827689406/


This Week’s Training

We are in Week 17, so plan your runs based on the training schedules.  The taper has officially started for the Full Marathoners and just about peaking for the Half Marathoners (You can peak at 2 or 3 weeks out).  Mid-week runs remain the same, while the weekend long runs will come down a bit.  EVERYTHING FROM HERE ON OUT IS EASY!!! Notables for each group are:

  • R/W Half – Continue this final interval of 1/9 or 1/14!  Easy Runs all week.  Saturday is down to 90-100min.  
  • R/W Full – Continue this final interval of 1/9 or 1/14! Easy Runs all week. Saturday is down to 120-130min!
  • Intermediate Half – No Change from last week.  All runs are EZ! LR is down to 8.0-10mi.
  • Intermediate Full – No Change from last week.  All runs are EZ! LR is down to 12mi.
  • Advanced Full – No Change from last week.  All runs are EZ! LR is down to 12mi.

Upcoming Group Runs & Clinics

Below are the run maps* and the group run locations.  At the very bottom of this email are detailed instructions on the meeting locations. 

Saturday @ 7:15a - De Anza Cove for “Mission Bay Loop”

Starting at almost the end of the Mission Bay Boardwalk at De Anza Cove, run South on the busy and popular concrete pathway, pass Fiesta Island (or add-on for more) continue around Sea World, over Ingram Bridges, down through Crown Point Park and across the new footbridge through MB RV Park and into De Anza Cove for a loop.  Lots of Restrooms & Water Fountains on the loop.

o Add-on: Fiesta Island (Short Loop),+ 2.7mi – http://bit.ly/nA2KYz

o Add-on: Fiesta Island (Long Loop), +4.4mi – http://bit.ly/KeHV9R

o Option: Loop + WMB O&B, 10.1mi - http://bit.ly/Wf5HtV

Clinics & Social, Saturday

  • 9:00a - Clinic: Race Week: Taper, Prep & Nutrition

As Always

Please let us know if you have questions.

See ya out there!


Coach Aaron

Detailed Meeting Locations

This is where we will meet on Tuesday and/or Saturday. Don’t get lost :) 

De Anza Cove/Mission Bay

2750 De Anza Rd, San Diego, CA 92109

Go all the way to end of N. Mission Bay Drive (towards the golf course / mobile home park), turn left onto De Anza Road (towards cul-de-sac) turn left into parking lot.  We'll be in SE corner, near pavilion across from bathrooms, but along the parking lot.  http://bit.ly/tGLDPn