Summer Fun Run Series starts next week

PGRC Summer Race Series 2011- FREE!

When: Every Thursday, July 7-August 25, 7pm. Registration from 6:15-6:45 pm.

Where: Greenbelt Youth Center parking lot. Course is around Greenbelt Lake in Buddy Attick Park.

Distances: 1.75 miles OR 3 miles, starting at 7:00 pm

Kids Run (0.25 mile), starting at 6:50 pm

Who: Races are open to everyone so bring the kids, the whole family and bring your friends.

Awards: All PGRC club members who finish at least 4 races AND volunteer for at least one race will receive a participation award, and will also be eligible for the following series awards:

-Fastest male/female in open, masters (40+), and grandmasters (60+) categories (3 mile race only, no duplicate awards).

-Most improved male and female (1.75 mile and 3 mile races).

-Other “surprise awards” may be awarded at the end of the series.

Volunteers: Most volunteers will also be able to run. Email Elaine at to volunteer.

Cancellations: If thunder or lightening is detected within 30 minutes of the 7pm start time, the race will be cancelled.

Question of the week: favorite sounds

Do you listen to music when you run? What is on your playlist?

Or perhaps you prefer the sounds of nature? Or your own footsteps? Or chatting with your running partner or pace leader?

What are YOUR favorite running sounds?

Tuesday track schedule

The track will be unavailable some Tuesdays this summer due to summer camps at UMD.   When the track is not available, we will meet at the Wells Ice Arena parking lot in College Park.   We will mix up the off-track workouts, with hill repeat sessions and time-based interval workouts. 
Here is the schedule for the rest of the summer. 
Upcoming Tuesday “track” locations
June 28 Ice Arena
July 5 UMD track
July 12, 19, 26 Ice Arena
Aug 2 Ice Arena
Aug 9, 16, 23, 30 UMD track
More information regarding PGRC’s Tuesday track workouts:

We Run the County Saturday June 25

Join PGRC this Saturday in Mitchellville for our monthly “We Run the County” run.  This monthly event is open to current and prospective club members, as well as visitors.  No registration or fees, just show up!  

When: 8am Saturday June 25.

Where: Lake Arbor Community Center, 10100 Lake Arbor Way Mitchellville, MD

Distances:  The base route is from the community center and around a nearby lake. It is almost 4 miles exactly. By adding more laps of the lake (about a mile), you can add more mileage. There are also a bunch of other options for adding miles with the many neighborhoods nearby.


From the Beltway north (Greenbelt, Laurel): Coming southbound, take exit 17 (MD-202, Landover Rd) Merge onto MD-202E (Landover Rd) Turn left onto Lake Arbor Way Turn left onto Campus Way N.  The Community Center will be on the left.

From the Beltway south (Ft Washington, Clinton): Coming northbound on the beltway, take exit 15A (MD-214, Central Ave) Keep right at the fork and continue on MD-214E Turn left onto Campus Way N.  The Community Center will be on the left.

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