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2018 Marathon and Half Marathon Training Kick Off & Cookie Exchange Run with PBRRC
December 23, 2017 — 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Come join us each week as we gather for our weekly long run. Paces for all levels and new comers are always welcome.
This week we will be kicking off our 2018 Pittsburgh Full and Half Marathon Training Program. We will be joined by St. Jude Heroes Training Group as we are the their official training program for the 2018 season and are so happy to have them with us. This will also be our annual Holiday Cookie Exchange so come prepared with cookies to share and an appetite for deliciousness.
THIS WEEKS LOCATION: Southside Riverfront Park (under the Birmingham Bridge at the end of 18th Street)
TIME AND CHECK IN: Check in begins at 7:30 am and run departs promptly at 8:00 am.
PACE GROUPS: 7:30/mile – 12:00+ / mile
DISTANCE: 3 – 7.5 miles
ROUTE DESCRIPTION: This week will take us from South Side,
HOLIDAY COOKIE EXCHANGE: This has become a kick off tradition the last few years. Please be sure to bring an assortment of your favorite holiday cookies to share. We will have tables set up and everyone can partake in the festivities. Please bring an ingredient list to post by your item for those with allergy sensitivities. Also, please bring a container to take some of the cookies home with you.
COFFEE CATERING BONUS: We will also be joined by Mean Bean Catering, which is owner by our Robinson bike sales staff member Aaron Kochick. Aaron will be on hand making us our favorite coffee, latte and cappuccino drinks. The perfect pairing for our holiday cookies. For only $3/cup, you can have a warm hot beverage after the run. A portion of all proceeds will go to St. Jude Heroes Marathon Team.
Additionally, there will always be turn by turn directions and water stops set up by the staff and certified coaches to help you out.