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Training Schedule for 2008-2009

Water and nourishment provided during and after training runs!
Check the Tufts campus map for location of training sites noted below.

  • Outdoor Training Runs:
    Distance varies between 4 - 14 miles depending on your fitness level.

Dates: Every Wednesday and Sunday beginning on Wednesday, September 3, 2008
Time: 7:00 a.m on Wednesdays; 8:00 a.m. on Sundays
Site: Meet in front of Cousens Gymnasium, 161 College Ave, Tufts University - Medford Campus

  • Outdoor Interval Training:

Dates: Every Thursday from September 11 through October 30, 2008
Time: 5:30 p.m.
Site: Outdoor Track, Ellis Oval, Lower Campus Road off of College Ave, Tufts University - Medford Campus

  • Indoor Interval Training:

    Dates: Every Tuesday and Thursday beginning on Tuesday, November 4, 2008 - March 2, 2009
    Times: 8:30 a.m and 9 a.m (both times offered each scheduled day; you can attend either one)
    Site: Indoor Track, Gantcher Center, 161 College Ave., Tufts University - Medford Campus

    • Ten Mile Qualifying Run:
      Registration materials will be distributed after the run.

    Date: Sunday, December 7, 2008
    Time: 9 a.m start
    Site: Meet inside Gantcher Center, 161 College Ave., Tufts University - Medford Campus

  • Quotes

    "As a marathoner you now become a member of a very select group of individuals...The One Percenters! And what is that? Of the entire world's population, less than one percent have ever completed a marathon. This makes each of you a member of a VERY select and special group!"

    - Don Megerle, Coach, PMC

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