Registration for the 2019 Greenville Downtown Double is now open. The "race bundle" allows a participant to enter the 2019 Greenville News Run Downtown 5K (Saturday, January 19) and either the 5K or 10K races in the 42nd TD Bank Reedy River Run on Saturday, April 20.
The "race bundle" offers a discount for entering both events and reflects the current price for each event.
For information and registration please visit: www.greenvilledowntowndouble.com.
The October meeting is considered the Greenville Track Club's Annual Meeting where officers are elected, re-elected and board members are elected or re-elected.
A slate for 2019 Officers & Board members will be confirmed by oral vote of GTC members at the meeting. The slate is based on nominations received by the Nominating Committee from the membership over the last 3+ weeks in accordance with the GTC by-laws.
The high point of the meeting will be induction of new Hall of Fame members Dave Wamer, Tim Stewart, Kevin McDonald and Dave Geer.
Puerta Vallarta Restaurant
3275 N Pleasantburg Dr, Greenville, SC 29609 (Diagonal to Cherrydale Cinemas)
6:00-6:30 Ordering and Social Time
7:00 - Club Business and Program
Don't miss this opportunity to run a 5K on the grass course that has hosted two NCAA NATIONAL XC CHAMPIONSHIPS. Start your Saturday (September 15) off with a 5K on Furman University's Official XC Course and stay to cheer the Paladins mens and womens teams to victory at the Furman XC Classic. Questions please contact Robert Gary at firstname.lastname@example.org .
Join us and bring your running friends.
For registration and info: https://go-greenevents.com/blueshoes5k
September 10, Monday
GTC Monthly Meeting
Meeting will be at Puerta Vallarta Restaurant near Cherrydale Cinemas. Social and ordering 6:30 - 7:00 PM followed by program:
Speaker for the September 10th meeting will be our own Mike Caldwell. His presentation will be "Training Secrets of GTC-ELITE!". Our ASICS Greenville Track Club-ELITE program developed four qualifiers for the 2016 USA Olympic Team Marathon Trials in Los Angeles and is working on qualifying for the 2020 Trials to be conducted in Atlanta.
Some of the points he will cover will include:
1. How we structure our training cycles.
2. The don't miss training components for each cycle.
3. Sequencing your long run for optimal results.
4. Why recovery is the fourth leg of the training chair.
5. Does "tapering" actually work and why it sometimes doesn't.
6 . And our Secret workouts that . . .
Mike is a Health Sciences graduate of Furman University and did his post-graduate studies in Exercise Physiology and Movement Science at the University of Florida and Florida State University. He founded Racing South Magazine (which later merged with Running Journal) before having an extended corporate career with both ASICS and NIKE, Inc. Following his retirement from NIKE in 2009, he coached at Furman from 2009-2012, before founding the Greenville Track Club-ELITE program in 2012. He has coached and developed multiple Olympic Trials qualifiers.