WCRR Opening Day & Orientation

Welcome—We are excited and looking forward to the new training season with you!


Where & When to Meet

The first 2 weeks of the season are Registration & Orientation


  • Saturday, July 11, 2020

  • Saturday, July 18, 2020*

  • *Members that come to 1st Registration & Orientation Day also come to 2nd week, but go on a training run/walk that day with coaches, while ‘Newer’ members just registering will hear Orientation before they run/walk.


  • 8:00 AM (new members)**

  • 7:45 AM (current members to do their weekly group run)**

  • **Please arrive 15 minutes early so you don’t miss anything or get left behind on the run/walk



What to Expect


Registration Opens


Pre-run dynamic stretching for returning members


Returning Member Run


New Members Complete Registration


New Member Orientation

  • Welcome, what to expect today, Pace Group & Coach intros

  • Meet our Sponsors

  • WCRR program overview, training phases, how to read schedules, weekly group runs explained

  • Prize Raffle (including shoes & race entries)


New Member Run/Walk & Group Placement

  • 1-3 mile run / walk to determine your pace group


What to Wear

  • Come prepared to run or walk for our pace group placement run

  • However, you can dress warm/comfortable for the orientation 

  • We’ll give you time to ‘dress down’ before we run/walk


Weeks Following Orientation

After our 1st two weeks of Orientation

You meet at your ‘Home’ location (the place you are most likely to train the most):

  1. Mission Bay area

  2. North County Coastal-Encinitas / Carlsbad area

  3. North County Inland-Escondido / Rancho Bernardo area

Saturday Morning Group Runs

  • You will train as a group on Saturday mornings for “long run/walks”

  • Please bring water with you to the weekly training 

  • If you wish to try a ‘Run/Walk’ program, please begin training as a member of either the LA Group or Catalina Group and let your coach know.

Track Sessions / Interval Training

  • Track sessions begin in week 8 of training 

  • Tuesday evenings at 3 locations (on password-protected Information & Locations page)

  • Other weekday run/walks  are on the Team Events & Runs Page 

WCRR Newsletter
  • On Thursdays you will receive an email Newsletter from your Location Head Coach with details about the upcoming Saturday training. 

  • If you do not receive this email, contact Coach Dan (no.1-wcrr@cox.net) so he can update your email address. 

Training Schedules
  • Weekly schedules are on the Members’ password-protected Schedules Page

  • Sunday-Friday training schedules are shown in number of minutes you will run or walk.

  • Saturday schedules are shown in miles. 

  • Your body remembers time needed for exertion and not miles run or walked.

  • Miles listed on the weekend are for you to see your progress.

  • See further explanation of schedules here

WCRR Team Shirts
  • Shirts will be ordered after week 2 when we have most sizes and quantity. 

  • You can expect to get your shirt ~ week 5 of training, after they are screened.






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