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WCRR Opening Day & Orientation

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

Overview

Where & When to Meet

The first 2 weeks of the season are Registration & Orientation

Dates

  • Saturday, January 9, 2021

  • Saturday, January 16, 2021*
     

  • *Members that come to 1st Registration & Orientation Day also come to 2nd week, but go on a regular training run/walk that day with coaches.

Time

  • 8:00 AM (new members)**

  • 7:30 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

Locations

 

What to Expect

Before Arrival

COVID-19 Waiver must be completed online to participate

7:30

Registration Opens

  • Safety protocols are will be in place 

  • Masks required for Members & Coaches

  • Social distancing enforced (6' distance required)

  • Digital forms (no paper) - bring your mobile device

  • Digital payment encouraged (credit card / Venmo)

7:40

Pre-run dynamic stretching for returning members

7:45

Returning Member Run

8:00

New Members Complete Registration

8:15

New Member Run/Walk & Group Placement

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

  • New members will record their pace group on WCRR digital form

  • Water station provided, but members are encouraged not to loiter after the run

At Home

New Member Online Orientation Video (click here)

  • Introduction, Background, Training Philosophy

  • Program overview, pace groups, coaches, schedules, locations

  • Sponsors

At Home

Raffle Winners Announced (no ticket needed!)

  • All members who register for the season will be entered into a raffle for various items

  • Winners will be announced via email & on this website

  • Winners will receive their raffle items in the weeks that follow

 

What to Wear & Bring

  • Wear your facial covering / mask (required due to COVID-19 Guidelines)

  • Bring your mobile device as registration is digital only (paperless for your protection)

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

  • Social distancing will be coordinated for the run through small running "pods"

  • COVID-19 Waiver must be completed online to participate

 

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@gmail.com) 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.

 

Contact

Phone

858-492-8455

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