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West Coast Road Runners Running Club San Diego

WCRR Opening Day & Orientation

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


Where & When to Meet

The first 2 weeks of the season are Registration & Orientation


  • Saturday, January 6, 2024

  • Saturday, January 13, 2024*

  • *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.


  • 8:00 AM  for new registrations**

  • 8:25 AM Members that attended Orientation on Week 1 Arrive to Run/Walk

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


Where & When to Meet

What to Expect

Before Arrival

To expedite registration, you may Register online ahead of time.


Registration Opens (& Fall 2023 Season Members Run)

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

  • Digital payment encouraged (credit card / Venmo / Zelle)


Registration & Meet Coaches


New Members Complete Registration


Orientation for New Members (also available online at the link below). 

  • Members that already attended Orientation on Week 1, should arrive at 8:25 AM to run/walk


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 to hydrate after the run

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

At Home

Watch New Member Online Orientation Video

  • Introduction, Background, Training Philosophy

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

  • Sponsors

What to Expect

What to Wear & Bring

  • Bring your mobile device as registration is digital (paperless is preferred)

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

  • Wave starts will be coordinated for the placement run

What to Wear

Weeks Following Orientation

Meeting Locations After 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 

Weeks Following Orientatio
WCRR Newsletter
  • On Thursdays, you will receive an email Newsletter from us with details about the upcoming Saturday training. 

  • If you do not receive this email, contact Coach Dan ( so he can update your email address. 

WCRR Newslette
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

Training Schedules
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.

Team Shirts
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