Black Dog Strong Fall Training Team

1600 Farrow Parkway
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

Running > 5k, Half Marathon

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Event Description

Are you ~

  • a seasoned runner who gets needed accountability and/or energy from running with others toward a goal?

  • new to running a particular distance (or in general) and need coaching on training, fueling, gear, and all the things?

  • a runner coming back from a hiatus or injury - or maybe going through a life change - who needs new inspiration, motivation, a purpose?


Coaches Diane and Brent, assisted by a team of mentors, bring RRCA training and years of experience to the table and are here for you.
  • Half Marathon Training: Participants should be able to complete a 3-5 mile run or run before training start date.
    This can be a combination of run/walk.
  • 5K Training: There are no prerequisites for this training program.
Target Race Date:  
5K: Sunday, September 17, 2023 - Myrtle Beach Tunnel to Towers
13.1 miles: Several half marathons occur in the area during the month of October.
  • Run Holden Beach on Sat. October 7, 2023
  • Myrtle Beach Mini Marathon on Sat. October 14, 2023
  • Run Ocean Isle Beach on Sat. October 28, 2023

Training Cost:
  • Half Marathon: $125.00/participant (does not include race entry fee)
  • 5K: $85.00/participant (does not include race entry fee)
Program Includes:
  • Daily training plan including a variety of workouts, cross training, and rest days
  • 2 weekly "coach led" team workouts for training team members only.
  • Coach feedback on many of your individual workouts. 
  • Team Black Dog Shirt
  • Store discounts
  • Access to private Facebook training team page
  • Tips on gear, nutrition, and hydration.
  • Warm-up/cool down stretching
  • Form drills
  • Gait analysis
  • Race day preparation

Training Meeting Times:
  • Saturdays at 6:30am  Long Run 
  • Thursdays at 6:00 pm - Strength training with Coach Diane OR Speedwork with Coach Brent
  • NEW THIS SEASON: Special options workshops targeting:
    • Rucking/running with weight
    • Running with an athlete rider (Ainsley's Angels)
    • Nutrition

If you have trained with Black Dog before, this is a new program & a new day!
If you have never trained with us before, welcome to the family!


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