The 2013 Shoreline Squad Training Program for the Shoreline Classic in September is now open. Decatur, Illinois’ 5k and 15k race will take place September 15, 2013. The Shoreline Classic is part of the Decatur, IL Grand Slam Medal Series.
The Shoreline Squad training program is a 13-week training program designed for persons of all abilities, offering a 5k and 15k running training program and a 5k walking training program. The squad meets on Thursdays at 6:30pm at Nelson Park from June to September.
The first squad run will consist of a timed 1 mile to determine pace groups. After you are placed in a pace group, you will run or walk each week with approximately 10-20 similarly paced individuals and each pace group has it’s own squad leader for guidance and coaching throughout the program.
The kick off meeting will be Tuesday, June 18 at 6pm in the big pavilion in Nelson Park, and the first squad run will be Thursday, June 20 at 6pm.
The Shoreline Classic 5k and 15k race will be Sunday, September 15. Start times are 7:30am for 15k, 8:00am for 5k and 9:15/9:25 for the tot trots.
Participants will receive short sleeved tech shirts for participating as well as on-site advice from St. Mary’s Athleticare athletic trainers. Cost for the training program includes registration to the Shoreline Classic 5k or 15k race (run program only), in which participants receive a long-sleeved tech shirt and medal.
**Come out and join me! This will be my 4th year participating in the Shoreline Squad and third year as a Squad Leader! This year’s training program was also designed by me! Email me or if you have any questions about the program.
Cost for the Shoreline Squad & Shoreline Classic Race Combo
$70 for non DRC members (upon registering you receive 6 month DRC membership)
$60 for DRC members
$50 for 17 and under
$45 for walking program (must register for the race separately)