The GGTC Run Program focuses on both speed and distance workouts: Track, Trail/Urban runs and clinics. All workouts are geared towards beginners and experienced triathletes and welcome runners of any speed. Rain or shine! Non-members are always welcome!
Run Coach: Mario Fraioli
Mario Fraioli is a Bay Area-based running coach who has guided athletes to their first finish lines, personal bests, Boston Marathon qualifying times, national championship wins, Olympic Trials appearances, international podiums, world championship teams, national records, and even the Olympic Games. He also publishes the morning shakeout email newsletter and podcast. He was also a senior editor at Competitor magazine from 2010-2016. In 2013, he authored The Official Rock ‘n’ Roll Guide To Marathon & Half-Marathon Training.
As an athlete, Mario was a cross-country All-American at Stonehill College in 2003 and has raced competitively from the mile to ultramarathon distances. He has personal bests ranging from 4:09 for the mile, 2:28 in the marathon, and 7:49 for 50 miles. A native of Massachusetts, Mario spent a few years in San Diego, and currently lives north of the Golden Gate Bridge with his wife Christine, where he enjoys exploring the trails around Mt. Tamalpais.
New for 2020
From February 12th to June 30th 2020, mix up your running routine and earn prizes! Complete 5 of 6 run challenges to earn a GGTC pint glass and a raffle entry for sponsor gift cards.
To learn more and log your challenges, visit the Google Spreadsheet. All challenge items must be completed and linked by June 30th to be counted.
We host monthly Sunday Runs with options for all paces and distances. Please check the calendar for updated events!
Adding your own workouts is encouraged! Email firstname.lastname@example.org to have a member-led workout added to the calendar and meet new training partners.
We have club and volunteer-led training runs in scenic locations around the Bay Area. The routes incorporate everything from reviews of the courses of local races to challenging and fun trail adventures, with varying distances and levels of difficulty. Be on the look out for:
GGTC Supported Run Races
Questions? Email Run Director, Emma Whitfield: email@example.com
What to get faster? Join us every Wednesday night for some hard work and speed! Track workouts are included as part of your yearly membership dues! No more paying for passes! All paces, abilities, and experience levels are encouraged to attend.
When: Wednesday Nights 6:45pm
Location: Kezar Stadium
Cost: Included in Membership
Meet: in the stands on the southeast corner of the track
What to bring: