RUN



THE TIME IS NOW

An 8 week program where you beat your greatest competition - yourself

GGTC Track Coach Mario Fraioli beat his highschool mile PR on his 38th birthday (4:36)! and now he shares his program and immense coaching experience with GGTC members so we can start 2021 STRONG 

When: The program starts with a mile time trial  Wednesday at Zoom track (1/20), or on your own time before then.

After the time trial we go into an 8 week training program with workouts and informational sessions, so that together we show 2021 who's the BOSS.

Cost: FREE TO MEMBERS


Run Coach: Mario Fraioli

Mario Fraioli is a Bay Area-based running coach who guides athletes to first finish lines, personal bests, the Boston Marathon, national championship wins, Olympic Trials, international podiums, world championship teams, national records, and  the Olympic Games. He 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.

Mario was a cross-country All-American at Stonehill College in 2003 and  raced competitively from the mile to ultramarathon distances. His  personal bests include 4:09 for the mile, 2:28 in the marathon, and 7:49 for 50 miles. A native of Massachusetts, Mario lives north of the Golden Gate Bridge with his wife Christine and dog Tahoe, where he explores the trails of Mt. Tamalpais.

Some of our favorite routes! Have one to add?

Please Send It! run@ggtc.org

Terrain Area Map Comments Course Name Elevation
10 miles Trail/Road Presidio Strava Loop  1468
 4.5 miles Packed trail/Sidewalk Lake Merced StravaFlat loop with restrooms  Christmas Relays129 
10 miles Trail Mt San Bruno Strava Great park with restrooms Mt San Bruno 10 miles 1534
10k Mixed Marina Strava Bathrooms at the bridge  Presidio + Crissy Field 10k 250
10k Mostly trail Presidio/Crissy Field Strava Includes sand ladder DSE 10k 550
10k Trail Presidio Strava Presidio 6 miles 877
10k Trail Muir Woods Strava Loop Muir Woods 6 miles 1736
10k Trail East Bay Strava Loop Tilden 10k 1261
13 miles Road/Trail AP-Crissy Field-Presidio Strava Measure distance carefully! May hit 13 before the starting point AP Sting Ray 1405
13 miles Trail Mt San Bruno Strava Loop with an out and back section Mt San Bruno 13 miles 2589
13 miles Trail Muir Woods Strava Loop Muir Woods 13 Mile Loop 2785
13 miles Trail East Bay Strava Loop Tilden Half Marathon 1523
13 miles Trail Pacifica Strava Hilly! 12.9 Mile Route 1944
13 miles Trail Pacifica Strava Hillier! Montara Half Marathon 3093
5k Crissy Field Strava Flat and fast! Watch out for the wind, though! Crissy Field Parkrun
5k Road/Trail Lands End Strava 300
5k Mostly trail Glen Park Strava Do twice for 5k 200
5k Mix Bernal Heights Strava 484
5k Road Mission Bay Strava 0
5k Road China Basin Strava 4 miles - stop early to get 5k 33
5k Road Embarcadero Strava 15
5k Hard pack trail Stow lake (GGP) Strava 105
5k Road/Trail Crissy Field Strava AP, over the hill, and back Across the Bay 415K 136
5k Road/Trail Golden Gate Park Strava Kaiser 5k 58
5k Road/Trail Golden Gate Park Strava SF Marathon 5k 24
5k Road Excelsior Strava Excelsior Reach for a Star 5K 21
5k Road Ocean Beach Strava Flat out and back DSE Great Highway 5k 7
5k Road/Trail/Track GGP/Kezar Strava Loop 77
5k Trail Presidio Strava Loop Lincoln -Park Trail-Bay Area Ridge Trail 576
5k Trail Presidio Strava Loop Park Trail-Bay Area Ridge Trail-Central Magazine 370
5k Trail Mt San Bruno Strava Loop Mt San Bruno 3 miles 267
5k Trail East Bay Strava Loop Tilden 5k 523
5k Mix hard packed and trail Pacifica Strava Sting ray Pacifica 5k 312
7.5 miles Trail Pacifica Strava Shorten for a sweet 10k! 7.4 Mile Route 1110

Organized Runs

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:

  • Course Previews
  • Shoe Demos
  • Store supported runs
  • Brick workouts
  • Beer miles
  • Trail runs


Questions? Email Run Director Steph Peterson: run@ggtc.org

Mario's Mile - How did it go!?

Select the link below to enter your time trial results:

Mario's Mile Results

UPCOMING EVENTS AND RUNS

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