2016-2017_training_schedule_20160809 (69KB PDF)

Weekly Training ScheduleLocal Races

Weekly training schedule

Date Sunday Miles Weekly Training Comments
Marathon ½ Marathon
8/14/16 1 1 15-30 min., 1-2 times Clinic Opening
8/21/16 2 2 15-30 min., 2 times Meet your pace leaders!
8/28/16 3 3 30-45 min., 2 times Your Basic Running Gear, The Running Center
9/4/16 4 4 2-3 miles, 2 times Water Stop Etiquette, Colleen Sproul
Drayson Center closed
Meet at East Coast Bagel Shop
9/11/16 5 5 2-3 miles, 2 times Your Feet and the Importance of a Good-fitting Running Shoe, Dr. Robin Lie
Loper Picture Day 
9/18/16 6 6 2-3 miles, 2 times Road Safety, CHP Officer Tony Pena 
9/25/16 7 7 2-3 miles, 2-3 times The Importance of Hydration, The Running Center
10/2/16 8 8 3-4 miles, 2-3 times The Importance of Stretching, Sam and Ashleigh Benavides 
10/9/16 9 9 3-4 miles, 2-3 times Loper Member Meeting, Loper Board Members 
10/16/16 10 10 3-4 miles, 2-3 times Skin Care for Athletes, Dr. Lindsey Goddard & Dr. Malakouti 
10/23/16 10 5 3-4 miles, 2-3 times Using a Foam Roller, Sam and Ashleigh Benavides
10/30/16 11 11 3-4 miles, 2-3 times Drayson Center closed
Meet at East Coast Bagel Shop
11/6/16 12 12 3-4 miles, 2-3 times Balance, Sam and Ashleigh Benavides
Daylight Saving Time ends: Turn clocks back 1 hour
11/13/16 13.1 6.2 4-6 miles, 2-3 times Mission Inn 10K and Half Marathon
Clinic closed
11/20/16 12 12 4-6 miles, 2-3 times Nutrition for the Distance Runner/Walker, David Minishian
11/27/16 10 10 4-6 miles, 2-3 times Drayson Center closed
Meet at East Coast Bagel Shop
12/4/16 13.1 13.1 4-6 miles, 2-3 times Holiday Classic Half Marathon*
Clinic closed
12/11/16 14 8 4-6 miles, 2-3 times Loper Member Meeting, Sandy Wible
12/18/16 15 9 4-6 miles, 2-3 times Jill Rooks, Energy Lab
12/25/16 10 10 4-6 miles, 2-3 times No clinic - Do own mileage
1/1/17 10-14 8 4-6 miles, 2-3 times Yes, we're meeting! Announcements only 
1/8/17 15-18 10 4-6 miles, 2-3 times LONG MILES
Announcements only 
1/15/17 10 10 4-6 miles, 2-3 times Lopers 40th anniversary, Jim Perry
1/22/17 18 8 4-6 miles, 2-3 times LONG MILES
Announcements only
1/29/17 10 10 4-6 miles, 2-3 times Jill Rooks, Energy Lab
2/5/17 13.1 13.1 4-6 miles, 2-3 times Surf City Half Marathon
Clinic closed
2/12/17 18-20 10 4-6 miles, 2-3 times LONG MILES
Announcements only 
2/19/17 15 12 4-6 miles, 2-3 times LONG MILES
Announcements only
2/26/17 20-22 10 4-6 miles, 2-3 times LONG MILES
Announcements only
3/5/17 13.1 13.1 3-4 miles, 2-3 times Run Through Redlands*†
Clinic closed
3/12/17 10 10 2-3 miles, 2-3 times Preparing for the LA Marathon
Daylight Saving Time begins: Set clocks forward 1 hour
3/19/17 26.2 12 3-4 miles, 2-3 times LA Marathon
Clinic closed
3/26/17 4-6 4-6 3-4 miles, 2-3 times Celebrate!
4/2/17 6-8 6-8 3-4 miles, 2-3 times Lopers Club Banquet
Location TBD

East Coast Bagel Shop is located at 11215 Mountain View Avenue in Loma Linda, north of Clark's Nutritional Center.
* Recommended local races
† Run Through Redlands offers a 5K, a 10K and a half marathon. The half marathon course is hilly and is a good training distance for this week. If you're training for the LA Marathon, it may be best to consider running the 10K instead because of the hills. 

Some local races

Date Race
11/13/16 Mission Inn 10K and Half Marathon
12/4/16 Holiday Classic 5K and Half Marathon
1/29/17 Highland YMCA Half Marathon
3/5/17 Run Through Redlands 5K, 10K and Half Marathon
3/19/17 LA Marathon

Talk to your pace leaders to find out more about these races. Many pace leaders have run these races before and can tell
you about the courses and share their experiences.