2019-2020 Schedule (PDF)

2020 GAP Program schedule (PDF)

GAP TrainingWeekly Training ScheduleLocal Races

GAP Training*

Date Miles** Comments
March 15 3 Bring a Friend Day & L.A. Marathon Celebration
March 22 4
March 29 5 Loper Banquet (evening)
April 5 6  
April 12 Lopers closed for Easter (Drayson is still open, so you can do miles on your own)
April 19 7 Meet at Hulda Crooks Park (Drayson closed to Lopers)
April 26 8
May 3 9  
May 10 10 Mother’s Day
May 17 12
May 24 5K/10K El Dorado Ranch Ramble (Yucaipa); not meeting at Drayson. $10 (cash only) due by May 17.
May 31 10
June 7 12
June 14 10K Rerun Race (Brookside Park); not meeting at Drayson. $10 (cash only) due by June 7.
June 21 8 Father’s Day
June 28 10
July 5 12
July 12 8 Member Appreciation Day. No day-of registration. Register online/at home July 9, 10, or 11. You must come on July 12 between 7 a.m. – 9 a.m. to pick up your Loper ID tag.
July 19 10  
July 26 12
August 2 0 Opening Day – no mileage. Past members to volunteer please

* Start time is 6:30 a.m. until warmer weather. Change to 6 a.m. start will be announced during GAP announcements and through weekly emails.

** Mileage is suggested. You’re free to do fewer miles by turning around earlier or do more miles. If training for a specific race, adjust your training accordingly. If you need help developing a training schedule, please ask a Loper Board Member for assistance.

Weekly training schedule

Date Sunday Miles Weekly Training Comments
Marathon ½ Marathon
8/11/19 1 1 15-30 min., 2 times Clinic Opening Day
8/18/19 2 2 15-30 min., 2 times Meet your pace leaders!
8/25/19 3 3 30-45 min., 2 times  
9/1/19 4 4 2-3 miles, 2 times Drayson Center closed
Meet outside Drayson Center
9/8/19 5 5 2-3 miles, 2 times  
9/15/19 6 6 2-3 miles, 2 times  
9/22/19 7 7 2-3 miles, 2-3 times  
9/29/19 5K 5K 2-3 miles, 2-3 times LifeStream 5K
Clinic closed
10/6/19 8 8 2-3 miles, 2-3 times  
10/13/19 9 9 3-4 miles, 2-3 times  
10/20/19 10 10 3-4 miles, 2-3 times  
10/27/19 11 11 3-4 miles, 2-3 times Drayson Center closed
Meet at East Coast Bagel Shop*
11/3/19 12 12 3-4 miles, 2-3 times Turn clocks back one hour
11/10/19 10K 10K 4-6 miles, 2-3 times Mission Inn 5K/10K/Half
Clinic closed
11/17/19 13 13 4-6 miles, 2-3 times  
11/24/18 10
5K/10K
10
5K/10K
4-6 miles, 2-3 times Thanksgiving Day (11/28/19): San Bernardino Turkey Trot 5K/10K
12/1/19 8 8 4-6 miles, 2-3 times  
12/8/19 13.1 13.1 4-6 miles, 2-3 times Loma Linda Holiday Classic 5K and Half Marathon
Clinic closed
12/15/19 12 8 4-6 miles, 2-3 times  
12/22/19 14 8 4-6 miles, 2-3 times  
12/29/18 15 10 4-6 miles, 2-3 times  
1/5/20 16 12 4-6 miles, 2-3 times  
1/12/20 12 8 4-6 miles, 2-3 times  
1/19/20 18 12 4-6 miles, 2-3 times LONG MILES
Announcements only
1/26/20 10K 10K 4-6 miles, 2-3 times Highland YMCA Run 5K, 10K and Half Marathon
Clinic closed
2/2/20 13.1 13.1 4-6 miles, 2-3 times Surf City Half Marathon and Marathon
Clinic closed
2/9/20 20 12 4-6 miles, 2-3 times LONG MILES
Announcements only
2/16/20 10 8 4-6 miles, 2-3 times  
2/23/20 22 10 4-6 miles, 2-3 times LONG MILES
Announcements only
3/1/20 10K 10K 4-6 miles, 2-3 times Run Through Redlands*†
Clinic closed
3/8/20 26.2 10 3-4 miles, 2-3 times LA Marathon
Clinic closed
Turn clocks forward 1 hour
3/15/20 3 3 2-3 miles, 2-3 times Celebrate marathoners/Bring a Friend Day/GAP begins
3/22/20 4 4 2-3 miles, 2-3 times See GAP schedule for future weekly miles
3/29/20 5 5 2-3 miles, 2-3 times Loper Banquet
See GAP schedule for future weekly miles
4/5/20 6 6 3-4 miles, 2-3 times See GAP schedule for future weekly miles

* East Coast Bagel is located at 11215 Mountain View, to the left of Clark’s Nutrition
† Speak to your pace leaders about which distance you should run at these races. Take into consideration your goals, need for recovery from long miles and any injuries. Both races have a hilly half marathon.
Club-supported races are in bold. Register online for the races. The Clinic at the Drayson Center will be closed on those dates and we will meet at the races. Wear your Loper shirt to encourage and be encouraged.

Some local races

Date Race
9/29/19 LifeStream 5K
11/10/19 Mission Inn 5K/10K/Half Marathon
11/24/19 San Bernardino Turkey Trot 5K/10K
12/8/19 Holiday Classic 5K and Half Marathon
1/26/20 Highland YMCA Half Marathon
2/2/20 Surf City Half Marathon and Marathon
3/1/20 Run Through Redlands 5K, 10K and Half Marathon
3/8/20 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.