Marathon Clinic News 9/23/13

GROUP LEADERS

Group leaders pose before heading out on the run. These are experienced dedicated runners who volunteer many of their summer Saturdays to help marathoners do their long runs. Without them our Saturday runs would never happen. PMC thanks them. Please do the same.

CONTENTS

1) Marathon News
2) Evening Seminar Sept 24, 7 pm
3) Taper Run Sept 28, 8am
4) Training Tips

MARATHON NEWS

Marathon Entry: Registration for the Portland Marathon and Portland Marathon Half is now closed. Registration is still open for Kids Run & Family Festival . No Refunds, Exchanges, Rollovers, Deferrals or Transfers.

Marathon Expo (Hilton Hotel 921 SW Sixth Ave): Friday October 5, 11 am to 8pm & Saturday October 6 9 am to 7 pm. Confirmation email and Photo ID must be presented at the Expo during pickup in order to receive your bib, timing chip, and goodie bag Come Friday if possible to avoid the long lines that appear on Saturday. You can buy lots of cool running gear and marathon souvenirs from the Portland Marathon Store.

PMC Expo Booth
The directors, coaches and pace group leaders of the Portland Marathon Training Clinic will be available at their booth down in the parking lot level at the expo for any last minute questions, advice and some carbo treats.

PMC Finish Line Tent
Share your marathon story with the others in your pace group and the coaches in the tent. Look straight ahead after you get your space blanket for the PMC banner. We're right there on the corner of 3rd and Main next to the medical tent.

EVENING SEMINAR TUESDAY SEPT 24

The last seminar of the series is 7:00PM Tuesday Sept 24 at Legacy Meridian Park Medical Center, 19300 SW 65th Avenue, Tualatin, OR 97062 . For map see http://www.teamoregon.com/maps/index.php?id=1542. This seminar will tell you everything you need to know about running the marathon. It covers taper, carbo loading, developing a race plan, what and when to drink, the course and recovery. If you are a first timer, this is one you don't want to miss. If you are not registered for the seminar series, you can register at the door or online for $30 see http://www.teamoregon.com/pmc/.

TAPER RUN SEPT 28 8AM

This weekends' training run meets at lululemon athletica Bridgeport Village in Tigard at 8 am and will feature an 8 mile out and back in Tualatin . The FREE training run is open to anyone wishing to run with the group. Please leave your headphones, dogs and baby joggers at home.

For driving directions see http://www.teamoregon.com/pmc/training/runs/lululemonbdir.htm. There is plenty of parking at the shopping center . For a map of the course, see http://www.teamoregon.com/maps/index.php?id=1429. If you want aid, you will need to bring it with you.

TRAINING TIPS

Continue your race plan see http://www.teamoregon.com/publication/online/novrun.html


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