Are you an employee of Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS)? Have you ever wanted to be able to incorporate running into your lifestyle, or improve your finish time(s) and distance? Running is an accessible, inexpensive and effective way to improve your health and fitness, relieve stress, and boost your confidence.  Whether you have never run or you are looking to take your running to the next level, spring presents a great opportunity to go after those goals!

We are honored to have the opportunity to coach MCPS employees for the seventh year.  The Fall 2021 Training Program will begin on Monday, September 20th and will run for nine weeks through Thanksgiving, with the goal of improving your 1-mile time, as well as preparing you to complete/improve at the 5K-10K distance.  To comply with social distancing, this program will be virtual, with runners completing the workouts on their own with a the full support of experienced, certified coaches.  

Comprehensive Training Schedule and Coaching Support

This program is appropriate for new runners, runners who are returning after a hiatus, or those who are already running and would like to improve their finish times or increase their distance.  Participants will receive a comprehensive 9-week training calendar specific to their experience and goals (Beginner or Advanced), weekly emails with training support and running-related information, as well as the ability to email experienced, certified coaches with questions or concerns.   

There is no charge for this program, but all participants must register and complete a runner profile here. Training calendars and program information will be sent out a few days before the start of the program.  Contact us at with any questions.

Run Farther and Faster Runners Group Photo


Written by: Lisa Reichmann