All runs starting at Aquatic Park at 8:00 am.

For those running Kaiser, the schedule calls for 6-8 miles, so we have a 6.8 miler and an 8.5 miler, just because! We also have a 5.6 miler.

Don’t forget, we start a new training cycle for the SF Marathon and Half Marathon starting on February 7!

5.6 miler:  http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/605986144

6.8 miler:  http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/605985624

8.5 miler:  http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/614210704

COACH JOB DESCRIPTION

Warm-up your spirit fingers, lace up your sneakers and inspire a group of girls to be strong and healthy. We are looking for enthusiastic people who want to be positive role models and are committed to developing and celebrating youth.

POSITION SUMMARY

Coaches are volunteers who work in teams of three to facilitate the Girls on the Run curriculum to program participants (girls in 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade). Coaches co-lead practice for their team of 12-16 girls twice a week for 10 weeks, with each session lasting 75 minutes. You should anticipate a time commitment of 5 hours per week, with additional time required for coach training and the culminating Girls on the Run 5K.

CORE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Attend a full 1-day coach training before the start of program and a weekday evening mid-season meeting
  • Make time with your co-coaches to prepare ahead for each lesson in our curriculum
  • Model effective communication, problem-solving, and conflict negotiation skills
  • Facilitate each of the 20 lessons in an engaging and nurturing manner
  • Interact with parents as needed
  • Coordinate a group community service project
  • Attend the end-of-season Girls on the Run 5K with your team
  • Inspire and motivate others to believe in the Girls on the Run mission

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Awareness of the developmental and social needs of girls
  • Experience working directly with youth (preferred, not mandatory)
  • Does not have to identify as a runner, though you must be willing to jump in and train for the 5k alongside the girls!
  • Men and women encouraged to apply

HOW TO APPLY

To learn more and apply to be a coach, please fill out an application today at:

http://www.gotrbayarea.org/get-involved/volunteer

For those running Kaiser, it’s the last long run before a taper, so 14 miles. For everyone else, we have a 5.6 and 6.8 miler, (the same courses as last week).

A number of folks are running the Hot Chocolate race on Sunday, so I don’t expect quite as many to show for the Saturday run, but I will be there for the start on Saturday.

5.6 miler:  http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/605986144

6.8 miler:  http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/605985624

14 miler:  http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/610028162

For those doing Kaiser, we suggested 12-14, so there’s a 12 miler and a 13.4 miler. Goal is a 2-mile warmup, 8-10 mi at goal race pace, then 2 mile cool down. And there are some hills!

We also have a 5.6 miler around Crissy field and a 6.8 miler to the bridge, to ease folks back into running after the holiday season.

See you all at Aquatic Park under the clock. Park in the lot at the end of Van Ness.

5.6 miler:  http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/605986144

6.8 miler:  http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/605985624

12 miler:  http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/605983192

13.4 miler:  http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/605985064

Don’t forget to join us for a short run and then our annual holiday party! Please bring a dish or drink to share, vote in the board of directors election, and enjoy your 20% off throughout Sports Basement!

We look forward to seeing you there!

We’re meeting at Sports Basement on Bryant Street at 8am!

We’ll decide distances when we get there!

See you in the morning!

 

For CIM, we’re into the taper, with a 12 miler. We also have an almost-9-miler and a 6 mile option.

Supposed to be a 60+% chance of precipitation today between 8 and 10 am. It can’t be perfect all of the time!

See you all in the rain.

6 miler:  http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/577326282

8.6 miler:  http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/585371474

12 miler:  http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/577322068

For CIM, it’s the last long run – 22 miles of SF glory!

We have a 9 miler and 6 miler for everyone else.

Meeting at Java Beach, see you all there!

6 miler:  http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/581895268

9 miler:  http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/581895502

22 miler:  http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/581894440

For those training for the CIM, it’s a down week, with 14 on the menu. So Jay threw in some scenic hills to change up the pace.

We also have 10 miler and a 6 miler, with both featuring the Sunset neighborhood. Usually busy, but these streets should be quiet first thing in the morning, like when we run through the Mission or the Haight.

Good luck to the 9 club members running the Berkeley Half on Sunday!

6 miler:  http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/577326282

10 miler:  http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/577323266

14 miler:  http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/577320922

8am at Java Beach Cafe! Corner of Judah & Great Highway.

2nd 20 miler for those training for CIM.

We also have a 9 miler for those interested in some distance, and 6 miles for those running the Berkeley Half next week.

Good luck to our members running the US Half this weekend!

6 miler: http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/572613520

9 miler: http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/572612900

20 miler: http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/572611680

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