Train With the DRC

Training for your next race is key to avoiding injury, conditioning your body, and preparing your mind. Whether you are preparing for a 5k, marathon, or a distance somewhere in between, the DRC training programs will help you get ready for your next race.

Why Train With the Dallas Running Club

From expert coaching and runner camaraderie to educational moments and practice pacing, training the the DRC is a great way to make the most of your race experience. Here are the top 3 reasons runner choose to train with the Dallas Running Club. 



The Road Runners Club of America is the gold standard for running coaches. We have RRCA certified coaches on our training team. 


Coaches, pace leaders, and fellow runners will help you through the tough runs and keep you motivated to reach your race goals. 


Knowing that you have a group of runners joining you on your runs helps keep you accountable for each and every workout. 

Great program for all types of people and runners. I truly feel inclusive and look forward to the workouts. Great group of technical coaches and pacers. I've ran for years but this group is teaching me patience so that I can meet my ultimate goal of running faster [and] stronger without injury.
- Martha O.

DRC Summer Training Programs

Registration opens April 15.

Walking Program

May 11 – July 31

The DRC Walking Program is an 12-week program designed to help new walkers improve overall health and increase energy.

5k Training Program

May 11 – July 31

The DRC 5k Training Program is an 12-week program is designed to help new or newly returning runners learn to train and complete a 5k race. 

10k Training Program

May 11 – July 31

The DRC 10k Training Program is a 12-week program designed for runners who have completed a 5k and want to increase race distance.

Fast Track (w/o Early Marathon)

May 11 – July 31

The DRC Fast Track (w/o Marathon) Training Program is designed to help new or returning runners learn to train safely and complete a marathon!  

Early Marathon Training (w/ Fast Track)

May 11 – Oct 11

This DRC Marathon Training Program is a 22-week program comprised of speed, strength and long distance workouts to prep for a 26.2-mile race. 

Meet the DRC Training Team

Colin Hamilton - Dallas Running Club

Colin Hamilton

Training Director


Sue Montgomery - Dallas Running Club

Sue Montgomery

Training Director


Phillip Paris - Dallas Running Club

Phillip Paris

Training Director


Questions About Training With the DRC?

No problem. Fill out the form below and a DRC Training Team member will get back to you. 


The DRC is not your average running club.

Whether you are just starting out or have hundreds of miles under your belt, we have something for every level of runner or walker.