TeamMac Saturday Long Runs

Type
Running
$
35
/ Month
Workouts per Week:
1 day
Days:
Weekly on Saturday
Time:
10:00 AM
Mac A
Description
 Saturday long runs only (no speed workouts during the week)
 
Rates
Workouts per Week
Per
Price
1
 day
Month
$
35
Schedule
Days
Time
Description
Weekly on Saturday10:00 AMSaturday long runs only (no speed workouts during the week)
Locations
Lady Bird Lake in downtown Austin boasts the infamous Town Lake Trail – a loop of 10 miles that houses smaller distance loops within. Distances of runs,... more
bikes or hikes can be shortened by turning off the main trail on a number of pedestrian friendly bridges – or by retracing steps backwards at half way of
desired distance. The trail has served for years and continues to serve as a social location for walkers, hikers, runners, pet-owners and cyclists.
Along the trail are notable landmark areas that also serve as meeting points for various training groups, and activities that take place along the trail. A
Memorial at Auditorium Shores honors the late Stevie Ray Vaughan, an iconic blues musician.

The easiest way to navigate distance on the trail is choosing one of the six main start and stop points. Mopac bridge at Austin High School, Pfluger
Bridge, South 1 Dam are the locations most commonly referred to for distance measurements of runs.

From Mopac to Pfluger Bridge is 2.9 miles, from Mopac to South 1
from Mopac to Congress is 4.5, from Mopac to IH35 is 6.9 and from Mopac
to Longorn Dam is 10.15.

From Pfluger Bridge to Mopac 2.9 miles, from Pfluger Bridge to South 1
miles, from Pfluger Bridge to Congress is 1.9 miles, from Pfluger Bridge to
IH35 is 4.3 miles, from Pfluger Bridge to Longhorn Dam is 7.5 miles.

From South 1 Bridge to Pfluger is 1.5 miles, from South 1 miles, from South 1
to Longhorn Dam is 6.4 miles.

From Congress Avenue Bridge to Mopac is 4.5 miles, from Congress to Pfluger is 1.9 miles, from Congress to South 1
IH35 is 2.8 miles, from Congress to Longhorn Dam is 6 miles.

1st Street Bridge, Congress Avenue Bridge, IH35 and Longhorn
1st Street Bridge to Mopac is 4.1 miles, from South 1st Street Bridge to 3.1 miles, from South 1
From IH35 to Mopac is 6.9 miles, from IH35 to Pfluger is 4.3 miles, from IH35 to South 1
to Longhorn Dam is 4 miles, From Longhorn Dam to Mopac is 10.15 miles, from Longhorn Dam to Pfluger
7.5 miles, from Longhorn Dam to South 1, Congress 6 miles, IH35 is 4 miles.

Notable stops and attractions along the trail besides the Stevie Ray Vaughn statue at dog friendly Auditorium Shores include the Union Pacific Rail Bridge, the rounded pedestrian bridge at mile marker 1, the picturesque gazebo at Lou Neff Point that overlooks the lake as well as the Austin Skyline. and is enveloped in tree lined gazebo covers with benches underneath, Zilker Park, the Texas Rowing Center, the spiraled Pfluger Pedestrian Bridge, Waller Creek Boathouse, Mexican American Cultural Center, Mendoza Baseball Field, the Congress Avenue Bridge – home to the famous Austin bats, and the newly improved Boardwalk.

One of the more popular meeting points for running and training groups is “The Rock” at the North end of the Roberta Crenshaw Pedestrian bridge underneath Mopac. Parking is usually easy, especially on weekends as the Austin High parking and tennis area provides ample room for cars. Parking is also available on both sides of the road and while the trail is a popular place, the rotation of runners allows for a steady stream of open parking spots as runners leave. The Rock area boasts restrooms as well. There are multiple water fountains available, benches used for sitting/ resting as well as
stretching and exercising, designated stretching areas and even a runner’s shower.
Type:
Lake, Trail
Coaches & Professionals:
Program Coaches
Running coach for individuals in distances from 800 meters to the marathon, including training on the track, roads, water running, grass/barefoot running, core fitness, form analysis, ... moredaily workout plans and internet coaching. Coach Mac has over 15 years of coaching experience.

Coach of teammac, a running team of 30 adult runners based in Austin, Tx, that competes in track meets, road races and relays.
12 years of coaching experience for Jeff Galloway Marathon Training, RunTex, Rogue Running, Aspen Hill (Md.) Club
Guide runner for blind athlete, 1996 US Paralympic Track and Field team
RACING

Coach Mac also has an extensive personal racing history:

Bronze Medal 8K, USA cross country team, 2009 World Masters Championships, Finland, 29:10
7th Master and 77th overall finisher in 2004 Boston Marathon, 2:43:26
Bronze Medal 8K, USA cross country team, 2003 World Masters Championships, Puerto Rico, 29:30
1st Master. 2001 Congress Avenue Mile, 4:32
1st Master, 1999 Athens Greece Marathon, 2:49:23
Guide for blind runner William Covington, 1996 US Paralympic Track and Field team
Masters Track All-American
Hundreds of indoor/outdoor track races and relays, trail and cross country events, and road races including over 30 marathons
http://www.athlinks.com/myresultsadv.aspx?rid=55934781 for Coach Mac’s race results
Payment
Cancellation Policy
Standard
  • Cancellations made 2 days before will be fully refunded.
  • Cancellations made at a later date will not be refunded.
Organization
teammac, located in Austin, Texas, is a team of 30 dedicated runners. They focus on both a fall marathon and a spring marathon, and spring training always includes a program for Boston ... moreeach year. During the summer, they spend time on the track, working on getting faster and they change up their competition schedule by competing at track meets. Members of the team have different distance specialities from 5K to ultra marathons.

While running may be a solitary sport in many ways, participating in teammac is a collective experience.
teammac members compete on teams in road races and relays throughout the year. They have team parties, annual awards, and often you can find them all together after Saturday long runs, enjoying breakfast at a local restaurant.

teammac is named after Coach Mac Allen. Mac coaches individuals in distances from 800 meters to the ultra marathon, including training on the track, roads, water running, grass/barefoot running, core fitness, form analysis, daily workout plans and internet coaching.

Mac has over 15 years of coaching experience for Jeff Galloway Marathon Training, RunTex, Rogue Running, Aspen Hill (Md.) Club.

teammac offers many different options for training that allow you to customize your experience in order to achieve your personal running goals.

For all level of membership on teammac, if you pay for 6 months in advance, you get one month free of charge.

Full-Time Membership:

$80/month
As a full-time member, you compete with other teammac runners in road races and relays throughout the year. We focus on both a fall marathon and a spring marathon, and spring training always includes a training program for Boston each year. During the summer, we focus on faster speedwork and compete at track meets and faster.
Group training on 4 days each week: 2 speed sessions, 1 long run workout, and 1 water running workout
Weekly Long Runs Only:

$35/month
Saturday long runs only (no speed workouts during the week)
Speed Workouts During The Week Only:

$65/month for workouts during the week (no Saturday long runs)
Membership with a spouse or significant other

Full-time: $65 each/month
Weekly Long Runs Only: $25 each/month
Speed Workouts During The Week Only: $50 each/month
Water Running

Fridays at 8:00 a.m. (check workouts for the location each week; must be logged in to access)
Included in dues for members of teammac
$20/month
Good options for runners who are injured or taking a break from road running
You should have a mileage base of about 30 miles per week before joining teammac. It can be made up of easy running or some speedwork, as prior speed training is not a requirement to join.
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