Monthly Archives: February 2013


Hey Everyone!

Have you ever wanted to compete in your first half marathon or get a PR (Personal Record) in your next race? Well, Giant Strides is here to help you achieve just that! Racing season is upon us, and the San Diego Rock n’ Roll Marathon / Half Marathon is the next big race to prepare for.

Although the race is June 2nd, which seems like forever away, training will begin the first weekend in March. We offer racing plans for all runner levels, from the newbie to the veteran. When you sign up for the Giant Strides program you will receive a 12 week training plan as well as weekly long runs on Saturday with a group of at various locations around the area. Check the site for prices and schedules.

For those of you who already have a plan developed, you’re welcome to join out weekly runs which will begin in March.

We also wanted to remind everyone of the great special that we are running this month for new Giant Strides members. You can buy a one, two, or three month membership and get an extra month for free!

If you have a boyfriend, husband or friend that is looking to get into shape for the upcoming spring and summer months, now is the time to sign up at

Last but not least, there will be a hike this weekend (2/15) at Gateway Trail Head located in the McDowell Mountain Preserve on Saturday morning. The hike will begin at 7:30 and will be a 7 mile hike through the beautiful McDowell Mountains. Sign up online and watch for the upcoming Hiking Club spring schedule.

As always if you know of anyone that might be interested, please let them know about the site and the blog.

Take care!