Ready to run? Go The Distance 2017 training schedule

The 2017 Go The Distance team will kick off their 12-week Boilermaker training journey on Monday, April 17.

Posted: Apr. 6, 2017 4:04 PM
Updated: Oct. 24, 2017 3:48 PM

Are you ready to Go The Distance?

The 2017 Go The Distance team will kick off their 12-week Boilermaker training journey on Monday, April 17. The team will run at 6 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays, and at 8 a.m. on Saturdays.

On Mondays, beginning the second week of training, the team will run on the Boilermaker Road Race course. On Wednesdays and Saturdays, the team will run at SUNY Polytechnic Institute.

Even if you didn’t get picked for this year’s Go The Distance, all are welcome at the training runs!

It’s time to lace up your running shoes and hit the pavement!

WEEK 1

Monday, April 17 – 1.8 miles @ 6 p.m.

Location: MVCC parking lot adjacent to tennis courts

Course: Turn right onto the Parkway, right onto James Street, right onto Sherman Drive and back to MVCC.

Wednesday, April 19 – 2.0 miles @ 6 p.m.

Location: SUNY PI Parking Lot C

Saturday, April 22 – 2.3 miles @ 8 a.m.

Location: Maynard Fire Department

WEEK 2

Monday, April 24 – 2.5 miles @ 6 p.m.

Location: Start line of the Boilermaker Road Race (ECR Boilers)

Course: Start line of the Boilermaker up Culver Avenue to the Utica Armory, then back to the start line.

Wednesday, April 26 – 2.3 miles @ 6 p.m.

Location: SUNY PI Parking Lot C

Saturday, April 29 – 2.7 miles @ 8 a.m.

Location: Maynard Fire Department

WEEK 3

Monday, May 1 – 3.0 miles @ 6 p.m.

Location: Finish line of the Boilermaker Road Race (Brewery)

Course: Left onto York Street, right onto Noyes Street, left onto Graham Avenue, right onto Champlin Avenue, right onto Whitesboro Street, and back to the finish line.

Wednesday, May 3 – 3.2 miles @ 6 p.m.

Location: SUNY PI Parking Lot C

Saturday, May 6 – 3.5 miles @ 8 a.m.

Location: SUNY PI Parking Lot C

WEEK 4

Monday, May 8 – 4.0 miles @ 6 p.m.

Location: Start line of the Boilermaker Road Race (ECR Boilers)

Course: Start line of the Boilermaker up Culver Avenue, run to the corner of Culver Avenue and Sherman Drive, and back to the start line.

Wednesday, May 10 – 4.3 miles @ 6 p.m.

Location: SUNY PI Parking Lot C

Saturday, May 13 – 4.5 miles @ 8 a.m.

Location: SUNY PI Parking Lot C

WEEK 5

Monday, May 15 – 4.7 miles @ 6 p.m.

Location: Finish line of the Boilermaker Road Race (Brewery)

Course: Left onto York Street, right onto old Burrstone Road, right onto Champlin Avenue, right onto Whitesboro Street, and back to finish line.

Wednesday, May 17 – 4.5 miles @ 6 p.m.

Location: SUNY PI Parking Lot C

Saturday, May 20 – 4.7 miles @ 8 a.m.

Location: SUNY PI Parking Lot C

WEEK 6

Monday, May 22 – 5.0 miles @ 6 p.m.

Location: Start line of the Boilermaker Road Race (ECR Boilers)

Course: Start line of the Boilermaker, follow Boilermaker course to the tennis courts.

Wednesday, May 24 – 5.0 miles @ 6 p.m.

Location: SUNY PI Parking Lot C

Saturday, May 27 – 5.5 miles @ 8 a.m.

Location: SUNY PI Parking Lot C

WEEK 7

Tuesday, May 30 – 6.0 miles @ 6 p.m.

Location: Start line of the Boilermaker Road Race (ECR Boilers)

Course: Start line of the Boilermaker, follow Boilermaker course to Murnane Field parking lot. Honor our veterans during the run.

Thursday, June 1 – 5.5 miles @ 6 p.m.

Location: SUNY PI Parking Lot C

Saturday, June 3 – 6.2 miles @ 8 a.m.

Location: SUNY PI Parking Lot C

WEEK 8

Monday, June 5 – 7.0 miles @ 6 p.m.

Location: Start line of the Boilermaker Road Race (ECR Boilers)

Course: Start line of the Boilermaker Road Race, follow Boilermaker course to Utica College parking lot across from St. Luke’s Hospital.

Wednesday, June 7 – 6.5 miles @ 6 p.m.

Location: SUNY PI Parking Lot C

Saturday, June 10 – 7.2 miles @ 8 a.m.

Location: SUNY PI Parking Lot C

WEEK 9

Monday, June 12 – 7.5 miles @ 6 p.m.

Location: Start line of the Boilermaker Road Race (ECR Boilers)

Course: Start line of the Boilermaker Road Race, follow Boilermaker course past Utica College to Champlin Avenue Plaza parking lot.

Wednesday, June 14 – 7.0 miles @ 6 p.m.

Location: SUNY PI Parking Lot C

Saturday, June 17 – 7.5 miles @ 8 a.m.

Location: SUNY PI Parking Lot C

WEEK 10

Monday, June 19 – 8.0 miles @ 6 p.m.

Location: Start line of the Boilermaker Road Race (ECR Boilers)

Course: Start line of the Boilermaker Road Race, follow Boilermaker course to Utica Converters parking lot, across from the factory on Whitesboro Street.

Wednesday, June 21 – 7.5 miles @ 6 p.m.

Location: SUNY PI Parking Lot C

Saturday, June 24 – 6.5 miles @ 8 a.m.

Location: SUNY PI Parking Lot C

WEEK 11

Monday, June 26 – 9.3 miles @ 6 p.m.

Location: Start line of the Boilermaker Road Race (ECR Boilers)

Course: Start line of the Boilermaker Road Race, follow Boilermaker course to the Boilermaker finish line – don’t cross under the big green arch!

Wednesday, June 28 – 6.5 miles @ 6 p.m.

Location: SUNY PI Parking Lot C

Saturday, July 1 – 7.0 miles @ 8 a.m.

Location: SUNY PI Parking Lot C

WEEK 12

Monday, July 3 – 3.1 miles @ 6 p.m.

Location: Finish line of the Boilermaker Road Race (Brewery)

Course: Left onto York Street, right onto Noyes Street, left onto Graham Street, right onto Champlin Avenue, right onto Whitesboro Street, and back to Boilermaker finish line.

Thursday, July 6 – 2.0 miles @ 6 p.m.

Location: SUNY PI Parking Lot

WEEK 13

Sunday, July 9 – 9.3 miles - Utica Boilermaker Road Race 15K!

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