1-2 x 1 mile, 2 mile, 1-2 x 1 mile
Jun
19
6:00 PM18:00

1-2 x 1 mile, 2 mile, 1-2 x 1 mile

The workout:  1-2 x 1 mile at tempo pace (90s rest), 2 mile at tempo to marathon pace (2 min to 2:30 rest), 1-2 x 1 mile at tempo pace (90s rest).  This workout will work the aerobic system, enable you to ease into a good rhythm, and practice maintaining a comfortably hard pace.

Montana Racing Project's Track Club - currently meets every Tuesday at 6:00 p.m. at Lindley Park (changed from the MSU Outdoor Track & Field Complex while the track is being resurfaced).  Mentally prepare for workouts by joining the Facebook group. The following week's workouts will typically be posted on Sunday

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4-16 x 400m
Jun
12
6:00 PM18:00

4-16 x 400m

The Workout: 8-16 x 400m at 5K race pace with 60sec rest.  This workout will help prepare you for 5K or 10K races and/or finishing the last phase of a longer race strong.

Montana Racing Project's Track Club - currently meets every Tuesday at 6:00 p.m. at Lindley Park (changed from the MSU Outdoor Track & Field Complex while the track is being resurfaced).  Mentally prepare for workouts by joining the Facebook group. The following week's workouts will typically be posted on Sunday

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1-3 x 1.5 miles, 1-2 x 800m
Jun
5
6:00 PM18:00

1-3 x 1.5 miles, 1-2 x 800m

The workout:  1-3 x 1.5 miles at tempo to marathon pace (90s rest), 1-2 x 800m at tempo pace (60s rest).  This workout will work the aerobic system.

Montana Racing Project's Track Club - currently meets every Tuesday at 6:00 p.m. at Lindley Park (changed from the MSU Outdoor Track & Field Complex while the track is being resurfaced).  Mentally prepare for workouts by joining the Facebook group. The following week's workouts will typically be posted on Sunday

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All the hills
May
29
6:00 PM18:00

All the hills

The workout:  tempo 1 mile (90 sec rest), 3-4 x (3 x ~250m hills, 1 x 500m hill), rest between hills is the jog downhill.  This workout targets building strength and speed.

**This Tuesday will be the last Tuesday in May so we will celebrate our hard work from the month by heading over to the Bozeman Taproom after the workout :)

Montana Racing Project's Track Club - currently meets every Tuesday at 6:00 p.m. at Lindley Park (changed from the MSU Outdoor Track & Field Complex while the track is being resurfaced).  Mentally prepare for workouts by joining the Facebook group. The following week's workouts will typically be posted on Sunday

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Pyramid Workout
May
22
6:00 PM18:00

Pyramid Workout

The workout: 400m (60 sec rest), 800m (90 sec rest), 1200m (2 min rest), 1600m (2:30 rest), 1200m (2 min rest), 800m (90 sec rest), 400m.  This workout focuses on aerobic pace-work and also gets in a little speed. 

Montana Racing Project's Track Club - currently meets every Tuesday at 6:00 p.m. at Lindley Park (changed from the MSU Outdoor Track & Field Complex while the track is being resurfaced).  Mentally prepare for workouts by joining the Facebook group. The following week's workouts will typically be posted on Sunday

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4 - 8 x 800m (90sec rest)
May
15
6:00 PM18:00

4 - 8 x 800m (90sec rest)

4-8 x 800m (90s rest).  The 800m should be completed at 5K pace.  This workout primarily focuses on speed endurance but also works the aerobic system a bit.  

Montana Racing Project's Track Club - currently meets every Tuesday at 6:00 p.m. at Lindley Park (changed from the MSU Outdoor Track & Field Complex while the track is being resurfaced).  Mentally prepare for workouts by joining the Facebook group. The following week's workouts will typically be posted on Sunday

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Ladder interspersed with 400's
May
8
6:00 PM18:00

Ladder interspersed with 400's

The workout:  1600 (3:30 rest), 400 (90 sec rest), 1200 (2:30 rest), 400 (90 sec rest), 800 (2 min rest), 400.  This workout targets VO2max and speed.  Rests are little long for the length of the intervals so each interval should be completed fairly fast (about 5K race pace).

Montana Racing Project's Track Club - currently meets every Tuesday at 6:00 p.m. at Lindley Park (changed from the MSU Outdoor Track & Field Complex while the track is being resurfaced).  Mentally prepare for workouts by joining the Facebook group. The following week's workouts will typically be posted on Sunday

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4-8 x 1000m (2 min rest)
May
1
6:00 PM18:00

4-8 x 1000m (2 min rest)

This workout will start at 10K pace and should work down to 5K pace.  Rest between 1000m intervals is 2 min.  This workout helps to continue to build a strong aerobic base and to practice getting into a good rhythm for a race setting.

Montana Racing Project's Track Club - currently meets every Tuesday at 6:00 p.m. at Lindley Park (changed from the MSU Outdoor Track & Field Complex while the track is being resurfaced).  Mentally prepare for workouts by joining the Facebook group. The following week's workouts will typically be posted on Sunday

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Long ladder
Apr
24
6:00 PM18:00

Long ladder

2 miles at relaxed tempo/marathon pace (90 seconds), 1.5 miles at tempo pace (60 seconds), 800 m at tempo pace.  This workout  will help maintain your aerobic base and will serve as a good simulation of mid-race conditions.  Distances are a bit longer to provide plenty of opportunity to practice focusing and refocusing and maintaining a good rhythm.

After the workout, anyone interested is welcome to head over to the Bozeman Taproom to celebrate our hard work.  We plan to start a new tradition of a post-workout celebration the last Tuesday of each month.

Montana Racing Project's Track Club - currently meets every Tuesday at 6:00 p.m. at Lindley Park (changed from the MSU Outdoor Track & Field Complex while the track is being resurfaced).  Mentally prepare for workouts by joining the Facebook group. The following week's workouts will typically be posted on Sunday

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8-16 x 400m
Apr
17
6:00 PM18:00

8-16 x 400m

The Workout: 8-16 x 400m at 5K race pace with 60sec rest.  This workout will help prepare you for 5K or 10K races and/or finishing the last phase of a longer race strong.

Montana Racing Project's Track Club - currently meets every Tuesday at 6:00 p.m. at Lindley Park (changed from the MSU Outdoor Track & Field Complex while the track is being resurfaced).  Mentally prepare for workouts by joining the Facebook group. The following week's workouts will typically be posted on Sunday

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1-2 x (mile, 800m), 2-4 x 400m
Apr
10
6:00 PM18:00

1-2 x (mile, 800m), 2-4 x 400m

The Workout: 1-2 x (mile, 800m) with 2 min rest after the miles and 90 seconds rest after the 800m followed by 2-4 x 400m with 60 seconds between the 400m.  The miles and 800m should be run at 5K race pace, and the 400m should be fast.  This workout will help simulate the mid to late race conditions. 

Montana Racing Project's Track Club - currently meets every Tuesday at 6:00 p.m. at Lindley Park (changed from the MSU Outdoor Track & Field Complex while the track is being resurfaced).  Mentally prepare for workouts by joining the Facebook group. The following week's workouts will typically be posted on Sunday

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Mile Repeats
Apr
3
6:00 PM18:00

Mile Repeats

The Workout: 2-4 x 1 mile, 3 min rest.  The miles should be run at 10K to 5K race pace.  This workout will help increase your VO2 max. 

Montana Racing Project's Track Club - currently meets every Tuesday at 6:00 p.m. at Lindley Park (changed from the MSU Outdoor Track & Field Complex while the track is being resurfaced).  Mentally prepare for workouts by joining the Facebook group. The following week's workouts will typically be posted on Sunday

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Hills and 2Ks
Mar
27
6:00 PM18:00

Hills and 2Ks

The Workout: 4 x 300m hills (rest is the jog down the hill), 2K at tempo/threshold pace (rest is the jog down to the start of the hills + 30 sec), 4 x 300m hills, 2K, 4 x 300m hills.  This workout will help your running strength as well as aerobic fitness.  It is also a good test of mental toughness and will help you improve the middle to late sections of your race.
 

**Note:  we are back to meeting at 6:00pm at Lindley Park**


Montana Racing Project's Track Club - currently meets every Tuesday at 6:00 p.m. at Lindley Park (changed from the MSU Outdoor Track & Field Complex while the track is being resurfaced).  Mentally prepare for workouts by joining the Facebook group. The following week's workouts will typically be posted on Sunday

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3-6 x 1000m, 2 x 400m
Mar
20
5:15 PM17:15

3-6 x 1000m, 2 x 400m

This workout will start at 10K pace and should work down to 5K pace.  Rest between 1000m intervals is 2 min and between 400m is 1 min.  This workout helps to continue to build a strong aerobic base and to practice getting into a good rhythm for a race setting.

**Please note that we will meet at 5:15 at the Brick Breeden Field House North Entrance by ticketing for the last time this week.  Next week we will go back to meeting at 6:00pm at Lindley Park.**

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4-10 x 400m
Mar
13
5:15 PM17:15

4-10 x 400m

4-10 x 400m (20-30s rest).  This will be a quick workout so that those interested can attend the Running Trivia Night at the Rialto (event starts at 6pm, trivia starts at 6:30pm).  The 400m should be completed at tempo pace.  This workout is mentally pretty easy with the short interval distance but also has a short rest and will work the aerobic system.  

**Please note that we will meet at 5:15 while the evenings are dark.  We will meet at the Brick Breeden Field House North Entrance by ticketing each week for our warm-up.  I anticipate that most workouts will be to/from/on the Gallagator Trail, the MSU parking structure, and in the hallways of the Brick Breeden Fieldhouse, provided we are not in anyone's way.**

Tuesday Night Track - currently meets every Tuesday at 5:15 at the Brick Breeden Field House North Entrance by ticketing - new location and time for winter season (when the weather warms up, we will meet at Lindley Park at 6:00pm again because the MSU Outdoor Track is not expected to be completed until July).  Mentally prepare for workouts by joining the Facebook group. The following week's workouts will typically be posted on Sunday

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4-8 x 800m
Mar
6
5:15 PM17:15

4-8 x 800m

4-8 x 800m (90s rest).  The 800m should be completed at 5K pace.  This workout primarily focuses on speed endurance but also works the aerobic system a bit.  

**Please note that we will meet at 5:15 while the evenings are dark.  We will meet at the Brick Breeden Field House North Entrance by ticketing each week for our warm-up.  I anticipate that most workouts will be to/from/on the Gallagator Trail, the MSU parking structure, and in the hallways of the Brick Breeden Fieldhouse, provided we are not in anyone's way.**

Tuesday Night Track - currently meets every Tuesday at 5:15 at the Brick Breeden Field House North Entrance by ticketing - new location and time for winter season (when the weather warms up, we will meet at Lindley Park at 6:00pm again because the MSU Outdoor Track is not expected to be completed until July).  Mentally prepare for workouts by joining the Facebook group. The following week's workouts will typically be posted on Sunday

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3-4 x 2K
Feb
27
5:15 PM17:15

3-4 x 2K

Tempo pace with 90 seconds rest after each 2K.  This workout focuses on improving the aerobic base.  This workout should feel "comfortably hard" so if you feel like you are really digging deep to make a specific time, you are going too fast for the intended purpose of this workout.  

**Please note that we will meet at 5:15 while the evenings are dark.  We will meet at the Brick Breeden Field House North Entrance by ticketing each week for our warm-up.  I anticipate that most workouts will be to/from/on the Gallagator Trail, the MSU parking structure, and in the hallways of the Brick Breeden Fieldhouse, provided we are not in anyone's way.**

Montana Racing Project's Track Club - currently meets every Tuesday at 5:15 at the Brick Breeden Field House North Entrance by ticketing - new location and time for winter season (when the weather warms up, we will meet at Lindley Park at 6:00pm again because the MSU Outdoor Track is not expected to be completed until July).  Mentally prepare for workouts by joining the Facebook group. The following week's workouts will typically be posted on Sunday

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6-12 x Parking Garage Hills
Feb
20
5:15 PM17:15

6-12 x Parking Garage Hills

With the snow and cold temperatures early this week, it seems like a good opportunity for some parking garage hills.  This workout presents a good opportunity to build some strength and work some downhill running/form work.  

**Please note that we will meet at 5:15 while the evenings are dark.  I will continue to explore different options for exactly where we will run throughout the winter season, but we will meet at the Brick Breeden Field House North Entrance by ticketing each week for our warm-up.  I anticipate that most workouts will be to/from/on the Gallagator Trail, the MSU parking structure, and in the hallways of the Brick Breeden Fieldhouse, provided we are not in anyone's way.**

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2 mile, 1 mile, 800m
Feb
13
5:15 PM17:15

2 mile, 1 mile, 800m

2 miles at relaxed tempo/marathon pace (90 seconds), 1 mile at tempo pace (60 seconds), 800 m at 5K pace.  This workout  will help maintain your aerobic base and will serve as a good simulation of mid-race conditions.

 

**Please note that we will meet at 5:15 while the evenings are dark.  I will continue to explore different options for exactly where we will run throughout the winter season, but we will meet at the Brick Breeden Field House North Entrance by ticketing each week for our warm-up.  I anticipate that most workouts will be to/from/on the Gallagator Trail, the MSU parking structure, and in the hallways of the Brick Breeden Fieldhouse, provided we are not in anyone's way.**

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4-8 x 1000m
Feb
6
5:15 PM17:15

4-8 x 1000m

This workout will start at 10K pace and should work down to 5K pace.  Rest between 1000m intervals is 2 min.  This workout helps to continue to build a strong aerobic base and to practice getting into a good rhythm for a race setting.

**Please note that we will meet at 5:15 while the evenings are dark.  I will continue to explore different options for exactly where we will run throughout the winter season, but we will meet at the Brick Breeden Field House North Entrance by ticketing each week for our warm-up.  I anticipate that most workouts will be to/from/on the Gallagator Trail, the MSU parking structure, and in the hallways of the Brick Breeden Fieldhouse, provided we are not in anyone's way.**

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6-12 x Hills
Jan
30
5:15 PM17:15

6-12 x Hills

The Workout: 6-12 x ~350m hills (rest is the jog down the hill), This workout will help your running strength.  This is also a good opportunity (provided the ice isn't too bad) to practice some strong downhill running.

**Please note that we will meet at 5:15 while the evenings are dark.  I will continue to explore different options for exactly where we will run throughout the winter season, but we will meet at the Brick Breeden Field House North Entrance by ticketing each week for our warm-up.  I anticipate that most workouts will be to/from/on the Gallagator Trail, the MSU parking structure, and in the hallways of the Brick Breeden Fieldhouse, provided we are not in anyone's way.**

Montana Racing Project's Track Club - currently meets every Tuesday at 5:15 at the Brick Breeden Field House North Entrance by ticketing - new location and time for winter season (when the weather warms up, we will meet at Lindley Park at 6:00pm again because the MSU Outdoor Track is not expected to be completed until July).  Mentally prepare for workouts by joining the Facebook group. The following week's workouts will typically be posted on Sunday

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Ladder
Jan
23
5:15 PM17:15

Ladder

2k (at tempo pace, 2 min rest), mile (at 5K to tempo pace, 2 min rest), 800 (5K pace, 1 min rest), 400 (fast).  This workout will help you practice some aerobic pace-work and get in a little speed.

**Please note that we will meet at 5:15 while the evenings are dark.  I will continue to explore different options for exactly where we will run throughout the winter season, but we will meet at the Brick Breeden Field House North Entrance by ticketing each week for our warm-up.  I anticipate that most workouts will be to/from/on the Gallagator Trail, the MSU parking structure, and in the hallways of the Brick Breeden Fieldhouse, provided we are not in anyone's way.**

Montana Racing Project's Track Club - currently meets every Tuesday at 5:15 at the Brick Breeden Field House North Entrance by ticketing - new location and time for winter season (when the weather warms up, we will meet at Lindley Park at 6:00pm again because the MSU Outdoor Track is not expected to be completed until July).  Mentally prepare for workouts by joining the Facebook group. The following week's workouts will typically be posted on Sunday

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1-2 x 2K, 1-2 x 1K
Jan
16
5:15 PM17:15

1-2 x 2K, 1-2 x 1K

2 min rest after each 2K, and 90 seconds rest after the 1K.  The 2K intervals should be completed at tempo pace, and the 1K intervals a bit faster, around 5K pace.  This workout focuses on improving the aerobic base.  This workout should feel "comfortably hard" so if you feel like you are really digging deep to make a specific time, you are going too fast for the intended purpose of this workout.  

**Please note that we will meet at 5:15 while the evenings are dark.  We will meet at the Brick Breeden Field House North Entrance by ticketing each week for our warm-up.  I anticipate that most workouts will be to/from/on the Gallagator Trail, the MSU parking structure, and in the hallways of the Brick Breeden Fieldhouse, provided we are not in anyone's way.**

Montana Racing Project's Track Club - currently meets every Tuesday at 5:15 at the Brick Breeden Field House North Entrance by ticketing - new location and time for winter season (when the weather warms up, we will meet at Lindley Park at 6:00pm again because the MSU Outdoor Track is not expected to be completed until July).  Mentally prepare for workouts by joining the Facebook group. The following week's workouts will typically be posted on Sunday

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4-8 x 800m
Jan
9
5:15 PM17:15

4-8 x 800m

4-8 x 800m (90s rest).  The 800m should be completed at 5K pace.  This workout primarily focuses on speed endurance but also works the aerobic system a bit.  

**Please note that we will meet at 5:15 while the evenings are dark.  I will continue to explore different options for exactly where we will run throughout the winter season, but we will meet at the Brick Breeden Field House North Entrance by ticketing each week for our warm-up.  I anticipate that most workouts will be to/from/on the Gallagator Trail, the MSU parking structure, and in the hallways of the Brick Breeden Fieldhouse, provided we are not in anyone's way.**

Montana Racing Project's Track Club - currently meets every Tuesday at 5:15 at the Brick Breeden Field House North Entrance by ticketing - new location and time for winter season (when the weather warms up, we will meet at Lindley Park at 6:00pm again because the MSU Outdoor Track is not expected to be completed until July).  Mentally prepare for workouts by joining the Facebook group. The following week's workouts will typically be posted on Sunday

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Fartlek
Jan
2
5:15 PM17:15

Fartlek

Fartlek:  2-5 x (3 min on, 1 min off, 2 min on, 1 min off, 1 min on, 1 min off).  The 3 min sessions should be between tempo and 5K race pace, the 2 min at 5K race pace or 3K race pace, and the 1 min at mile race pace.  For longer distance race training, keep the paces slower with faster rest.  This workout will work the aerobic and glycolytic systems (for stronger middle and end sections of the race) while being relatively mentally easy. *I will not be at the workout this week (on vacation) but will be back for next Tuesday's workout (January 9th)

**Please note that we will meet at 5:15 while the evenings are dark.  I will continue to explore different options for exactly where we will run throughout the winter season, but we will meet at the Brick Breeden Field House North Entrance by ticketing each week for our warm-up.  I anticipate that most workouts will be to/from/on the Gallagator Trail, the MSU parking structure, and in the hallways of the Brick Breeden Fieldhouse, provided we are not in anyone's way.**

Montana Racing Project's Track Club - currently meets every Tuesday at 5:15 at the Brick Breeden Field House North Entrance by ticketing - new location and time for winter season (when the weather warms up, we will meet at Lindley Park at 6:00pm again because the MSU Outdoor Track is not expected to be completed until July).  Mentally prepare for workouts by joining the Facebook group. The following week's workouts will typically be posted on Sunday

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25-minute tempo
Dec
26
5:15 PM17:15

25-minute tempo

The tempo will target your aerobic system and mental toughness.  Don't forget your headlamp.

**Please note that we will meet at 5:15 while the evenings are dark.  I will continue to explore different options for exactly where we will run throughout the winter season, but we will meet at the Brick Breeden Field House North Entrance by ticketing each week for our warm-up.  I anticipate that most workouts will be to/from/on the Gallagator Trail, the MSU parking structure, and in the hallways of the Brick Breeden Fieldhouse, provided we are not in anyone's way.**

Montana Racing Project's Track Club - currently meets every Tuesday at 5:15 at the Brick Breeden Field House North Entrance by ticketing - new location and time for winter season (when the weather warms up, we will meet at Lindley Park at 6:00pm again because the MSU Outdoor Track is not expected to be completed until July).  Mentally prepare for workouts by joining the Facebook group. The following week's workouts will typically be posted on Sunday

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6-12 x parking garage hills
Dec
19
5:15 PM17:15

6-12 x parking garage hills

With so much snow this weekend and more in the forecast, it seems like a good opportunity for some parking garage hills (also, it should be pretty empty since the university is on break).  This workout presents a good opportunity to build some strength and aerobic strength.  The rest is the jog back down the hills with an optional 15-30 burpees per every 4 hills.

**Please note that we will meet at 5:15 while the evenings are dark.  I will continue to explore different options for exactly where we will run throughout the winter season, but we will meet at the Brick Breeden Field House North Entrance by ticketing each week for our warm-up.  I anticipate that most workouts will be to/from/on the Gallagator Trail, the MSU parking structure, and in the hallways of the Brick Breeden Fieldhouse, provided we are not in anyone's way.**

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4-6 x 1000m, 2 x 400m
Dec
12
5:15 PM17:15

4-6 x 1000m, 2 x 400m

This workout will start at 10K pace and should work down to 5K pace.  Rest between 1000m intervals is 2 min and between the 400m intervals is 1 min.  This workout helps to continue to build a strong aerobic base and to practice getting into a good rhythm for a race setting.

**Please note that we will meet at 5:15 while the evenings are dark.  I will continue to explore different options for exactly where we will run throughout the winter season, but we will meet at the Brick Breeden Field House North Entrance by ticketing each week for our warm-up.  I anticipate that most workouts will be to/from/on the Gallagator Trail, the MSU parking structure, and in the hallways of the Brick Breeden Fieldhouse, provided we are not in anyone's way.**

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Ladder Workout
Dec
5
5:15 PM17:15

Ladder Workout

2 mile (2:30 rest), 1 mile (90s rest), 800 (90s rest), 800.  Start at 10K race pace and work down to 5K race pace as the workout progresses.  This workout targets the aerobic system.

**Please note that we will meet at 5:15 while the evenings are dark.  I will continue to explore different options for exactly where we will run throughout the winter season, but we will meet at the Brick Breeden Field House North Entrance by ticketing each week for our warm-up.  I anticipate that most workouts will be to/from/on the Gallagator Trail, the MSU parking structure, and in the hallways of the Brick Breeden Fieldhouse, provided we are not in anyone's way.**

Montana Racing Project's Track Club - currently meets every Tuesday at 5:15 at the Brick Breeden Field House West Entrance by ticketing - new location and time for winter season (when the weather warms up, we will meet at Lindley Park at 6:00pm again because the MSU Outdoor Track is not expected to be completed until July).  Mentally prepare for workouts by joining the Facebook group. The following week's workouts will typically be posted on Sunday

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