Come join Team Black Dog and train for the 2021 Myrtle Beach Coastal 5K!  Team Black Dog will equip you with the tools and knowledge to help you cross the finish line. Taught by certified running coaches and experienced runners with a passion for the sport, participants will receive individual attention and help along this journey.

“Facebook Live” Information Meeting: Tuesday, July 6 @6:00pm

*5K Training: No prerequisites required.

Training Dates:
*5k: August 21-October 16

Target Race Date: October 16

Training Cost:
*5K Cost: $70.00/participant (does not include race entry fee)

Program Includes:

  • Daily training plan including a variety of workouts, cross training, and rest days
  • 2 weekly “coach led” team workouts for training team members only
  • Variety of videos, etc. to keep you informed should you choose the virtual option
  • 2 week post race reverse taper schedule (Half and Full Marathon only)
  • Team Black Dog Technical Shirt
  • Store discounts
  • Race Registration discount
  • Access to private Facebook training team page
  • Gear tips
  • Nutrition/hydration tips
  • Strength workouts
  • Warm-up/cool down stretching
  • General training tips
  • Form drills
  • Gait analysis during BDRC shop hours
  • Core training tips
  • Race day preparation

Training Team Runs (meet at BDRC):

  • Saturdays-6:30am  Long Run (training team members only)
  • Wednesdays-6:00pm Tempo/Speedwork (training team members only)
  • Tuesdays-6:00pm Ladies Only (open to the public-not coach led)
  • Thursdays-6:30pm Easy Pace Group Run/Walk (open to the public-not coach led)
  • Sundays-7:00am Easy Pace Group Run/Walk (open to the public-not coach led)


Please inform us of any medical issues, allergies, or health risks that the coaching staff should be aware of.
Risk Statement: “Athlete”, in consideration of being permitted to participate in the athletic, running, and conditioning training program with Black Dog Running Company, acknowledge that participation in such a training program can be hazardous to my health and that I have an increased risk of injury by participating in this program. I agree and understand that I am solely responsible for my health and medical condition, and that it is my sole responsibility to determine my physical and medical fitness to undertake a strenuous training program. I acknowledge that Black Dog Running Company is not a medical doctor and that advice and recommendations of Black Dog Running Company are based upon their training and experience as a runner. I know that running is a potentially hazardous activity and certify that I am in good health and physically fit to enter into a training program. I acknowledge that I am aware of the many risks involved in athletic training in general and running training specifically, which risks include by way of example and not limitation: 1) minor injuries such as scrapes, bruises, sprains, and strains, 2) more serious injuries such as joint, muscle and bone injuries, concussions, and other head injuries, heat related injuries such as heat stroke and heat exhaustion, dehydration, and over hydration conditions such as hyponatremia, and catastrophic injuries and conditions such as heart attacks and other conditions or injuries which could be fatal. I accept all inherent risks of participating in the running and conditioning training program. I understand and agree that Black Dog Running Company shall assume no responsibility or liability for me for accident, illness, or loss of, or damage to, personal property resulting from participation in the Black Dog Running Company program. The forgoing is submitted in consideration of Black Dog Running Company allowing my participation in this training program. I confirm that either I am of adult age or am the parent/guardian of the above listed “Athlete” or I execute this document with full knowledge of the contents and consequences stated in this Agreement. I understand the program fee is non-refundable and non-transferable. Participants under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult. I understand that by registering for this event I agree to all of the above.