Club runs are noncompetitive and are open to members, guests, and runners of all levels of experience and ability. Nonmembers are welcome but are asked to join the club and sign a liability waiver if they participate on a regular basis. There is no fee for the runs, and no facilities are provided. For more information, contact the club at board@slctrackclub.org.


Tuesday Speedwork:

October-May: Start Time 6:00 pm
June-August: Start Time 6:30 am

Speed workouts sessions are held at the Highland High School (1700 E 2100 S) track. We meet at the Garden Center parking lot at the NE corner of Sugar House Park  at 1602 E  2100 S, just before the Highland High School fence line. 

We typically warm up with a lap around Sugar House Park and then head down to the track for the workout. In the winter the track is covered in snow and ice so the workouts are conducted in the park. We are a prompt group, so if you don’t want to miss us, please be on time. 

On occasion we break from regularity and have a workout at a different location. It is always posted on our calendar and a reminder is often posted on Facebook for the change. All are welcome and encouraged to come. The workout posted is a guideline, but it can always be adapted to meet your needs. If you are wanting to build some speed this is the run for you. 

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Tue 16th Aug
6:30 am
Short: 200m, 400m, 600m, 800m, 600m, 400m, 200m (rest = 200m jog); Long: 1600m, 800m, 400m, 400m, 800m, 1600m (rest = 90s)
Warm up and warm down 1 lap around park
SHP/Highland HS
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Tue 23rd Aug
6:30 am
3-4x (1000m, then 200m float, then 400m medium-hard effort; rest = 400m walk/jog)
Warm up and warm down 1 lap around park
SHP/Highland HS
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Tue 23rd Aug
6:00 pm
Special collaboration with Women of the Wasatch! 5.5 mile trail run at Pinebrook, followed by socialization at Kodiak Cakes
5.5-mile trail run on Pinebrook trails with ~1200 feet of vert
Meeting at Kodiak Cakes: 8163 Gorgoza Pines Rd, Park City, UT 84098
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Tue 30th Aug
6:30 am
4-5x (200m @ hard effort, 200m @ easy effort, 400m @ hard effort, 200m @ easy effort, then 200m @ hard effort; rest = 3min)
Warm up and warm down 1 lap around park
SHP/Highland HS
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Tue 6th Sep
6:00 pm
8-12 x 400m Short: 90sec-120sec standing rest, Long: 45sec-60sec
Warm up and warm down 1 lap around park
SHP/Highland HS
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Tue 13th Sep
6:00 pm
6-8x 1000m; rest = 200m walk/jog
Warm up and warm down 1 lap around park
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Tue 20th Sep
6:00 pm
Ladder: 200m, 400m, 600m, 800m, 600m, 400m, 200m; rest = 200m walk/jog
Warm up and warm down 1 lap around park
SHP/Highland HS
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Tue 27th Sep
6:00 pm
Long: 2x1000m TH, 2-3x(600(@10k)-400(fast)) Short: 2x1000m TH 3-4x (400-200 @Fast)
Warm up and warm down 1 lap around park
SHP/Highland HS
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Tue 4th Oct
6:00 pm
2-3x (1600m, rest = 60s; then 2x800m, rest = 30s); 2-3 min rest between sets
Warm up and warm down 1 lap around park
SHP/Highland HS
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1st Wednesday Fun Run

Join the SLC Track Club for a fun run on the first Wednesdays of the month. We meet at a brewery, run about six miles before hanging out at the brewery.

Join for just the run, just the beers, or (preferably 😉) both! 


Thursday Morning Trail Runs

Satisfy your inner mountain goat!

This trail run will take place every Thursday morning at 6:30 am starting from various trailheads around the University/Avenues area. We are a dog-friendly group, so if Fido needs to get his miles in as well feel free to bring him along.

Keep in mind that weather impacts trail conditions and there may be mornings where we decide to run on the road. The appropriate gear can also make your sunrise trail run much more enjoyable:

  • Good pair of trail running shoes
  • Headlamp to light your path
  • Yaktrax for snowy/icy trail conditions

We look forward to seeing you on the Salt Lake City Back Track!

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Thu 11th Aug
6:30 am
Little Cottonwood Trail - Eastern Shoshone and Ute Native Land
Host: Skyler & Bri; 6 miles out and back
Temple Quarry Trailhead at the mouth of Little Cottonwood Canyon on North Little Cottonwood Canyon Road
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Thu 18th Aug
6:30 am
City Creek- Eastern Shoshone and Goshute Native Land
Host: Karie; 6 miles out and back
Ranger Station/Parking lot at mouth of City Creek Canyon off of Bonneville Blvd
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Saturday Long Runs

6:00 am between Memorial Day and Labor Day
7:00 am until Daylight Savings Time ends
8:00 am until End of Winter Race Series (late March)


Long runs are organized around marathon training and the distances support training for both a fall and spring marathon. Miles increase gradually over three months leading up to the marathon and has a taper period of reduced miles just before the race. The base distance is approximately 12 miles most weeks and increases to give runners several long runs at 20 – 22 miles. Runs are currently self supported regarding hydration and nutrition but we hope to return to a sag support once Covid-19  concerns are reduced. For runners who want to run on Saturday but don’t have a marathon on their calendar or want to start later we plan the routes to pick up a second late start group.

The late start schedule is as follows:
9:00 am until conclusion of Winter Race Series (late March) in the Spring
8:00 am until Memorial Day, then
7:00 am until Labor Day, then
8:00 am until Daylight Savings Time ends in the Fall, then
9:00 am until conclusion of Winter Race Series (late March) in the Spring, etc.

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Sat 13th Aug
7:00 am
Red Castle - Shoshone-Bannock, Eastern Shoshone, & Ute land
Track Club field trip to Red Castle! See FB event for carpooling & details. Route: www.alltrails.com/trai.....d?u=i
China Meadows Campground, Forest Rd 125, Evanston, WY 82930, USA
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Sat 20th Aug
7:00 am
Jeremy Ranch
6 AM Marathon training group start (more miles). 7 AM Club start group (less miles). Out and back on dirt road @ elevation! Host: Mark. Park at corner of Jeremy Rd and Daybreak Rd. Coffee at Park City Coffee Roasters (1764 UINTA WAY PARK CITY, UT, 84098 ) @ 9:30 AM. They have a group room in the back so we can stick to our smelly selves 🙂
9275 Jeremy Ranch Rd, Park City, UT 84098, USA
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Sat 27th Aug
7:00 am
Knudsen's Corner Park (Holladay)
6 AM Marathon training group (more miles). Out and back to start to pick up 7 AM Club start group (less miles). Coffee: 3 Cups. Host: Lawrence/Mark.
6293 Holladay Blvd E, Holladay, UT 84121
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Sunday Fun Run 8:00 am

A popular 3-5 mile run from Highland High School, 2100 S 1700 E (north lot, by the school sign), followed by breakfast.

South route 5 miles: http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/2102641012

South route 4 miles: http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/2102642992

South route 3 miles: http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/2102643895