While prepping for the Synchrony Rock ‘n’ Roll San Diego Marathon & 1/2 Marathon, it’s important to know the basics and have fun! Check out all the training programs and membership packages available this spring season. More details here.
Paul Greer, Professor in Health and Exercise Science at San Diego City College has a Master’s Degree in Physical Education and 31 years coaching experience. A top San Diego section miler at St. Augustine High School, Paul was inducted into the school’s Hall of Fame in 1995. After high school he went on to become the school record holder for 1500 meters at San Diego State. His 3:42.44 still stands as the best mark in school history.
Greer also ran the mile in under four minutes (3:59.79), was a 1992 U.S. Olympic Trials qualifier at 1500 meters with a 3:39.05 and competed on the tough European track circuit as a post collegian. In addition Mr. Greer is the United States Track & Field Long Distance Chairman for San Diego. Recently, he was selected to be the Men’s Coach for Team USA’s Senior (20-35) and Junior’s teams (19 and under) at the Great Edinburgh Cross Country Championships.
In addition to teaching at San Diego City, Mr. Greer also coaches for the San Diego Track Club; the largest running club in San Diego. He works with over 700 runners and is the Director for the Rockin N Runnin marathon training program preparing athletes every year for San Diego’s Rock N Roll marathon/half marathon in June. Paul’s workouts cater for runners of all ages and abilities and he provides training schedules to his athletes on an individual basis.
Pace Times available for the Synchrony Rock ‘n’ Roll San Diego Marathon & 1/2 Marathon
Marathon: 3:30, 3:40, 3:55, 4:00, 4:10, 4:25, 4:40
1/2 Marathon: 1:45, 2:00, 2:15, 2:30, 2:45, 3:00
*times may change based on availability closer to event