If you aspire to run a marathon or a half marathon but need a little guidance and motivation, the Dallas Running Club could help make your dream attainable. And — especially important in this economic climate — they make it affordable.

NOW is the time to start training if you have your sights set on the famous White Rock Marathon set for Dec. 14. There are several great distance-training programs available in the neighborhood including those at Run On! or Luke’s Locker. For Dallas Running Club members, the training program that kicks off this Wednesday is significantly cheaper — but they cap registration at 400 people and it’s already 85 percent full. In other words — don’t wait. Get on board now. Yours truly has already signed up for full marathon training. I am publicly stating this because now I have no choice but to do it or look like a quitter. See you there fellow dreamers!

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