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West Coast Runners Make Their Mark: Ready for New Season, New Members

West Coast Runners Make Their Mark: Ready for New Season, New Members

They gather on a chilly Saturday morning in the parking lot of Mission Bay High School just as the sun comes up. Some are walkers, some are runners. Some are fast, some are slow.

But they all have one thing in common: They’re all in training for their next marathon or half marathon. They’re members of the West Coast Runners Club, which kicks off its 29th season this month.

Dan Guillory, the head coach, said he started the club with one thing in mind. “I said we’re going to create something that’s big, that will allow members to train for whatever race they want to train for, year-round. And I tell the coaches all the time, it’s not about us, it’s about them.”

The club...

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