Half Marathon Training Program

This program has been successful in helping runners of all levels reach their half marathon race goals. Join the fun if you are looking to set a new PR this season.

Prerequisites: Participants must have a base of at least 1 year of regular running (at any speed) with a current comfortable long run of 6 miles and at least 10 miles/week.

Pace: Varies based on racing goals

Coaches

Billy Clem – RRCA Certified Coach
Heidi Novak – RRCA Certified Coach
halfmarathontraining@steeplechasers.org

Sessions

Winter/Spring, starting February for Spring target race.
Summer/Fall, starting July for Fall target race.

Materials

Registration

This training program is free for Frederick Steeplechaser Running Club members. If you are not currently a member, you may sign up at: Frederick Steeplechasers Membership The membership fee is only $20 and includes a host of benefits!

To register for the training program, go to Training Registration

Facebook Group

Registered trainees who are on Facebook should join our Facebook group for the best experience and opportunity to communicate with your fellow runners and coaches.

Meeting Info

See registration page for details.

Midweek evening Baker Park (Talley Recreation Center). Mileage ranges from 3 – 6 miles. These runs will be easy, tempo, interval or Fartlek.

Saturday morning long Run – various locations (contact halfmarathontraining@steeplechasers.org for details). Mileage ranges from 6-10 miles with some runs focused on holding goal race pace over portion of the route.

There will be some hill running integrated into this training program.

Weather Cancellation Policy

Regarding potentially unsettled weather, please see our weather cancellation policy at http://steeplechasers.org/training/severe-weather-cancellation-policy/

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