Marathon Training Program

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

Prerequisite: Participants must have a base of at least 1 year of regular running (at any speed) with a current comfortable long run of 8-10 miles and at least 15 miles/week.

Pace: Varies based on racing goals

Coach

Ruth Taylor
marathontraining@steeplechasers.org

Sessions

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

Materials

Please read the following materials, a nice training booklet, training plan and key paces compiled by your wonderful volunteer coaches.

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!

Training shirt purchase offered occasionally is optional, and is available as part of online registration for the training program.

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 at Baker Park (Talley Rec Center) Mileage ranges from 6-12 miles Focus on pushing pace over extended distances

Saturday morning long run – various Locations (contact marathontraining@steeplechasers.org for details). Mileage ranges from 10-20 miles Weekly long run, with some runs focused on holding goal race pace over portion of route

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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