2014 Summer Half Marathon Training

Fleet Feet Sports Madison Half Marathon Training Sponsored by Brooks RunningSummer Half-Marathon Training Program-Sponsored by Brooks Running

Join the tens of thousands of people who challenge themselves every year to the fastest growing distance race in the country – the half marathon. Even better, make it the nationally recognized Madison Mini-Marathon, ranked #14 of the best 27 half-marathons in the U.S. by Runner’s World Magazine!

We welcome those who are also training for another summer half-marathon, or are working toward a fall full marathon.  We recommend you be able to run 3 miles 2-3x/week prior to the start of half marathon training. This is to ensure you run healthy and stay injury free.

Important Program Dates:

  • BMO Harris Bank Madison Mini Marathon & 5K-Sponsored by Fleet Feet Sports MadisonGoal Race: BMO Harris Madison Mini-Marathon on August 16, 2014.
  • Program Duration: May 31, 2014 – August 16, 2014
  • Program Kick-Off Party:  Saturday,  May 31, 2014 @ 8:30AM Fleet Feet Sports
  • First Group Run: Sunday, June 1 @ 7AM

Registration: Registration Closed

Registration Deadline: Monday, May 26, 2014

*$5 of every registration is donated to Allied Running Club
*Registration into the goal race is NOT included in your training program registration

  • Early Bird Special: $129 until May 16, 2014
  • $149 after May 16, 2014
  • $169 after registration deadline

Group Workouts – 2x/week

  • Wednesday 6PM – mid-week run &optional performance workout (hills, tempo, Intervals)
  • Sunday 7AM – long runs

Highlights of the Training Program Include:

  • A complete 12 week training plan leading up to the Madison Mini-Marathon (2 training plans to choose from)
    • Half Marathon Training &Half Marathon Training with Fall Full Marathon Focus
    • Strength and Core workouts built into your training plans
    • Weekly program emails with route information, advice, training tips, and motivation
    • Optional Race Director Fun Runs on Thursday evenings 1x/month– 5 mile fun run with the Mini-Marathon Race Directors
    • Expert Coaching and Guidance
    • Organized group workouts with mapped courses – including portions of the race course.
    • Educational seminar series to help you supplement your training – including such topics as Nutrition & Hydration, Good Form Running, Self-Myofascial Release& Flexibility
    • Vendor partner promotions and giveaways
    • Sampling of nutrition and hydration products
    • Pace group leaders on Sunday mornings to help you stay on track
    • A team technical shirt
    • A supportive environment for all athletic abilities that builds lasting camaraderie and friendships!
    Questions please Email Megan Dolan or call the store at 608-833-9999

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