Summer 2018 5K/10K Training

Summer 2018 5K/10K Training

Join Fleet Feet Sports to train for the Zoo Run in support of the Henry Vilas Zoo! Whether you want to train for your first 5K/10K or you are trying to improve your time, this is the program for you. All programs will provide challenging workouts whether you choose the completion or performance training plans.

We recommend you be able to run/walk for 20 minutes prior to the start of training. The Completion plan will consist of 7-18 miles per week and the Performance plan will consist of 10-25 miles per week. Both plans will have hills and intervals at some point in the training.

Wednesday and Thursday fun runs at Fleet Feet Sports Madison & Sun Prairie are encouraged, but optional.

Important Program Dates:

  • Goal Race: Zoo Run 5K/10K @ Henry Vilas Zoo, September 23, 2018
  • Program Duration: July 11, 2018 – September 23, 2018
  • Program Kick-Off: Wednesday, July 11, 2018 @ 7:15pm
  • First Group Run: Sunday, July 15, 2018 @ 7:30AM

Rates: Registration deadline: Monday, July 9, 2018: Fitvil Online Registration Closed

  • Early Bird Registration: $59 (until June 25, 2018)
  • Regular Registration: $69 (June 26 – July 9, 2018)
  • Late Registration: $79 (July 10 and after)

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


Group Workouts 
Weekend meeting locations will rotate between west, central, and east areas of Madison. Wednesday and Thursday group fun runs at Fleet Feet Sports Madison & Sun Prairie are encouraged, but optional.

  • Wednesdays 6PM – Fleet Feet Fun Runs (both Madison & Sun Prairie)
  • Thursdays 6PM – Fleet Feet Pub Runs (both east and west meeting locations)
  • Sundays 7:30AM

 Highlights of the Training Plan Include:

  • A complete 10-week training plan leading up to the Zoo Run – both completion and performance plans
    • Mileage and minute based depending on your current fitness level and goals for the program
  • Weekly program emails with route information, advice, training tips, and motivation
  • Expert coaching and guidance
  • Organized group workouts 1x/week with mapped and supported courses
  • Educational clinics on running form, hydration, and more!
  • Vendor partner promotions and giveaways
  • Participant only coupon book
  • A supportive environment for all athletic abilities that builds lasting camaraderie and friendships!

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Summer 2018 5K/10K Training More Info »

Program Start: Wednesday July 11, 2018
Program Schedule: Sunday AM with Wednesday & Thursday Evenings Optional
Goal Race: Zoo Run
Program Fee: Early Bird Registration: $59 (until June 25, 2018) Regular Registration: $69 (June 26 – July 9, 2018) Late Registration: $79 (July 10 and after)
Description: Join Fleet Feet Sports to train for the Zoo Run in support of the Henry Vilas Zoo! Whether you want to train for your first 5K/10K or you are trying to improve your time, this is the program for you. All programs will provide challenging workouts whether you choose the completion or performance training plans.

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