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⚡Ready to take your running to the next level? The Extra Mile has the experience, program, and support system to help get you to that finish line!
**This training timeline can be modified to your goal marathon. In previous years, our participants have aimed for the Chicago Marathon, the Indianapolis Monumental Half or Full Marathon, or our Race the Region Duneland Half Marathon.
⚡Saturday, June 3rd at 7:00 am. from Extra Mile (3400 Calumet Ave, Valparaiso, Indiana) - meet the coaches, join us for a 3-mile fun run and stick around for a talk from Spardha Sharma,PT about running mechanics. All paces are welcome. Register link coming soon.
⚡Saturday, June 10th at 7:00 a.m. from Extra Mile - (3400 Calumet Ave, Valparaiso, Indiana) - before the "Official" training starts, meet the coaches, ask about the training, join in a run choosing your distance from 3 to 8 miles. All paces are welcome. Register link coming soon.
⚡Saturday, June 17th at 7:00 a.m. from Extra Mile Fitness Company - (3400 Calumet Ave, Valparaiso, Indiana) - Official kick-off for training! Meet the coaches, ask about the training, join in a run choosing your distance from 3 to 10 miles. All paces are welcome.
PROGRAM BEGINS WEEK OF JUNE 17th
This custom program is geared to the first time half or full marathoner, as well as, any seasoned goal-orientated runners. We welcome all paces and abilities! Our coaches will help customize a program to meet your goal half or full marathon. You will receive support throughout the program via email newsletters, Facebook group page, assisted intervals & long runs, training shirt and unlimited access to the coaches for personalized questions. All of the coaches are seasoned marathoners (4 of them have done over 20 marathons, qualified and participated in the Boston Marathon and have studied and trained using various methods).⭐
⚡Program Dates – June 17th thru October 28th
⚡Group Runs – Tuesday group workouts at 5:15 am or 6:00 p.m. and Sunday long runs @ 7:00 a.m. and some Saturdays.
⚡THE COST: $90/PERSON (Does not include race entry)
⚡Supported interval and long runs
⚡EXMI team shirt
⚡Unlimited support from coaches
⚡Facebook group page
⚡Long run routes for various distances with water and gels
⚡Group discount at Extra Mile Fitness Company - $10 Off any full price shoes, buy 5 get 1 FREE on all nutrition products and 10% Off all apparel and accessories* (*Garmin devices are not eligible for this discount program).
On the fence about training with a group? Join us for our FREE FUN RUNS
“My biggest reason for running with the Extra Mile is all of the support and encouragement of the coaches and fellow runners. The training makes all goals reachable, and you are only limited by what you put into it.”
- Amanda S
“I love all the new friends and support! The training has helped me become a stronger runner, I’m running distances I never thought I could. The encouragement is fabulous!
- Angelina P.
“The coaches and the team from Extra Mile Fitness Company are the best… This training season has been rewarding in so many ways. We joined the Extra Mile spring half marathon training group and will be doing the marathon training program this summer. The encouragement and support from all the coaches, Heather, and the running community has been amazing. The training over the past few months has helped me through my journey of grief and moving forward in ways that are much healthier than how I was coping before. It has renewed a spark inside me that's been gone for quite some time. This program has encouraged, supported, and cheered me on and I cannot wait to run more miles with everyone as we continue our journey to the Indy Mini and beyond.”
- Nicki C.
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