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2024 Summer Beyond Half and Full Marathon Training Program (Kalamazoo)

Sat July 13 - Sat October 12, 2024 Portage, MI 49081 US

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2024 Summer Beyond Half and Full Marathon Training Program (Kalamazoo)

$45
272 spots left. Price increases after July 1, 2024 at 11:59pm EDT

Place

P.O. Box 393
Portage, MI US 49081

Description

Thinking about training for your first half or full marathon and looking for a comprehensive training program in a fun and supportive environment? Completed one or more half and/or full marathons and looking for the next dimension in your training?

Kalamazoo Area Runners (KAR) is pleased to introduce our out of this world half and full marathon training program! The 2024 Summer Beyond Half and Full Marathon Training Program (Kalamazoo) runs Saturday mornings at 7 a.m. and follows schedules to prepare you for a fall half or full marathon. Training schedules target the Grand Rapids Half and Marathon, but can be easily modified to fit many other Fall races.

An Information Night will be held at Consumers Credit Union, 7200 Elm Valley Drive, Kalamazoo, MI 49009 at soon to be determined date. Light refreshments will be provided. We look forward to sharing examples of our training schedules, tips for warm weather running, and answering your questions at this time. The informational night will last approximately one hour.

Membership in Kalamazoo Area Runners (KAR) is required to join the 2024 Summer Beyond Half and Full Marathon Training Program.  The cost is $45, plus the cost of a KAR membership if not already a member ($25 individual/$35 family/$20 full-time student). In 2024, we are pleased to continue the Runner Access Scholarship to increase access to events associated with Kalamazoo Area Runners. Get more information and apply for the scholarship.

The 2024 Summer Beyond Half and Full Marathon Training Program (Kalamazoo) includes:

*Organized Saturday morning runs held on a variety of courses in greater Kalamazoo and Portage.  The majority of runs offer a pre and post run indoor or outdoor venue with restroom facilities.  

*Saturday Runs begin at 7 a.m., with pre-run gathering time and instructions 15 minutes before the start time. 

*Low, moderate, and high intensity half and full marathon training schedules with day by day workouts.  

*Hydration out on the course

*SAG (Support and Gear) at each Saturday run.

*Weekly email and blog site communications with training tips, schedules, and more

*Supportive and encouraging Team Leaders with pace groups ranging from under 8:00 min/miles to 12 + min/miles. Program is directed by an RRCA running coach. 

*Information Night - at Consumers Credit Union, 7200 Elm Valley Drive, Kalamazoo, MI 49009 - Date: TBD

*A FUN and supportive summer training experience with shared camaraderie and team spirit.

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