Training groups

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We run training programs throughout the year to offer camaraderie, structure, skill-building clinics, and support to runners and walkers of all levels.

These coached programs include individual instruction; group runs; custom training plans; seminars on stretching, nutrition, cross-training, and form; race preparation and support; and a lot of fun!

The classes run for four to 18 weeks. Most are directed toward specific goal races. Announcing: Our 2015 training classes, yay!

2015 TRAINING CLASSES

Off the Couch: Getting Started 

Starts January 7; $75* A 4-week get-moving clinic for the absolute beginner (or the athlete who hasn’t worked out in years). Emphasis on getting started wherever you are: run/walk interval coaching and review of fundamentals. Meets Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. and Saturdays at 8:30 a.m.. Feeds into February NoBo 5K class. January 7­–January 31. Learn more and sign up here.

Spring Marathon Class: Big Sur

Starts March 3; $125.This is an 8-week extension program for athletes already training for the marathon distance and already putting in 30 miles or more a week. The goal race is the Big Sur International Marathon April 26 in Carmel. Some race entries to the sold-out Big Sur Marathon available. Meets Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. and Saturdays at 7 a.m. March 3–April 26Learn more and sign up here.

Thrills & Skills: Hit your 10K PR

Starts January 6; $100**. A six-week intensive of track and hill training to improve skills and speed. Track work and hill training. Goal race is the Bay Breeze 10K on February 14 in San Leandro. Leads into Half n Half Club (see below). January 6–February 14. Learn more and sign up here.

Half-n-Half Run Club

Starts February 24; $150**. 12 weeks of half-marathon distance training. For runners already comfortable with 5+ miles. Goal races: SF Rock n Roll April 5 and Capitola Half Marathon May 17. Race fees not included. Meets Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. and Saturdays at 8 a.m. February 25–May 17. Learn more and sign up here.

NoBo 5K Getting Started Running

Starts February 10; $150* 12-week class for reentry or beginning runners. Distances start at 1 mile and build by no more than 10 percent each week. Goal race is Big Bear 5K in Menlo Park May 3. Meets Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. and Saturdays at 8:30 a.m. February 10–May 3. Learn more and sign up here.

Half-Marathon Trail Class

Starts May 19; $150***. 10-week program for Crystal Springs half-marathon trail race August 9 in Huddart Park. Training routes on trails. Meets Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. and Saturdays at 7:30 a.m. May 19–August 9. Read more and sign up here.

Thrills & Skills: Hit your 10K PR

Starts June 2; $100. A six-week intensive of track and hill training to improve skills and speed. Goal race is the Jungle Run 10K on July 11 in Los Gatos. June 2–July 11. Learn more and sign up here.

Trail 12K 

Starts May 26; $150.12-week program for new trail runners, training for Angel Island 12K race on August 15. Meets Wednesdays and Saturdays. May 26–August 15. Learn more and sign up here.

Getting Started Skills Class

Starts June 17; $100***. 6-week class training focusing on form and fundamentals. Appropriate for beginning and intermediate runners; must be able to run 1 mile. Meets Wednesdays & Saturdays. June 17-July 25.

Fall Marathon Class 

Starts July 14; $150. 12-week program training for the Portland Marathon on Oct. 4 in Oregon. For runners already comfortable with 8+-mile distance. Meets Tuesdays 6:30 p.m. & Saturdays 7/8 a.m. July 14–October 4.

Fall Nike Half-Marathon Class

Starts July 28; $150.11-week program training for Nike Women's Half in SF Oct. 18. A limited number of entries to NWHM will be available. Meets Tuesdays and Saturdays. July 28–October 18. 

Skyline to the Sea: Trail Marathon Class

Starts August 11; $150***. 9-week program training for Skyline-to-the-Sea Trail Marathon on October 10 in Los Gatos. For experienced trail runners comfortable with 10+ mile trail runs. Training routes on trails on weekends and on roads/track on weekdays. Meets Tuesdays and Saturdays. August 11–October 10.

NoBo 5K Getting Started Running

Starts August 19; $150***. 11-week class training for the Ghost Run 5K Oct. 31. Meets Wednesdays and Saturdays. August 19–October 31.

 


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As well, our Thursday fun runs meet every Thursday evening at 6:30 p.m. The free, drop-in group runs vary from 3- to 6-mile routes around Menlo Park and Atherton.

If you're interested in signing up for a training group or would like more information, email Lisa.