You've completed the distance before and now you've got GOALS! Let us help you reach them with our goal oriented half marathon program for experienced runners! Join us as we embark on 12 weeks of training designed to help you reach your potential in the half marathon distance. Challenge yourself as we work together to build strength and endurance on the run. Stay accountable with a training plan complete with daily assignments for running, walking, cross training, and recovery. Stay motivated when you commit to attending two in-person group training runs per week, led by Fleet Feet's team of experienced coaches. It's the best time you can have while working hard.
California Classic Half Marathon Training
Experienced | Goal Oriented Half Marathon
This training group is designed to help you build from your already strong running base. It will offer intense weekly workouts and diverse long run options. We will work with you to get you to your PR/ goal or help you shave time off your recent half marathon finish. If you are looking to work hard and stay motivated along with the other group members, this is the option for you!
Goal Event: California Classic Half Marathon
Duration: 12 weeks, two group training runs per week
Dates: January 7 - April 15, 2023
Days and times: Tuesdays at 6:00pm and Saturdays at 7:00am
Zoom KICKOFF: Tuesday, January 3rd at 6:00pm
We'll get you all the info you need to start training and we'll answer any questions you have at Kickoff!
You'll also have the opportunity to meet your Coaches and other participants!
Fleet Feet's team of experienced coaches will check in with you at every training run to keep track of your progress, keep you motivated, and give you individualized coaching and feedback. Training groups will have small coach to athlete ratios, so you'll have plenty of one-on-one time with your coach.
Have questions? Reach out to the Fleet Feet Training help desk at any time by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 559-433-6750.
Your 12-week training plan will provide daily assignments for running/walking, cross training, strength work, and recovery. The plan is periodized to gradually increase overall training volume while offering opportunities for your body to build back stronger, week after week.
The camaraderie of training with a group week after week will take your training to the next level. When the training gets more rigorous, you'll have the collective strength of the group to keep you moving forward. When you crush a key workout, the group will be there to celebrate your achievement. And on those early morinings when you just don't feel like getting out of bed, the training group will keep you accountable.
Join the Fleet Feet Training community on Facebook to plan more group runs throughout the week, share your accomplishments (and selfies!), seek encouragement, and empower others with a like or a comment!
What You Get:
Exclusive Shopping Nights at Fleet Feet Fresno
12 week training plan
Two Group training runs per week
Planned, guided routes for every group run
Regular training newsletters with training tips and more
$15 Fleet Feet Reward
Guaranteed Lowest Price for the California Classic 1/2 marathon
Education on proper running technique, fueling stretching, etc.
If you cancel your registration for Cal Classic Training BEFORE February 5, 2023, you can choose between a refund of your registration fee or a credit in the amount of your registration fee. You can apply your credit to 2024 Cal Classic Training or another Fleet Feet Training Program.
If you cancel your registration for Cal Classic Training AFTER February 5, 2023, you will receive a prorated credit towards 2024 Cal Classic Training or another Fleet Feet Training Program. Prorated credits will be calculated by subtracting the number of group training runs that have already occurred from the total number of scheduled group training runs.
If Cal Classic is cancelled, marathon training will continue, if it is safe to do. If you choose to cancel your registration for Cal Classic Training after Cal Classic is cancelled, you will receive a prorated credit towards 2024 Cal Classic Training or another Fleet Feet Training Program. Prorated credits will be calculated by subtracting the number of group training runs that have already occurred from the total number of scheduled group training runs.
If it is not safe to conduct Cal Classic Training (i.e. the training program is cancelled at any time), you can choose between a prorated refund or a prorated credit towards 2024 Cal Classic Training or another Fleet Feet Training Program. Prorated refunds/credits will be calculated by subtracting the number of group training runs that have already occurred from the from the total number of scheduled group training runs.
Training fee does not include any race entry fee.
Dogs, strollers and children under 18 are prohibited Fleet Feet Training group training runs.
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