THE RUN DOWN
If you are planning your first race or tenth marathon, ALARC has the right training program whether you have a training base or want to run your first 5K race. If you have commitment and dedication, we have a program that will carry you across the finish line anywhere in the world. The Distance Training Program is based on an 8 week training curriculum written by Bill Wenmark. For more than 20 years this program, faculty andfacilitators have seen thousands of people, from the age of 18-73, finish their first 5K, 10K, Half Marathon or Full Marathon.The classes are held at the Hopkins Lindbergh Community Center near the intersection of Highways 394 and 169. We will meet each Wednesday evening at 6:00 p.m. for a training run followed by a one-hour academic session. Saturday morning training runs at a variety of different locations are also available that will take you from three miles to two 20 mile runs, if in the Marathon Program. This is the most success full marathon training program in the U.S. with a 99.5% success rate.
THE LOW DOWN
PARTICIPANTS WILL RECEIVE:
One night per week, 8-week spring or 8-week fall program, 8 training classes plus personal mileage targets, small training units, each with their own training facilitator from ALARC.
• Weekly running-related expert speakers to address running and training topics. ALARC founder Bill Wenmark will speak among many other running and training specialists
• Incredible support and motivation from your classmates, facilitators and ALARC members
• Free membership in ALARC for balance of the year after completing your class
All aspects of distance training (nutrition, equipment, injury prevention, weights, hills, intervals, rest, stretching, stress control, etc.) will be taught for each participant.
Spring Marathon/Half Marathon (targeting Grandma's and other spring marathons) and 10K/5K Training Programs:
Fall Marathon/Half Marathon (targeting Twin Cities' and other fall marathons) and 10K/5K Training Programs:
LET'S GET STARTED
Must have current ALARC Membership
- Distance Half or Full Marathon - Spring or Fall Session: $95.00
- Distance 5K or 10K - Spring or Fall Session: $95.00
The enrollment fee does not include your race registration. Races of your choice fill FAST; apply early. Registrations on a first come, first served basis for the first 50 applicants.