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Summer Training Runs

About the Training Runs

The 2018 PaceSetters Marathon and Half Marathon Training Run Program offers weekly long runs that are geared towards getting you ready for the Community First Fox Cities Marathon or ThedaCare Half Marathon, which will be held on Sunday, September 23, 2018. This program is FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.  Detailed information about the runs is on Facebook: PaceSetters Training Runs.  This is a public Facebook group and you do not need a Facebook account to view it.

When and Where

  • Saturday mornings at 7 a.m.
  • May 26 through September 15
  • Run Away Shoes, W3192 County Rd. KK (Calumet Street), Appleton
  • Except July 21 when the run is at Riverside Park, Neenah

What We Offer

  • Mapped routes
  • Turn-by-turn route reel directions
  • On-course water stations, offering water and Gatorade, support up to a 13:30 pace
  • Snacks, water, Gatorade, and coffee after your run
  • On-site physical therapists, provided by ThedaCare, starting in week 4
  • Run/walk group available
  • Questions, please contact our training runs coordinator jennifer@pacesettersrun.org

Schedule

Week 2018
Date
Distance Full/Half Maps Route Reel Directions
1 May 25 8 miles / 4 miles 8/4 Map 4 Mile Directions
8 Mile Directions
2 June 2 9 miles / 4 miles 9-Mile Map
4-Mile Map
9/4-Mile Directions
3 June 9 6 miles / 5 miles 6/5 Mile Map 5 Mile Directions
6 Mile Directions
4 June 16 11 miles / 6 miles 11/6 Mile Map 6 Mile Directions
11 Mile Directions
5 June 23 12 miles / 5 miles 12-Mile Map 12/5-Mile Directions
6 June 30 9 miles / 7 miles 9/7-Mile Map 9/7-Mile Directions
7 July 7 14 miles / 7.5 miles 14/7.5-Mile Map 14/7.5-Mile Directions
8 July 14 15 miles / 8 miles 15/8-Mile Map 15/8-Mile Directions
9* July 21 13.1 miles / 6.2 miles 13.1/6.2 Mile Map 13.1/6.2 Directions

*Note: Week 9’s training run will be a prediction run at Riverside Park, Neenah. Test your paces and see where you are at with either a 13.1-mile route for the marathon or a 6.2-mile route for the half marathon.

Week 2018
Date
Distance Full/Half Maps Route Reel directions
10 July 28 17 miles / 8 miles 17/8-Mile Map 17/8-Mile Directions
11 Aug. 4 18 miles / 10 miles 18/10-Mile Map 18/10-Mile Directions
12 Aug. 11 13 miles / 8 miles 13/8-Mile Map 13/8-Mile Directions
13 Aug. 18 20 miles / 10 miles 20/10-Mile Map 20/10-Mile Directions
14 Aug. 25 12 miles / 6 miles 12/6-Mile Map 12/6-Mile Directions
15 Sep. 1 20 miles / 11 miles 20/11-Mile Map 20/11-Mile Directions
16 Sep. 8 12 miles / 7 miles 12-Mile Map
7-Mile Map
12/7-Mile Directions
17 Sep. 15 8 miles / 5 miles 8/5-Mile Map 8/5-Mile Directions
18 Sep. 23 Community First Fox Cities Marathon and Half Marathon

 

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