**Updated for Fall 2013**
ComeOnIWannRaceYa is a beginner half marathon training program sponsored by Mizuno beginning on August 20, 2013. The program is designed to train participants to complete their first half marathon or improve their half marathon time. We will train for 12 weeks on Tuesdays at 6 pm and Saturdays at 7:30 am (8/20-11/9). Our goal race is the Raleigh City of Oaks Half Marathon, Sunday, November 3rd.
In order to participate in this training program, you must be able to complete 4 miles comfortably at a 14:30 min/mile pace either running or using run/walk intervals. There is not a walking pace group option.
We offer six pace groups to best meet your needs:
Run <9 min/mile and 9-10 min/mile
Run 10-11 min/mile
Run 11-12 min/mile
Run 12-13 min/mile
Run/Walk Plan To Run (starting at a run 4 min/walk 2 min interval and working up to 10/2)
Run/Walk (Run 4 min/Walk 2 minute interval throughout the entire program)
*Pace groups are designed to be flexible as the program progresses.
Info meetings: Participant - Thurs 7/25 & 8/8 at 7pm
Mentor - Thurs 8/15 at 7pm
In addition to the group runs mentioned above, there will also be 4 scheduled "Speed Nights" during the 12 week training program where participants will run hill repeats, tempo runs, intervals, etc.
Cost to Register:
Program cost is $100 until August 8th and will increase to $115 on August 9th. (Race entry is not included in program cost.)