program schedule is a little over 6 months and is broken down in weekly
Once you become a
we email your weekly training schedule segment directly to
You heard right! Just open your email every Sunday evening and there's
the whole upcoming week!
In each weekly
segment, we provide specific
details, comments or instructions pertinent to the specific training
understanding that we
all have futures we plan for, we also provide you larger portions of the season
schedule so you can incorporate your training into your
Wow, the only
thing left would be if we served you breakfast in bed! Hmmm...
MARATHON TRAINING PROGRAM
For the marathon training program, we offer several target races to choose from and
corresponding training schedules to match:
Late Fall Marathons
1. California International Marathon
This is our local marathon and recommended for those new to the Sacfit
program or new to training for a marathon in general. This year the
race will be held December 3, 2017. Mark you calendar!
2. CIM Training Run. Sacfit provides a 19-22 mile training run as a dress rehearsal for those running the CIM.
What could be better than your final long workout with aid stations and
point to point service? This includes a free bus ride. This year the training run will be November 11, 2017.
HALF MARATHON AND CIM RELAY TRAINING PROGRAM
There are a number of half marathons that fit into our Fall training
schedule and for many, you can actually do several! And you can finish
with a bang by teaming up with your friends and doing the CIM Relay.
1. Urban Cow Half Marathon.
Both our target half marathon and benchmark for the marathon training.
We encourage all our members to train for this half marathon.
Everything about it is a perfect fit for the Fall season. This year it
will be held October 1, 2017.
2. Sacfit Half Marathon.
For those wanting to continue with half marathon training, rather than
full marathon training, we provide an end-of-season half marathon just
Our third annual event, this is the only point-to-point half
marathon in the region and features a free bus ride from where you park
to the start line. All you need to do is run back to your car! Oh, and
there is a great finish line area with a beer garden and great food.
Not to mention an awesome medal and race shirt. A sacfit-member
exclusive! This year it
will be held November 11, 2017.
CIM Relay/Fitness Maintenance BONUS:
Once you complete yourl half marathon goal, we have a special continuing
training program segment to prepare you for the CIM Relay or to just keep fit for the balance of the year.
Optional Benchmark Races.
As part of our training program, we recommend entering races leading up
the goal races as a means to gain practical experience in running or
walking a race. Plus, they're fun! You are not required to participate,
but gaining experience can be very beneficial. Also, they can serve as
to gauge how well you are coming along with your fitness. Our members
are always surprised to see how well they're doing!
1. July Fourth Fun Run.
Held in River Park near CSUS. A great tradition and the race is free to
enter! What a great event to start off your 3-day weekend! July 4, 2017.
2. Buffalo Stampede.
Our graduation into our first double digit race - 10 Miles! It's a nice
medium size race with easy parking and proximity (One mile from where
we normally meet). Also, there is a separate start for walkers.
Finally, because our membership is about 20-30% of the entire race,
Sacfit members get a discount! We like to call the Stampede the
unofficial Sacfit 10-mile race. This year the race will be held September 9, 2017.