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Fall 2019 Distance Training Program


Stronger Together

A 12-week half marathon or 10K training program led by experienced coaches who are passionate about running and want to empower YOU through the power of sweat!  The program includes twice weekly coached workouts and group runs, a comprehensive online training program with individualized paces, distance specific training tips and seminars, and an optional strength training workout. 



DATES: September 18th – December 14th

SCHEDULE:  Wednesdays at 6pm and Saturdays at 8am at various locations in the North End of Tacoma.                                                                                                       

Optional Monday night strength training session at 6pm.

LEVELS: All levels welcome!  Whether you are new to the distance, want to take your performance to the next level or looking for accountability and a group to run with,

this program will help you meet your goals.  Half marathon participants should be able to run / walk a minimum of 3 miles at a 16-minute pace or faster. 





  • Choose a training plan that is right for you and your goals: a novice half marathon training program for beginners or those returning to running after a break, a veteran half marathon training program for those wishing to improve their performance and better their best, or a 10K training program. Switch between programs as needed.  All group runs and workouts are done together.
  • Wednesdays Speed Workout. Coached group speed workout aimed at improving your aerobic fitness and personal pace.  Workouts include interval training, tempo runs and hill work with individualized paces.
  • Saturdays Long runs. Organized and supported group runs focused on building endurance. Gradually increase your mileage with the support of your coach and assistants. 
  • Optional Strength Training. Warm-up with an easy run followed by 30 minutes of runner specific strength training.
  • Online comprehensive training plan with personalized paces.
  • Private Facebook group and email and phone access to your coach and assistants.
  • Weekly newsletter with training tips and race specific seminars.



  • Cost: $115
  • NO REFUNDS after the start of training
  • No partial credit given for missed sessions

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  • Experienced coaching at two group workouts plus an optional strength training session
  • Personalized paces and a comprehensive, ability-based training plan for the entire week
  • TCMA #runtacoma training t-shirt
  • Exclusive discount to Tacoma City Turkey Trot and Santa Runs Tacoma
  • VIP Tent at the Santa Runs Tacoma
  • Supported group long runs with aid stations
  • Educational, running specific discussions on topics such as running form, nutrition, recovery, stretching
  • Direct access to your coach and assistants
  • Receive encouragement, accountability and motivation from your coaches and peers to meet your goals