Have you always wanted to run a half marathon but weren’t sure where to start? Or are you a veteran racer looking for structured training and a chance to meet new runners? Central Vermont Runners’ largest event, the Leaf Peepers Half Marathon and 5K, is scheduled for Sunday, October 1 in Waterbury…and to help you get ready, Onion River Sports and Central Vermont Runners are excited to present the Leaf Peepers Half Marathon Training Series!
Join us for this 10-week training program on Saturday mornings from July 22-September 23…get ready for the Leaf Peepers Half Marathon with an experienced running coach and personal trainer! This series includes Saturday group distance runs, weekly training plans that are easily modifiable to fit any speed or ability, email consultations with the coach, plus the option to attend mid-week speed workouts with your teammates–all at a price that breaks down to just $5 per week! Runners not registered for Leaf Peepers are also welcome to join the series! Training runs will break into beginner and experienced groups, with friendly leaders for each group. Runs leave at 8:00am Saturdays from the Onion River Sports parking lot in Montpelier. Cost: $50
RSVP Required! Please email theonions(at)onionriver.com or call (802) 229-9409 to sign up. You can also register for the training program when you register for the Leaf Peepers race at https://register.chronotrack.com/r/31145.
Registered participants receive 20% off in-stock running apparel and running shoes at Onion River Sports during the series.
*Participants should be able to run at any pace for 30 consecutive minutes before signing up.