Running Training

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Learn To Run!

Didn’t think you could be a part of a 5K race or don’t have time to train with a group? Well, there’s still a way to join in the fun! Click here for a free 5 week “Learn To Run” training program and choose any one of our 5Ks as your target race!

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HMF is now offering a customized six-week training program for companies to engage their employees in a group running program culminating in one of HMF’s fun runs! Whether your employees are brand new to running, or have already participated in a 5K race, the HMF Employee Fitness program is designed for everyone. Click here for more information.

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Click here for information about our HMF FitKids School Running Program.

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BACK AGAIN! HMF TRAIL RUNNING PROGRAM WITH MISSION FITNESS

logo_mission_fitnessCome ready for a great experience! This six-week program hosted by Mission Fitness in partnership with HMF will teach you all about techniques and form necessary for trail running – including uphill, downhill, mud running, gear, etiquette and safety while enjoying nature and getting ready for the Summer Solstice Trail Run on June 15. Training will begin to take place in the beautiful trails of Gay City State Park. Location is subject to change for variety, but will stay local to the area. Athletes should be able to run 2.5 miles at an 11:00 minute pace and wear proper footwear suitable for running.

Join us for a free clinic on 4/28 at 8:00 am at Mission Fitness. For more details, please email lisa@hartfordmarathon.com.

Program, Location
Trail Running with Mission Fitness
Hebron/Marlborough Area
$129
(Includes race entry)
Saturdays
5/2 - 6/6
8:00 am
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Trail Running with Mission Fitness
Training Only
Hebron/Marlborough Area
$99
(Race entry not included)
Saturdays
5/2 - 6/6
8:00 am
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Lose weight, reduce stress, get fit and have fun meeting people! Our 8-week beginner-intermediate programs are designed for people who are brand new or returning to running after a hiatus. No experience necessary! Our average coach to runner ratio is 1:7.

Program, Location
Courthouse O'Putnam 5K
Glastonbury
$65
(Includes race entry)
Saturdays
1/17 - 3/7
8:00 am
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O'Niantic 5K
Glastonbury
$65
(Includes race entry)
Saturdays
1/17 - 3/7
8:00 am
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Max's O'Hartford 5K
Glastonbury
$65
(Includes race entry)
Saturdays
1/17 - 3/7
8:00 am
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Courthouse O'Putnam 5K
O'Niantic 5K
Max's O'Hartford 5K
Training Only - Glastonbury
$35
(Race entry not included)
Saturdays
1/17 - 3/7
8:00 am
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Shamrock 3.3 Mile
Glastonbury
$65
(Includes 3.3 Mile race entry)
Saturdays
3/21 - 5/9
8:00 am
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Shamrock 3.3 Mile
Training Only - Glastonbury
$35
(Race entry not included)
Saturdays
3/21 - 5/9
8:00 am
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Amica Iron Horse 5K
Glastonbury
$65
(Includes race entry)
Saturdays
4/11 - 5/30
8:00 am
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Amica Iron Horse 5K
Training Only - Glastonbury
$35
(Race entry not included)
Saturdays
4/11 - 5/30
8:00 am
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Hartford Marathon 5K
Glastonbury
$65
(Includes race entry)
Saturdays
8/15 - 10/3
Time: 7:30 am
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Hartford Marathon 5K
Training Only - Glastonbury
$35
(Race entry not included)
Saturdays
8/15 - 10/3
Time: 7:30 am
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Please note:  Training groups will be cancelled if less than 10 people participate.

Location:
Glastonbury: Main Street @ Hebron Avenue, at the Fountain (GPS: 2343 Main Street).  Please do not park behind the Fountain in Ken's Restaurant lot.  Park in the sunken lot in front of Wang Palace.

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If you’re looking for something more than a 5K to challenge yourself, but not ready to run a half, this 10-week program is the program for you. Come develop endurance, strength and speed while gradually increasing your weekly mileage. You should currently be running at least 2-3 times per week and have completed a 5K race. 

Program, Location
Amica Iron Horse 10K
Glastonbury
$90
(Includes race entry)
Saturdays
3/28 - 5/30
7:30 am
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Amica Iron Horse 10K
Training Only - Glastonbury
$50
(Race entry not included)
Saturdays
3/28 - 5/30
7:30 am
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Old Wethersfield 10K
Glastonbury
$90
(Includes race entry)
Saturdays
6/13 - 8/15
7:30 am
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Old Wethersfield 10K
Training Only - Glastonbury
$50
(Race entry not included)
Saturdays
6/13 - 8/15
7:30 am
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Please note:  Training groups will be cancelled if less than 10 people participate.

Location:
Glastonbury: Main Street @ Hebron Avenue, at the Fountain (GPS: 2343 Main Street).  Please do not park behind the Fountain in Ken's Restaurant lot.  Park in the sunken lot in front of Wang Palace.

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Want to step up your distance or reach a new personal record? This 12-week program is our most popular training group!

Trainees should be able to complete the race within the required cut off time to participate in training. This is an approximately 13:40/mile pace.

Program, Location, Cost
Amica Iron Horse Half Marathon
Glastonbury
$170
(Includes race entry)
Saturdays
3/14 - 5/30
7:30 am
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Amica Iron Horse Half Marathon
Training Only - Glastonbury
$95
(Race entry not included)
Saturdays
3/14 - 5/30
7:30 am
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NU Hartford Half Marathon
Glastonbury
$170
(Includes race entry)
Saturdays
7/18 - 10/3
7:00 am
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NU Hartford Half Marathon
Training Only - Glastonbury
$95
(Race entry not included)
Saturdays
7/18 - 10/3
7:00 am
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Please note:  Training groups will be cancelled if less than 10 people participate.


Location:

Glastonbury: Main Street @ Hebron Avenue, at the Fountain (GPS:  2343 Main Street). Please do not park behind the Fountain in Ken's Restaurant lot. Park in the sunken lot in front of Wang Palace.

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So, you have made the commitment to complete a marathon. We can help you succeed! If you're a beginner who can give us your attention over the next 16 weeks, we'll get you to the finish line. If you're an experienced marathoner looking to give 26.2 miles your best effort we can help. Trainees should be able to complete the race within the required cut off times to participate in training. This is an approximately 13:40/mile pace.

Once again, we are partnering with Fleet Feet of West Hartford! That means you can run your long run on Saturday in Glastonbury or Sunday with Fleet Feet, West Hartford. Please register with the group you will be running with most. In addition, you can join the following weekday runs at Fleet Feet:

  • Wednesday Evenings – 6:30pm 
  • Thursday Evening "Urban Track" Workout at Riverfront Park in Hartford – 6:30pm

Program, Location, Cost
NU Hartford Marathon
Glastonbury
$220
(Includes race entry)
Saturdays
6/20 - 10/3
6:30 am
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NU Hartford Marathon
Training Only - Glastonbury
$115
(Race entry not included)
Saturdays
6/20 - 10/3
6:30 am
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Please note:  Training groups will be cancelled if less than 10 people participate.


Location:
Glastonbury:
Main Street @ Hebron Avenue. Please park in the sunken lot in front of Wang Palace. Group meets in the parking lot. 

 

Questions on training?  Contact lisa@hartfordmarathon.com