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Fall Marathon In-Training is an 18-week program beginning in the summer to prepare participants for a fall marathon. The program will meet at various running locations around Metro Atlanta.
Training will be focused on three popular marathon weekends with separate start dates for each.
- Group I: Training for marathons the weekend of October 12-13, Saturday practice begins June 15
- Group II: Training for marathons the weekend of October 26-27, begins June 29
- Group III: Training for marathons the weekend of November 2-3, begins July 6
Date & Time
Starts June 15, 7:00 a.m.
Saturdays - Various locations throughout Metro Atlanta
- May 15Registration Opens
- June 15Group I - Training Starts
- June 19Wednesday Workout Starts
- June 29Group II - Training Starts
- July 6Group III - Training Starts
- July 31Registration closes
- $160 - Training
- The Fall Marathon In-Training program was developed for the intermediate runner/walker (Level II and III) with a goal of completing a marathon within 3-6 hours
- Training programs are geared toward adult participants 18 and older
- Course limit paces for the affiliated goal event will be applied to training program sessions. As per Atlanta Track Club event policies, our marathon course time limit is 6 hr 30 minutes, a 15:00 min/mile pace.
- Training Program Policies
- Weekly group runs and training sessions with hydration/fuel support
- Midweek workouts (hill and interval training)
- Weekly Training Email with training tip video content
- Final Surge online training plan account for duration of 18-week program. Customize your workout to meet your goals
Saturday long run locations will rotate based on what week of the month it is. - NO PRACTICE LABOR DAY WEEKEND
- 1st Week & 5th Week of the Month - Silver Comet Trail (June 29, July 6, Aug 3, Sept 7, Oct 5)
- 2nd Week of the Month - Atlanta Track Club Headquarters (July 13, Aug 10, Sept 14, Oct 12)
- 3rd Week of the Month - Optional week each month
- 4th Week of the Month - Riverside Park, Roswell (June 22, July 27, Aug 24, Sept 28, Oct 26)
Wednesday Workout Location: Piedmont Park, Active Oval 6:30 p.m.