Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Purdue Half Marathon & 5K Training Programs !!!

Half Marathon Training Program


When: Training will take place over 12 weeks.
Informational Sessions: 7pm, Wednesday, July 24th and 8am, Saturday, July 27th
(attend only one of these sessions)

Training Start Date: Monday, July 29th
Training Finish Date: Saturday, October 19th (Event Day!!!)

Where: A weekly group run will originate from various and alternating park locations including: the Lilly Nature Center/Celery Bog, Happy Hollow Park and Tapawingo Park.

Cost: $50 (This cost does not include registration in the Purdue Half Marathon.)

This training program, targeted towards the 2013 Purdue Half Marathon, will provide the beginner and intermediate runner, under the direction of a certified coach, the training and tactics needed to complete the 13.1 mile distance of a half-marathon.

Further, participants can also expect weekly delivered training plans for the duration of the program, a weekly group run with hydration support and nutrition support a technical shirt along with support and encouragement from training organizers and fellow participants.

Registration: Complete a standard Parks & Recreation activity registration form, indicating Half Marathon Training under the “Class” category. The form is available online at the Parks & Recreation Department website as well as at the Parks & Recreation office and the summer program booklet. Deliver the completed form and the registration fee to: West Lafayette Parks & Recreation, 1101 Kalberer Road, West Lafayette, IN 47906. The form may be delivered via US Mail, Drop Box or Walk-In. Also, registrants may phone in the information during regular business hours and register via the use of a debit or credit card. Park & Recreation Office, 765-775-5110, Morton Center 765-775-5120.


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The information form can be downloaded here.
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5K Training Program


When: Training will take place over 6 weeks.
Informational Sessions: 7:30pm, Tuesday, September 3rd and
7:30pm, Wednesday, September 4th
(attend only one of these sessions)

Training Start Date: Monday, September 9th
Training Finish Date: Saturday, October 19th (Event Day!!!)

Where: A weekly group run will originate from various and alternating park locations including: the Lilly Nature Center/Celery Bog, Happy Hollow Park and Tapawingo Park.

Cost: $25 (This cost does not include registration in the Purdue Half Marathon 5K.)

This training program, targeted towards the 5K event associated with the 2013 Purdue Half Marathon, will provide the beginning runner, under the direction of a certified coach, the training and tactics needed to complete the 5K (3.1 mile) distance.

Further, participants can also expect weekly delivered training plans for the duration of the program, a weekly group run with hydration support and a technical shirt along with support and encouragement from training organizers and fellow participants.

Registration: Complete a standard Parks & Recreation activity registration form, indicating Half Marathon Training under the “Class” category. The form is available online at the Parks & Recreation Department website as well as at the Parks & Recreation office and the summer program booklet. Deliver the completed form and the registration fee to: West Lafayette Parks & Recreation, 1101 Kalberer Road, West Lafayette, IN 47906. The form may be delivered via US Mail, Drop Box or Walk-In. Also, registrants may phone in the information during regular business hours and register via the use of a debit or credit card. Park & Recreation Office, 765-775-5110, Morton Center 765-775-5120.


Presented in cooperation with
The information form can be downloaded here.
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