Train to run the Capital City Marathon or Half Marathon in Olympia WA.
This program, run in conjuction with Club Oly Road Runners and South Sound Running, is a training program to prepare runners for the Capital City Marathon or Half Marathon in Olympia WA.
Training runs will take place on Saturday mornings, starting at 7:30 am at South Sound Running, Olympia. Join us on Saturday, January 13, 8:00 am at South Sound Running for an introductory breakfast meeting, where details of the training runs and general training asdvice will be given out.
The first training runs will be on Saturday, Januray 20 and we will start with an 8 mile run for marathon trainees and a 6 mile run for half marathon trainees. Participants will need to be able to run these distances by the start of the program.
Coaching talks will be given before the runs on the Saturdays when there are shorter runs. There will be food and drinks offered after the longer runs and massages available after some of the longer runs.
Registration fee is $75.00 which also includes a dedicated running shirt, over shoe traction footwear, and a full year Club Oly membership for 2024 in addition to the training program. The fee does NOT include entry to the races at Cap City Marathon.
Shirt guarantee date: If you register after January 6, we can not guarantee that you will receive a shirt or that it will be the size that you choose.
For more information about the Capital City Marathon and Half Marathon, please go to: http://capitalcitymarathon.org
Event details and schedule
Informational Breakfast Meeting:
Saturday, January 14, 7:30 am at South Sound Running, Olympia.
Saturday, January 21, 7:30 am - 6 miles and 8 miles.
Please wear suitable clothing for winter runnng.
If you would like to use other Club Oly runs to build up your training program, we also have runs at these times:
Mondays, Marathon Park, 6:00 pm
Tuesdays, Marathon Park, 9:00 am
Wednesdays, Marathon Park, 6:00 pm
Thursdays, South Sound Running, 5:30 pm