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Alpine Runners of Lake Zurich

Alpine Runners of Lake Zurich
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2020 Alpine Runners Training Programs

Why pay up to $200.00 for other training programs when the ones we host are free to club members?

Alpine Runners will be hosting our own Bank of America Chicago Marathon Training Program starting Alpine Runners will be hosting our own Bank of America Chicago Marathon Training Program starting in June. 

Our training program includes the following:
  • Informational clinic to get you started.
  • Saturday and Sunday long runs with official pace group leaders.
  • Aid stations every 2-3 miles stocked with water and Gatorade.
  • Evening group training runs throughout the year.
  • Our ever popular Alpine technical shirts can be purchased separately.
  • Use of the Alpine Runners' VIP Hospitality Room at the Palmer House with our own massage therapists

Alpine Runners is also offering beginning 5K training programs for the summer and fall, a fall half marathon training program, and the very popular free Kids Running Camp. Our currently available training programs are listed below.

PLEASE NOTE: Race registrations are not included. Website member login is required for training program registration. Not a member yet, no worries, there is a Join Alpine Runners button on the registration sites.

Alpine Runners Spring 5K Training Program

This is a beginning running program, there is no requirement of a fitness level of running needed. It would be to your advantage if you have been walking consistently of every other day or more for at least the previous month before the training runs kickoff. More info...

Kickoff Clinic:  June   
Training Runs: Training will be virtual pending Federal and Local Government updates
Tuesdays (Paulus Park) and Thursdays (Cuba Marsh)

Alpine Runners Half Marathon Training Program

This 14-week training program will get you from an aerobic fitness level of running 2 miles to finishing the Alpine Races Half Marathon. You should be able to have a fitness level of running up to 15 minutes consistently. More info...

Kickoff Clinic: Wednesday, June 10, 5:30pm @ Road Runner Sports
Training Runs: Saturdays, June 27 - September 27, 7am at Lake Zurich High School or on Sundays, June 28-September 27, 7am at Busse Woods.

Alpine Runners Marathon Training Program

This 20-week training program is organized and run by an RRCA Certified Running Coach and will get you from an aerobic fitness level of running 6 miles to finishing the Bank of America Chicago Marathon. More info...

Kickoff Clinic: Wednesday, May 27, 5:30pm @ Road Runner Sports
Training Runs: Saturdays, June 13 - October 24, 7am at Lake Zurich High School 
                      Sundays, June 14 - October 25, 7am at Busse Woods

Alpine Runners Fall 5K Training Program

This is a beginning running program, there is no requirement of a fitness level of running needed. It would be to your advantage if you have been walking consistently of every other day or more for at least the previous month before the training runs kickoff. More info...

Kickoff Clinic: Wednesday, July 29, 5:30pm @ Road Runner Sports
Training Runs: Tuesdays (Paulus Park) and Thursdays (Cuba Marsh), August 4 - September 23, 7pm