Training

Fleet Feet Sports Training has helped thousands of people reach their fitness goals since our first Begin to Run program in 2008. Runners, walkers and triathletes across CNY have joined the movement and become part of our training team. We offer programs for anyone, whether your goal is to qualify for the Boston Marathon or to finish your first 5K. 

The programs we offer are led by experienced and professional coaches, side by side with the support of volunteer mentors that keep participants both motivated and accountable. There is a place for everyone, no matter what your fitness level is or what pace you run. The training is structured and specified to our participants and provides a detailed road map towards your goals. Let us help you make those dreams become reality! 

Questions? Email us at training@fleetfeetsyracuse.com


Filter by Program Type: All | Beginners | 5k | Half | Marathon | Specialty | Other

Free Training Runs More Info »

Program Start: Click each program above for more information.
Program Fee: FREE
Description: Throughout the year we offer numerous free training and group run opportunities. These runs are specifically designed for you to get a workout in on a fun new course, or even one you may be familiar with, but with a whole group of #3run5 runners like you. Occasionally you may also have an opportunity to try new shoes or products, meet brand specialists, have a bite to eat and explore some of our other training programs by chatting with one of our coaches or staff members.

No Boundaries & WalkFit More Info »

Program Start: March 25th or 27th
Program Schedule: Saturday mornings at 8:30am at Green Lakes State Park OR Monday evenings at 5:45pm at Onondaga Lake Park
Goal Race: Paige's Butterfly Run
Program Fee: $99 for 10 sessions and team tech shirt or $94 for program alumni
Description: The No Boundaries program is designed for those with little to no running experience who would like to complete their first 5K road race. We also have a group for those who have already completed No Boundaries in the past, as well as those interested in walking the 5K. It is a ten-week, coached training program that includes a weekly group workout. In addition to the group run, you will be expected to go out twice a week on your own. You will start out with a combination of walking and running, with most participants able to run the full 5K race distance at the end of ten weeks.
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Fleet Feet X-Training More Info »

Program Start: March 27th
Program Schedule: Monday evenings @ 5:30 p.m. OR 6:45 p.m.
Program Fee: $99 for 10 sessions
Description: FFXT is a strength and conditioning class designed to develop participants’ physical strength as well as cardiovascular fitness. It is not a running program although each workout will include drills that involve relay or ladder sprints, short hill repeats and/or brief bouts of running.
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Half Marathon More Info »

Program Start: January 4th, 2017
Program Schedule: Wednesdays at 5:45pm (OLP) and Sundays at 8:30am (FF Dewitt)
Goal Race: Syracuse Half and Lake Effect
Program Fee: $125 or $115 for program alumni
Description: This is a 12 week, coached program that will prepare you for a Half Marathon or similar distance race. You will receive instruction at all group runs as well as a weekly email from the coach and you can also email your coach at any time. This program will focus on gaining endurance and participants are given comprehensive instruction on how to properly prepare for a half marathon.
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Marathon More Info »

Program Start: February 1st
Program Schedule: Wednesdays at 5:45pm (OLP) and Sundays at 8:30am (FF Dewitt)
Goal Race: Boston, Flying Pig, Vermont City, Buffalo, etc.
Program Fee: $135 or $125 for program alumni
Description: This is a 14-16 week, coached program that prepares you both mentally and physically to run 26.2 miles. You will receive instruction at all group runs, weekly emails from your coach with important tips, and a training schedule. This program will focus on gaining endurance and how to properly prepare for the marathon distance.
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Spring Triathlon 2017 More Info »

Program Start: May 2017
Goal Race: Irongirl, Gillie Girl, Delta Lake, Cazenovia Races, Syracuse 70.3
Program Fee: $299 or $279 for Alumni

Annual Training Memberships More Info »

Program Start: Programs are throughout the year.
Program Schedule: Specific program schedules will be released as seasons approach.
Program Fee: See above for details.
Description: Train all year with Fleet Feet Sports with these annual training plans.

Meet Our Coaches More Info »

Program Start: ex: Sunday, January 18th, 6:00pm
Program Fee: ex: $100 excluding race fee

5K/10K Training (Personal Best) More Info »

Program Start: March 25th
Program Schedule: Saturdays @ 8:30 a.m.
Goal Race: Paige's Butterfly Run
Program Fee: $99 for 10 sessions
Description: Personal Best is an intermediate program designed for runners who are able to complete a 5K and want to work on their speed, efficiency, and overall endurance. Our workouts include interval training, fartlek (speed play) runs, and hill repeats. All paces are welcome to attend because this program is about your Personal Best - no one else's! Participants will receive a training plan, various tips and information, and the guidance of experienced coaches.
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