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


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Mountain Goat & Spring Half Marathon Training More Info »

Program Start: Wednesday, February 28th
Goal Race: Mountain Goat, Spring Half Marathons
Program Fee: $125 for 12 weeks or $115 for Fleet Feet alumni
Description: Fleet Feet Syracuse is the official training program for Syracuse's most popular and challenging race! This is a 12 week, coached program that will prepare you for the Mountain Goat in May. You will receive instruction at all group runs, a weekly email from the coach with important training tips, and a schedule to follow for the duration of the program. Training will focus on gaining endurance, hill technique, hydration, nutrition, and pacing. Runners should be able to complete at least three continuous miles prior to the start of the program.
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No Boundaries 5K Training & WalkFit More Info »

Program Start: March 24th and March 26th
Program Schedule: Saturday mornings at 8:30am, meeting at Green Lakes State Park, OR Monday evenings at 5:45pm, meeting at the Willow Bay picnic area of Onondaga Lake Park
Goal Race: Paige's Butterfly Run
Program Fee: $120 for 10 sessions and team tech shirt or $99 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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Personal Best More Info »

Program Start: March 24th at Green Lakes State Park
Program Schedule: Saturday mornings @ 8:30 am
Goal Race: Paige's Butterfly Run
Program Fee: $120 for 10 sessions; $99 for alumni
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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IRONMAN 70.3 Training More Info »

Program Start: Thursday, December 7th
Goal Race: Syracuse 70.3 or Tupper Lake Tinman
Program Fee: $499 for 28 weeks of programming
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Winter Distance Training More Info »

Program Start: Sunday, January 3rd
Program Schedule: Wednesdays at 5:45pm (OLP) and Sundays at 8:30am (FF Dewitt)
Program Fee: $125 or $115 for alumni
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Spring Marathon More Info »

Program Start: February 7th
Program Schedule: Wednesdays at 5:45pm (OLP) and Sundays at 8:30am (FF Dewitt)
Program Fee: $165 or $150 for program alumni
Description: This is a 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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Fleet Feet X-Training More Info »

Program Start: March 19th, 2018
Program Schedule: Monday evenings @ 5:45 p.m.
Program Fee: $110 or $99 for alumni
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, and/or brief bouts of running.
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Spring Triathlon 2018 More Info »

Program Start: Thursday, May 3, 2018
Goal Race: Choice of: Iron Girl Syracuse, Delta Lake Triathlon, Gillie Girl Triathlon, Cazenovia Triathlon
Program Fee: $299 or $279 for Alumni
Description: Short-course training program for athletes of all ability levels.
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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.

Fleet Feet Sports Racing Team More Info »

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

Meet Our Coaches More Info »

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

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