Training (FFRC)

Forty-two years ago, two women named Elizabeth Jansen and Sally Edwards co-founded FFRC and made it about the spirit of running. And now we all get to be part of the club.

Fleet Feet Syracuse’s training programs, fun runs and series are now all part of Fleet Feet Running Club.

What’s the criteria to join, you ask? You run, you walk, you move. Be it slow (or fast), long (or short), on roads (or trail), in the form of a triathlon (or cross-training), for fun (or for PRs). The club is wholly about bringing people together who love the sport in any form and want to share that with others.

And as always, FFRC’s Training Programs are churning out the necessary workouts, recovery exercises, and training tips to help hundreds of fellow runners complete their first or fastest 5k, 13.1, 26.2 or triathlon of any distance. 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 your fitness level or pace. The training is structured and specified to our athletes and provides a detailed road map towards your goals. Let us help you make those dreams become reality! 

"Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much." -Helen Keller

Questions? Email us at training@fleetfeetsyracuse.com


Filter by Program Type: All | Beginners | Specialty | Kids | Other

No Boundaries 5K Training & WalkFit More Info »

Program Start: September 15th
Program Schedule: Saturday mornings at 8:30am, meeting at Onondaga Lake Park, Griffin Visitor Center
Goal Race: B'ville Turkey Trot
Program Fee: $99 for 5K training; $120 for 10K training or $110 for 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.
Register »

NoBo2 10K More Info »

Program Start: September 15th
Program Schedule: Saturday mornings at 8:30am, meeting at Onondaga Lake Park, Griffin Visitor Center
Goal Race: B'ville Turkey Trot
Program Fee: $120 for 10K training or $110 for alumni
Description: The NoBo2 10K Program is designed for those who are comfortable with the 5K distance, and want to introduce longer distances. All paces are welcome! It is a ten-week, coached training program that includes a weekly group workout, an on-line training plan, and a team tech tee. In addition to the group run, you will be expected to go out two to three times each week on your own.
Register »

Kids 5K & Kids in Motion More Info »

Program Start: September 15th
Program Schedule: Saturday mornings at 8:30am, meeting at the Griffin Visitor Center (Wegmans Playground) at Onondaga Lake Park
Goal Race: B'ville Turkey Trot
Program Fee: $99 for 10 sessions and a team tech tee
Description: Kids 5K is designed for children ages 8-12 who want to train to run a 5K. Through a walk/run training, kids will learn about form, pacing, and gradually build up to running 3.1 miles. In addition to the group workout, children in this group will be expected to go out twice a week for a homework run. The Kids in Motion team is suitable for children ages 4-8 who want to have fun through running activities. Kids in Motion will train for the Kids Fun Run at the B'ville Turkey Trot. K5K & KIM are 10 week, coached training programs that include a weekly group run and a team tech tee.
Register »

2019 Annual Distance Membership 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.

2019 Annual Triathlon Membership More Info »

Program Start: Thursday, November 29, 2018
Program Fee: $599
Description: Annual Triathlon Membership for 2019.
Register »

Fleet Feet X-Training (FFXT) More Info »

Program Start: Monday, September 10, 2018
Program Schedule: Monday Evenings at 5:30 p.m. or 6:45 p.m.
Program Fee: $99
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 the workouts designed with runners and triathletes in mind. The exercises and movements included in the class are designed to help athletes learn to recruit the proper muscles so that they can go about their daily lives and running, biking, and swimming with strength.
Register »

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 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

Connect With Us

see the latest from Fleet Feet Syracuse