2019 Missoula Marathon & Half Marathon Training Class

Date: 03/03/2019
Cost: $100.00

Come join Run Wild Missoula for the annual Missoula Marathon & Half Marathon Training Class!  This is a great class to take whether you're a first-timer or repeat runner looking to successfully train for and complete the Missoula Marathon or Half Marathon, on Sunday, June 30th, 2019.  Run Wild Missoula has offered this class since the Missoula Marathon began, to great attendance and success.

Class Fee: $100

We are pleased to announce a limited number of scholarships will be available for those in need of assistance with the cost of the 2019 training class.  For more information and to apply, please email Ashley Cossairt

This class is open to Run Wild Missoula members only - to join or renew, click here

Class starts:  Sunday, March 3rd; 8:00 AM at Run Wild Missoula (basement of Runner's Edge).

Class meets:  Sundays & Wednesdays

  • Sunday at 8:00 AM
  • Wednesday at 6:00 PM

2019 Coaches:

  • Courtney Babcock - Olympian, Canadian national record holder, coach & personal trainer, owner of Key Running
    • Interested in more advanced training opportunities? Contact Courtney
  • Tony Banovich - Missoula Marathon race director, 9-time marathoner, 2:28 marathon PR
  • Assisted by special guest coaches

    Training Program Participants Receive:

    • Comprehensive training programs for both race distances;
    • Guest speakers on topics important to trainees;
    • Customized "Missoula Marathon" gift available only to class participants;
    • Some surprise goodies to help your training;
    • Aid stations;
    • Endurance gels on (5) longest Sunday runs; and
    • Post class party!

    Resources to Prepare for Class:

    Tuesday Track - free to RWM members!

    • Weekly workout provided by Coach Courtney Babcock
    • Great opportunity to work on speed and endurance

    Wednesday Evening Group Run - free to RWM members!

    • Mid-week run to keep you outside and active all year long.  Informal group run with suggested routes available.  The last Wednesday of each month, we suggest joining us for our Last Wednesday Beer Run - Click Here for more information.
    • Maps and route suggestions available here

    Saturday Morning Group Run - free to RWM members!

    • Looking for a little inspiration to get out of bed on the weekend? Come join us on our Saturday morning runs at Run Wild Missoula; doors open at 7:45 AM. These runs are geared toward everyone, from the beginner to the advanced runner; head out at 8:00 AM.
    • Maps and route suggestions available here
    Sunday Morning Group Run - free to RWM members!
    • Need to get a long run in, but don’t want to carry water or gels?  Use Run Wild Missoula as your stationary aid station and head out for one loop or several to piece together your miles. The RE Basement Classroom will be open at 7:45 AM every Sunday (weather permitting) for runners and walkers; head out at 8:00 AM
    • Maps and route suggestions available here

    Please note:  We suggest that you are able to run/walk the below mileage before the first class.  If you have questions about what mileage group is the best fit for you, please email Ashley Cossairt.

    Marathon Advanced Long Run: 4 miles
    Half Marathon Advance Long Run:  3 miles
    Marathon Beginner Long Run:  2 miles
    Half Marathon Beginner Long Run: 1 miles



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