Thank you for registering for the 2012 Training Studio Mini Marathon Training Group!
This blog (located on our website home page directly in the middle of the page) is our most efficient means of communication for the entire group. We plan to post an updates on a weekly basis every Wednesday. These updates will contain the weekly route for the upcoming Saturday and any other important announcements.
We will meet every Saturday at the St. Matthews location (161 St. Matthews Avenue, Ste #11), ready to run by 7:30am. Please come a little early to get any surprise bathroom breaks and chit chat out of the way before we begin promptly at 7:30am.
We will not be meeting in St. Matthews during the Triple Crown races (Anthem 5K, City Run or Papa John’s 10 miler). These are listed on all training schedules. Plan to meet as a group at the race site to race with others in the group. Details will be listed in the blog.
Don’t forget to register for all of these races if you plan to participate. Your fee paid to The Training Studio does NOT include any race entry fees.
Everyone registered will get a team shirt to wear for all of the races. The shirts are being printed as we speak and should be ready in 2-3 weeks.
We are excited this year to offer one month of free strength training classes to all participants. Those that are already members at our River Road facility will receive a coupon to share with a friend. The FREE month runs from 1/16-2/16 and is good at our River Road location only. Please take a minute to review the class schedule and descriptions before deciding where to jump in.
The online training manual will be released on Monday, January 16th. Notice will be placed in the blog and sent via email.
In case of inclement weather, feel free to call our main office number (893-4024) an hour before arrival to see if we are canceling. I can tell you right now that the only thing that will cause us to cancel is large amounts of ice or lightning. Snow and rain or low temperatures do not prohibit you from running or walking, they just make it uncomfortable.
This first weekend is used primarily to familiarize everyone with the program in general and introduce our pace group leaders. The actual schedules officially start Monday, January 16th.
Remember to be patient with us these first few weeks while we get the groups organized and everybody finds their correct pace. All mileage for the weekend routes will be based on the advanced and intermediate schedules. Those of you that plan to follow the beginner schedule will just turn around a little sooner.
Welcome once again to the 2012 Mini Marathon Training Group. We are looking forward to seeing everybody again this weekend.
Your friendly Training Studio staff
Here are the 2012 Training schedules: BEGINNER, INTERMEDIATE, ADVANCED