2017 Traverse City Track Club

 Training Class Summer Session II | July 24 - September 17

The Traverse City Track Club Training Class is a great way to connect with other runners and train with runners of all experience and skill levels. Whether you are a seasoned athlete or a first- time runner, let your club help you in achieving your individual goals, whether it is to get faster, run further or just feel better.

Registration opens July 10 for the 2017 Summer Session II Training Class offered by the club. Five levels of training are available based on the goals of each individual runner. Whether you are a beginner hoping to establish running as a lifestyle or looking to participate in events ranging from a 5k to a full marathon, the club offers what you need to get started. The cost is $40 for an eight week training class schedule. The training begins July 24 with organized group runs on Wednesdays and Saturdays.

Training Class Overview

If you’re new to running, looking to transition from walking or just to complete your first 5k, this program is for you. Coaches will provide a detailed 8-week plan that gradually builds you from walking to running.
If you’re already running some and wish to prepare for this popular 3.1 mile distance, this program is for you. Coaches will design a detailed 8- week plan that will motivate & inspire you to be ready come race day.
If you’re already running and wish to focus on races from 6.2 to 9.3 miles, this program is for you. Coaches will design a detailed 8-week plan that builds on the base you have established and prepare you to race your best.
For runners who wish to focus on races from 13.1 to 15.5 miles, this program will get you there with a detailed 8-week plan that builds on your established base and prepares you for the best effort you can put forward.*
Whether you are ready to take that leap from a half to full marathon or are inspired to run Boston, we provide a detailed 8-week plan customized to your current training level. This program will have you race day ready.*


NOTE: All levels meet twice weekly; 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays in conjunction with the club's Summer Series & Fun Runs and 8:00 a.m. Saturdays at various locations in and around downtown Traverse City. Cost is $40 for all 8-week sessions.

* Training to race distances of a half marathon and longer require more than 8 weeks training. One should be prepared to start at an acceptable level of fitness or sign on for an additional 8 weeks.

Other Information:

Assistance is available prior to signing up to help determine which level is best for you. (Contact information below)
Participants are not locked in to the scheduled days of training or the initial level they choose. Participants will meet after completion of a program for recognition of success.

Participants will be asked to log their training.
Planned races can be worked into your level of training with advance notice. (Contact information below)

Information Night/Starting Date:
Wednesday, July 26 at 6:00 p.m. at the TC Central High School Track for an informational meeting. Plan to run with the group at 6:30.
Contact Information:
Coach Ross Deye at rossdeye@gmail.com or 231-944-4034 or Lisa Taylor at ltaylor@tctrackclub.com or 231-631-2195

Traverse City Track Club  •  P.O. Box 4026  •  Traverse City, MI 49685-4026
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