Full Marathon Training

Train smart so you can confidently complete your 26.2 goal.

You have more than likely made it to this page because you have either just signed up for a marathon or are seriously considering it. Congrats on such a big step in achieving a really cool goal that not many people in the world accomplish. After signing up and committing to a 26.2 mile race, training is the next step and we think you have come to the right place.

At Charm City Run our goal is to safely train people new or advanced to their goals of everything from finishing their first marathon to reaching a PR and everything in between. The journey is just as important as the race and we want to make it a fun and enjoyable experience which is why we think the group atmosphere is the way to train for a long run. Each group will meet twice a week for 18 weeks to learn about long runs, tempo runs, track workouts, easy runs, recovery runs, hydration, injury prevention, and much more.

Upcoming Groups

It's not too late to join winter marathon training! This group targets races in March such as Rock 'n' Roll DC and Shamrock. Click below for more details. 

Winter Marathon Training - Started December 2nd

 

What to Expect

  • Supported group runs and workouts twice a week with planned routes, refreshments and companionship
  • Weekly training plans.
  • Access to expert coaching services and advice
  • Logo training premium
  • Gait analysis with footwear recommendations
  • 10% store discount at Charm City Run and If The Shoe Fits
  • Nutrition, gear and injury prevention education
Brooks is the proud sponsor of all Charm City Run training programs.

Brooks is the proud sponsor of all Charm City Run training programs.

 

Word on the Street

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"I loved having a great community in the group and having people cheer you on even though you are the slowest person in the training group. " - Full Marathon Training Group Runner

"I loved training not just to finish a marathon, but to improve and strive for more than just adding miles to my resume. It is perfect for anyone that might be getting a little bored with running or someone that has plateaued and looking for a challenge!" - Full Marathon Training Group Runner

"The program was challenging. The support and experience of the coaches helped me accomplish more than I would have been able to achieve on my own." - Full Marathon Training Group Runner

 

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