2017 Winter/Spring Ultra Marthon Training Program
Ultra Runners is
pleased to announce the opening of our 2017 Winter/Spring Ultra
Marathon training program. Our first meeting (orientation only) is December 17, 2016, at 2
are two components to this program:
1) Ultra Marathon training
2) Shorter distance trail running and hiking.
are formal, structured training programs with the longer
commencing each Sunday, starting on January 8, 2017.
HERE TO JOIN
highly recommended as the season schedule and other particulars about
the program will be presented. Dress in regular clothing - there is no
workout following this meeting. The meeting place for orientation and
in-person registration is at:
ULTRA MARATHON TRAINING PROGRAM
This program is designed for intermediate and advanced runners looking
to train for his or her first Ultra Marathon or for veteran trail runners, to improve upon particular
trail running techniques, strategy, pace, and/or race goal, including
qualifying for the Western States 100-mile race.
program is tailored for Winter and Spring ultra marathons,
including The Way To
Cool (WTC) 50K and the American River (AR) 50 Mile Endurance
Run. Our training program also considers other 50K and 50-mile races and can be
individually conformed for other races goals.
those who've qualified for Western State 100 or are training for the
Canyons 100K, we also provide an
informal supplemental program for those races.
Because our program is geared toward strong
coaching interaction with each individual teammate, the 2017
Ultra Runners team is limited to 50 people.
registration is now open.
HERE TO JOIN
This is an
introductory and mid-level trail running and hiking program for
beginners and novices wanting to jump into or continue the trail
experience, including shorter mileage trail race, or as a nexus toward
the goal of an ultra-marathon-distance race. The 2017
Trail Trekkers team is limited to 50 people.
Online registrration is now
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- Expert coaching and mentor support.
Coaches are veteran ultra-runners having completed numerous ultras
including WTC, AR50, RDL100K and Western States 100.
- Supervised workouts on both weekend
- In-person and e-mail support for
individual questions regarding training and running related
AND SKILLS DEVELOPMENT
- Whole season schedule provided at
the beginning of the program.
- Proven training program that
maximizes success and minimizes injury. (99.5% of the past Sacfit Ultra
team members entering the WTC and AR50 have finished within the cutoff.
Only three have not made the cutoff, so
we are confident our program will get you to your goal!
- Multiple training venues to provide
comprehensive coverage and afford thorough knowledge of the entire WTC
and AR50 courses.
- Knowledgeable guest speakers covering
various ultr marathon and trail running subject. Last year's speakers
included Gordy Ainsleigh - the father of ultra marathons!
- Sacfit Ultra Runners and Trail Trekkers are aligned with Fleet Feet
Foslom and Roseville. We will have three seminars during the season to
provide invaluable knowledge in the areas of
apparel, footwear, form, core work & stretching, as well as a
pre-race review of both the WTC and AR50 races.
- Oasis Stations (more than just
water and electrolyte) provided for some trail workouts, including
- Technical Team Jersey with Sacfit
Ultra team logo.
- Discounts at Fleet Feet Folsom and
- Inspirational, encouraging,
knowledgeable, and motivational coaching!
While our program accommodates a broad spectrum of athletic talent,
fitness, and experience, ultra-marathon training is a serious and
challenging endeavor requiring certain minimum aptitudes.
ULTRA RUNNERS training program requires the following:
You must have trained for, or completed, a marathon during
November or December of 2016.
TRAIL TREKKERS program requires the following:
You should be able to comfortably run on a flat surface with
a pace of 12:00 per mile or faster for a distance of at least 15 miles.
You must be albe to currently walk or run on level surface
more than 60 minutes at a pace of 16:00 per mile or faster.
You should be comfortable with unpaved and uneven trails and
general wilderness elements.
- Registration into training program
does not include Ultra Marathon race entry fees.
- There are no refunds at any time
for any reason.
- There are no exchanges or transfers
at any time for any reason.