Horsetooth Half Training Program

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Train for the Horsetooth Half Marathon with the Fort Collins Running Club!

Join us for the kick-off of our 15-week half-marathon training program on January 7, 2018 @ 10:00 A.M. at New Belgium Brewery.

REGISTER TODAY!

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hth-new-logoOn April 15, 2018– Run the oldest and most iconic race in Fort Collins! The Horsetooth Half Marathon begins at 5,195 feet above sea level and takes runners on a nearly 500-ft. climb to the top of “Monster Mountain” at mile 1.7. The course follows the eastern shoreline of Horsetooth Reservoir, rolling past the ‘A’ Hill and North Dam Hill (5,579′). Runners begin their eastward journey to the New Belgium Finish Line Party and post-race expo in Old Town Fort Collins.

The Fort Collins Running Club’s free Running U Horsetooth Half Marathon training program offers the following great benefits:
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  • A 15-week training program, gradually increasing weekly mileage
  • Group long runs every Sunday, with starts alternating between New Belgium (flat) and the race start by Hughes Stadium (hills)
  • Post-run informational sessions (New Belgium Brewery only) from Colorado in Motion, previous race winners and other race partners
  • Free Tortoise and Hare races once a month (must be a FCRC member)
  • Free bagel breakfast after each T&H at Raintree Athletic Club
  • Peer/mentor support and motivation through a closed Facebook group
FCRC member David Feron celebrating his climb up Monster Mountain
FCRC member David Feron celebrating his climb up Monster Mountain

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Dad and daughter train for their first half marathon together!
Dad and daughter train for their first half marathon together!

 

 

Ready to get started? You don’t have to wait to start your training! Join the Fort Collins Running Club today and our monthly Tortoise and Hare race series beginning October 9 to build up your mileage and speed.

Not ready for Half Marathon training? Our Zero to 5k training will resume immediately following the Horsetooth Half Marathon and end with the Fort Collins Running Club’s FireKracker 5k on July 4, 2017!

zero-to-5kComing April 2018