USA FIT NE Ohio Marathon and Half Marathon Training Program

Welcome to the 2020 Season of Northeast Ohio Fit Marathon, Half Marathon, 5K/10K and Advanced Training Program.  We will be training for the Akron Marathon and Half Marathon on September 26, 2020.  You are well on your way to changing your life!  

5K/10 Program - this program is for the virtual beginner who wants to start a running program or wants to become faster at the 5K or 10K distance.  The goal of this training is to help the participant become a more efficient and better runner, while having fun in a group atmosphere. Whether you are new to running, or just want to get faster, this group will help you get there. The targeted events are at the end of the season where you can see your hard work and training pay off.

Advanced Runner Program -  NEO Fit offers returning members a more challenging program. The training is more rigorous than our original training schedule and will require more consistency and commitment from the runner. Half and full marathon runners of all pace groups are welcome to join!

The Advanced Runner Program will offer 2 coached workouts (Saturday and Thursday) during the week with a qualified and experienced coach to help you achieve your running goals!

The goal of this program is to:

  • Improve form – Special focus is placed on good form during running, core strength and stretching sessions.
  • Increase efficiency – Greater emphasis is placed on speed interval training to encourage physiological adaptation to improve efficiency.
  • Increase aerobic capacity – The program will focus on weekly tempo runs tempo runs to increase aerobic capacity.
  • Develop balanced strength and injury prevention – Greater emphasis is placed on agility and strength developing foot drills and more advanced core strength workouts. 

Equal focus is placed on proper pre-workout warm up dynamic stretches and post-workout static stretches. One goal that is not featured is increased speed.

The Advanced Runners program’s primary objectives may not include rapid speed increases; however, improvements in overall running ability are often accompanied by increases of overall pace.

Orientation and registration will be held on April 20 at 9:00 a.m. and April 27 at 8:00 a.m. At the Harriet Keeler Memorial Picnic Area in the Brecksville Reservation of the Cleveland Metroparks (located off Chippewa Creek Drive in Brecksville Reservation, west of Riverview Road in Brecksville.

Directions to Harriet Keeler Memorial Picnic Area:  

  • Access I-77 from the north or south.
  • Exit at Rt. 82 East (Royalton Rd.) to Rt. 21 (Brecksville Rd.)
  • Cross Rt. 21 (Brecksville Rd.) and the entrance to Becksville Reservation will be on the right.
  • Harriet Keeler Picnic Area is about ½ mile on the left side.

All members receive a short sleeve tech shirt that is gender specific. Please note that the sizes may run small.

You may register online by completing the form below.

For additional questions, please email info@neohiofit.com.

Available Memberships
Name Price
 
Name
New Member
Price
$ 115.00
Membership was expired.
Name
Returning Member
Price
$ 90.00
Membership was expired.
Name
5K/10K - New Member
Price
$ 115.00
Membership was expired.
Name
5K/10K - Returning Member
Price
$ 90.00
Membership was expired.
Name
Advanced Training Program - New Member
Price
$ 155.00
Membership was expired.
Name
Advanced Training Program - Returning Program
Price
$ 130.00
Membership was expired.
 
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