Training

Practice makes PRs.

Whether you’ve been running for years or are just getting started, there are several training programs available to get you all set for race day.


Runcoach customized online training program

Cost: $25

This program is available to all Grandma’s Marathon, Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon and William A. Irvin 5K Runners.

For 75% off the regular price, runcoach’s workout engine will design the perfect plan for you. Track your progress and watch the interactive schedule adjust. Have your schedule emailed to you and log your training and race results via the iPhone and Android app.

Runcoach also syncs with Garmin, Nike+,  RunKeeper and Strava.

Start training

Water/Aid Stations

Grandma’s Marathon Aid/Water Stations are located at miles 3, 5, 7, 9, 11, 13, 15, 17, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24 & 25. Water and Powerade Ion4 (Mountain Berry Blast) is provided at all stations. Clif SHOT (Vanilla, Razz, Mocha, Citrus) are available at Mile 17. Fresh fruit will be available near mile 19 and 23.5.

Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon Aid/Water Stations are located at miles 2, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 & 12. Water and Powerade Ion4 (Mountain Berry Blast) is provided at all stations. Clif SHOT (Vanilla, Razz, Mocha, Citrus) are available at Mile 7. Fresh Fruit will be available near mile 9.