The OhioHealth Capital City Half Marathon partners with a variety of training groups that will help you prepare for the OhioHealth Capital City Half Marathon (13.1 miles), Patrón Quarter Marathon (6.2 miles) or Commit To Be Fit 5K (3.1 miles).
Marathoner In Training
Marathoner In Training is an official Half Marathon Training Program of the OhioHealth Capital City Half Marathon. Have you always wanted to run a half marathon? Are you looking to set a new PR?
MIT will teach you about running or walking in cool and cold weather, nutrition, goal setting, how to avoid injury, pacing, and much more. The MIT program will allow you to run comfortably without spending a great deal of time training or recovering! This training program is designed to prepare you for your best or your first half marathon — the proper way! You will be given a training plan to follow that will get you to the finish line healthy and happy! MIT's goal is to motivate, inform, and get you addicted to running/walking! Though many of our participants will have run before, the program is designed to accommodate all skill levels! So let's go! Join us this season and begin the journey to your first (or next) half marathon!
Join MIT, the official training group of the OhioHealth Capital City Half Marathon, for the experience of a lifetime as you prepare for this year's event. Save $10 on membership now through January 31st. MIT's trained coaches have completed over 500 marathons combined and offer the support and motivation needed to reach your goals. www.trainwithfleetfeet.com
To sign up for the training program, or to get more information, visit the MIT Website.
The team that organizes Marathoner In Training also offers No Boundaries for beginners who are trying to complete their first 5K.
American Cancer Society
The American Cancer Society and the OhioHealth Capital City Half Marathon, Patrón Quarter Marathon, and Commit To Be Fit 5K provide an unmatched participant experience to athletes of all abilities. Make every mile more meaningful and Celebrate "YOU" Like a Champion, with music, crowds and a finish line party second to none. You can dedicate your training and race to the only endurance charity training team that helps save lives from all cancers. You'll receive outstanding runner benefits to help you along the way, like free team training, race-weekend VIP amenities, an inspiring team dinner, and online tools you need to make achieving your fundraising goals easy and fun! Join the American Cancer Society's team of athletes determined to end cancer today. With every step you take and every mile you conquer, you'll be saving lives and creating a world with less cancer and more birthdays. Run fast. Train Hard. Find Cures For more information, visit www.acsendurancecapcity.org.
Leukemia and Lymphoma Society's Team In Training
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Team In Training program is thrilled to be an official charity of the OhioHealth Capital City Half Marathon! This will be Central Ohio's eighth year participating in this event, and we are looking forward to bringing our biggest Team in 2012! TNT is hoping to raise well over $200,000 for this event alone. The money will go toward research, patient services and education in efforts to find a cure for blood cancers. If you are looking to train for the OhioHealth Capital City Half Marathon and are interested in doing it through Team In Training, please contact us at 614-476-7194, Ext. 259. www.teamintraining.org/coh/
Columbus Eastside Running Club
Columbus Eastside Running Club offers full and half marathon training to new and experience runners. CERC meets in Bexley and Gahanna for group runs. Supported by Second Sole Gahanna, CERC members are currently training for a variety of races, including the OhioHealth Capital City Half Marathon. http://columbuseastsiderunningclub.com
Black Girls RUN! Columbus
The mission of Black Girls RUN! is to encourage African-American women to make fitness and healthy living a priority. According to the Centers for Disease Control, 80% of African-American women are overweight. BGR! wants to create a movement to lower that percentage and subsequently, lower the number of women with chronic diseases associated with an unhealthy diet and sedentary lifestyle. www.facebook.com/groups/BlackGirlsRUNColumbus/
FrontRunner Training Group
The FrontRunner Training Group supports runners of all shapes, sizes and abilities. Membership privileges include experienced training coach, planed routes from a variety of locations and discounts on FrontRunner merchandise. www.frontrunnercolumbus.com/fr-training-group
Body Image Fit RoadRunners
BIF Roadrunnes is dedicated to supporting the growth of healthier lives through education, leadership and motivation with a common interest of inspiring runners to run throughout the United States. We strive on our value system that will alllow us to move as a national organization across America. www.facebook.com/pages/BIF-Roadrunners/128962550501642?sk=info
Mansfield Area Y Running Club
Ronald McDonald House Charities — Team RMHC
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Ohio (RMHC) serves families with seriously ill children by providing a home-away-from-home at the Columbus Ronald McDonald House. It is currently the largest Ronald McDonald House in the world after a recent expansion. Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Ohio creates, finds and supports programs that directly improve the health and well-being of children in Central Ohio. One of Ronald McDonald House's programs includes Team RMHC, a group of runners who train together and fundraise for the House and its families. This year, Team RMHC will be training for the Cap City Half Marathon as they help support families of seriously-ill children. Learn more about Team RMHC and sign up to participate today at www.rmhc-centralohio.org/Team_RMHC.php.