Information on this page pertains to the official training program.  If you need information on a specific race, please refer to that page.

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Official Little Rock Marathon Training Sponsor

Established in 2003, the Little Rock Marathon Training Program has helped thousands of athletes (runners, walkers, woggers) cross the finish line.  The Little Rock Marathon Training Program is for those interested in starting a running/walking program, maintaining their base mileage, or train for a fall race.Click Here For Training

Led by veteran coaches Hobbit and Tom Singleton, the Little Rock Marathon Training Program provides a safe, proven program to all who want to become finishers. Training is free, but you have to sign up to get all the benefits.

The Little Rock Marathon Training Program is for those individuals wanting to:

  • Start a running or walking program
  • Improve your health
  • Reduce stress
  • Complete your first marathon or half marathon or achieve your personal best
  • Learn more about training safely and avoiding common running/walking injuries
  • Have fun and meet new people


Off Season: April – August
Official: August – March (depending on what event you are training for)




  • Training tips – CLICK HERE click here to see videos
  • Schedules available for all 2015 Little Rock Marathon races
  • Advanced programs available (email coaching staff)
  • Weekly training emails (includes location of Saturday training, tips from MaMa Hobbit, and much more)




The Little Rock marathon does not charge a fee for the use of its training program.  Only the groups listed on this page are considered official training programs of the Little Rock Marathon.


Training schedules are divided into two parts.

  • Build Up Phase
    The build up phase of training is for those who are starting from scratch or need to build up to the distance of the first official long training.
  • Official Phase
    The official phase of training is for those who plan to cross the finish line in March.

Build Up Schedules – 2015 Race

Marathon Build-Up Schedule (pdf)
Half Marathon Build-Up Schedule (pdf)

Official Training Schedules – 2015 Race

Marathon Schedule (pdf)
Half Marathon Schedule (pdf)
10K Schedule (pdf)
5K Schedule (pdf)

PLEASE NOTE: Only entry level schedules are posted on the website. Individuals interested in an intermediate or an advanced schedule should be a registered training participant and should contact the coaches for a schedule.


Date                               Topic

Mon, Sept 15
Wed, Oct 15
Mon, Nov 17
Thur, Jan 22
Thur, Feb 19


For more information about the Training Program or leading an official program in your area, please contact:

Tom & Hobbit Singleton, Head Coaches
501-944-3400 Tom
501-626-8296 Hobbit

Please consult with your physician before beginning this or any fitness program.