Information on this page pertains to the official training program. If you need information on a specific race, please refer to that page.
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.
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 PROGRAM FEATURES
- Training tips – CLICK HERE click here to see videos
- Schedules available for all 2016 Little Rock Marathon races
- Weekly training emails (includes location of Saturday training, tips from MaMa Hobbit, and much more)
OFFICIAL TRAINING GROUPS
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.
Central Arkansas – Tom & Hobbit Singleton Coaches
Saline County – Saline County Striders – Email
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 – 2016 Race
Official Training Schedules – 2016 Race
|August 6||6 pm||Introduction||Centre At University Park
6401 W 12th
Little Rock, AR 72204
|September 1||6 pm||Goal Setting/Equipment||Centre At Unviersity Park|
|September 21||6:30 pm||Saline County Introduction||Boys & Girls Club of Saline County
105 Cox Street
Benton, AR 72015
|October 6||6 pm||Nutrition/Gel Tasting||Centre At Unviersity Park|
|November 10||6 pm||Injury Prevention||Centre At Unviersity Park|
|January 12||6 pm||TBA||Centre At Unviersity Park|
|February 23||6 pm||All About The Race/Race Strategy||Centre At Unviersity Park|
For more information about the Training Program or leading an official program in your area, please contact:
Tom & Hobbit Singleton, Head Coaches
Please consult with your physician before beginning this or any fitness program.