Saturday, May 7th, 2022

official training program

InStep Running & Walking Centers is teaming up with ThunderDome Running to offer training programs and personalized coaching for entrants in the 2020 Wisconsin Marathon.

Kenosha Running Company is offering a training program for those looking for a training program/guidance, encouragement and keep you on track for the 2019 Wisconsin Marathon, Half Marathon and 5K.  If you live in Southeast WI or Northeast IL we could be your perfect training partner.  Whether you are looking for a PR or embracing your first attempt at these distances we will get you there! In addition to personalized coaching plan from Brian Thomas, Jim Heiring a Three Time Olympian in Racewalking has joined our coaching program.  The addition of Jim brings new experience level and perspective on reaching your best.

If you think you might benefit from a personalized training program, then contact Brian Thomas, or call 262-295-0300

Coach Brendan is proud to continue his relationship as an official training program for the 2020 Wisconsin Marathon and Half Marathon.  Coach offers both group training to those in Chicago and virtual training to all runners training for Wisconsin.  He is an expert in run-walking and continuous running, having completed 100 marathons (and counting).  You won’t find a coach with more experience running and run-walking full and half marathons; as he has qualified for the Boston Marathon in multiple years, utilizing both run-walking and continuous running strategies.  He designs his training programs with You in mind, with 6 separate programs based upon your experience level and goals for the race.

Registration and additional information can be found at or by clicking here.

Spring is an exciting season in the life of a Chicago runner. Days get longer, the lakefront path comes alive, and the local calendar fills with spectacular world class races! CES Spring Training will get you in perfect shape to give it your best in these races and have you healthy and ready for summer marathon training.

Our team of more than 20 CES coaches with decades of experience give participants hands-on guidance through a customizable training program that features group runs twice a week. In addition, the CES Pace Team provides assistance during weekly long runs to make sure participants train at just the right pace, not too fast, and not too slow!

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Kopf Running is proud to be an official training program partner to the 2020 Wisconsin Marathon & Half Marathon. Our USATF and RRCA certified coaches will provide you with a personalized training program, weekly training & nutrition tips and “Ask the Coach” email/phone support to help you cross the finish line! Both group and virtual training options are available. Kopf Running offers comprehensive runner services through partnerships with Athletico Physical Therapy, Nuun, Body Glide and more! For more information, please visit and “like” us on Facebook and “follow” us on Instagram!   

Joan’s Marathon Coaching specializes in beginner endurance runners and walkers and has developed a program specifically for the 2020 Wisconsin Marathon and Half Marathon. The package includes a simple 3-day per week training plan and weekly virtual group sessions covering everything needed on your journey to ensure a successful race day. Topics covered include sneaker selection, clothing, nutrition, mental preparation along with your running plan. This program is ideal for those who do not have access to a running group.

For more information please visit my website: or email me at