Runners, joggers and walkers of all abilities are invited to join Coach Mark Buciak’s Marathon Training Program.
Coach Mark specializes in a more personalized approach with smaller group training so that all runners receive one-on-one attention. This will benefit all runners − from novice to veteran marathoners and half marathoners and 10K runners.
All participants receive the following benefits when training with Coach Mark:
·Training with a Coach that has over 40 years of running, racing and coaching experience
·A daily individualized training schedule for a 25-week training program (others are typically 18 weeks)
·Weekly e-mail newsletters from Coach Mark with training tips and encouragement
· For charity runners: Weekly fund raising tips to help you achieve your fund raising goal
· Weekly Saturday runs and Thursday evening fun runs
· Pre-run warm-up and stretching sessions plus the training tip of the day
· Post-run cool-down, stretching, core sessions and Q & A with Coach Mark
·Virtual training for those who can’t attend Saturday runs, have difficult schedules or live out of town
·Access to Coach Mark by phone and e-mail for your questions and concerns
·Free injury screenings by physical therapists
· Nutritional advice for runners and healthy recipes
·Discounts on brand name running shoes and apparel
· Discounts on entry fees to important pre-marathon races and the 20 Miler Run
·Invitation to Pre-Season Evening Social on April 24th and a Post-Season Victory Celebration on October 16th.
·Invitation to Coach Mark’s Summer Runner’s Retreat on Saturday, August 8th
Weekly group runs begin Saturday, May 16th at Oz Park (Dickens & Larrabee) in Lincoln Park then proceed to the Lakefront. Free and ample street parking. CTA red and brown lines are a short walk.
You are invited to attend a free seminar: "Chicago Marathon: Training Tips To Get Started On The Right Foot." Date: Tuesday, May 5th at REI (1466 N. Halsted Street) beginning at 7pm. Please RSVP to Coach Mark to save your space.
Coach Mark (PB: 2:30:25) has completed 58 career marathons, including 7 Chicago and 35 straight Boston Marathons. The only thing he loves more than running is sharing his passion and knowledge of running with other runners. Coach Mark has been training runners for over 25 years and is the only training program to have achieved a 100% completion rate for his marathoners (Chicago and Boston Marathons: 2007-2014). Coach Mark has helped thousands of runner’s achieve their goals: From completing their first marathon to helping runners qualify for the Boston Marathon. He specializes in coaching charity runners by helping them achieve their running and fund raising goals. Join us for our Kick-Off run on May 16th at Oz Park.
For further information and questions, please contact Coach Mark at: www.theroadtoboston.info Coach Mark looks forward to seeing on April 24th at our Spring Social and to run with you starting May 16th.