Training

We are more than a running store! We are a starting place for the beginner who wants to be empowered by an active lifestyle or a veteran fine tuning fitness goals and challenges.  Fleet Feet Montclair offers training programs for walkers, runners, marathoners and overall fitness.  Discover community, empowerment, knowledge and fun in each of our training programs. 


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Baker's Dozen 1/2 Marathon Training Program More Info »

Program Start: Saturday, January 13, 2018
Program Schedule: Saturday and Tuesday Workouts
Goal Race: Baker's Dozen 13.1
Program Fee: $175
Description: 10-week half marathon training program with twice weekly workouts

Core Strength for Runners More Info »

Program Start: Saturday, January 6, 2018
Program Schedule: Saturdays throughout January
Program Fee: $60
Description: This 4-week class is a great way to tune-up your core strengthening moves during the winter off-season. We'll concentrate on strengthening your lower back, hips, glutes and all the essential muscles of your core. A strong core encourages more efficient running form and fluid movement. The class offers brief descriptions of muscle groups, how they benefit from each movement, followed by a complete core workout. 45-minute class; exercise mat is required. Class size is limited to 15 participants.
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Beyond Boundaries 10K Training More Info »

Program Start: KICK-OFF MEETING Wedesday, January 31, 2018 | First Class: Saturday, February 3, 2018
Program Schedule: FEBRUARY 3rd - APRIL 2018 Saturdays: 8:30 am @ Fleet Feet Sports; Wednesdays: 6:30 pm at Verona Park
Goal Race: Branch Brook Park Cherry Blossom 10K on April 8, 2018
Program Fee: $135 excluding race fee
Description: Take your training to the next level! This 8-week program is geared towards runners and walkers who are comfortable with 3 miles, but are looking to take it up a notch. We'll progress gradually, preparing you to complete the 10k distance. Our goal race is the Cherry Blossom 10k, April, 2018 8th in Branch Brook Park.
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Speed Training More Info »

Program Start: April 24, 2018 and June 26, 2018
Program Schedule: Tuesdays, April 24 - June 12, 2018 @ 6am - Brookdale Park and Tuesdays, June 26 - August 14, 2018 @ Foley Field
Program Fee: $80.00
Description: 8-week speed clinic program to help improve your level of fitness - Sessions will challenge runners with an intermediate level workout, including warm up, dynamic stretching and cool down.
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Introduction to Chi Running More Info »

Program Start: May 3, 2018 @ 6:30pm - Brookdale Park
Program Schedule: Thursdays through May, 2018
Program Fee: $75 includes individual video analysis
Description: This 4-week introductory Chi Running program includes running drills and exercises to learn technique and form. We will explore posture, alignment, arm position, cadence and the use of core muscles to take pressure off the legs and allow the body to run with ease and efficiency. We'll learn to run with less impact, which reduces injury and increases confidence. Join us in learning a gentle approach for powerful results. Our Chi-Running program includes individual video analysis.
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No Boundaries 5K More Info »

Program Start: April 18, 2018
Program Schedule: Kick-off Meeting: Wednesday, April 11 @ Main Branch Montclair Public Library; regular training Wednesday April 18- June 20, at 6:30 PM, @Edgemont Park
Goal Race: Fitzgerald's Lager Run 5K - June 24
Program Fee: $99 excluding race fee
Description: A 10-week safe, fun, unintimidating training program designed for beginners who would like to run or walk a 5K race
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Introduction to Trail Running More Info »

Program Start: 2018 Dates TBA
Description: Sponsored by Saucony, this 6-week introductory program acquaints participants with the twists and turns, ups and downs of trail running and encourages runner to become more comfortable with off-road terrain. Group sessions will include methods to help avoid injuries, tips on how to stretch and recover from sore muscles, hydration, trail safety and runs from 2 – 4 miles on local trails.

XC Summer Running Clinic More Info »

Program Start: Wednesday, July 11, 2018
Program Schedule: Wednesdays, 6:30 - 7:30pm / July 11, 18 and 25
Program Fee: FREE
Description: Sponsored by New Balance, this FREE program is perfect for high school cross country athletes gearing up for the fall season. It's a great opportunity to build a base and become familiar with the Essex County XC course. Join us for this non-competitive, relaxed program offering runners the chance to perfect skills, meet other local runners and learn about running related topics (i.e. nutrition, hydration, form, etc.). Lots of fun, lots of swag, lots of quality information and lots of good running!
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No Boundaries 5K Training - "NoBo D'oh" More Info »

Program Start: Kick-Off Meeting - Wednesday, September 26 @ 8pm / First Training Session - Saturday, September 29th @ 8am
Program Schedule: Regular training: Saturdays, 8:00am at Anderson Park (south side of Park near Brookside Street)
Goal Race: Montclair Bread Company Doughnut Run 5K
Program Fee: $99 excluding race fee
Description: Join this 10-week safe, fun, unintimidating training program designed for beginners who would like to run or walk a 5K race.
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No Boundaries 8K 2nd Step Training More Info »

Program Start: Saturday, September 29, 2018
Program Schedule: Class meets twice weekly: Saturdays, 8:00am at Fleet Feet; Tuesdays, 6:30pm at Verona Park (meet near boat house)
Goal Race: Ashenfelter 8K Classic on Thanksgiving morning - Thursday, November 22, 2018
Program Fee: $120 excluding race fee
Description: This 8-week program is designed for someone new to the 8k (4.97 miles) distance and/or looking for a little more intensity. Training will start at 2 miles and build up to the 5 mile distance.
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Fall Half Marathon Training Program More Info »

Program Start: Tuesday, August 28, 2018 - Kick Off Meeting
Program Schedule: Tuesdays (9/4), Short Interval Training Sessions @ 6:30pm from Fleet Feet; Saturday (9/8) Long Run Training Sessions @ 7:30am from Fleet Feet
Goal Race: Delaware Canal Half Marathon
Program Fee: $210 Includes training, transportation to & from race and post-race picnic - Does not include race day registration
Description: The Half Marathon Training Program is a 10-week program specifically designed to prepare runners for their first endurance event and/or help seasoned runners meet a new performance goal.
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Second Step Trail Running More Info »

Program Start: 2018 TBA
Program Schedule: Thursdays, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Program Fee: $50
Description: This 4-week intermediate program takes participants a little further into the woods and works on more technical aspects of trail running including blaze reading, and adjusting to uneven terrain. It's perfect for someone who wants to mix up their weekly running routine.

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