Training Programs

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All of our training programs are led by a certified coach and include:

- Two group runs per week

- Custom training plan for your specific race

- Access to an online, interactive workout log

- Weekly e-mails from your coach with encouragement and guidance

- Fleet Feet training tech shirt

- Clinics on various running topics

Below is a list of tentative programs for 2014. If you have questions, call us at 901-761-0078 or e-mail  lovetorun@fleetfeetmemphis.com.

2014 Tentative Training Program Schedule

June-August: Elvis 5K

July-October: Greenline Half Marathon Training

August-October: Le Bonheur Pumpkin Run Training

September-December: St. Jude Half Marathon Training

 

What Participants Are Saying About Our Training Programs:

grace uhlhornI just want to say thank you SO much to Marcia for leading the Fleet Feet training program. She was absolutely awesome and an inspiration and a source of encouragement for me. She is obviously extremely knowledgeable and she made it very easy. I hope to join another group in the future – as long as MARCIA IS THE ONE LEADING IT!

Please also thank my pacer for me. She stuck with my slow pace and encouraged me several times when I was SO ready to quit! She’s a most dedicated pacer! Thanks to all of you at Fleet Feet! You have a customer for life!

- Grace U.

moniqueThe Fleet Feet half marathon training program has been worth every penny. I love running with the group- they push me to go further and faster.  The part I love most about the Fleet Feet training program is the clarity of information and instructions. Not only are we learning that we should do certain things (nutrition, stretching, etc.) but we are learning why and how. I am learning so much and it is definitely helping my running.

- Monique W.

“This is the first time, of several attempts, that I feel like I will truly be able to run an entire 5K. Without Marcia’s and the pacers’ help, my goal would not have been so close. I am thoroughly enjoying the training sessions through Fleet Feet and find myself wanting to put my shoes on and run now.
Thanks to Fleet Feet, Marcia, and the pacers for the encouragement and support.  Even 60-year-olds can start running!”
-Leanna C.

“Thanks Marcia for helping me achieve my goal for the half marathon. I can’t wait to train with you and Fleet Feet again!! :)”- Emily H.

“It wasn’t all that long ago that I was working my way up to three miles myself. Now in less than a year’s time, I’ve run two 5k races, a 10k, and 2 half marathons. Not too bad for someone who swore up and down she could never do it. I still need motivation sometimes, too, but I think it would be great to be a part of a group again and try to give back a little what you and the pacers of our Greenline group gave me. Still can’t believe I’ll be on the other side this time! – Leslie V. (Went from a participant to a pacer!)

“Marcia’s plan has been extremely helpful and I really don’t think I could do it on my own. The plan lets me quit while thinking I could do more which makes me look forward to the next run.” – Lori F.
 “I feel better about my running now than I have in the past when I’ve prepared for 1/2 marathons on my own. I’m definitely running at a faster pace, with fewer walk breaks with the group/pacers than when I was training on my own.” – Leigh P.
“I have enjoyed this running program and group so much that I for sure want to come back and train for St. Jude half marathon. I like being held accountable for a run and being pushed to go further and do better and having someone to talk to while I run!” – Kristin M.

21 responses

6 07 2012
Bobbie Coffman

We visited Fleet Feet for the first time today and had a great experience. Thanks!

6 07 2012
Eric

Thank you so very my for coming in and for giving us the opportunity to work with you! I was out of the store until just now, but I will pass on your compliment to today’s staff.

Take care,
Eric

Eric Flanders, Owner

PS – Feel free to share us with your friends!

22 08 2012
James Kelsoe

I have been plagued with foot and shin pain in athletics my whole life. Today I was helped by a nice young lady that put a pair of shoes on my feet that neither hurt my feet nor my shins. This was a first. I didn’t know it was possible. Thank you so much!!!

22 08 2012
Eric

Hey James!

Thank you so very much for your feedback. I have already passed on your compliments to that nice young lady (Marcia). Enjoy your new kicks and your now pain free athletics!

Carry on,
Eric

25 08 2012
Maureen

I was in the store Tuesday and Eric helped me. Thank you so much. I have been able to start walking again. Maureen

30 08 2012
Tricia

First time in your store today. Came in to get my packet for the Chick Fila 5K and ended up leaving with several other things!! Super nice employees and she (sadly I didn’t get her name– short brown hair and white thirst today) was very helpful in regards to the running watches!! Will definitely be back real soon…thanks! I think I found my new gave running store! :)

30 08 2012
Eric

Hi, Tricia! So glad you had such a great time in our store today! We’ll pass on your kind words to the lady who helped you. Hope to see you back soon.

May you run like the wind,

Eric

30 08 2012
Eric

Great to hear, Maureen! Keep us posted on your progress.

Best,
Eric

9 10 2012
Rob

Do you help just runners or can you also help a tennis player with ankle tendon and bursa problems find the right shoes and/or insert? Thanks.

15 10 2012
Jeannie Oliver

To All Fleet Feet Staff:

I really enjoyed the half marathon (Greenline) training program! Greenline Half Marathon was great (Oct 14, 2013). I am looking forward to St. Jude in Dec 2012.

Be Blessed,
Jeannie

15 10 2012
Eric

We enjoyed having you in our program, Jeannie! Congratulations on a great race. See you soon!

Fleet Feet Team

15 10 2012
Eric

Hi, Rob!

We only carry running shoes, but you’re welcome to bring in your tennis shoes, and we can recommend various inserts that we carry. Hope to see you soon!

15 10 2012
Jeannie Oliver

Thanks, Eric!

7 11 2012
Erick

Need help finding running shoes? Old friend in Nashville

9 11 2012
Eric

Hey Erick!
Check with the Fleet Feet store in Brentwood. They’re good folks there and will get you set. OR – head to Memphis and come visit!

- Eric

25 11 2012
Luke Marlin

Hi there, I would like to talk to someone about shoes maybe Feb?

28 11 2012
Eric

Hey Luke! Drop by any time for some shoe talk. You can chat with Feb or any of the friendly folks here.

Is this the Luke that’s friends with Maggi? Good luck this weekend – we’ll be out there with you!

- Eric

11 08 2013
Roger Thompson

Bought my second pair of shoes yesterday. Been running for three months now. Turned 66 last month and have already run 6 or 7 5K”s. Thanks Alisha for helping me with my new trail shoes. You are the best!!!

12 08 2013
Eric

Roger,
Thank you so very much for your message. Alisha is a long-time customer who joined our staff last spring. She has been a great addition around here, and we are happy to have her.
Have fun with your new kicks – we’ll see you ’round the trails soon!
- Eric

24 02 2014
Beth Choat

I recently was in the store. Thank you Tommy for helping me pick the right pair of running shoes!! Eric you have a great staff!

24 02 2014
Eric

Hello Beth,
I’ll let Tommy know about your message, and thank you so much for your compliment about my staff. They all work hard and love what they do.
Enjoy your new kicks!
- Eric

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