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Location: Scranton, PA US 18508

Training begins: Sat, Jan 26th @ 8:30 a.m.

Last training day: Sat, Apr 6th


Cost of Training Program: $100



Whether it is your first, 15th or 100th half marathon; beginner to seasoned veteran stand to gain from this program.

     Those looking to run their first half-marathon should be up to 10 miles/week with a recent long run of 3-4 miles at a 14:00 min pace by Jan 27th.

     Those looking to improve on a previous half marathon effort should be up to 15-20 miles/week with a recent long run of 6-8 miles by Jan 27th.


Who Leads the Program?

The Scranton Running Company's Scranton Half Marathon Training Program is developed and led by Coach RJ Stiltenpole.  RJ is a graduate from Marywood University with a degree in Exercise Science and a minor in Coaching. RJ was a recent finalist for the prestigious Brooks Inspiring Coach of the Year Award, which is a multinational award with over 2,000 coaching nominees. He is also a Level 1 USA Track & Field certified coach. While at Marywood, RJ 's studies emphasized areas such as gait analysis, sub-maximal stress tests, V02 max testing, electrocardiograms, body composition testing and general injury prevention.  RJ was a three-year captain of the Marywood's cross country team. He also received the CSAC Runner of the Year Sportsmanship Award in 2007 and in 2009. RJ has competed in numerous road races and is a multiple Steamtown Marathon finisher. Now in his 40s, he recently ran his fastest Scranton Half Marathon finishing in 1 hour 28 minutes.





The first 12 registrants will receive 1 free pair of Feetures! socks of their choice and 1 tube of Nuun Hydration.
In addition to what is included in the regular registration, you'll also receive:


• Exclusive Half Training Pint Glass

• GU Energy





• Exclusive store discounts at Scranton Running Company during our participant appreciation week (Jan 27th - Feb 3rd)!

• A custom printable 10-week half marathon training plan that includes four scheduled runs per week

• 3 Weekly Coached group training runs on the half marathon course (i.e. long runs, speedwork, tempo runs, hill work) on Saturdays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays

• Coached pace groups every 30 seconds starting at 8:00 min easy pace through 14:00 min easy pace

• Organized dynamic warm-up exercises indoors at the Scranton Running Company prior to the start of each run 

• Organized static stretches indoors at the Scranton Running Company after each run

• Exclusive Half Training Tee

• Training culmination party






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Club Contact Information
3 West Olive St
Scranton, PA US 18508
Phone: 570-780-6456

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