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Annapolis Striders 2024 Half Marathon Training Program

Sat January 6 - Sun March 24 Severna Park, MD 21146 US Directions


25 Jones Station Rd
Severna Park, MD US 21146


A 12-week build-up program for half marathon runners.

This low-key program will guide the participants from a base of 6 miles up to a long run of 14 miles in 12 weeks. The goal will be for all who complete the program to be able to complete the B&A Trail Half Marathon or an alternative half marathon around the same timeframe. You must sign up for the race on your own. They CLOSE OUT so sign up early!

Program Prerequisites

Annapolis Striders membership and ability to run 6 miles comfortably (comfortable, conversational pace). Not quite there yet? Let us know and we will help you get there.

Membership Requirement

Annapolis Striders training classes are a free benefit for members. In order to participate in this training class, you must have a current membership. You may become a member or renew an existing membership online. After signing up as a member (or if you are already a member), you must also register for the training with the registration method for the upcoming session below. Training coaches will not accept membership signups or training registrations in-person at training sessions.


To complete a half-marathon (13.1 miles).

Program features

  • A detailed 12 week schedule.
  • How to build up for the half marathon, various pace charts, injury prevention and treatment, running safety, and keeping running fun.
  • Information on appropriate winter running attire will also be provided.

Note: The B&A Trail has generously allowed us to hold this program on the trail.  We must follow all B&A Trail rules.  Information on trail running safety and parking will be provided.


Every Saturday morning at 7:30 am from January 6, 2024, through March 16, 2024, we will meet at the B&A Trail near the Park and Ride lot at Jones Station Road and Route 2 in Severna Park,  You will be coached by qualified Strider coaches. The head coach is Lee Crumbaugh. We will be training for the Striders' B&A Marathon and Half Marathon (which you will need to register for separately) on March 24. The training program assumes you can run 6 miles at the beginning. Here's the long-run training progression (which you will want to increase if you are training for the marathon): 

1/6 6 miles
1/13 8 miles
1/20 10 miles
1/27 8 miles
2/3 10 miles
2/10 12 miles
2/17 14 miles
2/24 12 miles
3/2 14 miles
3/9 12 miles
3/16 8 miles
3/24 13.1 or 26.2 - B&A Marathon and Half Marathon

Race Contact Info

If you have any questions about this race, please contact the race director at

2024 Half Marathon Training Plan

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