Meeting Time and Location
Saturday, June 11, 2016, at 11:00 a.m.
Rio Americano High School Gym
4540 American River Drive
Sacramento, CA 95864
Our first meeting is the program orientation. It is a chance to meet your coaches, ask questions, and review the training schedule and program. This is an informational meeting only.
Note: Although there will be no workout following the orientation meeting, we strongly encourage all registrants to attend.
Our first workout is Sunday, June 19, 2016, at 7 a.m.
The Sacfit Summer/Fall Trail Program is a multi-dimensional training program for runners and hikers interested in getting out on the trails for any number of goals including preparation for various trail races during the Summer and Fall months.
Ultra Marathon Program - this program is designed for intermediate and advanced trail runners looking to enhance or maintain his or her "trail legs." This training program includes challenging longer distances and terrain to assist in preparation for late Summer and Fall ultra marathons, including the Rio Del Lago 100. Because our program is geared toward strong coaching interaction with each individual teammate, the 2016 team is limited to 50 people.
Trail Trekkers - this is an introductory and mid-level trail running and walking program for beginners and novices wanting to jump into or continue the trail experience, but are not interested in long distances or Ultra Races. The Trail Trekker team is limited to 40 people.
Expert coaching and mentor support. Coaches are veteran ultra-runners having completed numerous ultras including WTC, AR50, RDL100K and Western States 100.
Informal groups for each training pace for the weekend workouts. In-person and e-mail support for individual questions regarding training and running related issues.
TRAINING AND SKILLS DEVELOPMENT
Whole-season schdule details are provided at the beginning of the program.
Proven training techniques that maximizes success and minimizes injury. We are confident our program will get you to your goal! Multiple training venues to provide comprehensive coverage of the regions various trail systems and trail race courses including the Western States
• Information and emails on nutrition, apparel, footwear, form, core work & stretching.
• Inspirational, encouraging, knowledgeable, and motivational coaches!
There are separate pre-requisites for each program
Local time: 11:55 PM
ULTRA MARATHON PROGRAM
While our program accommodates a broad spectrum of athletic talent, fitness, and experience, ultra-marathon training is a serious and challenging endeavor requiring certain minimum aptitudes. The Sacfit Ultra Runners training program requires the following:
• You must have equivalent training or completed the 2016 Sacfit Winter/Spring Ultra Marathon program.
• You should be comfortable with a flat surface pace of 12:00 per mile or faster for a distance of at least 15 miles.
• You must be able to currently walk or run on level surface for more than 60 minutes at a pace of 16:00 min per mile.
• You should be comfortable with unpaved and uneven trails and general wilderness elements.