Training Programs

Portland Marathon Training Clinic

pmtc-logoThe Portland Marathon Clinic offers several programs leading to the successful completion of the Portland Marathon. Established in 1984 the Clinic has helped thousands of runners and walkers complete their first Marathon and 100’s of others to achieve their personal bests. It provides proven, safe and supported programs. It is the sanctioned official training program for the Portland Marathon.

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Train with Foot Traffic University

Don’t train alone this year! Join Foot Traffic University for expert coaching, pace mentors for all abilities of runners and walkers (and walk/jog combo groups!). Guest speakers, member shirt, and group training for all those long-mileage workouts. Weekly emails and workouts to keep you on target.

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Run with Felipe

felipe-275We’ve partnered with our friend and all-star athlete Felipe Loureiro to offer a special customized program to Portland Marathon and Half Marathon runners. Felipe will be running in the Portland Half Marathon event and looks forward to running with you. Felipe is a USA Triathlon Level I certified coach as well as a certified NCSF personal trainer. Felipe has raced in over 500 triathlons, finished over 180 running races, and competes professionally in all triathlon disciplines including Ironmans!

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Walk the Half Marathon – Presented by Wonders of Walking

Group training is more effective than training alone. You’ll improve your technique. Learn how to pace yourself. Improve your performance with personalized coaching in a group setting. Finish feeling good!

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Partner Events

A Portland Marathon Partner Event is a running or walking event promoted by The Portland Marathon as an interesting, challenging, fun, and well administered event that can potentially be participated in as part of training for The Portland Marathon in October.

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