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Fall Running Season Starts September 5th!

Running Season Kick-Off  5K September 1st!

Program Overview

​Our running programs are open to women of all abilities and experience. Women in the program are coached according to their own ability and personal goals. Our women-specific program incorporates yoga for runners and strength training to compliment speed, technique and endurance training and avoid injuries common to the female anatomy. Our trainees benefit from the unique social interaction, support and motivation that our women-only group provides. Whether your goal is to finish your first 5K or set a new Marathon PR, our goal is to get you across the finish line injury-free and with a smile on your face. Feel free to come to any of our sessions to check us out!​
  • Wednesday 9:30am Zilker Park (playground parking lot) or 6pm (Anderson High School track)
  • Saturday 7:00am Zilker Park playground parking lot 
  • Additional optional access to our Boot Camp sessions on Tuesday/Thursday 5:45 AM at Hill Elementary

What you get

•Weekly running technique, speed, endurance and yoga for runners training sessions
•On-line daily training schedule
•On-line training and nutrition journal
•Post-race party
•Nutrition clinics and product samples
•Discounts at local partner shops

Program Details

Choose from:
Wednesday 9:30-11am Zilker Park/Saturday 7am Town Lake
Wednesday 6-7:30pm Anderson High Track/Saturday 7am Town Lake
All groups meet on Saturday 7am at Town Lake

Monthly Membership

$75 /month

Programs Offered

Intro to Tough Cookie Running

Intro to Tough Cookie Running - Spring and Fall 2018
Get ready to increase your endurance, stamina, and speed. Learn proper running technique and training principals including the Run/Walk technique. There is no minimum fitness level and walkers wishing to transition to running are welcome! You can choose from a number of 5 or 10K's to train for if you wish to put your new running skills to the test!

Half Marathon Training Programs

Half Marathon Training - Spring and Fall 2018
Our half marathon program prepares you successfully to run a number of races offered throughout the year including, Zooma, Austin 10/20, San Antonio Half Marathon, Decker Challenge, 3M and Austin Half Marathon. To join this group you should be able to comfortably run/walk 3 miles (at any speed).

Marathon Training Programs

Marathon Training - Fall 2018
This 24-week training program prepares you to successfully run the Austin Marathon (or any other marathon in the January-February time frame). Our goal is to get you across the finish line injury-free and with a smile on your face whether your goal is to just finish or to break 4:00 hrs. To join this group you should be able to comfortably run/walk 6 miles (at any speed).

Running for Fitness

If you do not wish to train for any race and just love to run for fun, fitness and camaraderie you may join at any time!