Training Programs

Training Programs

Athleta Half Marathon Training

Train with Jenine and Athleta Naperville for the 2017 Healthy Driven Naperville Half Marathon!  Any runner that would like to train for a ½ Marathon should join Jenine and Athleta Naperville for training runs that will set you up for race day. Meet at the store for stretching, head out for the run and then end at the store to enjoy some light refreshments to re-fuel you for the day. They’ll give away a $50 shop card and Athleta water bottle on October 15th for the runners that make every training run!


August 6th (5 miles)
August 20th (7 miles)
September 3rd (9 miles)
September 17th (11 miles)
October 1st (13 miles)
October 15th (10 miles)
*Make sure you are adding onto your mileage on the off weeks!!!

For more information, download the Athleta Naperville Half Marathon Training Flyer

Life Time Run Half Marathon or 5K Training

Running the Naperville Half Marathon or 5k and need running support and accountability?  Join Life Time Run as we work and support each other with our running goals and crossing the finish line together! The group will meet 3 times per week to maintain their runs, which includes two options for Saturday morning runs. All registered for training will receive training shirt and seminars with training. The group is set up for all paces, novice runners through seasoned runners.  Questions? Please contact Deborah Barnat at 630-341-8312

Training begins on August 1st! Register for the Life Time Run Half Marathon or 5K Training Program

Marathon Training Coaches

Whether you’re a first timer or an experienced runner looking to reach a new personal best, the Marathon Training Coaches program will help prepare you physically and mentally.  The program is directed by a pair of veteran marathoners who have completed more than 150 marathons, including the Boston Marathon 34 times. For information go to or send us an email at  marathon.coaches@gmail.comMention  this website to receive a discount!

About Us

Sponsored by Edward-Elmhurst Health, the Healthy Driven Naperville Half Marathon & 5K draws participants to Naperville’s lively downtown, historic sights and beautiful neighborhoods. Runners will delight in the kinetic atmosphere and well-managed course, made possible by extensive volunteer and spectator support.

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