The Spartans Middle and Long Distance Program is for athletes interested in middle and long distance running. Includes the 800 m, 1200m, 1500m, 3000m, 5000m, 10,000m and steeplechase on the track, as well as cross-country, marathon, and the running portion (only) of the triathlon.
This program is geared toward athletes ages 14 and up and Masters athletes.
Along with building endurance, there is a focus on developing the right balance between speed and endurance necessary to the longer races. A weight training facility to build strength is available three times per week.
Please refer to the Coaches Training Schedule for planned training times throughout the season. Note that times and locations may change throughout the year due to venue availability. Please refer to the TeamSnap schedule for the most up-to-date listing.
Olympic Oval (288 Collegiate Blvd NW) MAP
Foothills Weight Room (Brown building by the Foothills Track, 2431 Crowchild Trail NW) MAP
Foothills Athletic Park (2431 Crowchild TR NW) MAP
Glenmore Athletic Park (5300 19th Street SW) MAP
West Confederation Park (2836 Canmore Road NW) MAP
For all new inquiries, assistance with any of our program selections and athlete orientation please contact the Athlete Coordinator.