SEPTEMBER 27, 2020


Race Training – Beginning July 8

Whether you’re a newbie or all-star runner, we have a variety of training resources to fit your needs. Check out the opportunities below and get ready for your best HOKA ONE ONE Chicago Half Marathon & 5K yet.

Life Time Run is the official training provider of the HOKA ONE ONE Chicago Half Marathon | 5K.

Whatever your distance or experience level, Life Time Run will help you prepare to cross the finish line in September. Training options include social, supportive group training at Life Time Romeoville and in Chicago’s Lincoln Park, or a virtual training program available nationwide by your own personal Certified Life Time Run Coach.

Participants in the Life Time Run program receive:

  • Personalized group coaching session:
    • Lincoln Park (Diversey Harbor)
      • Wednesdays at 6:30 PM
      • Saturdays at 7:00 AM
    • Life Time Romeoville:
      • Monday at 6:30 PM
      • Thursday at 6:30 PM
  • Detailed training plan
  • Weekly communications and Facebook group forum
  • Training Shirt
  • Life Time Run SWAG gift
  • Race Day support
    • On course with Life Time Run coaches
    • Private gear check and hospitality tent


Lincoln Park:

  • Prior to July 8: $50
  • July 9 – July 23 – $75

Life Time Romeoville

  • Life Time Members $85
  • Non Members $135 (Includes access to Life Time for training and seminars)

Questions? Contact Deborah Barnat, Life Time Midwest Regional Run Coordinator


Half Marathon Training Program

Are you targeting a spring race, or looking to build a solid base and break free from winter? Spring Training is your answer. With 5k, 10k and 10-mile/half marathon options, Spring Training brings you coach-based training with top of line amenities and world class races along the way

>>Learn More Here


Half Marathon Training Program

Join in on CARA’s Power of the Group as you prepare for spring half-marathons. CARA’s 12-week group training program offers you the support, community, and resources you need to successfully reach 13.1.

>Learn More Here

Life Time Run Virtual Training
Prepare for a great race with access to a convenient online training plan, a virtual community of support and a premium event experience.

Register for the Virtual Training Program and receive:

  • A 12-week online training plan and log
  • Support from our coaching team and your virtual training partners through a dedicated, private Facebook Group
  • Life Time Run VIP Tent access on race-day, including:
    • Staffed private gear check, breakfast including coffee, post-race food, beer, mimosas, private restrooms

Training plan begins Monday, July 8th.
Fee: $50 (non-member), $25 Life Time member discount

 Your coaching program is led by Deborah Barnat, Midwest Regional Run Coordinator at Life Time and a RRCA Endurance Certified Coach.

Registration for Online Coaching Opens Monday, June 17

Questions? Contact Deborah Barnat, Life Time Midwest Regional Run Coordinator