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Want to Run in Atlanta's Half Marathon this Thanksgiving? Train with a Coach Now | Sports & Recreation

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Want to Run in Atlanta's Half Marathon this Thanksgiving? Train with a Coach Now

Atlanta, GA-- For those runners who will be running in the Atlanta Half Marathon on Thanksgiving morning, Coach Will Dillard, along with Fleet Feet Sports Atlanta, will have a training program designed specifically for intermediate and veteran runners.

An informational meeting and sign up will be at Fleet Feet Sports Atlanta on Sunday, September 12th at 3:00 p.m., and group runs begin Saturday, September 18th.

The cost of the program is $99.00 and will include the following: Ten Saturday group runs from various locations with optional Wednesday training runs beginning October 6th, a detailed written schedule, seminars on injury prevention and nutrition, access to Coach Will at the runs and by email for training questions, weekly email training tips, a long sleeve technical tee for race day, and socks and other goodies from program sponsors.

Along with coaching numerous runners over the past twenty years, Coach Will has trained many of his runners to meet Olympic qualifying standards, Paralympic track & field athletes to qualify and compete in national championships, triathletes and duathletes to compete in national and world championships, including podium finishes at the Hawaii Ironman World Championships and World Championships in Belgium, Australia, New Zealand, and Newfoundland. Coach Will holds numerous coaching certifications including RRCA, USA Track & Field Level II, and he is also certified in CPR and first aid and is an alliance member of the American College of Sports Medicine. Coach Will's goal as a coach is to help his athletes find the best in themselves and to help them reach new PRs.

For more information, contact Coach Will at coachwill@coachwillathletes.com, or go to www.coachwillsathletes.com. You can also call Fleet Feet Sports Atlanta at 404-255-3338. Fleet Feet Sports Atlanta is located at 224-B Johnson Ferry Road, Atlanta, GA 30328.