Want to run or walk a half marathon? Come out and join us and you'll be ready by June. Starts March 19, 2016...
Our next award-winning marathon training program starts on March 19th 2016...
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Portland Fit is one of the largest and most successful training programs in the world. (Yeah, you read that right.) But is it right for you?
We've talked about What is Portland Fit and Why You Should Train With Portland Fit. Now let's talk about How to Portland Fit! (more…)
Our season runs from late March through early October. Members pay to join our program every year (alumni get a discounted membership).
Did you know that you can click on the Route name (shown in blue like this) and it will actually open up a map that shows the route for the week? You can enlarge the map to zero in on any areas that you may be unfamiliar with. This week’s 11 mile Route (shown above) has some hills! We’ll start o
“LSD”, or Long Slow Distance is an essential element to any marathon training program. These high mileage runs taken at a slower pace enable the body to adapt to greater distances safely and efficiently. Unfortunately, long runs also increase the athletes risk of injury, which can result in
It’s Spring, and along comes the Sunshine, Flowers, and Longer Days. The kids are anxiously awaiting the last day of school and the lazy days of summer ahead. Vacations are being planned; extra time at work may be needed to allow for that lazy vacation. The next thing you know you’ve misse
This week a lot of us had an odd-looking speed workout on our schedule. It looked like this --> 10min WU 10(25x25) 10min CD. What is that?!? It's called a "Repeat Workout" and they can be a lot of fun. (more…)
This week’s 9 mile course takes us along the Riverfront through Downtown. We’ll start out turning Right on Moody, all the way through Riverplace following the Waterfront Trail through Downtown past the Steele Bridge, exiting when the path ends just after the Broadway Bridge. The end of this sect
Can you believe that some folks schedule their vacations around our benchmarks? It's true. And they are smart. If you are dedicated to running a marathon, it's a lot easier to run or walk 18 miles with your Portland Fit friends than doing it on your own. (more…)
By now you’ve checked out Portland Fits website and can navigate around the site. Chances are you’ve also “Liked” our Portland Fit Facebook page. Did you know each of the Color Groups now have their own Facebook “Group” pages? The Reds and Yellows have been active for a few weeks now, wh
Last week’s hills were tough! Everyone did great and persevered despite the elevation and the heat. For this week’s 10 Miles we’ll keep it nice and flat and head out to Westmoreland Park. From Zidell, turn Left on Moody and stay on Moody all the way to the Bike path. Follow the Bike path all t
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