FBC Half-Marathon Training

Welcome to the 8th edition of the FBC Half-Marathon training program.  We look forward to joining with you in training for this event and spending many hours and miles with you on the pavement getting to know you.  This year we are training together to run the Soaring Wings Half-Marathon in Conway, AR, on October 29th, 2016.  Soaring Wings is a Christian home for children who have been victims of unfortunate circumstances.  We are excited to able to help support such an organization through this endeavor.

General Training Info

Dates of program: Each Saturday from July 9, 2016 through October 22, 2016
Saturdays we are not meeting: September 3, 2016 – Labor Day weekend

Time of program: The time you are running varies depending upon the mileage you are running and the group you are running with.  You should receive a training schedule with each of the start times listed for each Saturday based upon your pace group.  The start times are coordinated in such a way that each group should finished by the time the seminar/devotions begin.  Therefore, you must arrive on-time because pace groups will be starting promptly in order to finish at the appropriate time.

Finish time of run/walk each week – 8:00 AM
Seminar each week – 8:00 AM to 8:30 AM

Program cost:

$20 through July 8 (online or at FBC receptionist desk)
$25 beginning July 9  (either online or at event)
(Cost does NOT include the cost of the race.  See race information below.)


Group A (2:00 and faster goal time) – Kristi Babb, Malorie Berry, Zac Lacy
Group B (2:00 – 2:20 goal time) – Paul Head, Kevin Rogers, Lizet Rodriguez
Group C (2:20 – 2:40 goal time) – Cheri Cloud, Quentin Hanna, Ted Stiles, Leslie Hesselbein
Group D (2:40 – 3:00 goal time) – Shellie Hanna, Rick Maske, Susan Russell, Taylor Brown
Group E (walker group) – Becky Bauman, Lezlie Arnold, Lisa Gray

Race Information:

Distance: ½ Marathon – 13.1 miles
Location: Race starts and finishes in Conway, AR, at the McGee Center
Time: Race time is 8:00am on October 29, 2016
Race Cost (separate from training program cost):
Check the Soaring Wings website, link below.
To register for the race or for more information regarding the race, check out the Soaring Wings Half-Marathon website:  www.swmarathon.com

Another year in the books!!!  Great job and we look forward to seeing you all again in 2017!!!