Official First-Timer Program
  • Designed for first-time marathoners
  • Exclusive race day amenities
  • Includes extra First-Timer medal
Official CIM Training Program
  • Online and In-Person training
  • Exclusive race day amenities
  • Ability-based training to finish, improve, & perform
Official Performance Coaching
  • Online one-on-one coaching
  • Tailored for PRs, BQs, or even OTQs
  • World-renowned elite-level coaches

Official First-Timer Program, hosted by Fleet Feet

26-week training program | online or in-person

Do you want to check a marathon off of your “bucket list”? Join the CIM First-Timer Program to receive support and inspiration to accomplish your goal, so you can finally say, “I ran a marathon!” This 26-week program includes expert coaching from Fleet Feet, a daily training plan, a community of other “first-timers,” exclusive First-Timer medal at the CIM finish line, and more.

The First-Timer Program includes Race Day Premium Amenities with an exclusive start line shuttle, tent, and porta potties.

Official CIM Training Program, hosted by Fleet Feet

18-week or 26-week training program | in-person or online

The Official CIM Training Program has everything you need to run your first or your fastest marathon: experienced coaches, ability-based training plans, marathon specific seminars, race-day premium amenities, and more.

During the course of this 18-week or 26-week program, participants receive a daily training plan and work with Fleet Feet coaches every step of the way. There are in-person and online options available. The Official CIM Training Program includes Race Day Premium Amenities with an exclusive Fleet Feet shuttle, start line warming tent, and porta potties.

For more information follow the links below.

Official Performance Coaching with Team RunRun

Online | one-on-one coaching

Team RunRun, is the Official Performance Coaching partner for CIM. Team RunRun is bringing elite level coaches to the CIM community so that everyone can be their best on race day. Team RunRun connects runners with great coaches to fit every goal, style, and ability.

Team RunRun coaches are an ideal option for runners interested in one-on-one, elite-level coaching to achieve a desired race goal during CIM—whether PR, BQ or OTQ.

The CIM-certified TeamRunRun coaches for 2024 include:

Andrea Pomaranski
Olympic Trials Qualifier
Photo: Chris Cabret @ RunnnSphere

Annie Frisbie
Olympic Trials Qualifier
Photo: Jesus Perez, @weligsander

Brant Stachel
Coached over 25 Canadian national team members

Cheyne Inman
Olympic Trails Qualifier

CJ Albertson
2023 CIM Champion and 1st American finisher at the 128th Boston Marathon

Dakota Lindwurm
2024 US Olympic Marathoner