Training Guides

Training Guides are an exceptional tool for the first-timer, to the experienced athlete. Knowing when to run, and to how much to run, can help to keep your training on course.

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5K Road Race

Developing a 5K Plan

Principal 5K Road Race Training Guide

Children Hy-Vee KidsFit offers a daily program of activities for children to build endurance and increase self-confidence. Check out the different Hy-Vee KidsFit 5K Training Guides designed to encourage kids to get fit and stay fit.

5K Training Guide – Rookie

5K Training Guide – Pro

5K Training Guide – All Star

5-Mile Run

MercyOne 5-Mile Run Training Guide

Half Marathon

IMT Des Moines Half Marathon Training Guide

IMT Des Moines Half Marathon Advanced Training Guide


IMT Des Moines Marathon Training Guide

IMT Des Moines Marathon Advanced Training Guide

I-35 Challenge

I-35 Challenge Half Marathon & Marathon Training Guide