Long Distance Run Camps

Whether you are considering a first time longer distance race, enjoy long distances throughout the year, or are gearing up for a personal best marathon, we will support you with personalized Lydiard™ training schedules, positive guidance, informative clinics, and fun weekly group training runs.

Our long distance training programs will be using the Lydiard Method, one of most utilized training system for endurance sports worldwide by both recreational runners and champions. In addition to following this method our Run Campers will have access to the Running Wizard, an online training tool you can use to track progress and customize your training plan to your goals!

Train for any spring event!
Your program can be tailored to train for any spring marathon or half marathon. We invite you to join us as we target events like the Gazelle Girl Half Marathon, Amway Riverbank Run and Kalamazoo Marathon!

What do participants receive with the Lydiard Training

  • Personalized training schedule based on ability and goal event
  • Access to a fantastic amount of information on training through Running Wizard website
  • Online log to track workouts, communicate with coaches and team.
  • Daily emails outlining run for the day and the next day.
  • Lydiard Certified Coach

What are Benefits for participants beyond the Lydiard Training?

  • 10% discount on regular price products in store during the program
  • Participant shirt
  • Dedicated team leaders
  • Supported routes
  • Informational clinics
  • Medical Professionals onsite during select runs to offer support
  • Exclusive Run Camp discount days and product opportunities at Gazelle Sports
  • Fun, social atmosphere

Click your nearest location for information & registration:

Grand Rapids - Half Marathon/25k

Training Starts
January 6, 2019

Training Dates/Times
Wed 6 pm / Sat 8 am

Info Night at Gazelle Sports Grand Rapids
Monday, December 17 / 6 pm

Cost: $125
*New option: Get $25 off Summer Run Camp for 2019 if you sign up for Winter Run Camp!

Coach: Rob Andro

Holland - Half Marathon/25k

Training Starts
January 6, 2019

Training Dates/Times
Wed 6 pm / Sat 8 am

Info Night at Gazelle Sports Holland
Wednesday, January 2 / 6 pm

Cost: $125
*New option: Get $25 off Summer Run Camp for 2019 if you sign up for Winter Run Camp!

Coach: Alli Land

Kalamazoo - Borgess Run Camp Half/Full Marathon

In Kalamazoo we partner with Borgess Run Camp. Click here to learn more about Run Camp and get registered for one of the most fun, supportive and life-changing running groups around!

Northville - Half/Full Marathon

Training Starts
January 6, 2019

Training Dates/Times
Tues 6:30 pm / Sat 8 am

Info Night at Gazelle Sports Northville
Wednesday, December 5 / 6 pm

Cost: $125
*New option: Get $25 off Summer Run Camp for 2019 if you sign up for Winter Run Camp!

Coach: Angela Carron

Training Partner

Birmingham - Half/Full Marathon

Training Starts
January 6, 2019

Training Dates/Times
Tues 6:30 pm / Sat 8 am

Info Night at Gazelle Sports Birmingham
Wednesday, January 2 / 6:30 pm

Cost: $125
*New option: Get $25 off Summer Run Camp for 2019 if you sign up for Winter Run Camp!

Coach: Josh Dedering