Boston Performance Training

Get ready to perform at the Boston Marathon with this 15-week custimized program specifically designed for Boston Marathon runners. You will also enjoy unique ammenities from CARA in Boston on marathon weekend. 

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Program Dates:

  • December 24, 2018 to April 15, 2019 (15 Weeks)

Meeting Days / Times / Locations:

  • Group Long Runs:
    • TBA
  • Mid-Week Runs / Speed Training:
    • TBA

Program Benefits:

  • 15-Week Training Plan: CARA Director of Training Coach Tim Bradley provides a 15-week training plan customized specifically for those prepping for the Boston Marathon.

  • Group Training: Group long runs and speed training. Gain support, security and camaraderie with the support of a group!

  • Location: Training locations with hilly and scenic terrain.

  • Boston Bus: INCLUDED - CARA runners will have a private charter from the Boston Park Plaza to the Athlete's Village in Hopkington on race morning where you may remain in a climate controlled bus until time to go to your start wave.

    • Boston Gear Check: INCLIUDED - CARA will be able to check their bag at the Athlete's Village charter bus with CARA, who will bring your back back to the Boston Park Plaza. Note: The Boston Marathon does not offer start line area gear check.

    • Pre-Race Dinner: We will once again host a pre-race dinner in Boston. Training program runners will get first access for themselve and their families. The cost of dinner is not included in the training program fee.

    • Post-Race Social: We will meet up post-race to celebrate our races at a local venue!

  • NovaCare Hotline: Gain access to CARA's exclusive 24/7 Injury Hotline with Novacare Physical Therapist ready to support your injury questions.

  • Expertise: A weekly info packed newsletter from CARA Director of Training Coach Tim Bradley.

  • Hydration Support: Stations serving Gatorade Endurance and water at your group runs.

  • SWAG: CARA runners receive a unique apparel item TBA.


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Registration Type
Program Registration & CARA Membership (New or Renewal Memberships)* - TBA
Program Registration (Current Active CARA Member) - TBA
Virtual Option - TBA

Registration Terms:

  • Program registration does not include entry or registraiton fees for marathon race.
  • *Includes 2019 CARA membership 
  • ***Virtual Option: Includes customized training plan, newsletters, guarranteed seat on Boston Bus, Boston gear check, and a long sleeve training tech shirt. Virtual runners will have access to the hotel block after February 1, 2018. Virutal runners do not have access to the discounted Morton Arboretum annual pass rate or group training runs.

Weather Policy: Please review CARA's weather policy HERE.