Don‘t live in Richmond but need help preparing for 26.2?

Look no further than our Virtual Marathon Training Team, designed to motivate and prepare individuals to run the VCU Health Richmond Marathon on November 14. Modeled after our award-winning Richmond-based Sports Backers Marathon Training Team, you’ll find yourself not just equipped with a detailed 23-week program (begins June 6/7), but a great crew of experienced coaches to correspond with by email. One of our favorite perks? Race-day on-course support from our army of Sports Backers Marathon Training Team coaches and participants. Let our virtual team carry you to 26.2…when you hit that final stretch at the VCU Health Richmond Marathon, you’ll be glad you didn’t go at it alone!

Team Perks

  • Training book with a detailed 23-week plan to prepare you for the VCU Health Richmond Marathon
  • Weekly Coach’s emails
  • Sports Backers Marathon Training Team (MTT) t-shirt
  • Sports Backers MTT race day singlet
  • Special Training Team Clothing Drop on race day
  • Race day on-course support from our great team of Sports Backers MTT coaches
  • Clinic videos
  • MTT meeting tent at the post-race festival
  • Invitation to the Final 20 mile supported training run (weekend of Oct. 24/25) on course with the Richmond-based MTT

Ready to join? See below for details on how you can register for the Virtual Marathon Training Program for $70.

Please note: If you sign up for the VCU Health Richmond Half Marathon, including the Virtual Marathon Training Team, and defer your entry after May 31, 2020, your Virtual Marathon Training Team registration will not defer to 2021.

Ready to Join the Team?

Need to register for the 2019 VCU Health Richmond Marathon?

Add the Virtual Marathon Training Program to your entry for $70 while registering online.

Live in Richmond? Consider the Marathon Training Team!

Need help preparing to run a marathon? Looking to make new friends while you train? Then look no further than the Sports Backers Marathon Training Team!

Please note: If you sign up for the VCU Health Richmond Marathon, including the Virtual Marathon Training Team, and defer your entry after May 31, 2019, your Virtual Marathon Training Team registration will not defer to 2020.