Running and Triathlon Training

Download the complete Winter/Spring running group schedule by selecting your branch below:
Northwest YMCA Southeast YMCA

Healthy Hearts and Active Lives Program Director
Margie Kobow
(812) 961-2175

2017 Half Marathon Training Program                                                                                           Register Here 
Begins January 16  

  • Introductory meeting Monday, January 16 - 6:00 pm in the YMCA Program Room
  • All levels of runners/walkers welcome - No one gets left behind!
  • Coaching to improve running/walking economy
  • Training lengths of 5K, 10K, 13 miles, & 26.2 miles
  • Resistance training weekly, specialized for runners and walkers
  • Program does not include One America 500 Festival Mini-Marathon registration.
    Please sign up at

Training Days/Times

Schedule Cost $85/$200  
Tuesdays Walks/Runs 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Thursdays Walks/Runs 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Saturdays Walks/Runs 8:00 am

5K Fridays
Stay tuned for information regarding 2017 5K Fridays! Thank you to everyone who participated in 2016!

Get your 5K on and discover a healthier you! Join the YMCA and Smith’s Shoe Center every Friday for a free,  fun, non-ompetitive, 5K Run/Walk at the NW YMCA. Open to the community, and family-friendly.

  • Check-in begins at 5:30 pm and the 5K will start at 6:00, rain or shine.
  • Participants will follow a marked course around the NW YMCA trail
  • All levels/ages welcome!
  • Free but preregistration is required at the Welcome Center

Run for Fun Youth Running Group
Does your child want to explore the wonderful world of running?
Join the SE YMCA youth running group! We will teach children the
importance of stretching, a good warm up, pacing, hydration, and a
cool down. The emphasis will be on personal goal-setting and FUN
fitness! The group will be training to run the YMCA Spring and Fall
Runs. The cost of the program will cover admission into the run and
a t-shirt. Instructors will run the 5K with the youth participants.

Schedule Time Cost
Feb. 24 - April 1
5:45 - 6:45 pm $70/$115