Running, Jogging & Walking Programs

Running programs are design to bring the best possible results in the shortest available time. Whether you are an advanced athlete or a beginner, fast or slow, you’ll be placed in a group that’s right for you.  Nobody gets left behind.

The Training Schedule.  Groups meet three times a week for workouts (two weeknight workouts and one morning workout on the weekend).  Typically, weeknight workouts begin with stretching at 5:30 or 5:45 p.m. and weekend workouts begin at 6:30 or 7 a.m.

Our Promise: Whether you’re a runner, jogger or walker, you’ll experience great training and racing with proven programs, experienced coaches, and friendly group support.


Great Aloha Run Training |
December 23, 2017 – February 19, 2018

This 8-week program is designed to teach the game of competitive racing, including on two relatively short practice races and culminating with the Great Aloha Run.   The races give us the opportunity to enjoy the up-tempo skills of training and racing.

Two locations: Downtown Honolulu and Central Oahu, with workouts on Monday & Wednesday at 5:30 p.m., and Saturday at 7:00 a.m.

Join the training in December, get in shape with moderate workouts, and learn the BC Interval Training System before picking up the pace in early January, 2018. Late-comers returning from the holidays are welcome to join in January.

There is no information meeting for this training.  Please email Brian to indicate your interest in attending the first workout.

Cost for the 8-week program, including three workouts per week, is a flat rate of $85 for new-comers and returnees, and $65 for students and retirees.

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Hapalua Half-Marathon Training |
February 21 – April 8, 2018

This 7-week program is designed to build on the Great Aloha Run Training by applying the same BC training, visualization, and racing principles to the half-marathon racing distance.

Two locations: Downtown Honolulu and Central Oahu, with workouts on Monday & Wednesday at 5:30 p.m., and Saturday at 7:00 a.m.

Join the training after the Great Aloha Run and get in shape for one of Hawaii’s premier racing events on a classic half-marathon course through Waikiki and around Diamond Head.

There is no information meeting for this training. Come to the first workout on Wednesday, February 21 in the front parking lot at Kapiolani Commuity College (on the corner of Diamond Head Road and Makapuu Avenue).  For more information, call 808-391-8598 or email Brian to indicate your interest in receiving weekly email announcements.

Cost for the 7-week program, including three workouts per week, is a flat rate of $75 for newcomers and returnees, and $55 for students and retirees.

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Summer Walker-Jogger Fitness Program |
April 21 – July 21, 2018

A 13-week program at two locations: Downtown Honolulu and Central Oahu, with workouts on Monday and Wednesday at 5:45 p.m. (in Town) and 5:30 p.m. (Central), and Saturday at 7:00 a.m.

Enjoy post-workout meals with your buddies. Build a base of stamina in anticipation of the Honolulu Marathon Training, which begins in early August, and develop your strength with exercises built into the walking-jogging regimen.

The 13-week program costs a flat-rate $125. There is no information meeting for this training. Simply come to the first three complementary workouts for an introduction and orientation to the training.

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Oahu Trail Training |
April 14 – July 7, 2018

Discover the beauty and challenge of running in the forests of the Koolau and Waianae mountains of Oahu.  This training will build a great base of long runs and hills for the marathon training that begins in early August.

The 12-week program is designed to prepare athletes of all levels for a series of three low-key, fun-run trail races. We begin on Saturday, April 14, with workouts on Mondays and Wednesdays at 5:30 p.m. and Saturdays at 7:00 a.m. We meet on the weeknights in Downtown Honolulu above Makiki, and at various locations in the mountains around Oahu on Saturdays. We guarantee that you will see areas of Oahu you have never seen before.

A free information meeting will be held on Saturday, April 7 at the Church of the Crossroads, 1212 University Avenue, from 3:00 to 4:30 p.m. Please call 808-391-8598 or email Brian to indicate your interest in attending the information meeting or the first workout.

Cost for full participation in the 12-week program, including three workouts per week, is $195. The twice-a-week rate is $165 and the once-a-week rate is $135. Students and retirees pay flat rate of $115.

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Sunday Trails for Hikers |
October 7 – November 25, 2018

Explore the scenic East Koolau ridge trails between the Makapuu Light House in East Oahu and Waahila Ridge above Saint Louis Heights. In the process, you’ll gradually build the strength to tackle the highest peaks in the Koolaus.

Workouts require a basic entry fitness level. Initially, you should be able to walk for 90-minutes on steep, rugged trails. This training is for active people who dare to enjoy the breathtaking vistas of Honolulu and the Windward side of Oahu from unbelievably exhilarating perspectives.

The program begins in early October and continues through the end of November, with eight 2-to-4-hour hikes on Sunday mornings starting at 7:00 a.m. Do the program for a flat rate of $75 or pay a drop in fee of $15 per session.

There is no information meeting for this training. Come to the first hike for an introduction and orientation to the training. Please call 808-391-8598 or email Brian to indicate your interest in attending the first hike.
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Honolulu Marathon Training |
July 30 – December 9, 2018

This 19-week training accommodates runners, joggers and walkers training for the Honolulu Marathon.

We meet in two locations on Monday and Wednesday evenings (5:30 to 7:30 p.m.): Downtown Honolulu (near UH Manoa) and Central (Waipio/Mililani/Pearl City).  Athletes from both locations meet together on Saturday mornings (6:30 to 9:30 a.m.) at various locations around Oahu.

Different ability groups at each location accommodate recreational athletes who do will the marathon between three and eight hours. One of these groups will be right for you. Nobody gets left behind.

Workouts include long weekend runs, with shorter hill and tempo workouts during the week. Two practice races are scheduled during the training so you can learn the disciplines of carbohydrate loading, pacing, hydration, and nutrition before attempting the Honolulu Marathon.

Come to the free information meeting on Saturday, July 21, 2018 at Church of the Crossroads, 1212 University Avenue from 3:00 to 4:30 p.m.

Tuition. Newcomers pay a flat rate of $265 (installments okay) and returnees pay a flat $215. Students and retirees pay $165.

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