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Whether you’re new to the sport of running or a seasoned veteran looking to notch a personal best, Marathon Matt and his team can help you transcend your running goals.

Matt offers group running programs in San Francisco, custom personal coaching programs, individual coaching sessions, online coaching, & ‘fitlanthropy’ programs.

Group Running Programs in the San Francisco/Bay Area
Personal Coaching Solutions
Fitlanthropy Training/Fundraising Programs
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Marathon Matt Training Programs

Why join a Marathon Matt training program?

-5 Star Yelp Reviews across the board. We've got more five star Yelp reviews than any other running program in San Francisco. Don't believe it? Take a look-Marathon Matt on Yelp.
-Meet excellent people! If you're new in town, looking to make friends, or perhaps looking for a love connection, you won't be disappointed if you join us. We've been witness to two marriages, a couple babies, countless romantic dalliances, and INNUMERABLE friendships over the years.
-'Test Drives' We not only allow people to 'test drive' our programs on the day of launch, but just about anytime. Not sure about joining? No problem. Drop Matt a line and check us out anytime-Email Marathon Matt
-Marathon Matt was named the best running club in SF by 7X7 Magazine in 2012!

Winter 2014/2015

Touchdown 13.1 launches on Sat, 11/15 @ 9:30AM at A Runner's Mind (3575 Sacramento St) in SF!

 Workout Days/Times- Tuesdays @6:30PM (Marina, Downtown, or Golden Gate Park), Thursdays@ 6:30PM (Bootcamp or Speedwork in the Marina), Saturdays @ 9:30AM (various locations in SF)

 Target Event- The Kaiser Permanente San Francisco Half Marathon(2/5) and The Surf City Half Marathon(2/5)

Pricing-$150 through 11/14. $160 after 11/15. Part-time participation spots are $100 through 11/14. $110 after 11/15.

Eventbrite - Touchdown 13.1 Half Marathon Training Program 2014

Rock The Bay 13.1 launches on Sun, 1/18/15 @ 9:30AM at A Runner's Mind (3575 Sacramento St) in SF!

 Workout Days/Times- Wednesdays @6:30PM (Marina or Golden Gate Park)and Sundays @ 9:30AM (various locations in SF)

 Target Event- The San Francisco Rock N Roll Half Marathon(3/29)

Pricing-$130 through 1/17. $140 after 1/17.

Eventbrite - Rock The Bay 13.1 Half Marathon Training Program 2015

Spring 13.1 launches on Sat, 2/14 @ 9:30AM at A Runner's Mind (3575 Sacramento St) in SF!

 Workout Days/Times- Tuesdays @6:30PM (Marina, Downtown, or Golden Gate Park), Thursdays@ 6:30PM (Bootcamp or Speedwork in the Marina), Saturdays @ 9:30AM (various locations in SF)

 Target Event- The Napa Valley Silverado Half Marathon(4/19) and The American River Parkway Half Marathon(4/25)

Pricing-$130 through 12/31. $140 after 12/31. Part-time participation spots are $100 through 12/31. $110 after 12/31.

Eventbrite - Spring 13.1 Half Marathon Training Program 2015


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If you are interested in having a custom training program designed for yourself and a group of friends or the company/organization you work for, email Matt for more details about designing a custom running program.

FitLanthropy Programs

Looking to train AND contribute to a GREAT cause? While TNT (Team in Training) is a wonderful organization that supports a great cause, there are a MYRIAD of EXCELLENT local causes that need our help too. Enter FitLanthropy!

There is no 'cost' to participate in a fitlanthropy program, but fitlanthropy participants are asked to commit to fundraise a predetermined amount in order to participate.

If you work for a non-profit and are interested in a FitLanthropy program for your cause, email Matt for more details about a custom FitLanthropy program to benefit your cause or go to

'So you want to run a half marathon? You've never been a runner? You think you can't do it? With Marathon Matt you can! -Kim Butler, half marathoner and Yelper.

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Not sure you're ready to train with Matt? Check out Matt's 'foolproof plan' in Competitor Magazine for getting ready for 13.1!

Matt's Foolproof Approach for Completing 13.1 Miles

Not sure if Matt's the right coach for you? Take a look at the video below.

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Check out the video below to get a better sense of the people, energy, and FUN you can expect in a group training program with Marathon Matt and his road warriors...

Marathon Matt articles on

Have you lost your running mojo?
Are You Ready to Run a Marathon?
Race Less for a Personal Best.
13.1 Reasons to Run A Half Marathon.

USATF (USA Track & Field) Level 1 Certified Coach

RRCA (Road Runners Club of America) Certified Coach

2:43 Marathon PR (Personal Record)

20+ Years of Endurance running and racing experience

Placed 2nd in 7X7 Magazine's small business contest

Named best running club by 7X7 Magazine

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