Training Programs

Looking for a training program to help you reach your goal?

Blackmores Training Program

Free training programs, expert health and fitness advice, delicious recipes and more to help you cross the finish line. The Blackmores Sydney Running Festival is on Sunday 21 September 2014.  Click here to start your training with Blackmores.


CanToo Training Programs

Are you looking for a team training program to help you reach your event goal?

Can Too is a non-profit program that matches fitness incentives with a good cause. Since 2005 Can Too has trained over 7,000 participants and raised over $11 million dollars for Cancer Research. Join the Can Too team to help you achieve a goal you never thought possible and compete in Blackmores Sydney Running Festival.

Can Too provides participants with twice-weekly group training sessions with professional coaches at locations across Sydney. Our 20 week Marathon, 14 week Half Marathon and 10 week 9km and 4km programs attracts people of all fitness and experience levels who are able to train for their goals in a fun, safe and supportive team environment. Each participant is part of a mentor group and your mentor supports you on your journey of both fitness and fundraising. People join Can Too for various reasons; some are driven by health and fitness goals, others to support cancer research, meet new friends or because they have been personally touched by cancer. People come from all walks of life, in all shapes and sizes and have ranged in age from 20 to 70! Despite their differences, Can Too participants leave with an incredible feeling of connection through achieving their common goals of completing an endurance event and giving back to the community.

Can Too training program: Marathon training program which will commence from Wednesday 7 May 2014 - you can join up until June! Half Marathon training program will commence from Wednesday 18 June 2014 and the 10km and 4km programs start from Tuesday 16, Wednesday 17 or Thursday 18 July 2014.

Registrations for these programs are not yet open, email to express your interest

“I NEVER EVER DREAMED I could run a half marathon, but I did.  And if I can – YOU CAN TOO!  If ANYONE is thinking about doing the same – I CANNOT recommend Can Too highly enough. It continues to be one of the great joys of my life.’’ Blackmores Half Marathoner

Sydney Striders Marathon Training Group







The Sydney Striders MTG offer a first-time marathoner’s program with experienced runners to guide you through your marathon journey.

The Sydney-based Striders offer a hosted training program for the Blackmores Sydney Marathon. The Marathon Training Group, or MTG, run each Sunday as a group and follow a program designed for first-time marathoners.

Joining is easy – simply come along to the Sydney Striders Sunday “STaR” runs and let the host know that you would like to run with the MTG. 

The Sydney Striders calendar of runs is located here >>

There is no fee to join the MTG, and you are welcome to come along and join us any time. We encourage regular MTG members to join the Sydney Striders running club.

From mid-June we will be running 20+ kms each Sunday at an easy pace. We always run as a group and draw on the wealth of Sydney Striders marathon experience as we go.

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