Darlington Training Course


Do you want to run your first OR fastest Half Marathon or 8km in the New Year? 

Join our 10th Anniversary Darlington Half Marathon or 8km Training Course and Beat Your Best in 2018!

We are excited to launch our 10th annual Darlington Half Marathon or 8km Training Course for 2018. The West Australian Marathon Club’s Darlington Half Marathon or 8km is one of Western Australia’s longest standing runs and has developed a cult status amongst running enthusiasts with a challenging course and beautiful semi-rural setting.

As one of our most popular Front Runner courses, we are excited to once again offer the 2018 course in 4 locations!

  • North of the River (North Beach)
  • South of the River (Ardross/Applecross)
  • City Morning (West Perth- The Running Centre)
  • City Afternoon (Lake Monger)

The Half Marathon or 8km training course is equally suited to those looking to run their first half marathon/ 8km, regular joggers with some fun run experience or regular runners looking to lower an existing personal best with a periodised build up to the event in a fun and friendly training environment.

As always, you can trust our expert coaching team to deliver excellence in knowledge and professional service at all training sessions as you team up with a fun and friendly group of fellow enthusiasts aiming to beat their best! The course will fill quickly so please do not delay in signing up.?

Price $259 (inc. GST, race entry not included) per participant you will receive the following (Training Commences 8th January):

Flexibility: we offer multiple destinations to suit your busy lifestyle

1.  West Perth (City AM)

  • Strength Endurance; Tuesday 6am-7am The Running Centre (TRC)
  • 1 x per week Self Directed Easy Run (Half Marathon only)
  • Threshold Run; Thursday 6am-7am TRC
  • Endurance; Saturday 6.30-8.15am TRC + 1 x Race Prep run @ Busselton Fun Run

2.  South of the River (Ardross)

  • Strength Endurance; Tuesday 6.00am-7.00am Deep Water Point Cafe
  • 1 x per week Self Directed Easy Run (Half Marathon only)
  • Threshold Run; Thursday 6.00-7.00am Tompkins Park
  • Endurance; Saturday 6.30-8.15am TRC + 1 x Race Prep run @ Busselton Fun Run

3.  Lake Monger (City PM)

  • Strength Endurance; Monday 5.30-6.45pm Lake Monger (Dodd Street)
  • 1 x per week Self Directed Easy Run (Half Marathon only)
  • Threshold Run; Thursday 5.30-6.45pm Lake Monger (Dodd Street)
  • Endurance; Saturday 6.30-8.15am The Running Centre (West Perth) + 1 x Race Prep run @ Busselton Fun Run

4. North of the River (North Beach)

  • Strength Endurance; Tuesday 6.00am-7.00am Sorrento Surf Lifesaving Club
  • 1 x per week Self Directed Easy Run (Half Marathon only)
  • Threshold Run; Thursday 6.00-7.00amClarko Reserve, North Beach
  • Endurance; Saturday 6.30-8.15am The Running Centre + 1 x Race Prep run @ Busselton Fun Run

Community: as Perth’s favourite and most trusted training group, we cater for beginners, fun runners or advanced. Any age and ability!

Great structure: a 9-week, course specific training plan, including 3 supervised sessions per week with expert coaching and guidance. Commencing Monday, January 8th.

Objectivity: have your training pace zones prescribed and reassessed throughout the course to quantify your training and measure your improvement.

Specificity: event specific training sessions throughout the course PLUS a pre-event course review two weeks prior to race day.

Value: 9 weeks for only $259 per person (less than $10 per coached session).

?If you have any further queries, please do not hesitate to contact us via email admin@frontrunnersports.com.au or 0478 841 104.

We look forward to helping you beat your best in 2018!