RUN365 Virtual Marathon Training

A new way to prepare for the big race…together.

RUN365 Training is a virtual run experience with a unique in-person feel that lets you train locally and participate globally using our Virtual365 GPS tracking app.

  • Transform your solo run into a simulated long group run
  • See other runners’ positions relative to yours on the virtual course  

Our 2021 season start dates are:

  • Virtual May 15th
  • In-person June 15

Check your email for more details as we get closer!


There are two leaderboards for your viewing:

  • After your training run, view your finish times & rankings on the Virtual365 App leaderboard
  • See who is running in your time zone, state and city with our Geo based segmentation

Record your weekly mileage on our RUN365 mileage tracker leaderboard

  • Reach benchmark training goals to earn our Pin Collection!

With RUN365, you’re not just training; you’re rejoining the running community and rediscovering the excitement, encouragement and spirit of racing. 

Training Options

Your training schedule will be based on your experience level and race distance goal.

Features of RUN365 Virtual Marathon Training

Pricing

  • Training Only

    4 Weeks – $39
    6 Weeks – $59
    12 Weeks – $69
    18 Weeks – $79

  • Race + Training (BEST VALUE!)

    Half Marathon + 12 Weeks – $198 (10% Discount)
    Full Marathon + 12 Weeks – $233 (10% Discount)
    Half Marathon + 18 Weeks – $194 (15% Discount)
    Full Marathon + 18 Weeks – $227 (15% Discount)

  • Join a free kick off run session

    To learn more about registering for RUN365 marathon training, joining a free kickoff run, or
    exploring opportunities for partnering with RUN365 for your corporate wellness program, please
    email our customer support team at customersupport@thesfmarathon.com.

RUN365 Virtual Marathon Training FAQ

  • How Does the Joining Process Work?
    • Once you register, you will receive a confirmation email with instructions on what comes next.
    • You will receive an invitation to join the RUN365 Training Facebook group.
    • You will receive a link to the training schedule based on location and goals.
    • The email will include information about the safety measures we have put into place to ensure the safety of all participants in our training and races.

    NOTE: For local runners, this includes an explanation of our process for joining weekend in-person runs. You will need to answer the health screening questions before attending each in-person run.

  • How to join the VIRTUAL365 App?
    • Download the Virtual365 app on your phone. 
    • As part of the virtual training program you will receive a claim and connect email approximately 2 days from the weekend virtual training run.
    • Run from anywhere using the app on your smartphone.
    • We will create a virtual course that you can follow along as you run your actual course.
    • The app has a practice run!  Before you head out practice using the app to make sure you’re comfortable with it.
    • Live maps, split times, leaderboard and push notifications.  Even an opportunity to share a selfie!
  • How do Weekly Runs Work?
    • While still practicing safe social distancing guidelines, if you wish to attend one of our Bay Area in-person run, you will need to reply to the posted Facebook event
      • Before the run, you will need to answer the health screening questions
      • Your temperature will be taken upon arrival
      • You will be required to wear a mask during the warm up and during the post run stretching session
      • During the run, you will be required to observe social distancing
    • If you are not running in-person, you can still participate virtually
      • You can join the welcome and warm up via Zoom – links will be provided each week
      • After your run, you can watch our post-run stretching video and follow along on your own, links will be provided each week via email.
  • What Does the Rest of the Week Look Like?
    • We encourage all in person training participants to attend our weekly events, we will include information about these workouts for each bay area location in the training schedule. You will be able to RSVP on Facebook for the workouts you wish to attend.
    • We also offer weekly 10-minute video mini-lectures on training, hydration, and nutrition topics. You will have access to the entire archive of mini lectures on Facebook.
  • Can I Test the Training?
    Yes! If you’d like to try out the training before making a commitment, feel free to join a free kickoff run or email customersupport@thesfmarathon.com to schedule a trial meetup. 
  • Can My Business Participate in Training?
    Yes! We offer corporate wellness training options so that your employees can reach their race day goals together. Contact customersupport@thesfmarathon.com with questions!