Training with Team CCO

For the 2017 Bank of America Chicago marathon, Team CCO has expanded our training options. Read more below…

Kopf Running will provide our whole team with Virtual Training and support. If you are interested in group runs in the Chicago-land area, we have partnered with CARA. Training with CARA has an additional cost of $100 for the team, which the runner is responsible for, payable to CCO before June 5, 2017.
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Team CCO is excited to be in a partnership with Seth Kopf, owner of Kopf Running. Kopf Running is an endurance coaching company that specializes in working with charity athletes.

Kopf Running – Available Training Opportunities:
Free virtual training programs with Team CCO for the Bank of America Chicago Marathon, which also includes:

  • Customized training program geared to safely prepare you for race day
  • Weekly training & nutrition tips
  • “Ask the Coach” email/phone support
  • Informational webinars
  • Race-day course support

The Details

Coach Seth provides customized training programs for any distance race as a certified running coach through USA Track & Field and the Road Runner’s Club of America. He has run numerous marathons, including 7 Chicago Marathons, his hometown race. Coach Seth creates programs personalized to the individual, and the programs are easy to follow – for both the beginner and experienced runner.

Through Kopf Running, Team CCO athletes are receiving free virtual online training programs. Whether you are participating in your first marathon or attempting to qualify for the prestigious Boston Marathon, Seth will work with you on a plan aimed at accomplishing your goals. Along with a training plan, team members will receive weekly training & nutrition tips and “Ask the Coach” email & phone support.

“I really enjoy working with charity runners – they have such inspirational stories of why they are taking on the challenge of a marathon. When looked at as a whole, training for a marathon can seem overwhelming. I take a simplistic approach – one day at a time, one foot in front of the other until you reach the finish line. I am really looking forward to working with Team CCO runners and welcome any & and all questions!”

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