“Jump Start” Training

  • FREE program to Y members and non-members
  • Registration includes VIRTUAL training sessions, assigned volunteer, encouragement and camaraderie!
  • Provide a community to support your goals, answer your questions and encourage you!

This seven week program is designed for those beginners interested in training for the goal of completing a 5K or the Evansville Half Marathon or Race Day 8K and needing assistance increasing mileage to prepare for the “Team 13” program.

NEW FOR 2020! Jump Start training will be VIRTUAL. Volunteers will lead small groups virtually in the 7 week training program. They will be contacting you to help you through your training and provide accountability. Your volunteer coach, YMCA staff and your group will support you in your personal goals.

First Day of Training: Tuesday, May 19th at your preferred location

2020 Jump Start Online Registration CLOSED >>
Email Meghan at to sign up!

2020 Jump Start Registration Form >>

“Team 13” Half Marathon Training

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Thousands of people have worked with volunteer trainers in this program to train for and complete the Evansville Half Marathon. This training is designed to help individuals at all fitness levels train for the half marathon. This is your “last chance” to begin a training program for the October race.

All trainings will take place on Tuesday and Thursday at 6:00 p.m. and on Saturdays at 7:00 a.m. This training program is open to the community.

A schedule of mileage and locations will be provided upon registration. Registration fee includes a t-shirt to the first 500 registrants, door prizes, access to email updates, a special race number identifying you as a training participant and much more!

$20 for members
$40 for non-members
Register at training
locations for the first three weeks

2020 Team 13 Online Registration >>

2020 Team 13 Printable Registration Form >>

For more information, please contact Meghan Craven.

Training Cancellations:

The quickest way to find out about weather cancellations is to join our Team 13 Facebook Page.  We will keep you up to date any time there is a cancellation or training change. Click here and ask to join our page!