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    Milwaukee Lakefront Marathon

    WEEKLY BUILD-UP RUNS

    WEEKLY RUNS BEGIN IN JUNE

    The Lakefront Marathon build-up runs take place on Saturday or Sunday mornings at various locations in Milwaukee County beginning with a 6-mile distance in June. This FREE program, is one of the most powerful and motivational training programs you can take advantage of. Join hundreds of your friends and new friends on this run-at-your-own-pace opportunity.

    2021 BLS MARATHON BUILD UP SCHEDULE
    DAY DATE LOCATION DISTANCE TIME ROUTE MAPS
    SAT 6/26/2021 LAKE PARK 8 MI 7:30AM MAP
    NO BUILD UP 7/3/2021 RUN FIRECRACKER FOUR
    SAT 7/10/2019 LAKE PARK 10 MI 7:30AM MAP
    SAT 7/17/2021 LAKE PARK 12 MI 7:30AM MAP
    SAT 7/24/2021 ESTABROOK #2 14 MI 7:30AM MAP
    NO BUILD UP 8/1/2021 RUN CUDAHY CLASSIC RACES
    SAT 8/7/2021 SHERIDAN #4 16 MI 7:00AM MAP
    MAP
    SAT 8/14/2021 LAKE PARK 18 MI 7:00AM MAP
    SAT 8/21/2021 WHITNALL PARK BEER GARDEN 20 MI 7:00AM MAP
    MAP
    NO BUILD UP 8/28/2021 RUN STRIDER HALF MARATHON
    SAT 9/4/2021 ESTABROOK #5 14 MI 7:00AM MAP
    SAT 9/11/2021 LAKE PARK 22 MI 7:00AM MAP
    MAP
    SAT 9/18/2021 LAKE PARK 14 MI 7:30AM MAP
    SAT 9/25/2021 LAKE PARK 8 MI 7:30AM MAP
    SUNDAY 10/3/2021 GRAFTON LAKEFRONT MARATHON

    Download the schedule here:

    A big thank you to Doc Gordon for being available to runners for questions and evaluations.

    Volunteers are needed each week to help with the water stops. Contact Build-Up Run Director Jeff Weiss for more information.

    2021 LAKEFRONT MARATHON ONE-ON-ONE COACHING

    LIMITED TO NEXT 11 RUNNERS

    Looking to add a little extra something to your marathon training? Maybe you want to improve your time or just have a better training experience? Then we have the program just for you! Led by certified running coaches, we’ll work with you to put together a training program to fit your ability level and your lifestyle. We’ll also provide tricks and tips for training and race day, as well as guidance through the whole training process, all for only $150.00.

    What do you get?

    • One-on-one initial consulting session with an RRCA certified running coach
    • Individualized training program (14 weeks)
    • Access to coaches via email, text or other messaging service
    • Weekly coached group workout
    • Tricks and tips for training and race day
    • Custom (one of only 15) Milwaukee Lakefront Marathon singlet
    • Discounted entries into Cudahy Classic 10 mile (July) and Strider Half Marathon (August)

    As of May 1, there are only 11 spots left!