Munich, BMW Half-Marathon

Half Marathon in Munich with BMW
Omar Martinez
Running is my drive

Just seven weeks of preparation, and you are the finisher of one of the steepest races in Europe.

Eight weeks of training
Two sessions with the coach per week
Home training plan
Schedule for independent work and additional materials
Sports community
Regular activities will help to find people who are close in spirit
Starter's bundle
Before the start of training you will get a club jersey, a bag for the form and other gifts
Support and guidance during the race
Help you to organize your sports trips, support before the start, celebrate your medals together on the "champion meals".

Start of the program

Jebel Ali Recreation Club
Omar Martinez
Mon, Sat20:00


For the cource
Location of training
Jebel Ali Recreation Club
Swimming pool, Gym
Medical supervision
We believe that during intensive training it is best to have the constant supervision of a doctor. We do everything in our power to prevent any injuries. During the individualized programme, you will get an opportunity to go through a medical checkup and consult with an experienced doctor. The doctor will accompany the group during the entire course.
  • Advice on nutritions
  • Video lecture and individual recommendations
  • Diagnostic of the musculo-skeletal system
About start

On the last 300 meters and accompanied by the cheers of the crowd, they turn into the home stretch of the Olympic Stadium. "G'schafft" (transl: I made it!), as the Bavarians say! And afterwards? Smile, please! Everyone's a winner!


Забег в Мюнхене особо знаменит своим финишем на Олимпийском стадионе. Это действительно уникальный шанс пересечь финишную черту там, где это делали выдающиеся спортсмены прошлого.

Our methods

We teach our runners to run naturally, focussing on the step rhythm, correct body positioning, and landing properly on the middle part of the foot. We include special running exercises aimed at improving all elements of the running step - run fast, yet safe.


Weak muscles are easy to traumatize, and that’s why we dedicate a large portion of the course for the general physical state of the sportsman - a special exercise aimed at strengthening muscles and ligaments - and stretching. In two weeks time, you will feel the difference: running will become much easier and you get tired less.


The secret to stamina training - control of your heart rate. You will be taught to run fast at your “target heart rate”. On your first session, you will run a test kilometer, and at the end of the programme you will run your target distance. The coach will select exercises according to each individual’s heart rate zones, and the periods of the program will be laid out perfectly to prepare the runner for the end race, in the best shape possible.


Days of training are alternating with the days of rest - the days when the new muscles are being grown and the old ones are recovering, ligaments and sinews are strengthening. Thus while resting you recover and gain strength.

Munich, BMW Half-Marathon
Half Marathon in Munich with BMW
8 weeks of training
16 sessions with the coach
Home training plan
10 km on the legendary start
Setting the running techniques
Convenient places to practice
Participant’s bundle
Escort to the start
Learning materials
Friendly and supportive community
  • Training twice a week? I’m fatigued after a short run.

    All training days are alternated with recovery days - this is when the new muscles are growing, and ligaments and sinews are strengthening. The coach will supervise you and your health and make any necessary adjustments to the training programme.

  • I always have pain somewhere, how can I train?

    Just like any skill, running needs time to be mastered. That’s why we include specific running exercises in the course. With these exercises, you will quickly nail the running techniques and forget about injury.

  • Are you sure I’m capable of running such a distance?

    All it takes is to start. The secret of running for long distances is being able to control your own heart rate. Learning to do so will allow you to run for long distances without getting exhausted.

  • Running is so hard for me! What can I do?

    It’s always the hardest at the start. Besides just running, our program includes lots of general physical exercise for strengthening muscles and ligaments. In two weeks time, running will become much easier.

  • Why isn’t the course shorter?

    The experiences of 15,000 runners finishing our program have shown that four weeks is just enough time to master the right running techniques, develop stamina and get your body used to the stress of running.

  • Why set a goal with a certain term?

    “Just wanna run” doesn’t work - you can always find hundreds of reasons not to train. The goal of a race is a more specific target and can help to measure results, making it much easier to motivate yourself.

  • Why isn’t the course longer?

    When a goal is too far away, you find excuses to delay the start of training and eventually lose focus and motivation.

Munich, BMW Half-Marathon
Half Marathon in Munich with BMW
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