2024 Summer Trails Program

Sacfit Ultra is the longest running ultra marathon team in the region and has trained hundreds of advanced, intermediate, and beginning runners to successful finishes in trail races ranging from half marathon distances to 100+ miles.

We combine an atmosphere of fun and social team building with a serious and challenging training program, all under the auspices of expert personalized coaching and comprehensive resources.

The training program consists of two weekend supervised workouts (shorter mileage on Saturdays and the longer mileages on most Sundays), and midweek workouts focused on shorter and moderate length mileages, as well as strength training and specialized workouts.


New and Less Traveled Trail Venues

The Sacfit Summer Trails Program will expand from the regular Pioneer and ALT venues, and offer tours of the upper Western States Course, the American River Parkway single-track trails system (Approximately 50K worth of miles) and other less-traveled trails in the Sacramento Foothills to add variety and breadth to your trail running venues.

Sacfit Ultra App

Connect your Garmin, Strava, or other tracking devices or software to the Sacfit Ultra App and consolidate all your training stats for your own review or consult with your coach. Also, you have the entire workout schedule at your fingertips. But that’s where the similarities to other training apps ends! Unique features to the Sacfit Ultra App include voice-navigated routes for various weekend long routes and mid-week routes (no more getting lost); written and video articles detailing specialized workouts and related training information, and a private social group (no need to have a FB account) to name a few. This app is the most comprehensive training app out there, bar none.

Sacfit Summer Trails Program:

  1. Ultra Marathon training  CLICK HERE TO JOIN
  2. Trail Trekkers – Shorter distance trail running and hiking.  CLICK HERE TO JOIN

Both are formal, structured training programs with the longer workouts on the weekends.

FIRST WORKOUT – JUNE 15, 2024, @ 8:15 a.m. 

The Summer Trails Program starts with the Sacfit Prime Marathon workout for the first several weeks to afford you the starting and ramp up mileage in anticipation of the Trails Training Program that starts in July.

Please note – by registering for the Summer Trails Program, you are automatically registered for the Sacfit Prime, which is an integral part of the trails program as it provides the lower mileage workout for a number of the weekend back-to-back (Saturday and Sunday) workouts.

The June 15, 2024, meeting location is:

William Pond Park
5700 Arden Way
Carmichael, CA 95608

Click here for Map and Directions



This program is designed for a broad spectrum of trail-runner abilities from intermediate and advanced road runners looking to train for his or her first Ultra Marathon to seasoned trail runners wanting to improve upon particular trail running techniques, strategy, pace, and/or race goal, including qualifying for the Western States 100-mile race.

Additional Details

The program schedule is tailored to the 2024 Summer and Fall ultra marathon calendar, with main focus on the Javelina 100K and 100-mile races.

Because our program is geared toward strong coaching interaction with each individual teammate, the 2024 Summer Sacfit Ultra team is limited to 54 people.

Online registration is now open.



This is an introductory and mid-level trail running and hiking program for beginner and novice road/trail runners and walkers wanting to jump into or continue the trail experience, including shorter mileage trail races, or as a nexus toward the goal of an ultra-marathon-distance race. The 2024 Summer Trail Trekkers team is limited to 25 people.

Online registration is now open.


Ultra Marathon Program Features


  • Expert coaching and mentor support. Coaches are veteran ultra-runners having completed numerous ultras including WTC 50K, Salmon Falls 50K, AR50, RDL100K, Black Canyons 100K, Javelina 100 and Western States 100.
  • Supervised workouts on both weekend runs
  • In-person and e-mail support for individual questions regarding training and running related issues.


  • Whole season schedule provided at the beginning of the program.
  • Proven training program that maximizes success and minimizes injury. 
  • Multiple training venues to provide coverage and afford knowledge of the the Western State Course and other regional trail system. 
  • Oasis Stations (more than just water and electrolyte) provided for some trail workouts, including post-workout snacks.
  • Technical Team Jersey with Sacfit Prime team logo.
  • Discounts at Fleet Feet Folsom and Roseville.
  • Inspirational, encouraging, knowledgeable, and motivational coaching!


While our program accommodates a broad spectrum of athletic talent, fitness, and experience, ultra-marathon training is a serious and challenging endeavor requiring certain minimum aptitudes.

SACFIT ULTRA RUNNERS training program requires the following:

Fitness Requirements:

  • You must have completed a marathon distance or greater during April, May or June of 2024.
  • You should be able to comfortably run on a flat surface with a pace of 14:00 per mile or faster for a distance of at least 15 miles.

SACFIT TRAIL TREKKERS program requires the following:

Fitness Requirements:

  • You must be able to currently walk or run on level surface for more than 60 minutes at a pace of 17:00 per mile or faster.
  • You should be comfortable with unpaved and uneven trails and general wilderness elements.

Additional Details

  • Registration into training program does not include race entry fees.
  • You can switch to another training schedule at anytime for free.
  • There are no refunds once the program starts.
  • There are no exchanges or transfers.