Comprehensive, proven training program available for entrants; register today to be part of the “Small Town, Big Race” experience on April 24–26, 2015

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. — (January 8, 2015) — The San Luis Obispo Marathon, Half Marathon + 5K presented by has announced a partnership with McMillan Running LLC for its 4th edition on April 24–26, 2015. McMillan Running, based in Encinitas, Calif., will be the event’s Official Training Program and Training Product.

For entrants, the partnership includes Official SLO Marathon + Half Marathon Training Programs by McMillan Running for $49.95, available at McMillan Running will also power the SLO Marathon’s Ambassador program by training 10 ambassadors through to the finish line.

“McMillan Running is the ideal partner for our event, and the well-known training program developed by Coach Greg McMillan will add to the Small Town, Big Race experience for our SLO Marathon 2015 entrants and our event Ambassadors,” said Heather Hellman, Event Director. “In addition, Greg will provide monthly training tips that will be posted on our website Training Page and via our social media. He will also be a speaker at our SLO Life Expo race weekend.”

McMillan Running LLC was founded by Greg McMillan as a comprehensive online resource for distance runners. The company’s website and its companion, McRun App, provide a wealth of information for runners as well as training plans, personal coaching and other products and services. McMillan Running’s mission is simple: to help people fulfill their running potential, and to-date, hundreds of runners have received comprehensive training advice with proven results and success. Visit for more information.

“The SLO Marathon is a hidden gem on the annual event calendar, and we’re thrilled to be partnering with the organizers to support participants and the wonderful event Ambassadors on their journey to complete the Marathon or Half Marathon,” commented Greg McMillan.