Training Programs

TRAINING PLANS – Click HERE to access training plans

DANA LYONS Finish Strong Coaching is the “Official Coach” and title sponsor of the Finish Strong Finish Festival for the Fidelity Investments The Woodlands Marathon.

Runners who are looking to reach their finishing goals, PR (personal record) or qualify for Boston, Dana Lyons has done it all with athletes. Below is a list of training plans/programs that will provide you success.

For additional information, please contact Finish Strong Coach at

Marathon FSC Training Plan (19 weeks) $29
Half Marathon FSC Training Plan (19 weeks) $29
5k FSC Training Plan (8 weeks) $19

Click HERE to register and receive a discount towards your registration.

Finish Strong Coaching, the Official Coach and the Finish Festival Title Sponsor for The Woodlands Marathon/Half Marathon/5K, offers premier coaching services to help endurance athletes of all abilities train smart and achieve their goals. Ready to run your first 5k, Half Marathon, or Full Marathon? Maybe this isn’t your first race, but you’re looking to improve on your times. Here are a few of the training plan options we can provide.


Since its inception in 2004, Founder Dana Lyons and his staff of expert coaches has offered premier individualized and group coaching services for adult and youth runners, triathletes, and duathletes. Finish Strong Coaching provides individualized coaching designed just for you to fit your busy schedule. We also offer other economical group training programs for local running and triathlon races including The Woodlands Marathon/Half Marathon/5K, 10 for Texas, CB&I TRI, Muddy Trails, Oilman, and Ironman Texas. For youth, check out our new year-round youth and junior triathlon programs for ages 8 and up as well as our popular summer run program for rising 5th – 8th graders. To learn more about Finish Strong Coaching, check out our website at or contact