2020 STaT Wrap Up


We are super proud of our runners who braved the heat, smoke, rocks, pokey things and Covid to complete our STaT program.   After crunching the STaT stats, in the group that completed the sanctioned final mile, there was an average improvement of 5.5%. If we were to declare winners (y’all are winners anyway), the winningest […]

5K Running Start Groups Resume and STaT Begins May 27


Coronavirus isn’t done with us yet, and we all have a role to play to keep to keep ourselves and each other healthy.   We have been agonizing over the decision to resume our groups over the last couple of weeks.  We’ve seen a few professional fitness groups in the parks skirting the rules hosting […]

Announcing Spring 2020 Running Groups


New program and changes to an old fav.  Gotta mix it up and keep it interesting around here! All of this thinking about spring and summer running while updating the website has got me looking forward to running in a tank top.  I’m tired of this Tucson “cold”.  Not only am I excited for not […]

Winter 2020 Enrollment Numbers


It’s beginning to look alot like running season! Southwest Endurance Training’s Winter 2020 training groups kicked off this week.  We’re here with an update on our membership numbers. SWET’s total enrollment numbers for the session, as of this writing, are 64 registered runners.  That breaks down to: 5K Running Start: 23 Runners 10k/Half Marathon: 35 […]

Running Shoe Life


I’ve been getting a bunch of “Hey Coach, do you think I need new shoes?” lately. “Let me see.” (runner presents the bottom of the shoe for inspection, the tread is paper thin and the foam is flat) “Holy mother of God! Go buy new shoes!” My running peeps, you gotta keep an eye on […]

What It Takes


I stumbled on this “gem” today while I was doing some research to update our website: You absolutely, positively, do not have to “run like a legend” to run the marathon.  It’s garbage attitudes like this one that discourage new runners joining that 5K group, stepping up to a 10K, taking on the half marathon […]

SWET the Arizona Distance Classic


Southwest Endurance Training is proud to be the official training group for the Arizona Distance Classic. The Arizona Distance Classic (ADC) is a Half Marathon, Quarter Marathon and 5K taking place in Oro Valley, AZ on March 15th, 2020.  ADC is one of our favorite Tucson area races with beautiful views and challenging, but achievable, […]