USA Fit Midland and the City of Midland's Parks and Recreation Division are teaming up to host a 14-week training program to help runners prepare for the Dallas Half Marathon on Dec. 13.

The training program will help participants reach their personal bests before the half marathon in a group environment through weekly runs and workout plans.

Orientation is scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 2 and the first run will take place Saturday, Sept. 5. Individuals can register through Sept. 11 by visiting www.usafitmidland.co­m or by visiting the Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center (2300 Butternut Ln.).

Registration is $90 for new USA Fit members and $80 for returning members. A discount is available for City of Midland employees. For more information, please call 432-685-7381.