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ProForm Boston Marathon 3.0 Review

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Quick Summary

Designed with input from advanced athletes, the Boston Marathon 3.0 Treadmill with power incline/decline caters to serious runners.

It includes video marathon training programs for different skill levels and is loaded with extras that help make treadmill exercise motivating, entertaining and comfortable.

Read about its many strengths and a few potential drawbacks in FitRated’s full review of the ProForm Boston Marathon 3.0 Treadmill below.

Our Rating

Rating: 89.6/100. Get pro marathon training at home! The highly rated ProForm Boston Marathon 3.0 is part of ProForm’s most advanced treadmill series and is specially designed to help you prepare for races. Key points are a 4.25 CHP motor, a long track with incline and decline, and a 10-inch color touchscreen. High definition video marathon training programs are included – plus the Boston treadmill console is iFit-enabled to help you prepare for any outdoor race with tailored Google Maps™ workouts.


  • Assembly included with purchase price
  • 4.25 CHP motor
  • Top speed 15 mph
  • Extra-long track (62″ x 20″)
  • On/off cushioning
  • Power incline/decline (-6% to 20%)
  • Marathon workouts designed with the Boston Athletic Association
  • iFit-enabled
  • Cadence coaching
  • 10” full color touch screen
  • Smartphone-compatible (3” speakers)
  • Wireless heart rate receiver
  • Large cooling fans
  • Durable construction


  • Non-foldable
  • Not inexpensive
  • Slow customer service from ProForm


The ProForm Boston Marathon 3.0 Treadmill is a top-notch marathon trainer that consistently earns positive customer reviews. It was developed with input from the Boston Athletic Association and features HD video workouts with footage of the Boston Marathon.

Whether you’re training for your first marathon or are more experienced, this treadmill can help you reach higher levels of performance. It has a web price of $2,499 (full price $2,999) and is backed by a six-year parts warranty plus three years of labor.

Workout Programs

Two marathon training programs are included. You can choose from a four-month or five-month program and select from three skill levels (beginner, intermediate and advanced). These programs feature high definition video from the Boston Marathon race route.

The Boston Marathon 3.0 is iFit-enabled too. You can access iFit’s unlimited workouts (standard, video and Google Maps™) by using the 10-inch touch screen or your own mobile device. iFit is ideal for runners who are preparing for outdoor competition because it lets you download a Google Maps™ workout that simulates any actual route.

Each workout can deliver a Google Street View while also adjusting the treadmill’s incline/decline to replicate landscape. Some other benefits: iFit lets you download new personalized workouts every day, choose from hundreds of HD video workouts, race against friends online and automatically track your stats.

ProForm Boston Marathon 3.0 Features

Tailor your training to the race route! A top feature on the Boston Marathon 3.0 Treadmill is its power ramp. With a maximum incline of 20% and a max decline of 6% percent, the ramp enables faster calorie burn, lets you focus on different muscle groups and helps replicate actual race conditions.

To help you work out efficiently, this marathon treadmill supports wireless heart rate monitoring and has a cadence coach. The cadence coach is a metronome with an audible tone to help you keep your desired rhythm.

For entertainment a smartphone-compatible port and 3-inch speakers are integrated with the console.

Two 8″ CoolAire™ workout fans are installed beneath the touch screen.

Warranty & Guarantee

The ProForm Boston Marathon 3.0 Treadmill warranty includes:

– Frame: Lifetime
– Deck: Lifetime
– Motor: Lifetime
– Parts: 6 Years
– Labor: 3 years

ProForm provides a 30-day money back guarantee on its treadmills.


For marathon training and all the benefits of iFit, the ProForm Boston Marathon 3.0 Treadmill is a top-choice treadmill under $2,500. From its high quality components to its engaging workouts, this treadmill is built to please advanced athletes while also supporting the training needs of novice long-distance runners.

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