10k/Half-Marathon Training Clinics

FitFirst Fall 2018 Run Clinic

Sundays @ FitFirst (3713 kensington, burnaby)

SepT. 9th - Nov. 18th @ 9:00am

  • Brand-new to running?
  • Striving for a new personal best?
  • Looking for a vibrant community?

Join runners and walkers of all abilities as we build, teach, and train together for our fall 10k or half-marathon race—Try Event's Vancouver Historic Half Marathon on November 25th.

Our 11-week 10k or half-marathon training clinics offer:

  • Options for all levels. Whether you're aiming for 10k or half-marathon distance, we have a group to match your abilities and goals.
    • 10k groups: 2 mins run/2 mins walk, 4 mins run/2 mins walk, 7 mins run/1 min walk, 10 mins run/1 min walk or straight running
    • Half marathon groups: 10 mins run/1 min walk at a variety of paces.
  • Progressional training. We organize the routes and incremental training plan—so you can gradually improve your fitness, endurance, and speed.
  • Perks!  
    • 15% FitFirst store discount for the duration of the clinic
    • $40-value Brooks running apparel or accessory item
    • Informational guest speakers and experts
    • Experienced pace-group leaders
    • Prizes!

WHERE & WHEN:

Meet every Sunday from Sept. 9 to Nov. 18 at FitFirst Footwear (located in the Fortius building, 3713 Kensington Ave, Burnaby)  

WORKOUT DESCRIPTIONS:
Run/Walk: This group follows a program designed for those getting into running and/or recovering from an injury. This program builds slowly in a friendly environment, while providing motivation to reach the 10km goal!
Straight Run Pace Groups: Straight run groups follow the workout schedule listed without walking breaks, and are led through the workouts by group leaders based on a consistent min/mile pace.
Hills: Hills prepare muscles for faster running without going anaerobic. Hills also strengthen the major running muscles & help us become more efficient runners.
Fartleks: Varied intervals designed to increase your anaerobic capacity, strength & power.