10k & Half Marathon/Training Clinics
FitFirst Fall 2019 Run Clinics
Sundays @ FitFirst (3713 kensington, burnaby)
sept. 8th - nov. 24th @ 9:00am
Brand-new to running?
Striving for a new personal best?
Want to be part of a vibrant, inclusive community?
Join runners and walkers of all abilities as we build, teach, and train together for a 10k, half marathon distance. Our 12-week 10k and 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 run minutes/walk minutes groups: 2/2, 4/1, 7/1, 10/1 or straight running
Half marathon groups: 10 mins run/1 min walk at a variety of paces with goal finishing times ranging from 1h:40min to 2h:30min. Note: you should be able to run 9k comfortably before joining the half-marathon clinic.
All groups bring you:
Progressional training. We organize the routes and incremental training plan—so you can gradually improve your fitness, endurance, and speed.
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
WHERE & WHEN:
Meet every Sunday from September 8th to November 24th at FitFirst Footwear (located in the Fortius building, 3713 Kensington Ave, Burnaby)
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.