FitFirst Run Club - Summer Sessions

Sundays & Wednesdays from June 1st - August 31st

Sundays @ 8am - meet @ Fitfirst footwear (3713 Kensington Avenue)- free - all levels welcome!

  • Find routes and info on all of our Sunday runs on our Strava Run Club Page. Distances vary from 8-20km.

Wednesdays @ 6:30pm - $2 drop-in - all levels welcome!

  • We meet each and every Wednesday in the Burnaby Rugby Club parking lot. Walkers and runners are completing anywhere from 4-10km. $2 drop in fee goes to our group’s charity efforts within our community.

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.

  • 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 September 8th to November 24th 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.