Walk to 5K Clinic
Learn to run a fun and safe 5K over a ten week period.
This course runs May 31st through August 2nd
This ten week clinic will guide you through a fun and safe progression of walking and running with the aim of confidently preparing you to complete a 5K run. Weekly sessions will consist of a 15 minute talk followed by a specifically prescribed workout. Peggy, an MEC Toronto Staff member will be leading the clinics, adding a great deal of knowledge on the aspects of running.
Entry to MEC Toronto’s Road Race FIVE on Sunday August 20th is included with your registration in this clinic.
The clinic will take place every Wednesday evening from May 31st through August 2nd from 5:30pm to 6:30pm. Please meet on time at the MEC Toronto Store (400 King Street West) Member Service Desk, located just inside the store. Ask a friendly staff member for assistance if needed.
A training program will be provided to you at the first session outlining the entire training program complete with dates, weekly distances totals, lecture topics, and scheduled homework runs.
Lecture Topics Include:
Injury Prevention & Stretching
Heart Rate Training
- Dress appropriately for each clinic; consider rain, temperature and day light.
- There are washrooms and change rooms located in the store
- It is recommended to bring the following:
- Water Bottle / Hydration Belt
- Head Lamp (if day light is minimal
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