Transition to Trail - Spring Session

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  • Date
    Tuesday, 17 April, 2018
  • Time
    From 06:30 pm to 07:30 pm MDT
  • Organizer
    MEC Edmonton, Edmonton South
  • Price
    $40.00
  • Address
    Edmonton + Edmonton South
    11904 - 104Ave
    Edmonton, AB

Jump over the river, blast through the woods and learn to crush the trail in this brand new run series.

   This beginner- friendly training program is designed to allow each runner to feel comfortable out on the trails.  The end goal of this program is not to complete a set distance in a specified time, but rather to develop a host of skills that will let you continue to grow as a trail runner.  More than likely each of us has a different fitness level and you are encouraged to complete each training session to the best of your ability.  

***This program assumes you have no major health problems, are in reasonably good shape and are comfortable jogging for 5km.  

Between group sessions we recommend that you continue to run on your own. This may still be intimidating for some so please feel free to join our Trail Crew that meets weekly on Thursdays for social training runs.

If you have a history of health problems we recommend you consult a medical professional before starting the program -- as you should when you begin any new physical activity.  Please come speak with me afterwards if you have any questions or concerns. 

We will tacke a different trail each week.  The maps for each route are below.  This is a great way to train for the May 20th trail race at Whitemud Park. Sign up: HERE

Week Date Time Location Topic
1 April 17th 6:30-7:30pm Kinsmen Park

Trail 101 - the basics and the gear

2 April 24th 6:30-7:30pm Kinsmen Park Running Form
3 May 1st 6:30-7:30pm Alfred Savage Centre Running Techniques
4 May 8th 6:30-7:30pm Terwillegar Park Training Options
5 May 15th 6:30-7:30pm Alfred Savage Centre Orienteering & Scouting

 

Cost is $40.

REGISTER HERE OR IN STORE AT MEC EDMONTON DOWNTOWN OR EDMONTON SOUTH