Walk to 5K Clinic
Learn to run a fun and safe 5K over a ten week period.
This course runs from 7:00pm to 8:00pm, Thursday April 19th through Thursday June 21st. Registrants are welcome to sign up until the fourth week of the course (May 10th).
Run Clinic Leader Freddy R (@freddyrjusto)
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 5 to 15 minute talk followed by a specifically prescribed workout. Freddy R, an MEC TORONTO Staff member will be leading the clinics, adding a great deal of knowledge on the aspects of running.
The clinic will take place every Thursday evening from Thursday April 19th through Thursday June 21st. Clinic time is 7:00pm to 8:00pm. 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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