Walk to 5K - 10 week Course - Jun14

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  • Date
    Thursday, 14 June, 2018
  • Time
    From 07:00 pm to 08:00 pm EDT
  • Organizer
    MEC Toronto
  • Price
  • Address
    MEC Toronto
    400 King Street West
    Toronto, ON

Walk to 5K Clinic

This course has already started.  You are still welcome to join.  The course began Thursday April 19th and runs through Thursday June 21st.   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:

Program Overview

Running Form

Goal Setting

Injury Prevention & Stretching


Heart Rate Training

Race Prep



  • 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:
    • Watch
    • Water Bottle / Hydration Belt
    • Head Lamp (if day light is minimal

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Any questions or concerns please contact jdonald@mec.ca