Walk to 5K - 10 Week Course - Nov08

  • Date
    Thursday, 08 November, 2018
  • Time
    From 06:30 pm to 07:30 pm EST
  • Organizer
    MEC Toronto
  • Price
  • Address
    MEC Toronto
    400 King Street West
    Toronto, ON

Learn to run a fun and safe 5K over a ten week period. The next Walk to 5K ten week clinic runs from September 20th to November 22nd, weekly on Thursday evenings 6:30pm to 7:30pm.  Registrants are welcome to sign-up until the fourth week of the course (October 11th). 

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.  Rachel D (@rundigsleep), an MEC Toronto Event Support Staff member will be leading the clinics, adding a great deal of knowledge and experience on the aspects of running.



The clinic will take place every Thursday evening from: Thursday, September 20th through to Thursday, November 22nd. 

Clinic time is 6:30pm to 7:30pm

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:

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

Sign up at the link below. Any questions or concerns, please contact jdonald@mec.ca

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