Fall 2023 Trail Run Class

2100 North Harrison Avenue
Cary, NC 27513


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Event Description

Fall 2023 Trail Run Class is brought to you by Triangle Run Smart Training, presented by Pace Yourself Run Company and The Running PTs.

The class is 12 weeks long and is geared toward helping adults train for a trail race or just learn to run on the trails: be it their first or as a veteran runner looking to improve their race time.  All levels and paces are welcome!  NOTE: we will be running on single track trails, which have lots of roots & rocks. There are additional risks of injury in running on trails, so be very cautious starting out. The trails will require some navigation as well. The coach will provide maps ahead of time and try to keep everyone on track. Plan to run with a GPS watch and phone for navigation & safety.

The class will include a detailed weekly plan over the 12 weeks, with 2 coached group runs per week, and suggested cross-training, run & strength training workouts. The coached group run is in person, though this class can be done virtually when you miss: all info will be provided on the group run & route ahead of time so that trainees can run separately at another time if they need to.

Cost of the class is $100 as a stand-alone class.  Cost is $50 if registering as an add-on to one of our winter marathon training classes.  Deadline to register is 10/14/23.

If you have financial difficulty in affording a training class, please contact us.  We have a donation program that can help out.

Discount Codes: Be sure to use your referral discount code (if you've referred new runners to our training programs, you'll have received an email with a code).

Cost includes: 12-week training schedule with 12 class sessions, 2 coach-led group run workouts per week, email access to the coach throughout the program, 20% off discount at Pace Yourself Run Company (some restrictions apply), training class shirt (only as a stand-alone registration; not as an add-on), strength training plan, discounted 3D run gait analysis ($225 for trainees vs $350 regular price), at The Running PTs (call ahead to schedule), and weekly tips and running information from your coach and The Running PTs to supplement your knowledge.

Coach Kelly Svihovec will coach this class.

Program dates: September 17, 2023 - December 3, 2023.  Group training will meet on Sundays at 8:00AM and Wednesdays at 12:00PM (may move to 9:00am or 10:00am depending on trainees' schedules & preference).  The class will meet on Sundays at various different trail locations throughout the Triangle area and on Wednesdays at Umstead Park (North Harrison Avenue entrance: 2100 N Harrison Avenue, Cary 27513).

Tentative Sunday Trail Location Schedule: (subject to change due to trail conditions and parking/access issues)

  • 9/17 - Harris Lake Peninsula Trail
  • 9/24 - Williamson Preserve - Walnut Hill Way-Pine Warbler-Little Falls-Longleaf Trails
  • 10/1 - Eno River Park - Cox Mountain Trail
  • 10/8 - Mountains to Sea - Falls Lake Trail
  • 10/15 - Carolina North Forest - Inner & Outer Neverland Trails
  • 10/22 - New Hope Overlook - Red & Blue Trails
  • 10/29 - Harris Lake Peninsula Trail
  • 11/5 - Brumley Nature Preserve Trail
  • 11/12 - West Point on the Eno - Eagle-Laurel Bluffs Trails
  • 11/19 - Mountains to Sea
  • 11/26 - Eno River Park - Buckquarter-Ridge Trails
  • 12/3 - Carolina North Forest - Crow Branch Overlook Trail

Trail Class Add-on Option: If you're registered for a fall marathon training class with us, be sure to use your discount code when registering to get 50% off.

Get rewarded for referring friends who are new to a Triangle Run Smart Training class!  Make sure they mention your name in Run Signup when they register for a class and for each person you refer, you get $5 off your next training class (not the current class, but the next class) up to the cost of the class.

Please direct any questions to Training Coordinator, Kelly Svihovec: coachkelly@trianglerunsmart.com

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