Join us for the summer session of the 2021 Fast Track 5k and 10K Training Program - Basic Edition (Kalamazoo) presented by Kalamazoo Area Runners (KAR). The Fast Track program offers three levels of workouts designed to meet your goals whether beginner or experienced runner. Led by trained KAR coaches, the program targets the Peacock Strut 5k & 10k scheduled for September 11, 2021 and includes training schedules, individual guidance with a low coach to participant ratio, clinics and structured Tuesday track workouts in a fun and supportive environment. Sessions are conducted at 6:30 pm Tuesday nights (optional clinics at 5:30pm) at WMU Kanley Track and programs run 10 weeks from July 6, 2021 to September 7, 2021
A Virtual Program Information Session will be held prior to program start - more information coming soon!
* Fast Track I (Beginner Walk to Run 5k Program) – Geared towards transitioning the new runner from walking to running and completion of a first 5k.
* Fast Track II (Introduction to Speedwork 5k & 10k Program) – Geared towards transitioning a runner who has some 5k and/or 10k running experience, but is new to track workouts and is looking for a lower mileage program (under 20 miles/week).
* Fast Track III (Competitive Speedwork 5k & 10k Program) – Geared towards competitive runners with 5k and/or 10k racing and track workout experience who are seeking optimal performance and/or a higher mileage (20 + miles week).
Program is FREE to members of KAR and registration will remain open through July 31, 2021 or until the 100 participant cap is attained, whichever is sooner. Participants may join (new members) or renew (existing members) their KAR membership upon registration. (Membership is $20/student; $25/individual and $35/household per year.