Have you always wanted to run but are not sure how to get started? Are you returning to running after a long lay-off or injury? If so, our Beginning Running program is for you. This program is a good bridge from walking to running. The program begins with a series of run/walk workouts and builds up to running an entire 5k race of your choice.
Participants receive the following:
-An initial phone consult to discuss your current fitness level, prior running history and fitness goals.
-Detailed training schedule specific to your ability level and goals.
-Twice weekly group coached workouts that begin as a series of run/walk workouts and build up to running an entire 5k.
-Educational materials on various running related topics such as nutrition, hydration, injury prevention,core strength and much more!
Our next Beginning Running Class will take place from Monday, January 6th - Wednesday, March 11th. This 10 week session will meet on Monday and Wednesday mornings from 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM at The Running Store located at 7343 Atlas Walk Way, Gainesville, VA.
Our Beginning Running Class is headed up by Coach Mary Davison. Coach Mary is a Road Runners Club of America (RRCA) certified Running Coach and American College of Sports Medicine certified Exercise Physiologist. She has coached hundreds of runners over the last 18 years. She has worked with all levels of runners from those just starting out to sub 3 hour marathoners.