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MEC Vancouver Walk to 5K Clinic - Round TWO

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MEC Vancouver

130 West Broadway

Vancouver, BC V5Y 1P3

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LEARN TO RUN A FUN AND SAFE 5K, COMPLETE WITH WEEKLY LECTURES OVER A TEN WEEK PERIOD.

In this ten week clinic we 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 - 20min lecture followed by a specifically prescribed workout. The lectures will be presented by local professionals and add a great deal of additional knowledge to aid accross various aspects of running.

This clinic is timed perfectly to participate in the MEC Vancouver: Road Race FOUR event on June 10, 2018.


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The clinic will take place every Monday evening from April 2 to June 4 at 6:00pm - 7:30pm, with the exception of any statuatory holidays. Please meet on-time at the MEC Vancouver (130 West Broadway) climbing wall, located inside the store. Ask a friendly staff member for assistance if needed.

A training pogram 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

Injury Prevention & Stretching

Nutrition

Heart Rate Training

Race Prep


IMPORTANT NOTES

  • We higly recommend that participants are comfortable running 1K without stopping before starting the program.
  • There will be no clinic on May 21st. (Victoria Day Statuatory Holiday)
  • Dress appropriately for each clinic; consider rain, temperature and day light.
  • There are washrooms and change rooms located in store.
  • It is recommnended to bring the following:
  • Watch / GPS Watch
  • Hand Held Water Bottle / Hydration Belt
  • Head Lamp (if day light is minimal)

If you have any questions or concerns please email vancouveractivities@mec.ca.

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