Specialty & Youth Programs

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 Obstacle Course Training

Fleet Feet Sports Montclair and Intrepid Gym have partnered to bring you a unique opportunity! Our obstacle training program consists of running, skill practice, and functional conditioning. This includes experience with wall climbs, rope climbs, spear throw, and much more. We will train you to run faster and successfully complete each obstacle. Our 8-week inaugural spring program will meet twice weekly with guided workouts, educational workshops, a training schedule and group "test-out" events. Our goal event is the Tri-State Sprint Spartan on Saturday, June 2nd. Training starts April 7th. LEARN MORE!

Core Strength for Runners (Winter, Spring, Summer)

Fleet Feet's four-week program, educates runners on the importance of strength and control of the glute: abdominal and hip muscles that constitute the core. Whether you are a novice or experienced runner, core strength is the foundation of all muscle groups working together cohesively.  Learn practical exercises to help you avoid injury, strengthen endurance and improve lateral movement. Spring Core Dates TBA  LEARN MORE!

Speed Training (Spring & Summer Sessions)

Feel the need for speed?  Incorporating speed training into your workout is a beneficial way to improve fitness and teach the legs to turnover more quickly, all while mixing up weekly running mileage. Group sessions range from 1 to 4 miles and focus on form drills, dynamic warm ups and various speed workouts. The speed training class may be geared toward the runner who wants to improve his or her 5K, 10K, half marathon or full marathon time.  Spring Speed begins Tuesday, April 24th, 2018 and Summer Speed begins Tuesday, June 26th, 2018. LEARN MORE!

Introduction to Chi Running

Experienced and beginning runners and walkers learn a great natural running/walking technique to strengthen core, improve balance and mental focus. Based on the principles of T'ai Chi, Chi Running encourages you to tap into the energy that unites your mind, body and spirit.  The approach reduces injury and improves running efficiencies while applying the principles of relaxation, correct alignment and posture, mid-foot strike, using gravity-assisted learn and engaging core strength. Individual video analysis is included.  We offer both a spring (May) and fall (September) program.  Sessions are Thursdays throughout the designated months. Start Date:  Thursday, September 13, 2018. LEARN MORE!

Introduction to Trail Running

We love getting down and dirty on the trails! We're recreating a format we used in years past with a fun goal trail event finish.  We'll still explore the great area trails and become acquainted with the twists and turns of off-road terrain running. Spring 2019 TBA  LEARN MORE!


XC Summer Running Clinic

Let Fleet Feet and New Balance coaches help get you race-ready for the cross country season! Sponsored by New Balance, this FREE program is perfect for high school cross country athletes gearing up for the fall season.  It's a great opportunity to build a base and become familiar with the Essex County XC course. Our non-competitive, relaxed program offering young runners the chance to perfect skills, meet other local runners and learn about running related topics (i.e. good form, pacing techniques, etc.).  Start Date: July 11, 2018 LEARN MORE

Youth Track Series

Introduce your children, ages 4 to 13, to the sport of Track & Field! Spend two summer Sunday afternoons on the track with the family!  The Youth Track Series has become a tradition nurtured and passed along by local volunteer runners who are sharing their passion with our area youth. It's just good old-fashioned non-intimidating exercise and fun the sun.  Save the Dates: July 8 & 22. LEARN MORE

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