Take the next step in your training. Learn to run or run/walk farther and faster as you master the 5 mile distance. This 8-week program is designed for someone new to the 8k (4.97 miles) distance and/or looking for a little more intensity. Training will start at 2 miles and build up to the 5 mile distance.
PROGRAM AVAILABILITY | GOAL EVENT
Offered once a year in the fall, the 8k training program gears you up for a Goal Event: Ashenfelter 8k Classic on Thanksgiving morning, November 23, 2017, in Glen Ridge, NJ.
WORKOUT TIMES | LOCATIONS
Training Months: September 30th through November 23rd, 2017
Kickoff Informational/1st Training Session: Saturday, 8:00 AM, September 30th, @Fleet Feet Montclair - Come prepared for a workout.
Tuesdays at 6:30 PM: Meet at Verona Park - speed work, tempo runs, and hill workouts
Saturdays at 8:00 AM: Meet at Fleet Feet Montclair - training runs
Please wear visible gear (light colors, reflective vests/bands, or blinking lights) during weeknight runs when we do not have daylight.
Weekly training & motivational e-mail updates
Twice a week coached group training sessions
$10 Fleet Feet Sports Montclair gift card
Educational seminars covering good form running, dressing for success, injury prevention and more
Coaches will help you determine what pace group best suits your comfort level.
SUGGESTED ACTIVITY LEVEL PRIOR TO START OF TRAINING
All participants should be able to run or run/walk 2 miles comfortably.
- Program fee does not include race registration
- Registration will close prior to the first day of training or when maximum capacity of 65 participants has been reached.
- NO REFUNDS after the first day of training
- There are no exchanges or transfers at any time.
Contact coach Laura Messina at email@example.com or call 973-509-9707. Also coaching this fall are Phil Coffin and Tom Caputo.
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Info Meeting & Kick Off Workout - Saturday, September 30th, 8:00am at Fleet Feet Sports
Class meets twice weekly: Saturdays, 8:00am at Fleet Feet; Tuesdays, 6:30pm at Verona Park (meet near boat house)
Ashenfelter 8K Classic on Thanksgiving morning
$120 excluding race fee
This 8-week program is designed for someone new to the 8k (4.97 miles) distance and/or looking for a little more intensity. Training will start at 2 miles and build up to the 5 mile distance.