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Beginners Running Clinic 2018

Townsville Road Runners holds beginners running clinics in February each year. This year the 3 week clinic will be over the first 3 weeks in February and will start on  Saturday 3rd  February 2017. 
 

The Details

Contact Phil Copp on 04 3957 5340 or by e-mail.

The beginners clinic takes place over 3 sessions - Saturday 3rd February, Saturday 10th February and Saturday 17th February starting at 6.00 amfrom Strand Park (near the Picnic Bay Surf Life Saving Club.)

There is no cost for these sessions.

It is designed for adults who are beginners who wish to get started into running and runners with little experience and a desire / determination to start and hopefully continue running.

Townsville Road Runners will provide instruction and tips on how to start a running / jogging program and how to continue with it.
Instruction will include motivation, nutrition, injury prevention, shoe selection and more.

IT IS NOT NECESSARY TO HAVE PRIOR EXPERIENCE OR LOOK ATHLETIC.

IT IS NECESSARY TO BE MEDICALLY CAPABLE OF 20 min TO 30 min OF MILD ACTIVITY.

Wear comfortable clothing for the activity plus running or jogging shoes and a cap or hat.

Water is provided before and after the sessions. Tea, coffee and bickies are also included afterwards.

Format will be:-
1.Registration and sign in at 6.00am.
2. Explanation of session
3. Warmup and run drills
4. Split into groups and conduct a 20 to 30 minute run walk session
5. Cool down and stretching
6. Presentation from health professionals and conclusion.

The maximum duration of the sessions will be 20 to 30 minutes and will finish with a warm down, stretching and discussion. Actual running time will be 20 to 30 minutes but not necessarily all at the one time. The session will be finished around 6.45am.

Bring personal water bottle if necessary. (You may require water during the session)

Why run? To tone up, feel good, to set a goals (time or distance), to get fit, to get some quiet time, or even as a social outing, etc, etc