5k Running Clinic 2020

The 5K Fun Run is CANCELLED.

If you would like to run it virtually through Strava, go to https://www.strava.com/clubs/595566

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Saturday, Jan 18th, 2020 from 8:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m Clinic is held at the Lower Native Sons Hall in Courtenay.


Register here or print the Registration Form here, fill it out and bring it in to Extreme Runners in Courtenay or mail it to us at Comox Valley Road Runners, PO Box 3521, Courtenay, B.C. V9N 6Z8 . or register at the Lewis Centre in Courtenay. ONLINE/OFFSITE REGISTRATION IS NOW OVER. Please go to the Lower Native Sons Hall at 8:45 on Saturday morning to register. FMI: contact Eric McKechnie – 5kclinic@cvrr.ca


$50 Before Jan 18, 2020: $55 On Jan 18, 2020

Clinic Benefits

• encouragement and coaching for 10 weeks
• Clinic T-shirt,
• expert advice on all things fitness related from weekly speakers on topics like choosing the right clothing, shoes, nutrition, etc
• many new friends/run partners
• increased self-confidence
• entrance in the final 5km Fun Run March 21st, 2020
• an incredible sense of accomplishment!!

Running Group Levels

Level One - Power/Race Walk.
Learn to put speed in your walk. Get the skills to finally take the next ‘step’ towards the sport of running.
Level Two - Walk/Run.
Turn your spirited walk in to a 5K run in a safe, fun manner using the timed tested walk/run method
Level Three - Running.
Already doing a little running? or maybe you play a running sport like Soccer. We start you with half walk/half run and advance you from there. Level Four - Race Clinic Although you may never want to actually RACE!! who can say they don’t want to take their sport up a notch?? This level will give you the skills to be a stronger, fitter, faster you. Pre-requisite - you should already be running a 5K distance.

Lots more information about the clinic, warm-up routines, pace groups, etc in the 2020 Clinic Manual here

Fitness for Everyone! This Clinic encourages a multi-level progression - from couch potato to active walker or active walker to runner. If you’re a runner already, learn to run more, better, faster, stronger! You can participate and progress with others who are at your running level - you will fit right in!!

More info is also available in the Courtenay Recreation Winter 2020 Program Guide coming out in November and/or from the staff at Extreme Runners.