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Beginner Walking & Running Workshop For Women

Do you sometimes imagine yourself fit and strong, striding comfortably down the road during an easy workout or a 5K event?

You know being more active makes you healthier, but you may not know how to get started?

This gradual 12-week program will help you comfortably progress to walking, jogging, running or some combination at a pace that’s right for you.

COST:  
 $40.  Fee includes 12-weekly workshops, instruction, group walk/run, mentors, literature and a graduation shirt (if earned…must attend 8 of 12 workshops).  Workshop fee is non-refundable and non-transferable.

WHEN:

Monday evenings beginning August 28th – November 12th. Workshops meet from 5:30pm to 6:45pm rain or shine!

WHERE:

Brunswick County Area Park

WHO:

Women 12 to 112 years of all shapes, sizes and abilities. No experience necessary! Bring your daughters, mothers, neighbors, co-workers, friends or come solo.

*No Pets and Always consult your doctor before beginning any exercise program.

FORMAT:

Weekly workshops include a group walk/jog/run, stretching and a brief discussion of various topics: proper walk/run shoes, training principles, injury prevention, safety, heart health, motivation, nutrition and more. Come dressed for activity.

GOAL:

All who complete this program will be able to participate in and complete a 5K Walk/Run scheduled for November 16th at the NMB Sports Park,

MENTORS:

Area walking and running enthusiasts from the RunCRP Run Club and others volunteer their time to lead and support your progress!