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Clinics for All Levels

Which one is for you?
Never run before or just getting back into running?
Looking to complete your first 5k or 10k?
Want to run faster? Stronger? Longer?
Looking to learn to run continuously?
Want to be able to incorporate a run walk program?

Still not sure, come and try one out and decide if it is the right fit for you.

All Strides clinics:

  • Are Individualized/ personalized (Not a cookie-cutter approach to fitness)
  • Based on best evidence - All coaches are experienced runners themselves
  • Tried and tested
  • Include monthly training programs
  • Guest speakers selected based on group or individual requests
  • Store discounts for participants

Fall Marathon Clinic (Coached by Dawn Ladds-Bond and Don Bambury at Fish Creek)

  • Starts Tuesday August 9th, 2016 at Strides Fish Creek
  • Group workouts will be held Tuesday evenings at 6:30PM and Saturday mornings at 7:30AM
  • $175
  • Designed for the first time marathoner as well as those looking for an edge in their training.
  • Progressive program designed to allow participants to maximize their enjoyment and potential.
  • Topics covered include pacing, goal setting, race strategy, injury prevention, equipment selection and nutrition.
  • Participants should be able to comfortably run 15 – 20km prior to starting the program.
  • Clinic goal: November and December marathons (Training plan will be tailored to your race).
  • Learn more about Coach Dawn HERE, and Coach Don HERE.

Fall Personal Best Clinic (Coached by Dawn Ladds-Bond and Don Bambury at Fish Creek )

  • Starts Tuesday August 9th, at Strides Fish Creek
  • Group workouts will be held Tuesday evenings at 6:30PM and Saturday mornings at 7:30AM
  • This clinic will be combined with the full marathon clinic posted above.
  • $150
  • For runners looking to improve their performance or have reached a plateau in their training.
  • This clinic will center around higher intensity training (hill repeats, track/interval workouts) rather than mileage.
  • A focus on proper biomechanics, strength/speed development and program design
  • Clinic Goal: November and December half marathons
  • Learn more about Coach Dawn HERE and Coach Don HERE.

Fall Personal Best Clinic (Coached by Jeremy and Jeanette Deere at Marda Loop)

  • Starts Tuesday, August 9th at Strides Marda Loop 
  • Group workouts will be held Tuesday evenings at 6:30PM and Saturday mornings at 9:00AM (weekly long run)
  • $150
  • For runners looking to improve their performance or have reached a plateau in their training.
  • This clinic will center around higher intensity training (hill repeats, track/interval workouts) rather than mileage.
  • A focus on proper biomechanics, strength/speed development and program design
  • Clinic Goal: Rock the House Run 10K (Sept. 18), Banff Ekiden Relay (Oct. 15) and Last Chance Half Marathon (Nov. 13), among other fall races
  • Learn more about Coach Jeremy HERE and Coach Jeanette HERE.

Free Group Runs 

Not able to commit to a clinic, but still want to run with a group? Strides offers FREE drop-in group hill/interval workouts from both locations: 

Marda Loop - Wednesday evenings starting at 6:00pm

Fish Creek - Wednesday evenings starting at 6:30pm 

Both locations also offer Saturday morning group runs starting at 9:00am. For more info, please call one of our stores.