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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

Winter Learn to Run Clinic Clinic (Coached by Lauren Milburn at Fish Creek)

  • Starts Tuesday January 3rd at Strides FIsh Creek
  • Group workouts will be held Tuesday and Thursday evenings at 6:30PM
  • $100 for 10 weeks
  • A safe, fun environment to encourage participation and improvement
  • A progressive program designed to allow you to develop at your own pace
  • An introduction to a variety of running topics including: pacing, running form, goal setting, cross training, injury prevention, equipment selection and nutrition
  • Learn more about Coach Lauren HERE.
  • ***Option to do both the Winter Learn to Run and 10k clinics combined for $175!

Winter 10k Clinic (Coached by Lauren Milburn at Fish Creek )

  • Starts Tuesday March 21st at Strides Fish Creek
  • Group workouts will be held Tuesday evenings at 6:30PM and Saturday mornings at 9:00AM
  • $100 for 10 weeks
  • A safe, fun environment to encourage participation and improvement.
  • A progressive program designed to allow you to develop at your own pace.
  • An introduction to a variety of running topics including: pacing, running form, goal setting, cross training, injury prevention, equipment selection and nutrition.
  • It is recommended that participants be able to run at least 20 minutes at clinic start.
  • Learn more about Coach Lauren HERE
  • ***Option to do both the Winter Learn to Run and 10k clinics combined for $175!

Spring Marathon Clinic (Coached by Alan Cooper at Strides Marda Loop and Fish Creek)

  • Starts Wednesday January 25th, 2016 at Strides Marda Loop (allternate weeks at Fish Creek)
  • Group workouts will be held Wednesday evenings at 6:30PM and Saturday mornings at 8:00AM from various locations TBD.
  • $175
  • This is a great program for those wanting to run their first marathon or their 21st.
  • Progressive program designed to allow participants to maximize their enjoyment and potential. (Every runner will receive a training schedule based on their event and goal time.)
  • Topics covered include pacing, goal setting, race strategy, injury prevention, equipment selection and nutrition.
  • Participants should be running at least 3 days a week and comfortably run 15km before starting the program.
  • Clinic goal: The clinic targets marathons from Boston on April 17th to Calgary on May 28th and all in between.
  • Learn more about Coach Alan 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.