This years clinic starts on Monday March 2nd 2015 and will run through Saturday May 9th. This is a free, 10 week training program for women of all ages and abilities to learn to run or walk for exercise. At the completion of the 10 weeks of training your graduation event will be the Women Can Run/Walk 5K in Conway on May 9th 2015. Clinics will meet twice weekly on Mondays and Thursdays at 6:00 PM at the Faith Baptist Church, 301 Bill Foster Memorial Hwy (321). Park in the front parking lots and walk behind the church. Please do not block the daycare pick up area. The first clinic session will be Monday, March 2nd at 6:00 PM. There is an age requirement of 12 or older to participate in the clinic.
Training groups are as follows:
Walker Group A - Your goal is to train to walk up to 3.1 miles, and/or learn to walk longer and at a faster pace.
Walker Group B - Your goal is to train to walk up to 3.1 miles using alternating slow-fast intervals. The duration of the fast walking intervals will increase weekly, improving your pace. Your training time will increase to 45-50 minutes in the last few weeks of the clinic.
Beginning Runner Group A - Your goal is to train to run/walk up to 3.1 miles. You are not running any and want to complete a 5K.
Beginning Runner Group B - Your goal is to train to run/walk up to 3.1 miles. You are currently running 3 minutes or less at a time.
Intermediate Runner - Your goal is to train to run consistently up to 3.1 miles. You currently run at least 4 minutes before taking a brief walk break, and you are able to do these intervals for up to 30 minutes total.
Advanced Runner - Your goal is to run longer distances and at a faster pace. You are currently running approximately 3 miles and have possibly run some 5K or 10K races. You want to increase your speed and run for longer distances.
You can sign up at: https://runsignup.com/Race/AR/2015WomenRunArkansasTrainingCliniccabot
If you have any questions please contact Vicky Reeves at firstname.lastname@example.org or 501-605-3608 or Sara Patterson at email@example.com or 501-605-7517. There is also a Facebook group you can join at https://www.facebook.com/groups/662454817149243/