Winter 5k Training Program 2019

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Winter 2019 5k Program

We are excited to announce our Winter 2019 5K training program. Join Fleet Feet and our sponsors NUUN, for this 8-week program designed for individuals who can run at least 1.5 miles and would like to be part of a team and coached to run a 5K for a personal record. It's a great way to get ready for the Bidwell Classic 5k on March 2nd, 2019.

Program kick-off and fun run:  Wednesday January 9th 6:15 PM at Fleet Feet Sports.  Meet the coach (Tina) and mentors, get information about the program, and update your gear so you're ready to start your training.  Bring a friend!  We'll also take the group out on a run, so you get in your first Speed workout.  We strongly advise that you attend this meeting.  Please note that this is a very popular program and that space is limited, so register early!

Meeting times:  Weekly coached workouts will be held on Wednesdays at 6:15 PM and Saturdays at 7:30 AM at various locations around Chico. The first workout will be held on Wednesday, January 9th at 6:15PM. 

Get ready to sweat lot, learn some new tips and have a blast running through the different parks of Chico!


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Join our program and receive:

  • a detailed daily training plan for the 8 weeks of the program
  • twice-weekly coached group runs
  • workshops on running topics specific to the 5K distance
  • hydration station for Saturday long runs sponsored by NUUN 
  • incentives for participation in group runs
  • education and motivation
  • inspirational team emails
  • workouts that will challenge you and help you understand your potential
  • new friends and camaraderie
  • Receive $5 off the Bidwell Classic Registration

Our supportive coaching team will provide you with the tools and training to be successful.  The team atmosphere is always positive and you will meet others with the same aspirations as you.  You may even meet a new best friend and running happens all the time in our training programs!  Join the team and get ready to meet some pretty wonderful coaches, amazing mentors, and lots of other people who want to lead a life of fitness.

Requirements: 5K - you must be comfortable completing a 1.5 mile run on the first Saturday run.  Children 16 years and older may register with a participating parent. You will also be required to bring water with you for each workout-- you could use a belt, a backpack, whatever you feel comfortable holding during your workout 

Goal Race:  Bidwell Classic, Saturday March 2nd, 2019. Race registration is not included in the training program fee.

Registration Fee: Registration is $99 through 12/23/2018.  The fee goes up to $115 on 12/24/18.  The last day to request a refund is Wednesday, January 12th at midnight.   

Winter 5k Training Program 2019 More Info »

Program Start: Program Kickoff January 9th, 2019 at Fleet Feet Sports 6:15pm
Program Schedule: Wednesdays 6:15pm and Saturdays 7:30am
Goal Race: Bidwell Classic March 2nd 2019 Lower Bidwell Park
Program Fee: $99.00 untill 12/23/18. $115.00 12/24/18-1/12/19 (or after)
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