**TRAINING FOR THE 2014 CHKM WILL START IN NOVEMBER 2013.....TO GET AN IDEA WHAT WE DID FOR THE 2013 CHKM, SEE BELOW. **
The Knoxville Track Club, the Health Shoppe, and Knoxville Performance Lab are gearing up to get your face on the JumboTron at Neyland Stadium! The goal of our training group run program is to help get you to the Covenant Health Knoxville Marathon finish line on April 7, 2013...
The Covenant Health Knoxville Marathon Training Group Runs presented by the Health Shoppe and Knoxville Performance Lab
The program is intended for anyone looking to experience the fun, excitement, and camaraderie of training with a group for the marathon. This program is being led by experienced runners and is open to everyone. The 2013 program is geared to not only marathoners, but half-marathoners, and 5K participants.
This is what we have to offer:
-Group runs for everyone! Runners of all levels are welcome to join us for our weekly long runs. We will have several pace groups ranging from beginner to advanced. The long runs will take place on most Saturdays. See the schedule. We will offer water, sports drinks, gel, and bagels at some of these runs, especially the longer ones.
-Training long runs for beginners and advanced
-Clinics by experts on topics including shoes, stretching & injury prevention, nutrition, and race preparation.
-The safety and comfort in running with a group of people. It’s a great way to get those runs in as well as make new friends.
-FUN! FUN! FUN!
Coming Up Next...
This year's marathon training program, presented by the Health Shoppe and Knoxville Performance Lab, will next meet at lululemon athletica (129 S. Gay Street) on Saturday, March 30th at 8 am. Mileage options will be 10 miles for full marathoners and 5 miles for half marathoners.
View the schedule of long runs.
The cost of the Marathon Training Program:
-NOTHING!! We are not requiring a fee for non-KTC members to participate in the training program. However, we still encourage you to join the KTC and enjoy the benefits of being a member. You will receive discounts on registration fees at KTC races (including the Covenant Health Knoxville Marathon), purchases at participating retailers, and a subscription to the award winning KTC publication, Footnotes. For more information go to www.ktc.org or stop by either Runners Market or the Health Shoppe.
How to sign up to receive the email reminders:
- Send us an email (*Please avoid using "hi" or similar things for the subject line due to the large amount of spam that reaches this e-mail)
- Show up. Come a few minutes early to the next group run and you can sign-up on the spot for the KTC and start reaping the benefits of being a member right away.