Would you like to participate in a 5k this year? Prepare for a Turkey Trot Running Event this fall? Or, simply get some exercise, fresh air, stress release, camaraderie and fun on Wednesdays at lunchtime? If your answer is yes to any of the above, please come and join the Babson Walk~Runners! Along with the guided weekly walk/runs on Wednesdays, participants will also be given a suggested workout schedule to follow during each week on their own, or with other walk/runners. At the completion of the program, participants will be motivated & physically preparded to run the distance of a 5k event (3.1 miles).
Who:This program is for walkers who would like to progress to running, and beginner/intermediate runners who would like to participate in weekly group workouts. If you are a walker, this program will progress you to running. If you are a beginner/intermediate runner, this program will prepare you for a 5k distance, and offer the camaraderie of weekly group workouts. the program will be tailored to meet the needs and fitness levels of the participants. By week 9, all participants will be preapred to run 3.1 miles.
When:This 9 week program consists of weekly guided walk/runs on Wednesdays, September 16, 2015 through Wednesday, November 18, 2015 (excluding November 11, Veteran's Day). these training sessions meet at the Webster Center (bottom of the stairs next to the student desk) at 12 p.m. and last approximately 50 minutes. the majority of the workouts will be held outdoors, so please dress accordingly.
How:Anyone interested in participating should register through the Babson Calendar Walk~Runners event (we would like to be able to notify participants of any changes or cancellations that may arise).