Thursday, February 10, 2011

St. George Running Club

Want to run a marathon?
The St. George Running Club can help you prepare. There is a new beginners running group that runs every Monday morning at 6 am from the St. George Running Center. They are starting at 2 mile runs. The goal is to run a 5k, then a 10k, a 1/2 marathon, and eventually the St. George Marathon in October. You can do it!

Already a runner?
Meet them on Fridays for an 8-10 mile run. This Friday, February 11 they will be meeting at Treasure Valley Park (4050 S. Crown Jewel Way) in Washington Fields at 5:45 am to run 10 miles of the Dog Town 1/2 Marathon course. Runners will pile into vehicles and head up to Coral Canyon where the race starts. Below is a link to a map that shows the park and running course.

Want to increase speed?
Wednesday mornings are Ted's Speed Work Class. Meet at the Dixie College track at 6 am.Here is the speed workout they did last Wednesday:

1. Warm up including dynamic stretches

2. 5 x 100 yards. Picking up speed

3. 5 x 1/4 lap with 1/4 lap slow jog

4. 5 x 1/2 lap with 1/4 lap slow jog

5. 4 sets of stairs

Contact Kendra Hooper to learn more about the St. George Running Club 435-773-3248

St. George Running Center
2736 E. Red Cliffs Drive, St. George

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