Spring Thaw 5K Training Program - Winter 2015


Sponsored by Fleet Feet Sports and New Balance

The Fleet Feet Sports No Boundaries 5K training program - Level 2 is designed for runners who have run a 5K before and are looking for a coached training group during the winter months.

There's no time like the present to get up on your feet, start moving, and become a new and improved you. This 9-week safe, fun, and non-intimidating program is designed for people who have run already run a 5K and would like motivation to train during the winter.

Along the way we provide you with motivation, guidance and advice, weekly group training runs, and educational clinics on topics such as proper nutrition, choosing the right gear, and avoiding injury. There will be pace groups for every level of runner so, you won't be running alone. Training will start with 1 mile and build up to 3 miles.


PROGRAM AVAILABILITY  |  GOAL EVENT  Our No Boundaries - Level 2 program will begin with a Kick-Off meeting on Wednesday, January 21, 2015 and run for 9 weeks ending with participants running the Spring Thaw 5K event on Saturday, March 21st in Jersey City, NJ. You may choose to do a different race in or around the same time frame, and the coaches will work with you to alter your training schedule.

  • Training Months:  January 21, 2015 through March 21, 2015
  • Goal Event: Spring Thaw 5K in on Saturday, March 21st at 10AM in Jersey City, NJ - race registration is not included in program registration 
  • First Group Session: Kickoff Meeting for registered participants is Wednesday, January 21, 2015 at 6:30PM
  • First Training Run: Saturday, January 24, 2015 at 9AM
  • Questions about the program? Attend our FREE Information Session on Wednesday, January 7th, 2015 at 6:30PM - scroll down for further details

WORKOUT TIMES  |  LOCATIONS  There will be one training session per week and seminars periodically throughout the program.

  • Saturdays at 9AM, meeting at Fleet Feet Hoboken
  • Optional Wednesdays at 7PM, meeting at Fleet Feet Hoboken (We encourage participants to come out to our weekly fun run and run with a group)

PROGRAM BENEFITS  Every participant receives:

  • A complete 9 week program with a schedule detailing weekly workouts
  • A weekly, coached group training session at Fleet Feet Hoboken
  • Informational clinics on proper footwear, injury prevention and nutrition
  • A weekly email with tips, advice, motivation and encouragement
  • Dedicated support from coaches and answers to individual question
  • Exclusive Shopping Specials at Fleet Feet Hoboken
  • Dry run of race course prior to event
  • A New Balance technical running t-shirt and if you attend 80% of the runs - a special prize!

TRAINING GROUPS  On the first day of practice, coaches will help determine what pace group best suits your fitness level with an easy, basic assessment of your starting point fitness level.

REGISTRATION  Registration will close approximately one week after the first training or when maximum capacity of 30 participants has been reached.

  • COST: Early registration discount: $110 (register before 12/31/14) - program registration fee does not include race entry fee
  • NOTE: Price increases to $125 on 1/1/15
  • NO REFUNDS after the second week of training. There are no exchanges or transfers at any time.
  • NOTE: If 3 or more practices must be canceled due to the unpredictable winter weather, we will roll your registration into another 2015 training program, at no charge. 

INFO MEETING FOR NON-REGISTERED PARTICIPANTS We are hosting an informational meeting on Wednesday, January 7th at 6:30PM at Fleet Feet Hoboken (604 Washington Street). We will review specific training information and answer any questions you may have about the program. This meeting is open to anyone interested in signing up for the program.

KICKOFF MEETING FOR REGISTERED PARTICIPANTS  The Training Program will begin with a Kick-Off meeting on Wednesday, January 21st at 6:30PM at Fleet Feet Hoboken (604 Washington Street). We will review specific training information and get you pumped for an incredibly rewarding journey! This meeting is for registered participants.

Click here to register for the program.

Not ready to commit just yet? Click here to RSVP to the info meeting on Wednesday, 1/7/15!

QUESTIONS?  If you have specific questions, please email karen@fleetfeethoboken.com.

Spring Thaw 5K Training Program - Winter 2015 More Info »

Program Start: ex: Sunday, January 18th, 6:00pm
Program Fee: ex: $100 excluding race fee

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