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FootZone can help you achieve your running goals through our training programs! Learn about running form, proper training, injury prevention, nutrition, and more in a fun, positive, and supportive environment. Whether you are interested in learning to run, increasing your mileage, participating in 5ks, or just getting out there, we have a program for you.

All of our programs include:

• Motivation and running buddies!
• Detailed Training Program and Training Manual
• Short clinics from local experts
• Combination of roads and trails
• Online support
• Fun and accomplishment
• FootZone care from the entire staff
• 10% discount at FootZone while session is active

Current training group offerings:
IntroRUN/5k  |  10k  |  Walking for Wellness  | Half Marathon

Are you interested in becoming a coach or a mentor? Check out these job descriptions and contact michelle@footzonebend.com if you think you’d be a good fit!

 

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October 7, 2017 – November 18, 2017
IntroRUN is ideal for those looking to learn the basics of running, start a consistent fitness program, or just train for a 5k with a great group of people. Learn about running form, breathing, warm ups, nutrition, and gear in a fun and supportive environment. Runners receive a tech tee, training calendar, individualized attention in a group setting, FootZone fun, and more! This session will prepare you for the I Like Pie Thanksgiving 5K in Bend.

Sessions meet at FootZone on Saturdays at 8:00am unless otherwise notified.  An additional workout is available on Wednesday night at 5:30, but is not required.

You will be able to register at a reduced rate for the I Like Pie 5K when you register for the training group.  Race registration is non-refundable.

Check out this video about IntroRUN!

REFUND POLICY: Unfortunately, injuries happen. We will refund 75% of your entry fee through October 13, 2017 (without tee/socks, etc) or 50% of your entry fee through October 20, 2017. No refunds after October 20, 2017.

Questions? Email Michelle at michelle@footzonebend.com or call 541-317-3568.

Register online. You can also print this form and bring it to the store.

 

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October 7, 2017 – November 18, 2017

Are you a 5K runner looking to mix it up a little bit?  Need to add some more variety to your running workouts?  Are you ready to boost your mileage and want some company for those miles?  Become a better runner in FootZone’s 10K Training Group!  While you’re safely building mileage, you’ll also learn about different kinds of workouts that will make you a stronger, faster, more resilient runner, about nutrition specific to longer distances, about efficient running form, warm ups and cool downs, shoes and gear, and more.

Marla Hacker, a frequent FootZone training group participant and mentor, will be your coach.  The 10K Training Group that will be preparing for the new I Like Pie 10K on Thanksgiving Day.

Sessions meet at FootZone on Saturdays at 8:00am unless otherwise notified.  An additional workout is available on Wednesday night at 5:30, but is not required.

Early bird registration is $70 on or before 9/9/17. After 9/9/17, registration is $80.  You will be able to sign up for the I Like Pie 10K at a discount when you register for the class.  Race registration is non-refundable.

REFUND POLICY: Unfortunately, injuries happen. We will refund 75% of your entry fee through October 13, 2017 (without tee/socks, etc) or 50% of your entry fee through October 20, 2017.  No refunds after October 20, 2017.  Race registration is non-refundable.

Questions? Email Michelle at michelle@footzonebend.com or call 541-317-3568.

Register online. You can also print this form and bring it to the store.

 

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A Walking Group for Cancer Survivors and their Caregivers
October 7 – November 23, 2017.

This class is FREE for cancer survivors and their caregivers.  FootZone and St. Charles invite cancer survivors and their family members to regain their fitness through the gentle exercise of walking. We meet Saturdays at 10:30 am and slowly increase the amount of time we spend walking over 7 weeks, from 20 minutes to a full 5k! With your coach, FootZoner Michelle Poirot, we’ll discuss proper form, stretching, appropriate clothing, and hydration. All paces are welcome and accommodated. We reconvene for coffee after our walks – so join us to get fit and make new friends!  Questions? Email michelle@footzonebend.com.

Registration link will take you to St. Charles’ website.

 

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Trail Half Marathon Training Group
August 26 – October 28, 2017

Join a fun training group for the upcoming Silver Falls Half Marathon on November 5th, 2017 or the Happy Girls Run Sisters on November 4th, 2017. If you are able to run 3-5 miles at least 3 times per week and would like to run your first trail half marathon, take part in a consistent fitness program, set a PR, or just want to train with a great group of people, this training group is for you! Learn about running form, proper training, injury prevention, nutrition, and more in a fun and supportive environment.

All sessions meet at FootZone on Saturdays at 8:00am unless otherwise notified.  Labor Day weekend class is optional – a workout will be provided for runners who cannot attend.

You will be able to register at a reduced rate for either race when you register for the training group.  Race registration is non-refundable.

TRAINING GROUP REFUND POLICY: Unfortunately, injuries happen. We will refund 75% of your entry fee through September 1, 2017 (without tee/socks, etc) or 50% of your entry fee through September 8, 2017.  No refunds after September 8, 2017.

Questions?  Email Michelle at michelle@footzonebend.com or call 541-317-3568.

Register online or print this Fall Half Marathon Registration form and send or bring it to the store.

 

 

Partial scholarships may be available to those for whom cost is a limiting factor. Call Sarah Graham at 541.317.3568 to inquire.