Mitchell McGuiness, local CEP, Cliff Bar and Camelbak representative for The Running Store came out to the TRS Distance Training group workout this past Monday! She brought CEP Compression socks for runners to try out, as well as Cliff Bar product samples to include the new squeezable energy food. Everyone also had the opportunity to try out different Camelbak hydration products!
This past week we had our Summer Youth Track meet at Gainesville Middle School. All of our young athletes did very well and we are so proud of them! Complete results can be found here.
Fun Run Racing (FRR) is well into their countdown leading up to their Freedom Firecracker 5k and 1 Mile Fun Run on July 4. This family friendly event is a fun and exciting celebration of July 4th. There are many who wear patriotic themed gear. As with all FRR races, this is a festive affair – music, best costume awards, and the World Famous FRR finish line envelopes featuring the random FRR Golden Ticket awards (just hope for a “Willy Wonka-like” golden ticket). Runners will be treated “in race” to the cool sounds of musician Jacob Chroussis.
Our Summer Youth Track Program is for grades K-8 and offers the opportunity to learn the disciplines of throws, jumps, sprints, hurdles, and distance running. Our hope is for children to develop a lifelong love of fitness!
Our sister company, Fun Run Racing, has revealed the race t-shirt for their Freedom Firecracker 5k on July 4th. Register today at www.funrunracing.com to start off your July 4th with a bang! While you’re doing that, remember to “like” their Facebook page for the latest updates!
Have you always wanted to run but aren’t sure how to get started? Returning to running after a long injury or lay off? If so, join us for our next Beginning Running Class. This program is a good bridge from walking to running. The program begins with a series of run/walk workouts and builds up to running a 5k race of your choice.
Wednesday night’s track workout gave runners a chance to try out Altra shoes, a shoe which has a cushioned Zero Drop™ platform and FootShape™ toe box. This innovative combo promotes low-impact technique and allows your feet to remain in a natural, relaxed position across every terrain. Continue reading