Fleet Feet Sports offers beginner running program in Chesterton

2013-04-03T21:08:00Z Fleet Feet Sports offers beginner running program in ChestertonContributed by Bob with Fleet Feet Sports nwitimes.com
April 03, 2013 9:08 pm  • 

CHESTERTON | Fleet Feet Sports is offering its No Boundaries program designed beginning or returning runners beginning April 25 in Chesterton.

No Boundaries an 8-week beginner level 5K (3.1 miles) training program designed for folks who are currently inactive, who are new to running or walking or who are working to get back into running/walking condition.

This is a nationally organized and recognized program that is sponsored by New Balance and offered through Fleet Feet Sports stores across the country. The program focuses on teaching the fundamentals of running, along with providing the training needed to complete a 5K run on June 22nd at the Firecracker 5K in Chesterton.

“This is a proven program that has helped thousands of runners get up, get moving and get healthy,” said Misty Chandos, director of Training and Event Coordinator for Fleet Feet Schererville. “It is a great, non-competitive introduction to a healthy lifestyle and the lifelong sport of running.”

The program includes; an 8-week training schedule, on-site coaching from certified running coaches, weekly coached group runs (2 times a week), team support and encouragement, team running shirt, weekly educational clinics by coaches, post run snacks and refreshments, entry into raffles and giveaways throughout program and race entry into the Firecracker 5K on June 22, 2013 in Chesterton.

A Gear Up Information Event will be held on Thursday, April 18 at 6:30pm at Omni Health & Fitness in Chesterton. Attendance is not mandatory, but is encouraged. This is a chance to meet the coaches, other participants and learn about the details of the program. Come out to learn more even if you are interested but not registered. Registration is available at the Gear Up Information Event or online. The cost is $125.00.

The Chesterton training group runs will be held on Tuesday and Thursday evenings at 6:15pm at Franciscan Omni Health & Fitness, 810 Michael Dr., Chesterton.

Registration is now open at http://www.fleetfeetschererville.com/ Group discounts and family rates are available. For more information, please email misty@fleetfeetschererville or call 219-864-1000.

Fleet Feet Sports Schererville also offers running training programs for adults for marathon, 10k and 5k distances for all skill levels, as well as a Women’s Walking program running training programs.

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