Beginner’s Runners Class

Every fall the beginning running class series inspires a new group of runners to lace up their shoes.  This popular 8 week class is back.  This is truly a beginner’s class and is designed for someone who has never run before or has taken a long break from running.  Our friendly and supportive coaches will help you go from coach to 5K in 8 fun filled weeks.  The class starts out slow with a one mile walk-run-walk and gradually works up to the 5K distance.  Past class participants have successfully completed the Pumpkin Run and have gone on to complete the Missoula Marathon or Half the following summer. The registration fee for the class is $10 for members and $35 for nonmembers.

Each participant will get coaching, leadership and advice from instructors Kelsi Camp,  Spring Mills & Miranda Ming. Everyone will also get a training program, training hat, motivational guest speakers, two weekly group runs and a great group to train with.   Visit the Run Wild Missoula website to sign up. Tell your friends!

Class starts Wednesday, August 20th at 6 p.m. and continues until the Pumpkin Run on Saturday October 19th. Class meets every Saturday at 8:30 a.m. and every Wednesday at 6 p.m. in the basement classroom at the Runner’s Edge, 304 N. Higgins Ave.  The first class on August 20th is informational and is a chance to meet the coaches and get all your questions about the class answered before we head out for our first run on Saturday August 23rd.

The second class in the beginner series Beginner 102 starts October 25th.  Visit the Run Wild Missoula website for more details and to sign up.

by Miranda Ming, Beginners Run Class Coach

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