Running clinic builds on Canada Summer Games inspiration

August 1, 2017

Inspired by the athleticism on display in Winnipeg for the Canada Summer Games? The best time to turn that motivation into action is now – and The Winnipeg Chamber has members who can help you reach your goals.

One of the most accessible forms of exercise is also the oldest: running. Adam Penner, speed development coach and certified trainer at Penner Fitness Training upcoming running clinic is the perfect place to not only map out a well-rounded running regime, but learn techniques to avoid injury so you can go the distance.

Running Clinic | The Basics
Saturday September 16
10:00 am – 1:15 pm
St. Vital Park (meet by duck pond)
$75 for early bird (until Aug 20th) $90 regular registration
Registration: [email protected] (include name, age, years of running experience, etransfer)
Note: Attendees will receive a $10 coupon to Stride Ahead running store

There will be time for a formal Q&A at the end, however we will make sure that there are opportunities to ask questions along the way within each hour session.

Hour 1 | Basic efficient running mechanics overview head to toes, proper training techniques.

  • Proper running form 101.
  • Get the latest on running mechanics and tips
  • Learn how the pros train
  • Learn basic movements and drills for warm up, workouts, and cool down

Hour 2 | Running injuries, prevention, and recovery (done in partnership with Revolution Rehab)

  • Runner’s knee (Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome)
  • Iliotibial Band Friction Syndrome, Achilles Tendinitis,
  • Plantar fasciitis, Hamstring Strains, Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome (shin splints),
  • Stress fractures (bones of the feet or tibia), Sesamoiditis, Chronic Lumbar Spine Irritation,
  • Foam rolling techniques explained and demonstrated.

Hour 3 | Strength training for runners, supplementary training, Q&A

  • Core/pillar strength
  • Focus on functional movement strength training
  • Running mechanics and the complimentary movements needed to maximize your running goals.