Holiday RUN 2014


Event Date

Thu, Oct 30, 2014


Boulder, CO

About This Activity

Who It's For

Keep the pounds off and the pace going through the Holiday Season!

We aspire (and perspire) to three quality runs a week… not too long and not too arduous, but enough to keep the pounds off and our aerobic fitness at acceptable levels. In-between will be days off and optional indoor/ outdoor cross training such as yoga, Pilates, strength training, XC skiing, etc.

Workouts will be less complex at this time of year as we are not building fitness specifically toward a goal race. Therefore most of the hands-on coaching will be done at Saturday workouts when you will have in-person access to FastForward staff and smaller groups. In addition, a FastForward guide will be available at mid-week workouts to help lead you through a safe, effective and FUN run through whatever conditions Mother Nature may throw our way.

Event details and schedule

Holiday RUN Weekly Group Schedule

  • Mid-week: Attendance is optional, but encouraged as we’ll have tons of fun running with headlamps in all kinds of weather, led by a hearty crew of F4 Guides who’ll insure all levels have a safe and enjoyable experience. Including warm ups, these workouts will take about an hour and follow an assortment of hilly and flat courses with special attention given to weather conditions and footing. Paces will range from comfortable jogging to occasional 5K pace or faster running.
  • Saturday: When no fun race is scheduled, expect a thorough warm up, followed by a Zone 1 or 2 run from 60- 75 minutes in duration on assorted terrain.
Tuesday 6:00 PM North Boulder Park & McIntosh Lake, Longmont
Thursday 6:00 PM North Boulder Park & Shoes & Brews, Longmont
Saturday 8:00 AM Assorted Boulder & Longmont Locations

Pace Groups

  • FAST - Run a 5K in less than 28 minutes
  • FORWARD - Run a 5K in more than 28 minutes

Fun Races

Panicking Poultry Turkey Trot 5K Saturday, Nov. 22nd @ 9:30am Boulder Reservoir
Community Food Share 5K Turkey Trot Saturday, Nov. 27nd @ 10am CU Research Park/Potts Field, Boulder
Colder Bolder 5K Saturday, Dec. 6th @ 9:30am CU Campus, Boulder
2014 Jingle Bell 5K Run/Walk Sunday, Dec. 14th @ 9:30am Washington Park, Denver

What It Costs

Early Bird rate is $99 until Oct. 20th then it will be $119.

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