4RUN3 Holiday Race Series

Event Date

Wed, Oct 27, 2021

Address

East Longmeadow, MA

About This Activity

Get in the holiday running spirit this season with 4RUN3!  This program is an annual favorite and a great way to stay motivated through the winter months!  Whether you're looking to maintain your base over the winter or to race-hop with a bunch of awesome people, this is the group for you!

Choose from 3 options:

1.     Session I: Fall 5K/10K Program Only: 10 Weeks for $65

  • Begins on Wednesday, 10/27/21 and concludes on 1/1/22
  • Two group run/walks per week (including race days)
  • Holiday races: East Longmeadow Spooky Sprint 5k, Stuffing the Pantry 5k, Hot Chocolate Run for Safe Passage, and Gordy's First Race 5k/10k. *If races get cancelled due to COVID-related restrictions, we'll make our own!
  • 19 group workouts (including race days)
  • Team support at all races
  • Includes a program=specific 4RUN3 long sleeve technical shirt

2.    Session II: Holyoke 10K Program Only: 11 Weeks for $75

  • Begins on Wednesday, 1/5/22
  • Concludes at Holyoke St. Patrick's Day 10K on 3/19/22
  • 22 group workouts (including race day)
  • Team support on race day
  • Includes a 4RUN3 pom-pom beanie

3.    Entire Holiday Series: 20 Weeks for $120

  • Register for both sessions and get $20 off! (41 group workouts total)
  • Get both the long sleeve AND the beanie!

Meeting Locations:

  • Session I group workouts:  Wednesdays from 4RUN3, Saturdays alternate between 4RUN3 and Cyr Arena in Forest Park
  • Session II group workouts: Wednesdays from 4RUN3, ALL Saturdays from Cyr Arena in Forest Park

Series Races/Events:  (PLEASE NOTE: registration fees are not included in our program fee, but we anticipate that races with a * will provide us with a coupon code/discount)

  • Saturday, 10/30/21: East Longmeadow Spooky Sprint 5k*
  • Thursday, 11/25/21: Stuffing the Pantry 5k* (East Longmeadow)
  • Sunday, 12/5/21: Hot Chocolate Run for Safe Passage (Northampton)
  • Saturday, 1/1/22: Gordy’s First Race 5k or 10k* (Westfield)
  • Saturday, 3/19/22: Holyoke St. Patrick’s Day 10k* (Holyoke)

Training Overview:

  • All levels of runners, run/walkers, and walkers welcome!
  • Headlamps AND blinking/reflective things are REQUIRED in this program.  Thank you in advance for your cooperation.
  • Group sessions on Wednesdays @ 6:00 P.M and Saturdays @ 9:00 A.M.
    • For race weeks, schedule may change - full schedule will be provided in program packet.
    • No session on Christmas Day.
  • Participants should be able to comfortably run, run/walk, or walk 2 miles.
  • Session I program routes will be between 2 miles and 6.2 miles in length (depending on which track - 5k or 10k - that you choose).
  • Session II (Holyoke) program routes will be between 3 miles and 6.5 miles in length.
  • Route maps with turn-by-turn directions provided.
  • Additional navigation support available using RunGo app
  • All members will receive a program packet with suggested training schedule(s), strength training routines, stretching suggestions, and more (program packet will be sent electronically before program starts - hard copy available upon request).
  • 4 runs per week recommended (2 with group) plus 1-2 days of strength training.
  • Coaching lessons/talks before each session will focus on form, nutrition, mental training, and more!
  • All workouts begin with dynamic stretching and light balance work to warm up and help avoid injury.
  • Recommended post-run stretching routine provided.

Registration Fee Includes:

  • two group meetings per week
  • Session I: customized program long-sleeve technical shirt 
  • Session II: 4RUN3 winter pom-pom beanie
  • post-run hydration (and sometimes treats!)
  • detailed route maps
  • suggested strength training routines
  • punchcard coupon loaded with in-store savings possibilities
  • team support and encouragement
  • group support on race days
  • race discounts (excluding Hot Chocolate Run)
  • weekly training eNewsletter
  • and more!

 

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