5k Fast

The Big Run 5k Fast Training Program starts on April 2! Registration is open now! Click here to register.

The Big Run 5k Fast Training Program is training for The Big Run 5k that takes place on Global Running Day, which is Wednesday, June 6, 2018.

The Big Run 5k Fast

Are you ready to run a personal record in the 5k? Fleet Feet Sports Roanoke is ready to help! This Spring, we are introducing a new program that ties in to The Big Run, which is a race that takes place on Wednesday, June 6th. This program is designed to improve your endurance and your speed for the 5k distance. Every Thursday Night for 8 weeks, a different speed, hill, or core workout will take place at Reserve Avenue at 6PM. These workouts will be geared towards sharpening your race day performance for The Big Run 5k. All ability levels are welcome, but be prepared for speed work that includes time trials, mile repeats, tempo runs, and more! The cost of The Big Run 5k Fast program is $50. If you have any questions, please email tim@fleetfeetroanoke.com


Who is The Big Run 5k Fast Training Program For?

Anyone who wants to challenge themselves and run a fast time at The Big Run 5k that takes place on June 6, 2018. Also, this program is excellent for anyone who is looking to learn about speed work, or improve their speed and speed-endurance for the 5k distance.

When and where do workouts take place?

Workouts take place on Thursdays at 6PM. Thursday evening workouts start at 6PM at Reserve Avenue Fields North, across the street from Carilion Clinic 3 Riverside. Anyone is welcome to TEST DRIVE The Big Run 5k Fast workout for FREE the first week of the session before signing up. Please check-in at the Fleet Feet Sports tent when you arrive.

When is orientation?

Orientation will take place on Sun, March 25 at 5:15PM at Fleet Feet Sports Roanoke, located at 4347 Franklin Rd, Roanoke VA.

How do I sign-up for The Big Run 5k Fast?

Registration for The Big Run 5k Fast is open now, and closes on April 9th. Click here to register. Along with registration, all participants will have the option to register for The Big Run 5k for 50% listed price! 

Any rules?

All The Big Run 5k Fast participants must have identification with emergency contact information on them at all workouts.

Earphones are NOT allowed at workouts.

Participants must have reflective gear and lights when warranted.

Participants must have a hydration system with them during all workouts. 

Participants must stay with a The Big Run 5k Fast mentor at all times. 

No strollers at workouts. 

No animals at workouts. 

What does the cost of The Big Run 5k Fast go towards?

The registration fees go towards coaching staff, equipment, insurance and part of the registration goes back to the City of Roanoke to help maintain the Greenways and facilities that we use.

Questions? Contact us!

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