5k Finish

The Big Run 5k Finish Training Program started on April 2! Online registration is now closed, please contact Coach Tim to register.

The Big Run 5k Finish 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 Finish

Cost of The Big Run 5k Finish is $105 and that includes 8 weeks of workouts (three times a week), newsletters, access to The Big Run Coaches who can answer questions, a Fleet Feet Running Club t-shirt, and more! And new this year, all 2018 Fleet Feet Running Club members can earn a uniquely designed program badge. Earn a different one as you finish each program, and showcase your collection on our brand new duffel bag, available for purchase later this spring. If you have already participated in a program in 2018, contact Coach Tamee or Monica for an ALUMNI DISCOUNT CODE at tamee@fleetfeetroanoke.com or monica@fleetfeetroanoke.com

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

Anyone who wants to incorporate running into their lifestyle. Anyone who wants to start moving. Anyone who is ready to meet new friends and become part of the Fleet Feet Sports family! We also have an option for those who want to start walking (if you're not ready to start running). We do require that all The Big Run 5k Finish participants be 18 or older.

When and where do workouts take place?

Workouts take place on Tuesdays at 6PM, Thursdays at 6PM and Saturdays at 8AM

Tuesday evening workouts start at 6PM at The Green Goat (same place and time as the Tuesday night Fleet Feet Sports Pub Run & Walk). Thursday evening workouts start at 6PM and Saturday morning workouts start at 8AM at Reserve Avenue Fields North, across the street from Carilion Clinic 3 Riverside.

Anyone is welcome to TEST DRIVE The Big Run 5k Finish 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 took 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 Finish?

Registration for The Big Run 5k Finish is now closed. Along with registration, all participants will have the option to register for The Big Run 5k for 50% listed price!

Can you tell me more about The Big Run 5K Finish groups?

The Big Run 5k Finish includes four groups: walking, advanced walking, interval running, and running. All groups will start at 1 mile and work up to a 5K (3.1 miles). Walkers walk the entire distance, interval running includes run/walk intervals starting at running for 30 seconds and walking for 2 minutes and finishing the program at running for 2 minutes and walking for 1 minute; and the running group runs with no breaks. The Big Run 5k: Finish is all about the distance and having fun, so we don't have specific paces we're hitting!

Here's the great thing: if you start with one group and decide you want more of a challenge, or less, you can change groups! Make sure to talk with Coach Tim and your mentors for advice! Walkers can move to intervals, runners can move to intervals,  intervals can move to walking, etc.

Any rules?

All The Big Run 5k Finish 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 Finish mentor at all times. 

No strollers at workouts. 

No animals at workouts. 

What does the cost of The Big Run 5k Finish 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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