RUN-540 Distance Session Information

Have you heard?  We have some new things happening in 2017 with our Training Programs!

Early Bird Pricing:  Check out details below to learn how you can save by signing up early!

Friends & Family Referral Program: Bring a friend or family member who has NEVER been at a Training Program workout to a workout during the first week of training and receive $20 in Fleet Feet Bucks.  If your friend or family member signs up, they will also receive $20 in Fleet Feet Bucks!

Incentive Program: The more workouts you attend, the more Fleet Feet Bucks you will earn!

Yearly Participant Alumni Discount: After a participant completes their first session of workouts, their subsequent sessions will be at a discounted price! 

RUN-540 Distance Information

Cost of RUN-540 Distance is $125 and that includes 14 weeks of workouts (twice a week), newsletters, access to RUN-540 Coaches who can develop a training plan for you and more!  We do require that all RUN-540 participants be 18 or older.  

Who is the RUN-540 Distance Session for?

Any runner, run/walker and walker (10K training only) who wants group support during long runs.  All participants must be able to maintain the pace of one of our pace groups.  Training 10K participants must be able to run/walk at least 3 miles comfortably.  Training 13.1 participants must be able to run at least 5 miles comfortably.

Where and when do workouts take place?

Workouts for RUN-540 Distance Sessions take place at Reserve Avenue Fields North, across the street from Carilion Clinic- 3 Riverside. Thursday evening at 6:00pm and Saturday morning workouts start at 7:30am.

Anyone is welcome to TEST DRIVE a RUN-540 Distance workout for free the first week of the session before signing up. Please check-in at the Fleet Feet Sports tent when you arrive.

How do I sign-up for RUN-540 Distance?

Sign up for the Spring 2017 Program is now closed.  Watch for details coming soon about our next Program!

*Please note that cost for the goal race is not included in registration!

What are the RUN-540 Distance Groups?

The pace groups for RUN-540 Distance include:

  • 9-10 minute per mile pace
  • 10-11 minute per mile pace
  • 11-12 minute per mile pace
  • 12-13 minute per mile pace
  • Run/walk intervals
  • Walk Group (10K only!)

If a participant cannot keep up with one of the pace groups, will will recommend that they switch pace groups or will be asked to consider joining the No Boundaries Running & Walking Session.

Any rules?

  • All RUN-540 participants must have identification with emergency contact information on them at all workouts
  • Earphones are NOT allowed at workouts
  • Participants must stay with a RUN-540 Leader at all times
  • Participants must wear reflective gear and light when warranted.
  • Participants must have a hydration system on/wearing at all workouts
  • Strollers are not allowed.
  • Animals are not allowed.

Do we do any races?

This session we are training for the Blue Ridge Marathon Series 10K and 1/2 Marathon on Saturday, April 22, 2017.

There are races throughout the year that Fleet Feet Sports sponsors and is actively involved with. These races are goal events for all Fleet Feet Sports FITness Sessions. Workouts will not happen on the day of the events, but instead, participants will earn points for participating or volunteering at the races. A current list of Fleet Feet Sports FITness goal events are:

What does the cost of RUN-540 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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Program Start: Spring Program has started! Details coming soon for our next session!
Program Schedule: Thursdays at 6pm and Saturdays at 7:30am
Program Fee: $125
Description: RUN-540 Distance is for runners and run/walkers looking for structure and support while training for upcoming 10Ks and half marathons. Cost is $125 and that includes 14 weeks of workouts (twice a week), newsletters, access to RUN-540 Coaches and more! We require all RUN-540 participants be 18 or older.

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