Running Room Training Clinics

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Running Room Training Clinics

Get trusted support and instruction from Running Room and hit the BMO Vancouver Marathon Start Line with confidence!

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Official in-training shirts

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Presented by John Stanton

Running Room Training Tips

Looking for training tips and advice? John Stanton of Running Room provides great insight and tips along with a 18-week training program for your BMO Vancouver Marathon journey! Join the official clinics to get the maximum benefits and enjoy friendly group comradery.

Week 1: Introduction

Believing in yourself is your first step towards success.

Week 2: Building a Base

What you do today in your training will shape your future.

Week 3: Long Runs

Some runs are tough but as an athlete, prove you’re tougher.

Week 4: Breathing + Running Form

A relaxed, upright posture is the best running position.

Week 5: Run-Walk Combinations of 10:1 

Stress and rest is the foundation of all training programs.

Week 6: Benefits of Hill Training

Runners have used hills for decades as a way to increase endurance, strength and speed.

Week 7: Getting the Right Running Shoes

Motion control, Cushioning and Stability Running Shoes.

Week 8: Threshold or Tempo Sessions

Tempo runs are an essential part of your running program.

Week 9: What to Eat when Training

Smart nutrition is variety, moderation and wholesomeness.

Week 10: Speed Training to Prevent Injuries

Speed improves your coordination and the ability to run faster, beyond your current comfort level.

Week 11: Optimizing Your Training

There are various kinds of running that can be used for different purposes.

Week 12: Side Stitch While Running

The common problem may be related to food allergies, particularly milk, gas, or eating just prior to running.

Week 13: Hydration for Runners

Water is the best way.

Week 14: Marathon Surfaces

Most of your workouts should be done on the road to best simulate race conditions.

Week 15: Learning how to Pace Yourself

Listen to your body.

Week 16: Race Day Tips

Stay relaxed and in control of your best performance.

Week 17: Rest + Recovery

Rest is a good four letter word, especially when it is earned.

Week 18: Reaching the Finish Line

Your life changed significantly because you made the choice to run a marathon.

Running bestows a special satisfaction and sense of achievement. Discover how simple and small changes can ultimately have a huge impact on your health, fitness and quality of life. As you progress though the training, you become fitter, have more energy and feel more balanced… Training is not a test but rather a magical journey that will empower you mentally, physically and provide an ‘I can do it’ attitude.

John Stanton

Running Room

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