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Fleet Feet Offers Learn to Run 5K Class

Fleet Feet in West Reading, Pa., will offer a Learn to Run class for Penn State Health employees beginning 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 10.

For eight weeks, participants will meet with Fleet Feet coaches, who will provide a training plan and advice to prepare for the Berks County Intermediate Unit Apple a Day 5K on Friday, May 1.

The class is designed for adults who run 0 to 3 miles and are able to walk at least 30 minutes at a fast pace. Participants will learn:

  • How to enjoy running
  • Good form and breathing techniques
  • How to set up a running plan and stick with it
  • How to set individual goals
  • About the necessary equipment
  • How and when to stretch
  • Proper nutrition and hydration
  • Injury prevention and treatment
  • How to stay motivated

The program is limited to 30 participants and costs $75. The first 12 employees to enroll will receive a $25 discount voucher. The Penn State Health Be Well Wellness Committee will cover the cost of the 5K registration. Sign up today by completing the registration form and training questionnaire and dropping them off at Fleet Feet, 705 Penn Avenue.

5k Registration Form
5k Questionnaire

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