Jan 2 - Jan 8

Welcome to our Fleet Feet 360- Shamrock'n 10k and Half Marathon Training Program. It's almost time to start training and we couldn't be more excited! 

Kickoff Event

360 Shamrock'n Kick-Off 
When: Wednesday, January 4th at 6:00-9:00pm 
Where: Fleet Feet Sports Sacramento - 2311 J Street (workout directions)

  • 6pm: 3-4 mile fun run with the coaches and Brooks shoe demos! *Headlamp or flashlight highly recommended. 
  • 7pm: Learn all about the program. 
  • 7:30pm: Gear Up! The store is open late just for you. 
  • Meet your coaches and fellow trainees, pick up your training schedule and goodies and get ready for an amazing training session! 
  • Bring a friend- There is still space in our training program.

First Workout Times and Locations

Saturday/Sunday, January 7th/8th @ 7:30 am- Fleet Feet Sacramento, 2311 J Street

  • 1st Workout!
  • Please arrive early if you missed the kickoff and still need to get your schedule and coupons.
  • Don't forget a water bottle and a yoga mat or towel. *Please note for Wednesday workouts, a headlamp or flashlight will be mandatory. 
  • Bring a friend for free! Just make sure you let the coaches know so your friend can sign a Waiver form.
  • Stay after the workout on Saturday January 7th to join Fleet Feet for our Resolution Rally

Training Topics

Come Prepared: Are you ready for your first workout? Here are a few things you will need to come prepared to the first workout.

S.M.A.R.T. Goals: "A goal is a dream with a deadline." What would you like to get out of this training? Are you looking to run your first half marathon? Do you have a specific time goal? Whatever your goal, it's important to put it in writing and create an action plan. Here is a fantastic worksheet to make sure you are setting S.M.A.R.T. goals

American River Parkway Etiquette: Just as there are "rules of the road" when it comes to driving, there are similar safety rules and etiquette along the trails for walkers and runners. Click here to brush up on a simple code of conduct that keeps the parkway safe. Also, if you are in need of a Parkway Pass- Fleet Feet Sacramento sells them! Grab one for all of 2017 and enjoy the "jewel of Sacrament

Brooks "Run Happy" Tip: Splash in the puddles! Don't be afraid of a little rain. Channel your inner child and enjoy the benefits of working out in the rain! *bonus- you get a shower at the same time!

What's Happening in Training 

Resolution Rally: Deciding on your New Year's resolution? Join us on January 7th from 9-11am and learn how Fleet Feet Sacramento is your solution to your resolution. Our resolution rally is the BEST way to kick-start 2017! Don't miss out on AWESOME raffle prizes, health and fitness vendors, nutritional experts, photo booth and more! 

Training Schedule: Hard copies will be available at the workout, but here's a digital copy for your reference. Schedules are designed by distance level and weekend workout. Choose the one that fits you best. 10K Saturday. 10K Sunday. Half marathon Saturday. Half marathon Sunday. Half Marathon + Saturday. Half marathon + Sunday.

Schedule a Shoe/Bra Fit: Proper fit is essential to an active lifestyle. Here at Fleet Feet Sacramento we have expert staff on hand to fit you for the right shoes, bras, accessories, and apparel. Read here for a brief description of our processes and then come into our store to experience it. We invite you to come visit our professional staff who will help fit you for the right products! We now offer shoe fitting and sports bra fitting appointments on weekdays, or feel free to drop-in anytime.

Super Sunday 5k/10k Discount: We are happy to announce that Sacramento Running Association has given our trainees a discount for their Super Sunday 5k/10k on Sunday, February 5th. Use code FFTRAINSSR15 to receive a 15% discount on registration.

Triumph: Did you hear? Triumph Cancer Foundation is the sole beneficiary of the Shamrock'n weekend! Register today for the 5k, 10k or Half Marathon race and know that you are helping cancer survivors in the Sacramento area. Help us reach 2000 more registrants by January 7th for Triumph to receive an extra $1500 from a very generous community beneficiary! 

Facebook Page: For the newest trainees, join us on Facebook! We have set up our 360- 10k and Half Marathon Training Facebook page exclusively for our trainees. This is a great spot to communicate with fellow trainees in the program. This is not a coaching site and our coaches are not required to participate on the page. If you have training questions, please email: training@fleetfeetsacramento.com. Please read the page rules as well. Here is how to join:

  • Search: Fleet Feet 360- Fleet Feet J Street
  • Click this link a send us a friend request

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