Fleet Feet Training

Trail Heads

Trail Running

Getting dirty is just one of the perks!

Join Trail Heads to explore local trails along the foothills and learn how to conquer the terrain. You will experience some amazing scenery while learning new trails that you will visit for years to come.  Our Trail Heads trail running training group is coached by some of the best and most passionate trail and ultra-runners in Northern California. Hitting the dirt may be just what you are looking for to reduce injury and enhance your running experience.

Trail Heads: Trail running training 
Day/Time: Wednesdays 6:30 PM, Sundays 7:30 AM
Price: Register early and save! 
Length: 7 weeks

Workout Locations: Group workouts are every Wednesday at 6:30 PM and every Sunday at 7:30 AM. 

We offer two location options for Wednesday workouts, one in the foothills and one in the Davis area. Sunday workouts will be held in the foothills, a 45 - 60 minute drive from downtown Sacramento. You will learn to navigate a variety of trails that you can return to and enjoy for years to come.

Session 1: Official Dirty Secret Training Program

  • 7 weeks, March 24 - May 8
  • First workout: Sunday, March 24, 7:30 AM
  • Race Day: Saturday, May 11 (race entry not included in training program fee)
  • Price: Register early and save! This program does sell out. Don't wait! 
    • January 15 - January 31: $115.00
    • February 1 - February 28: $125.00
    • March 1 - March 31: $135.00
  • Want to train with Trail Heads all year long? Register early to get a special discount--and a cool prize!
    • Session 1: Dirty Secret Trail Run Training
    • Session 2: Blood Sweat & Beers Training
    • Session 3: Granite Head Trails & Ales Training
    • Price: Register early and save!
      • January 15 - January 31: $300.00
      • February 1 - February 28: $325.00
      • March 1 - March 31: $345.00


Benefits

  • $15 Fleet Feet Sports coupon
  • Twice a week group training sessions
  • 7-week training schedule designed for walk/runners and runner (pace minimums required)
  • Experienced coaches to support you along the way
  • Product demos from vendor sponsors 
  • Discounts available for the next session
  • Weekly training newsletter
  • Education on proper trail running technique, fueling, stretching, and more
  • Workouts at some of the area's best trails
  • Learn safety in the wild
  • DIRTY FUN!

Suggested Activity Level

Because of the "wild" nature of this training, there are a few prerequisites:

  • Currently running 4 - 5 days/wk. and a minimum of 45 - 50 minutes per run
  • Injury free and able to run continuously for 4-6 miles on trail (first long workout)
  • Practical application and understanding of fueling, hydration, and stretching 
  • Not afraid of dirt, enjoy beautiful scenery, and love a challenge!
  • Two pace groups: Under 11 min/mile and 11-13 min/mile. 
  • For the safety of all involved, 11-13 min group is designed for people who can maintain a 13 minute per mile pace or faster (on road) for 5+ miles. 
  • Short and long distance workouts available for each session
  • Due to the nature of the program; 11-13 min/mile (on road) will be asked to do the short distance training. No exceptions. 

Registration Details 

  • No refunds after the first workout . No exchanges or transfers at any time.
  • Training fee does not include race entry fee. 
  • Please note, due to liability and safety concerns, we can not allow dogs or strollers at Fleet Feet Training workouts.

Questions?

If you have specific questions, please email sactraining@fleetfeet.com.

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