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April 18 - 24

Workout Times and Locations

  • Wednesday April 20th @ 6:00 pmTahoe Park- click here for directions
    • Don't forget a water bottle and a yoga mat or towel. 
    • Mosquitos are out; grab your bug spray! 
  • Saturday April 23rd @ 7:30 am- William Land Park, near Doc Oliver Field - click here for directions
    • Don't forget a water bottle and a yoga mat or towel.
    • Sunscreen is also highly recommended. 

Training Topics 

Hydration and Fueling: A hydration and fueling plan is vital to maintain an even performance and enjoyable feeling for the duration of the workout. The longer you run, the more important having an understanding of your hydration and fueling needs becomes. Here are some tips to help you with your hydration and fueling plan.

Exercising in the Heat: Spring is officially here and with that so are warmer temperatures. And as the temperature rises, running in the heat doesn't have to be a total suffer fest. Here are some tips to help you suffer less during the heat.

Whole Foods Healthy Eating Recipes: This week's healthy eating recipe from Whole Food's Market contains a healthy dose of omega-3 fatty acids from flax oil, which lends a delicious nuttiness to the creamy dressing in this Chickpea and Broccoli Salad with Flax-Tahini Dressing. It's perfect for summer and fall lunches and suppers.  

Deena Kastor "Sound Body Sound Mind" Tip: "Choose a time (mine is when I am lacing up my running shoes) to give yourself a pep talk. Each workout is an opportunity for progress. In the short span of your training you build your fitness and your confidence so set yourself up for success."

Speed School 

Speed School: For those of you who are registered for Monday Night Speed School your second workout will be tonight @ 6:00 pm at William Land Park, near Doc Oliver Field. Bring a water bottle, yoga mat or towel for stretching and core work and a watch. Space is still available if you would like to add this exclusive training experience.

Pace Calculator: After last Monday's workout, enter your 1 mile assessment time in our pace calculator. This will serve two purposes; first to give you your ideal 5k and 10k pace guidelines for future workouts and also to give you a baseline for comparison at the end of the 8 weeks. 

Drills: Last week Coach Jeremy taught you some essential drills to prime your bodies and get them ready for faster speeds and more efficient running form. As a refresher, here is a great video from to help guide you through each of our key drills. 

What's Happening in Training 

Mark Your Calendar: We have some great events coming your way that you won't want to miss. Make sure to mark these on your calendar! 

  • Wednesday April 27th, workout at Mckinley Park with Asics athlete Deena Kastor! This will be followed by a private celebration and Gear Up shopping night with Deena at Fleet Feet Sacramento.
  • Saturday April 30th, workout from Fleet Feet Sacramento followed by a halfway potluck! 
  • Saturday May 21st, field trip workout at Fleet Feet Davis! Let's join our fellow Fleet Feet trainees for a great workout followed by a yummy breakfast from Whole Foods. 

Good Form Walking Clinic: A brand new clinic just for our walkers! Come learn in-depth proper form technique for walking and participate in an easy 30 min walk with instructor Diane. You won't want to miss this. First class is May 2nd. RSVP Today

Training Schedule: Hard copies of the schedules are available at your workouts. If you prefer, here is the downloadable copy of the 5k and 10k and 10k + Speed School schedules for your needs.

Sign Up for the Kaiser Permenente Women's Fitness Festival Run/Walk Event: Have you registered for the Kaiser Permenente Women's Fitness Festival 5k and 10k race yet? If not, there is still time. Prices increase on May 3rd. Register now!



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