July 11 - 17

"Wilderness is not a luxury but a necessity of the human spirit." - Edward Abbey

Workout Times and Locations

  • Wednesday, July 13th @ 6:30 pm - Cavitt Middle School, 7200 Fuller Drive, Granite Bay (workout directions)
    • Don't forget a water bottle or hydration pack and yoga mat or towel.
    • Eric from Hoka will be at the workout with shoes to demo. Be sure to come early if you would like to try out a pair.
  • Sunday, July 17th @ 7:30 am - Quarry, Auburn (workout directions)
    • Don't forget a water bottle or hydration pack and yoga mat or towel.
    • Eric from Hoka will be joining us again with shoes to demo. Be sure to come early if you would like to try out a pair during the workout.

Training Topics 

Trail Lingo: Everyone knows trail runners are a little bit goofy, so it’s no surprise we have a language all our own. Think of this as a guide to trail runner's lingo.

Exercising in the Heat: Summer is here and it is HOT outside. Exercising in the heat puts extra stress on your body, and if you don't take care when exercising in the heat, you risk serious illness. However, learning how exercising in hot weather can actually improve your performance, but there are signs you should take it easy outside.

Electrolytes: What are electrolytes and why do we need them? Find out why they are essential for every runner! 

What's Happening in Training 

Sign Up for Blood, Sweat & Beers: Online registration for Blood, Sweat & Beers is still open and is filling up fast. As a bonus you will get to partake in a great post race atmosphere with BBQ and Hoppy Brewing serving their best beer. The race has two scenic course options: a Short Course; 5.9 miles and a Long Course; 10.5 miles.

Boot Camp: Looking for a way to make those hills easier? Boot camp! Designed for all levels, as you gain strength and endurance coach Nikki will challenge you a little bit more. Never get bored- every dynamic and engaging workout is different. Find out why this class is a Trail Head favorite! Session 3 started last week-  and there still time to sign up - Tuesdays and Thursdays 5:30am or 6pm. Check it out today!

Trail Heads Session 3: Registration is now open! And don't forget to sign up for our brand new race, Granite Head Trails and Ales

 

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