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First Strides Spring 2020 was canceled and the period to submit a decision has closed. We will now processing your requests from the decision you submitted for either using your registration for a future First Strides session, donating to First Strides for ongoing operational expenses and student scholarships, or requesting a refund ($40 for one night or $80 for two nights).
We THANK YOU again for your patience!
Be well, be healthy, and be hopeful!
A 10-week program to help you comfortably progress to a healthy habit of walking, jogging, or running at a pace that is right for you.
First Strides® meets weekly, please come dressed for activity. Our workout program is formatted with:
Local experts offering short fitness and wellness presentations on topics ranging from nutrition to what to wear to injury prevention
Gentle warm-up exercises
Group walk/run (determined by pace)
Post-work out stretch and do a group walk/run
Tips, techniques, and guidance from group mentors
Women from ages 12 to 112 are welcome to attend. Join with your daughters, mothers, neighbors, co-workers and friends. Participants are expected to have approval from their doctors to participate.
Our mentors are First Strides® graduates, Women’s 5K Classic committee members and Lehigh Valley Road Runners (LVRR) members.
We host 2 workshops in the spring at the Lehigh Parkway. You may choose Tuesday night, Wednesday night or opt for both. We meet in the evening @ 6:15 pm and the program runs from Tues. March 24th – May 26th or Wed. March 25 - May 27th.
Cost: $50 (early-bird specials $45 until March 21) for single night. $90 (early-bird special $85 until Mach 21) for both nights. Fee includes literature, workouts, mentoring/instruction, and graduation shirt (if earned by attending 7 out of 10 sessions) Fees are non-refundable and non-transferable between people or evenings/programs.
Registration fee is non-transferable between people or locations, and is non-refundable. Note: switching between nights is not possible.
Additional Event information can be found at http://www.firststrides.com.
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GPS: 1600 Park Drive, Allentown PA 18103
From Rt 22 (East or West): (2.8 Miles to Parkway) Exit South on 15th St Toward Allentown, Pass YMCA on left, cross over open bridge, go thru next stop light. Just over the hill (there will be a 5-way intersection) make a 90 degree right turn into the parkway (middle road) and follow road to end. You’ll see mentors with signs and flags to help you park.
From Rt. 78 (East or West): (1.5 Miles to Parkway) Exit and go north on Lehigh St toward Allentown for one mile then turn left onto Jefferson /15th St at Traffic Light at Parkway Shopping Center. Go 1/4 mile and (at 5-way intersection) make a 90 degree left into Parkway (middle road) and follow road to end. You’ll see mentors with signs and flags to help you park.
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