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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. Participants are also expected to comply with any pandemic guidelines that we will have in place based on local, state and federal requirements.
Our mentors are First Strides® graduates, Women’s 5K Classic committee members and Lehigh Valley Road Runners (LVRR) members.
We host 2 workshops this summer/fall 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 Tuesday July 27 – September 28 or Wednesday July 28 - September 29.
Cost: $50 (early-bird specials $45 until July 23) for single night. $90 (early-bird special $85 until July 23) 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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