First Strides Allentown Summer/Fall 2024 (Draft)

Tue July 30 - Wed October 2, 2024 Directions
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Events

Tuesday Evening

$45 07/30 - 10/01 6:15PM EDT - 7:45PM EDT Registration Opens May 19, 2024 at 12:00am EDT
Open to ages 12 - 99.

Wednesday Evening

$45 07/31 - 10/02 6:15PM EDT - 7:45PM EDT Registration Opens May 19, 2024 at 12:00am EDT
Open to ages 12 - 99.

Both Tuesday and Wednesday Evening

$85 07/30 - 10/02 6:15PM EDT - 7:45PM EDT Registration Opens May 19, 2024 at 12:00am EDT
Open to ages 12 - 99.

Description

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 or public health 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 are hosting 2 workshops this summer/fall at the Lehigh Parkway. You may choose Tuesday nights, Wednesday nights, or opt for both. We meet in the evening @ 6:15 pm and the program runs Tuesdays July 30 – October 1 and Wednesdays July 31 - October 2.

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) 

Registration fee is non-transferable between people or locations, and is non-refundable. Note: switching nights as make-up sessions for absences is not possible, but a permanent night switch is permitted.

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Place

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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Directions

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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