Additional race information can be found at https://www.genesisrunning.info/genesis-winter-series.html.
2300 MacCorkle Ave, SE
Charleston, WV US 25396
The Genesis Winter Series training will start on Sunday, December 10th at the Univeristy of Charleston Pharmacy School Parking Lot. The training will last ten weeks with group coached sessions every Sunday afternoon. The Charleston Winter Series will have a 5k on December 17th, 8k on January 14th, and 10k on February 11th. Registration for the Charleston Winter Series races is separate and is not required to participate in the class.
The class is excellent for newer runners looking to build their endurance and more experienced runners looking to develop their aerobic base to prepare for the spring racing season. It also helps keep runners accountable to continue running throughout the winter season. The class teaches the essentials of training by heart rate to develop your aerobic base that applies to all endurance events. The course will also have an emphasis on mobility and strength development.
Who: For runners with at least three months of running experience. Minimum requirements before week one are running three times per week of at least 30 minutes with a long run of at least 40 minutes. A heart rate monitor is recommended for the class but not required, and work on the foam roller will be prescribed at home.
What: Coaching on general principles of base-building, training by heart rate to develop aerobic endurance, monitoring progress in aerobic development, and incorporating strength training into your running schedule.
When: Meet for weekly coached group workouts at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday and for the races on the dates listed above. Classes will run for about an hour and a half.
Where: UC Pharmacy School parking lot
How much: General admission is $90. Military, first responders, and family members are $50, and kids 16 and under with an adult are $25.
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