Tuesday, September 30, 2008

Runner's Day Workshop & Run

Runner's Day is back and this time round, there will be 2 workshops. One will be a seminar type and the other will be marathon training run. Look like i can incorporate the run into my marathon training schedule. Here are the details from the Runner's Day website:

RUNNERS' DAY is back for its fourth year with a knowledge-filled day of workshops and running-related activities at scenic HortPark!

Whoever said that running is a simple action of placing one foot before the other continuously is mistaken. Running is a complex and coordinated process that involves the entire body, not just the legs. Everyone runs differently. No one understands your body better than you do.

To better your running performance, you need to understand the running movement and your motion to avoid injuries. You need to train smart and listen to your body. Understanding the kind of nutrition your body requires and learning how to put together a training plan will equip you with the basics on becoming a better runner.

Covering areas of training for all levels of runners, the highlights of this year's Runners' Day include Yoga for Runners and ChiRunning®.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

All levels of runners who are keen on improving their running experience. Whether you are attempting your first 5km or training for the full marathon distance, RUNNERS' DAY comprises of workshops of different levels. Each to suit your running goal.

KNOWLEDGE WORKSHOP

Date : 9 Nov 2008, Sunday
Time : 9am – 6pm
Venue: HortPark – The Gardening Hub
33 Hyderabad Road, off Alexandra Road, Singapore 119578
Lunch included


PROGRAMME

  • William Chung, Certified ChiRunning Instructor, ChiRunning

  • Ben Pulham and Jonathan Fong from www.racers-toolbox.com on Goal setting, Personal limiters, How to build a training plan and How to monitor your training

  • Tye Lee Tze, Podiatrist, The Podiatry Centre on Shoe Selection

  • Sharon Lim, Physiotherapist, Alexandra Hospital on Injury Prevention

  • Marcel Daane, Performance Coach, on Nutrition

  • Joanna Ng, Pilates Instructor, VF Studio on Pilates for Runners

  • John Koh, Certified Massage Therapist and Therapist Trainer, Vsprings on Self-Massage Techniques for Runners

  • Tommy Yau, National Fitness Manager, Fitness First on Strength Training

  • Adrian Mok, An Introduction to Multisport
Other Fringe Activities

- RS Foot Scan
- Polar Body Age


MARATHON TRAINING RUN SESSION

Date : 16 Nov 2008, Sunday
Time : 7:30am
Venue : East Coast Park – Starting Point @ F2 Carpark
Distance: 10km / 21km / 30km

Get prepared for race day with the Lead-Up Run organized by Hivelocity. Complete with distance markers and Powerbar Endurance drinks along the way, this run will help you simulate race day and prep you to do your BEST on race day.

With one more month to the Singapore Marathon, THIS IS THE TIME to clock your longest distance before you start tapering.

Supported with

  • Distance Markers 3km, 6km, 9km, 12km, 15km, 18km, 10km U-Turn, 20km U-Turn and 30km U-Turn

  • Powerbar Drink Stations – Start/Finish Area, Car Park C4 Toilet (est. 2.7km from start), Car Park B1 Toilet (est. 5.8km from start), National Sailing Centre Toilet

  • Medical Aid station – Start/Finish Area
Running Route




Special Runner Package

Apart from the valuable workshops, Runners' Day package includes the following:-
  • Athlete's Circle discount voucher
  • Powerbar Gel
  • File
  • Lanyard
  • Pen
Click here for registration

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