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HALF MARATHON TRAINING PROGRAM ANNOUNCED July 25, 2018 12:18

Ready to Start Training For Your First or Next Half?

Join Our Half Marathon Training Program

Half Marathon Training

Want to run a Half Marathon? Join St. Pete Running Company for our 10-week Half Marathon Training Course starting September 10th. The program caps at 50 people.

Half Marathon Info Seminar: Find out more and get your questions answered

Thursday, August 23rd at 6:00 PM

You can also join our Group Run afterward at 6:30 PM

Half Marathon Sign-Up Party

Monday, August 27th at 6:00 PM

We'll have giveaways! Meet the coaches and learn about the class.

What?

This is a comprehensive half marathon training program for novice or intermediate runner who want guidance and leadership to help achieve your goal. You don't have to be a veteran runner to benefit from this training group. We'll get you to the finish line confident, healthy & happy.

 

When?

  • This ten-week course commences on Monday, September 10th at 6:30 PM, meeting at St Pete Running Company.
  • The target race is The St. Pete Run Fest Half Marathon on Sunday, November 18th, 2018.
  • Training will consist of 3 structured & supervised runs each week including a long run, speed workout and easy run.

    Why?             

    There are a lot of reasons why you should run a half marathon.

    • Accomplishment, physical fitness, weight management through the holidays, injury prevention and most importantly…. It’s FUN!
    • Camaraderie from dozens of other like-minded runners.
    • Accountability – it’s much easier to make yourself go to training if you know there is a friendly & supportive group waiting for you to join them!
    • Guidance: We have an expert team of coaches who will guide you from start to finish. We believe in educating runners so expect to learn a lot about running throughout this course.

    Where?

    Training will take place from St. Pete Running Company, the nearby parks, neighborhoods and the Pinellas Trail.

    • Long Run – will vary throughout our area. Plenty will be hosted from our home location of St. Pete Running Company, 6986 22nd Ave North. You will be able to leave your belongings in the store and have bathroom facilities before/during/after training.
    • Threshold & Speed Training – This will be integrated into our highly successful track program which meets on Wednesdays at Northside Christian School track.
    • Recovery Run – A slow & steady run to help your body recover from the stresses of training. These will take place on Monday nights at St. Pete Running Company or on your own from home.

    Who?

    This program is designed for Novice to Intermediate runners who usually share any/all of these goals.

    • Understand the importance of staying healthy and want guidance/leadership to help them achieve their goals.
    • Want to tick a half marathon off the bucket list.
    • Want to run a faster time than they have ever gone before.
    • Hope to enjoy running and make sure they’re not going to get injured.

     

    Here's a clip from our Wednesday Track Program

    Participants should be in good health and cleared by a doctor to be able to run. You should be able to complete a 3 mile walk/run before joining the training group. Yes, it’s okay to take walk breaks. 

    Cost: $200

      • Race entry discount for St. Pete Run Fest Half Marathon
      • 10% Discount in store purchases until 11/18/18
      • Caps at 50 people

      If you have more questions please call the store 727-800-5043 or contact Cody.


      YOU ASKED FOR A 10K TRAINING PROGRAM AND WE'VE GOT ONE! October 07, 2017 14:00

      Ready to Start Training For a 10K?

      Join Our 10K Training Program

      Want to run a 10K? Join St. Pete Running Company for our 6-week 10K Training Course. The program caps at 50 people.


      10K Training Info Seminars:

      Find out more and get your questions answered

      Thursday, October 19th at 6:00 PM

      AND

      Thursday, November 16th at 6:00 PM

      at St. Pete Running Company

      What?

      This is a comprehensive training program for novice or intermediate runners who want guidance and leadership to help achieve your 10K goal. You don't have to be a veteran runner to benefit from this training group. We'll get you to the finish line confident, healthy & happy.

       

      When?

      • This six-week course commences on Saturday, December 2nd at 9:00 AM, meeting at St Pete Running Company.
      • The target race is St. Pete Beach Classic on the weekend of January 13th, 2018.
      • Training will consist of 3 structured & supervised runs each week including a long run, speed workout and tempo run.

        Why?             

        There are a lot of reasons why you should run a 10K.

        • Accomplishment, physical fitness, weight management through the holidays, injury prevention and most importantly…. It’s FUN!
        • Camaraderie from dozens of other like-minded runners.
        • Ease Into Longer Distances -  a 10K can help you become more confident in your ability to do longer distances like 15K, half marathon, and full marathon
        • Accountability – it’s much easier to make yourself go to training if you know there is a friendly & supportive group waiting for you to join them!
        • Guidance: We have an expert team of coaches who will guide you from start to finish. We believe in educating runners so expect to learn a lot about running throughout this course.

        Where?

        Training will take place from St. Pete Running Company, the nearby parks, neighborhoods and the Pinellas Trail.

        • Long Run – will vary throughout our area. Plenty will be hosted from our home location of St. Pete Running Company, 6986 22nd Ave North. You will be able to leave your belongings in the store and have bathroom facilities before/during/after training.
        • Threshold & Speed Training – This will be integrated into our highly successful track program which meets on Wednesdays at Northside Christian School track.
        • Tempo Run – A shorter run that starts at an easy, relaxed pace and gradually increases into a race-pace effort. These will take place on Monday nights at St. Pete Running Company or on your own from home.

        Who?

        This program is designed for Novice to Intermediate runners who usually share any/all of these goals.

        • Understand the importance of staying healthy and want guidance/leadership to help them achieve their goals.
        • Want to tick a 10K off the bucket list.
        • Want to run a faster time than they have ever gone before.
        • Hope to enjoy running and make sure they’re not going to get injured.

         

        Here's a clip from our Wednesday Track Program

         

        Participants should be in good health and cleared by a doctor to be able to run. You should be able to complete a 3 mile walk/run before joining the training group. Yes, it’s okay to take walk breaks. 

        Cost: $120

          • Discount for your St. Pete Beach Classic race entry
          • 10% Discount in store purchases until 1/14/18


          If you have more questions please call the store 727-800-5043 or contact  Coach Jimmy.

           

          Coach Jimmy

           

           

           

           

          Blogger Bria is a customer service manager at St. Pete Running Company.


          WANT TO DO A HALF? JOIN OUR HALF MARATHON TRAINING PROGRAM! August 01, 2017 11:51

          Ready to Start Training For Your First or Next Half?

          Join Our Half Marathon Training Program

          Want to run a Half Marathon? Join St. Pete Running Company for our 10-week Half Marathon Training Course. The program caps at 60 people.

          Half Marathon Sign-Up Party

          Monday, August 14th at 6:00 PM

          We'll have giveaways! Meet the coaches and learn about the class.

          Half Marathon Info Seminar: Find out more and get your questions answered

          Thursday, August 24th at 6:00 PM

          What?

          This is a comprehensive half marathon training program for novice or intermediate runner who want guidance and leadership to help achieve your goal. You don't have to be a veteran runner to benefit from this training group. We'll get you to the finish line confident, healthy & happy.

           

          When?

          • This ten-week course commences on Saturday, September 9th at 8:00 AM, meeting at St Pete Running Company.
          • The target race is The St. Pete Run Fest Half Marathon on the weekend of November 18th, 2017.
          • Training will consist of 3 structured & supervised runs each week including a long run, speed workout and easy run.

            Why?             

            There are a lot of reasons why you should run a half marathon.

            • Accomplishment, physical fitness, weight management through the holidays, injury prevention and most importantly…. It’s FUN!
            • Camaraderie from dozens of other like-minded runners.
            • Accountability – it’s much easier to make yourself go to training if you know there is a friendly & supportive group waiting for you to join them!
            • Guidance: We have an expert team of coaches who will guide you from start to finish. We believe in educating runners so expect to learn a lot about running throughout this course.

            Where?

            Training will take place from St. Pete Running Company, the nearby parks, neighborhoods and the Pinellas Trail.

            • Long Run – will vary throughout our area. Plenty will be hosted from our home location of St. Pete Running Company, 6986 22nd Ave North. You will be able to leave your belongings in the store and have bathroom facilities before/during/after training.
            • Threshold & Speed Training – This will be integrated into our highly successful track program which meets on Wednesdays at Northside Christian School track.
            • Recovery Run – A slow & steady run to help your body recover from the stresses of training. These will take place on Monday nights at St. Pete Running Company or on your own from home.

            Who?

            This program is designed for Novice to Intermediate runners who usually share any/all of these goals.

            • Understand the importance of staying healthy and want guidance/leadership to help them achieve their goals.
            • Want to tick a half marathon off the bucket list.
            • Want to run a faster time than they have ever gone before.
            • Hope to enjoy running and make sure they’re not going to get injured.

             

            Here's a clip from our Wednesday Track Program

             

            Participants should be in good health and cleared by a doctor to be able to run. You should be able to complete a 3 mile walk/run before joining the training group. Yes, it’s okay to take walk breaks. 

            Cost: $200

              • $20 Off race entry for St. Pete Run Fest
              • 10% Discount in store purchases until 11/19/17
              • Caps at 50 people


              If you have more questions please call the store 727-800-5043 or contact  Coach Jimmy.

               

              Coach Jimmy

               

               

               

               

              Blogger Bria is a customer service manager at St. Pete Running Company.


              WANT TO TRY RUNNING ON A TRACK? HERE'S YOUR CHANCE! June 21, 2016 20:59

              Come Try Track Training for Free on June 22nd


              We recently started a Track Training Program and we are delighted by how well it's going. People are having fun, working hard and already seeing results.

              Come out Weds, June 22nd at 6:30 PM for a free session!
              First timers, please arrive by 6:15 or sooner.
              Location: Admiral Farragut Academy Track, 501 Park Street North, St. Petersburg, FL. 

               

              Read on to see what participants have to say about our Track Program.

              Here is what people have to say about our program.

              "Track workout is VERY well structured. I'm running faster than I thought I would. My goal is to do a 5K in less than 30 minutes. This workout is going to help me achieve that. The whole environment with all the camaraderie is supportive. That's what I like best. Meeting great people." ~Donna

              "This is my first time at track workout and it is fantastic. It helps to have other runners around. The people are so friendly and helpful." ~Sue

              "I love it. The Coaches are the best. They believe in us." ~VJ

              "I come every week. I've never run on a track before and it's definitely the best surface to run on. I finally learned what a 400 is. This workout is making me run faster. Well worth it." ~Richard

              "I'm enjoying it very much. I haven't run on a track in 30 years, and I missed it. I'll be coming out every time as long as the program is going. Helps me run fast. I love it." ~Jonathan

              "This is my first time at track workout. Great coaches and speedwork. This has helped push me more than I would've pushed myself. I like having someone to chase." ~Lisa

              "I've been coming every week. It's great and I'm loving it. With everybody here, I can keep going. Someday I'm gonna be as fast as Coach Cody and Coach Chris." ~Bob

              "I feel pushed to succeed, but not out of my comfort zone. Track workout gives me a great sense of pride. I just like running with others." ~Sam

               

               

               

               

              Blogger Bria works at St. Pete Running Company as a customer service manager.

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              5 REASONS TO JOIN A RUNNING CLUB June 15, 2016 12:57

              Ready to Become a Better Runner?

              Get Motivated with People Like You!

              How does joining a Running Club help you and your running?

                1. Accountability

                  You'll have people supporting you and encouraging you.

                  2. Avoid Injury

                    With expert coaching, you can learn proper techniques.

                      3. Get Faster

                        With scheduled training and consistency, you'll begin to notice your race times decreasing.

                          4. Gain Confidence
                            With expert coaching, encouragement, and support, you'll discover that you're not only a capable runner, but that your improvement will increase your confidence in yourself.

                            5. Enjoy the Fun
                              What they say is true: Runners in a group have more fun! 
                               

                              Join Run St. Pete

                              Ready to join a running club? Then visit Run St. Pete, a private Facebook Group that you can request to join. Group membership is free.

                              Check out the St. Pete Running Company Track Program

                              When: Wednesday Evenings 6:30 PM (arrive at least 15 minutes early)

                              Where: Admiral Farragut Academy ()

                              Cost: $15 per session or buy a pass. (5 sessions $50, 11 sessions for $99 +you get a $30 jug of Gatorade Endurance Formula )

                              Questions? Contact the store or post your questions on the Run St. Pete Group Page.

                               

                               

                              Blogger Bria works at St. Pete Running Company as a customer service manager.