Running Room announces 5-year partnership with Canada Running Series as OFFICIAL CLINIC PARTNER of Toronto Yonge Street 10K.
"Official TYS10K Training Clinics" announced, to begin February 11 and shortly after at 25+ RUNNING ROOM locations across Ontario — not just the GTA! From Ottawa to Kingston, St.Catharines to London to Barrie, thousands will be signing up for a world-famous Running Room Clinic, and crossing the Finish line on April 21 with a BIG smile!
“We're delighted to be able to grow our partnership with Canada Running Series as Official Clinic Partner of the Toronto Yonge Street 10K. We're looking forward to extending some of the great success Running Room has had with Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon into the Spring. Please join me in one of Canada's biggest and best 10Ks on April 22.”
— John Stanton, Founder of the Running Room
“We're absolutely thrilled with this new partnership,” said CRS Race Director Alan Brookes. “We have had such a great partnership with Running Room over the last 5 years at Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon & Half, it is just tremendous that we are able to work together over the Spring season. It's a natural. Both teams are passionately committed to promoting running and fitness for everyone in Canada. The 10K distance is a GREAT starting point for new runners; together, we look forward to bringing thousands more 'newbies' to the Start Line, and with the world famous Running Room Clinics supporting them, we know there will be many more smiling faces at the Finish Line!”
Join us for an easy training run — a variety of paces offered — to KICK-START your Training Program & KEEP IT GOING. Meet old friends, make new ones, ask questions, get helpful tips, advice and MOTIVATION to make your TYS10K experience the best-ever.
The TUNE UP Training Runs are FREE, but you MUST SIGN UP to guarantee a place (space limited to 200 per run).
Tune-up Run #1
Here's your chance to train with some of Canada's Road Running Stars! Chantelle Groenewoud (second fastest Canadian ever in the 3000 metre steeple), Alex Genest (2012 Olympian) and Kyle Boorsma (sub 4 miler) are all confirmed to come out, so make sure you reserve your spot today.
- Location: Yonge Street Running Room — 2629 Yonge St, Toronto
- Date: Sunday, Feb 17
- Distance: 7k
- Map/Route: www.gmap-pedometer.com/?r=5818860
Tune-up Run #2
- Location: Liberty Village — 61 Hanna Ave, Unit 1, Toronto, ON M6K 3N7
- Date: Sunday, March 10
- Distance: 8k
- Map/Route: www.gmap-pedometer.com/?r=5836728
Schedule for each run
- 8:00–8:30am — Running Room staff open store — runners & walkers welcome
- 8:20am — Intro & brief talk …with a brief welcome by the Toronto Yonge Street 10k (Canada Running Series) staff
- 8:30am — Group Runs & Walks
- After run & walk — come back into the Running Room for water & Gatorade
Responsibility of Runners
- know the distance you should go that day
- have your own watch if planning to keep track of run time
- carry fluid (if fountains are along a planned route, it will be noted with route info but for any run over 40 minutes, bring your own fluid)
Pacing… we follow schedules that have graduated long run distances but for pacing we recommend you use a GPS watch, a heart rate monitor where you keep to 70-75% of your max, or the old 'talk test' method where you run at a pace that allows you to speak in a conversational way (not a broken up speech pattern)... the fitter you are, the faster you can go and speak in a conversational way.
When: 9:00am Saturday April 20, 2013
Where: Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel (123 Queen Street), 2nd Floor outside the Provincial Room
Details: Refreshments will follow. FREE. Easy, inspirational jog with runners from across the province/country. Open to everyone! Please sign-up below.
Route: click here for map
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