Trail Run & Hills PinkStrong Clinic| What Should Athletes Expect?
Expect to see a lot of different ladies wearing tennis shoes at Champion Dino Park! Expect to see both novice runners and experienced ironman athletes. Expect to see people of all sizes, ages, and outfits. This is a free clinic open to all (RSVP required) and designed to support athletes in attendance who are part of our club, registered for our PinkStrong Duathlon or PinkStrong Triathlon. There is no dress code or required speed/effort. Come as you are and do what you can. All paces, runners, walkers, skippers, joggers - welcomed - period. Seriously, RSVP & come out and run/walk with us, snap a few selfies on the trail, and meet some new fit friends or reconnect with old ones. Below you will find all the information you will need to have an amazing experience out at our PinkStrong Trail Run & Hills Clinic. (workout shared in video) Event Overview Video: Event Schedule Address: Champion Park 3830 Brushy Creek Rd, Cedar Park, TX 78613 What to Bring Clinic Prep Checklist What do I bring/wear to the Run Clinic? Running shorts/tights/skirt Sports bra Water bottle or fuel belt for the run Running shoes 5 Optional Items To Consider: Sunglasses Race Belt (to practice running with) Hat or visor Watch Nutrition (to practice running with) What is Covered in the Run Clinic? Coach Airon and PinkStrong Duathlon Ambassador Shannon will lead us through a basic run form demo and share best dynamic pre-run movements. We all start out as a group on the first 1/2 mile unto the main Brushy creek trail and head towards Dam 7. The total workout should cover about 3-4 miles. We will have runners, joggers, walkers and interval run/walk athletes - so go at your own pace, do what you can and there is no pace goals, or target mileage required of participants. Parking & Meet Location: Workout & Trail Route Maps Warm up and Run/Walk to top of Dam is approx 1 miles. One Hill Repeat is approx .25miles. Suggested Hill Repeats - 2- 3x We will be at the top and bottom of Dam for support to share run tips and best practice on techniques on hill accents and fast descents Breaks are encouraged between repeats. Route Maps for PinkStrong Run Clinic: Run Start https://www.mapmyfitness.com/routes/view/4913092417 https://connect.garmin.com/modern/course/95944770 https://www.strava.com/routes/2941527900739251496 Hill Repeats https://www.mapmyfitness.com/routes/view/4913104168 https://connect.garmin.com/modern/course/95944961 https://www.strava.com/routes/2941530507683095796 20 Trail Running Tips for Beginners An abundance of endurance athletes and new trail runners are hitting the trails to stay fit, be socially distanced outdoors and have less of a desire to run even a traditional road race marathon or triathlon. Many of them are turning to trail running because of the challenge and it tests of every muscle and brain fiber in your body. You’ll have to run, climb, crawl, hop, walk to endure. And that’s the fun of it. Here is a link to our 20 Trail Insider Tips To Achieve Success With Trail Running Guide