Genesis Running Summer 5k Class


Online Registration closed at:
12:00 AM on 07/10/2017


Charleston, Hurricane, Huntington and Barboursville, WV - Magic Island, Valley Park, and Barboursville City Park


July 3, 2017 - 6:00 PM




Entry Fees

$85 General Admission

$25 kids 14 and under with an adult

$75 Genesis alumni

$60 military, first responders and family members

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What: This is a 9 week training program starting Monday, July 3rd to prepare for the Charleston Distance Run 5k on Saturday, September 2nd.  The program is intended for beginner runners, walkers, and Genesis graduates.  For new runners, no prior running experience is required.  

When: Group training sessions are each week on Mondays for the 9 week period. 

Where:  There are multiple locations to choose from:

  • Magic Island in Charleston led by Matt Young at 6:00 pm
  • Valley Park in Hurricane led by Jason Francis at 6:00 pm
  • Barboursville City Park led by Jessica Hodge at 6:00 pm
  • Huntington at Ritter Park led by Joshua Sowards at 6:00 pm
  • Virtual Class- Train where you are on your own or with a group of friends.  All instruction is delivered online through emails and video ($65).

  The rest of each week’s training is done where ever you want—in your neighborhood, park or at a local track.
What you get: 

  • A proven program to make new runners successful
  • Weekly group coaching sessions
  • Day-by-day program to follow with weekly written lessons and video instruction from the coach
  • Dri-fit style team T-Shirt
  • Instruction on good running form, injury prevention,  and nutrition for runners
  • The motivation that comes from having a coach and training buddies
  • Thorough race day preparation

General Admission is a non-refundable $85 for adults and $25 for kids 14 and under that attend with an adult.  Genesis alumni are $75 and all military and first responders and family members are $60.

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