Genesis Running 5k Fall Class for 2021


Online Registration closed at:
12:00 AM on 09/22/2021


Charleston, Nitro, Sissonville, and Virtual, WV - Magic Island in Charleston, Nitro City Park and Sissonville Middle School, and Virtual


September 14, 2021- 6:00 PM




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For the fall of 2021 Genesis Running will have both a live and online class to choose from. Class details are subject to change.

 This is a 9 week training program for beginning runners for a live 5k on November 13th. There is no running experience required and this class is for beginner runners. 

When:  Classes meet on Tuesdays at 6:00 pm beginning September 14th and continue for 9 weeks.  

Where:  There will be several locations for live classes in the Kanawha Valley along with an online option.  Class lessons for both live and online classes will be delivered by email and posted to a closed Facebook group.  Live classes will meet once a week for instruction and group runs.  The training plan calls for three days a week at your own pace and schedule.   

  • Charleston at Magic Island with Matt Young at 6:00 pm.
  • Nitro at Nitro City Park with Mac McMillian at 6:00 pm.
  • Sissonville at Sissonville Middle School with Carmella Crawford at 6:00 pm.
  • Online class- Train from anywhere you are

What you get: 

  • A proven program to make new runners successful.
  • Genesis performance style t-shirt
  • Day-by-day program to follow with weekly written lessons and video instruction from the coach.
  • Facebook group to post your questions, runs, successes and requests for socially distant running partners.  
  • Instruction on good running form, injury prevention,  and nutrition for runners.
  • The motivation that comes from having a coach and a proven system. 
  • Thorough race day preparation.
  • Live classes have weekly coach led instruction and accountability.

General Admission.  Live classes are $90 for general admission for adults, $25 for kids and $50 for military and first responders and their families.  Online only is $50 for individuals that want the email lesson, instructional videos and access to the Facebook group. Parents are welcome to share the information with their kids and it's our hope that families will participate together.  

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