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Fun Runs & Walks

Pumped Up on Running
An Asics partnered All-Paces Run
Tuesday, August 1st
6pm run starts/5:45pm check-in begins

Time to show off the strength you built up from all your summer fitness feats!

  • Special prizes for best runner’s tan and a not-so-serious muscle pose-off contest!
  • Get a chance to take a pair of Asics Dynaflyte 2 or Kayano 24 demo shoes for a test-drive on the run.
  • Are you a plank pro? Take part in a core strength contest after the run.
  • Enjoy giveaways, a free raffle for cool prizes and refreshing, icy treats, afterward.

*Weekly Tuesday night All-Paces Runs are 20 minutes out and 20 minutes back, along waterfront trails and paths. Participants are divided into groups by pace, ranging from run/walk to 7-8 minute miles. Starts and finishes at the store.

Sorry, but these are people only events. No doggies.

 

GU For It!
An All-Paces Run with Gobs of GU
Tuesday, August 8th
6pm run starts/5:45pm check-in begins

  • GU rep. John will be on hand with samples of  Energy and Roctane Gel, Energy Chews, Energy Stroopwafel and GU Hydration Drink Mix.
  • Got a question about sport hydration & nutrition? Store staffer & nutrition manager Anna will also be on hand with advice for your particular needs.
  • Get an opportunity to sample an assortment of GU nutrition & hydration before, during, and/or after the run for smart fueling, feeling better on the run and faster recovery.
  • GU will also be giving out some raffle prizes afterward.

*Weekly Tuesday night All-Paces Runs are 20 minutes out and 20 minutes back, along waterfront trails and paths. Participants are divided into groups by pace, ranging from run/walk to 7-8 minute miles. Starts and finishes at the store.

Sorry, but these are people only events. No doggies.

 

Bellingham Bay Half Marathon Preview Run
Saturday, August 26th
8am pre-run huddle/8:15 run starts
meet at Depot Market Square

Join BBM Race Director Ben Twigg and Fit School’s Coach Carol Frazey for a relaxed and fun preview run of the beautiful BBM Half Marathon course. All paces are welcome!

Prior to the run there will be a quick review of the course (maps, race strategy, etc.). Course maps will be handed out and run leaders will help identify people who are running the same pace.  Three pace leaders will be on the course to help guide people along the way. Be sure to bring your own water and fuel for the run. (None will be provided.)

Awesome raffle prizes from Fairhaven Runners & Walkers, BBM, and Fit School will be given away.  You’ll also get a coupon to redeem at Fairhaven Runners for race day essentials.

Meet at Depot Market Square on the corner of Railroad & Maple (1100 Railroad Avenue).

Carol & Ben will also be at the store on Thursday, Sept. 7 at 7:15pm for “Bellingham Bay Marathon & Half Countdown – Advice and Information Forum” 
More info. – http://www.fairhavenrunners.com/fitness-forums-2/

 

Bellingham Traverse Preview Trail Run
Thursday, August 31st, 6pm

Get a chance to explore the little known trails of The Chuckanut Community Forest in this guided group run. Krissy Moehl and other Bellingham Traverse race representatives will be on hand to lead the way on a trial run of the Bellingham Traverse trail run route.  Starts and finishes at the store. The group run will be approx. 4 miles. Want to know more about Recreation Northwest’s Bellingham Traverse multi-event Relay? https://www.recreationnorthwest.org/bellingham-traverse/