Whether you’ve never run more than 100 metres or you’re a seasoned shorter-distance runner, this clinic is a great way to set your personal best in a 5K race.

Clinic Instructor: Coach Kelly Gil

Assistant Coach: Bruce Lamb

Spring Session – $75 for 26 organized runs

Monday April 1, 2024 to Monday July 1, 2024 (13 weeks)

Monday and Wednesday evenings at 6:15 PM from Gibbons Park. Monthly runs from a local craft brewery followed by a post-run social.

Goal Events:

Forest City Road Races 5K, June 9, 2024

Canada Day 5K, 10K and Half Marathon, July 1, 2024

…or an event of your choice.

There will be an intro session on the first night for the start of each session. The first session will be at Crabby Joes on Dundas St. just east of Wellington Road at 6 PM, Monday April 1.  A PDF of the training program will be emailed to you the day before the first session of your clinic.


What you get:

  • 10 week training program (20 organized runs) plus 3 bonus weeks leading up to the Canada Day 5K
  • Fully planned running routes
  • 15% to 25% discount opportunities at local running stores
  • Large, friendly, encouraging, inclusive group to train with
  • Training and racing advice from the Coach John, Coach Kelly, Coach Bruce, Coach Heather and other experienced runners
  • Seminar on nutrition with registered dietician
  • Lots of social activities for group participants
  • Smiles & encouragement from the group to help you reach your goals!

What you need:

  • Good running shoes (Coach John can help!)
  • A desire and willingness to improve

Sign up now!