MADISON- The New Year brings a new calendar of running events to the Tennessee Valley and Fleet Feet of Madison/Huntsville has set training programs for the next 12 months to help a runner of any caliber achieve their set goals. by each individual runner.
On the surface it seems simple enough to run through a training program and tackle whatever race your legs take you to, but in reality, especially for novice runners, the challenge of preparing for a Sporting effort must be raised from the start knowing that it takes hard work and the will to compete. Many of the challenges that come to the fore for any runner are made up of tiny pieces of effort that need to fall into place. The training programs run by Fleet Feet help these pieces of the puzzle successfully come together.
Here are some tips to help you meet the challenges that every runner will face in future training programs:
- Don’t do it alone – try asking someone you know to join you in the training program.
- Progress at your own pace, but try to follow the training schedule as strictly as possible.
- Run slowly at first and make sure warm-up time is always part of the workout.
- Make your running plan and try to stick to it.
- Set an objective. Achieve your goal. Enjoy your goal.
The training programs organized by Fleet Feet aim to help those who want to get into running, to help those who want to improve their already established times in certain races and anyone who wants to start a program after being a plus-or less closed during the pandemic. Health industry experts agree that exercise can contribute to a person’s physical and psychological well-being.
Full details of scheduled training programs are available at www.fleetfeethuntsville.com. Here are some of the scheduled events:
Oak Barrel and Bridge Street Half Marathon
Starts Saturday, January 29 at 7:00 a.m. at Fleet Feet Huntsville
McKay Hollow 25K Rock Runners
Begins Sunday, January 30 at 1:30 p.m. at Monte Sano State Park
Cotton Row 10K-Madison
Begins Wednesday, March 16 at 7:00 p.m. at Fleet Feet Madison
Cotton Row 10K-Huntsville
Begins Thursday, March 17 at 7 p.m. at Fleet Feet Huntsville
NOBO Cotton Row 5K-Madison
Begins Monday, March 30 at 7:00 p.m. at Fleet Feet Madison
NOBO Cotton Row 5K-Huntsville
Starts Thursday, March 31 at 7 p.m. at Fleet Feet Huntsville
Spring Speed and Distance Training
Starts Saturday, April 16 at 7:00 a.m. at Fleet Feet Huntsville