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February 17, 2024 8:00 am

Goal Distance
Half Marathon

10km Run

12 weeks


About the Clinic

Train for a Spring marathon run with Forerunners W 4TH Ave.

Goal race:  Fall Half Marathon (BMO Half Marathon)

Train with Forerunners West 4th Ave this winter/spring for your best half marathon. Now is a great time to think ahead and plan for some races in the spring. This clinic will help keep you motivated, help you train consistently and provides a friendly environment with different pace groups for great company and appropriately challenging runs. Come out and meet new people, enjoy the benefits of a structured training group, and prepare yourself for the next challenge. Each Saturday morning at 8 am there will be a defined long run, starting at 12 km and gradually building in distance. For each session, we will provide a course map and targeted pace groups. Runs will start and finish at the West 4th location with routes following the beautiful English Bay and False Creek shoreline.   Sign up today and join the Forerunners crew.

Clinic includes:

  • Saturday morning workouts (8:00 am)
  • Wednesday evening workouts (6:30 pm when in session)
  • Weekly newsletter
  • Digital training program
  • Training advice
  • Store discount
  • (note: there is no race entry included in this clinic)


What Can I Do To Prepare?

To ensure that you get the most out of your experience in the clinic, come with a positive frame of mind and an eagerness to learn about the many benefits of running. Also, coming willing to share your own goals, stories, and knowledge, as each member will enhance the overall clinic’s experience. We encourage you to wear reflective clothing and/or running lights.

Runners should be able to complete a 8km run without stopping.

What Should I Expect?

You should expect to have a great run and have a great time.

Meet the Instructor

Karen Butler

Karen is an accomplished runner and a born-and-raised Vancouverite (which means she obviously doesn't think twice about running in the rain). She used to run for Simon Fraser University, and holds a 3 hour marathon time. Still an avid runner today, Karen keeps her passion for the sport alive. She is a cornerstone of the Forerunners community.

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