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Fun and Friendship at Trail Striders Running Camp, June 8-9

posted by: Canmore Mountain Lodge on: April 30, 2013 06:39:28 PM
Whether you’re a casual jogger or a hardcore marathoner, the Trail Striders ladies only trail running weekend on June 8th and 9th offers the opportunity to make new friends through fitness in the beautiful backcountry of Canmore.
Trail Striders might be founded upon a shared quest for personal fitness, but the service offers much more to those who participate in its “running vacations”. Friendship, inspiration and a deep sense of accomplishment are what drive runners to partake in the Trail Striders weekend running events which feature training, workshops and plenty of relaxation time at organized wine tastings and tapas dinners.
According to TransRockies Inc.,who organizes the Trail Striders events, the ladies only trail running weekend in Canmore will focus on “relaxation, restoration, health, balance and education”. Participants can select a 5k, 10k or 15k course according to their goals and ability. Trainers will there to guide and encourage runners as well as to coach them on technique, nutrition, proper gear and all the elements of being a successful trail runner.
In the evening, participants will be treated to gourmet tapas from Canmore’s Iron Goat restaurant and wine from local vintner The Cellar Door. Workshops will include a lesson on using visualization techniques for training, along with instruction on skills like pacing, climbing and descending.
Cost for the event is $324 per person or $299 if you register before May 3rd. Accommodation is not included with your fee. If you’re seeking an affordable hotel in Canmore, the EconoLodge Canmore offers clean, comfortable rooms just 13 minutes from the Canmore Nordic Centre where the Trail Striders event begins.
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