Fall Kick-Off Agenda 8/17

26-Week Training Program 

Location: 150 E. Riverside TxDOT parking lot
Start Date: Saturday, August 17, 2013

Season Start Time: 6:50 AM
Organizer: Jennifer Harney – email questions: info@austinfit.com

Kick-Off & Orientation:

Registration Opens 6:50 AM
• Online Registration participants need to check in at the Internet Check-In Table
• In-Person Registration participants need to register at the Registration Table (Cash or Check ONLY)

Welcome & Orientation7:10 AM

  • 7:10 – Orientation of Austin Fit Fall program and introduction to Head Coaches
  • 7:25 – Dr. Kieke – Staying Injury Free
  • 7:45 – Q & A session with Austin Fit Director, Jen Harney, Dr. Kieke, and Head Coaches
  • 7:55 – Walk or Jog to Auditorium Shores with Austin Fit Coaches
  • 8:10 – Time Trial –
  • 8:30 – Walk or Jog back to TxDOT with Austin Fit Coaches
  • 8:45 – Stretch & Demonstration of Foot Drills
  • 9:00 – See you next week!
  • Group Breakfast across the street at Dominican Joe’s Coffee (Taco Deli breakfast tacos J)

Next Week 8/24: Check-in/Orientation 6:50-7:20 (if you missed the first week)

  • Everyone Arrives – 7:20
  • Cross Training Seminar & Raffle – 7:25 – 7:40
  • No Time Trial – Meet with your Color Group/Assistant Coach – 7:45
  • Groups leave at 7:55 in waves
  • Stretch & Foot Drills
  • Group Breakfast at Austin Java City Hall – 2nd Street

3rd Week 8/31: Check-in/Orientation 6:30 – 6:50 (if you missed the first 2 weeks)

  • Everyone Arrives – 6:50
  • Hydration Seminar & Give aways – 6:55 – 7:10
  • Meet with Color Group/Assistant Coach – 7:10
  • Groups leave at 7:15 in waves
  • Stretch & Foot Drills

We will follow the 3rd week agenda for weeks 4-6. There will not any more pre-run seminars (unless specified) after week 6. The groups will leave TxDOT no later than 7:05 starting week 7!

Color Groups:

  • Blue* – < 8:00 minutes per mile (however, then your marathon goal pace should be no slower than 7:30 = 3:15 marathon)
  • Green – 8:00 – 8:59 minutes per mile
  • Yellow – 9:00-9:59 minutes per mile
  • Red – 10:00-10:59 minutes per mile
  • Orange – 11:00+ minutes per mile
  • Purple – Walking group (full and half marathon group as well as a Get Fit group for participants who are new to exercising and not ready or wanting to train for half marathons.

*We have combined the blue and green pace groups. We do have a blue coach who trains members wanting to run their long runs faster than 8:00 min per mile.

We have training schedules for the following Fall races in 2013: Fall Long Run Schedule

If you are interested in Team FIT – more personalized coaching for experienced runners (all paces welcome) that practices on Tuesday/Thursday mornings downtown at 5:45 AM then please email – jenniferharney@lukeslocker.com

Questions or Comments: info@austinfit.com