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Top National Runner Coaches Running Program at Fulton YMCA

FULTON, NY – Do you have a Summer Resolution?  Is running part of it?  If so, why not start off your summer training with a top national running coach, Kevin Collins, at the Fulton Family YMCA.

Collins comes to us with some incredible knowledge and background in running.

Join us on June 5 for a new 10-week, two-phase group running program designed to introduce basic training concepts for optimal fitness and development for both beginner and intermediate levels.

Runners will learn a simplistic time and effort-based training system format that is time-manageable, safe, effective, and can be utilized for a lifetime!

Beginners must be able to jog easy for 15 minutes. Intermediate 30 minutes.

All participants will meet once a week on Wednesdays from 6:30 to 7:45 p.m. in the front lobby.

All Runners will receive:

· Introduction to basic training concepts for optimal fitness and development.

· Detailed training plans and logs for the entire at-length program

· Once-weekly group training with a free-floating pass to participate in YMCA of Greater Syracuse Long Run that meets odd calendar days at Onondaga Lake Park at 8 a.m. on Saturday mornings (optional).

We encourage you to come and get the guidance from a former world-class runner with more than 28 years’ of experience who has trained more than 700 beginner and veteran CNY runners to achieve running goals from generalized fitness gains to completing road races 5K – marathons.

Whether you are looking to achieve exceptional weight-loss and fitness goals, completing your first ever 5k or half-marathon, qualifying for the Boston Marathon, or just meeting new people, we encourage you to join our new Y-running community in Fulton.

Collins’ running achievements include: Three-time U.S. Olympic Trials Qualifier, #3 marathoner in the U.S. in 2003, Placed 2nd in the U.S. Championship in 2003, Placed 32nd in World, championship in 2003, #1 American finisher in the 1996 Boston Marathon, PR marathon time: 2:15:32

For more information, contact the Fulton Family YMCA at 598-9622.

If you have questions for Collins, you may reach him by email at [email protected]

This program is free to Fulton Family YMCA members, non-members there is a fee.

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