Trailhead Running's Ongoing Trail Running Training Group is a once a week trail running workout created specifically for women who want to build skills in trail running form and technique through focused workouts that include endurance, speed, and hills, all while exploring the main and lesser known trails in central Austin. While the workouts are in a group setting, each person will work to her own ability in a supportive, safe, "no drop"format.
Dates and Times
TUESDAYS - Ongoing Weekly Trail Running Program
Start Date: Ongoing, meets every Tuesday.
Time: 6:15pm arrive, 6:30pm START ("heels down"), 8:00pm END (finish times will vary).
Locations: Locations will vary from week to week. Information will be sent out ahead of time.
Distances: Run distances will vary from 3-6 miles.
Prerequisite: Have run a 5K in the last year. SPEED is not a requirement but participants must be able to run at least a 5K on trails.
Audience: Women, 14 years or older (under 18 must have signed parental consent form).
-- Workouts will vary each week: a longer "steady state" run OR shorter "quality" skills/strength workout coached by certified, experienced trail running coaches.
-- "Trail Talks" on topics like: navigation, trail running form and technique, and nutrition.
-- Quality, structured workouts based on individual effort but in a "safety-first" and no-drop format.
-- Trail runs that may last up to 1.5 hours or cover up to 6 miles.
-- See "Program Perks" below for a more comprehensive list!
The program is designed for women who have some road or trail running experience. All participants must:
-- Have completed at least a 5K run/race in the last year.
-- Be able to run 3-6 miles on trails. Speed is not a requirement but running is.
-- Be 14 years of age or older (under 18 must have parental consent).
-- Have a sense of adventure and like to sweat!
All trail runs will be done in a group setting with at least one running coach and a strict "no drop" policy. Each participant will work to her own skills or abilities within the group.
Gear requirements are very minimal. All participants must have:
-- Running shoes (trail shoes not required).
-- Water bottle or similar hydration gear (additional water will be provided).
-- Running attire.
The cost is $40 per person per month.
Sessions will be billed on a monthly basis and will not be prorated. Start/cancellation/restart can occur at any time. Refunds will not be made for participants who cannot attend a workout based on personal schedule conflicts. See Registration below for more details.
REGISTER below with PayPal* using the Subscribe button. Minimum registration is one month.
*NOTE: If you prefer to pay with check or cash, please e-mail us for details: info @ trailheadrunning.com.
SUBSCRIPTION CYCLE: When you subscribe to PayPal, the date you subscribe becomes your "start date".
Example: Subscribe on September 19 for a 1 month cycle that will end on October 18. Paypal automatically renews your subscription for each monthly cycle. You can unsubscribe at any time within the first 7 days of your monthly subscription simply by logging into PayPal and clicking "Unsubscribe".
REFUNDS: If you are less than 7 days into your next monthly subscription, we are happy to refund your monthly payment (less paypal processing charges incurred). If you are 7 days or more into your next monthly subscription, we wil not refund your payment.
We are always running at local (and destination) trail races and we invite everyone at Trailhead Running to join us! Check out a new venue and hang with other trail runners! Trailhead Running will be there with a finish line tent so come join us! Upcoming events will be posted on Facebook and sent out in our eNewsletter (sign up today).
Contact us for more information.
Ongoing @ 6:30pm -- Women-Only Tues Runs ($40)
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01/17/15 @ 9:00am -- 5K/10K/13M Bruises & B. ($40)
02/07/15 @ 9:00am -- 5K/10K Creepy C. & C. ($40)
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