Fall Trail Run or Trail Hike Classes

Tired of running/walking on the road? Want to learn and explore some amazing trails in our area?

Join us on an adventure in the woods to sweat out the stress of everyday life and be surrounded by nature, fresh air and great company!  

NEW this session is three different types of classes to accommodate both runners and hikers out there!

These include Trail Run/Walk Class, Trail Power Hike Class and Gentle Hike Class. 

 

FALL 2019 TRAIL RUNNING OR TRAIL HIKE SESSION:

The following are the classes available which run for 6 weeks starting first week of September. 

  • Trail Run/Walk Class: Thursday Sept. 5th from 6:00pm – 7:00pm 
  • Trail Run/Walk Class: Thursday Sept 5th from 9:15am – 10:15am
  • Power Hike Trail Class: Thursday Sept 5th from 6pm – 7 pm
  • Gentle Hike Trail Class: Friday Sept 6th from 9am – 10 am

FORMAT FOR TRAIL RUN/WALK CLASS  

  • 40 minute walk/jog for then 15 minute core/stretch. 
  • No need to worry about your speed. The class will divide into 3 groups with various distances (2.5km – 6km options) and speeds. 
  • As long as you can run/walk a minimum of 3km (walks in between is fine) on the road, this is a perfect fit.
  • Three groups: Group A (walk/jog – plus walk all hills), Group B (jog – walking all hills) & Group C (advanced group – running the entire trail and longer distance.
  • Don’t fret – we will show you! Interested in starting to run? This class is for you too. Stop thinking – just come! Our goal is to enjoy – not to accomplish. Not interested in running at all? Check out the hiking classes below!
  • Virginia Gingras and Andrea LaMantia will be the instructors.

FORMAT FOR POWER HIKE TRAIL CLASS:

  • Power walking for 50 minutes with warm up and cool down.
  • Power hike with the focus of getting your heart rate up and moving your body at a comfortable but challenging pace. The class will divide into 2 groups to accommodate various speeds and will cover 3 – 4km each week. All levels welcome.
  • Jenna LaMantia will be the instructor.

FORMAT FOR GENTLE HIKE TRAIL CLASS:

  • A gentle walk through forest for 50 minutes with warm up and cool down covering 2.5 – 3km of trail, building each week.
  • The focus of this group will be to get out and explore the trails and a more leisurely hiking pace that allows you to relax and enjoy the company of others and nature while moving your bodies. All levels welcome and encouraged.
  • Jenna LaMantia will be the instructor.

COST: $55 (6 weeks session)

LOCATION:  Horseshoe Valley Area (various locations)

BRING: water and yoga mat

INSTRUCTORS:  Virginia Andrea  (for trail run classes) & Jenna LaMantia (for hiking classes)

CONTACT: virginia@vickitree.com 

REGISTER: Click Here

WAIVER: You will be sent a waiver that will need to be signed and returned the night of the first class.

                 

MORE INFORMATION:

  • 2.5 – 7 km trail running loops on various single track terrain, building each week depending on class 
  • Main focus will be on learning the trails, being outside, sweating to our comfort level and ENJOYING it (yes – we promise you will enjoy – not torture). Your level and your energy you have on that given day dictate how much you want to push with the key goal of learning to ENJOY running not feel torture.
  • Every week we will do a different trail and participants will receive a map of all  trails/routes completed over the 6 week session.
  • You will need regular running sneakers, water, a watch, yoga mat and a positive attitude.

BEGINNERS to the trails and LIGHT runners or hikers WELCOME and ENCOURAGED! 

    

 

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