Fall Trail Run & Trail Hike Classes

Can’t you feel the excitement?

FINALLY. Trail Run Class and Power Hike Class is BACK. 

Want to learn and explore some amazing trails in our area? Social. Fun. Your pace. 

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! All paces welcome and encouraged so do not let your fears stop you! Come. Join us. Just do it! 

There are two different types of classes to accommodate both runners and hikers out there:

  • Trail Run/Walk Class (all paces)
  • Trail Power Hike Class (all paces)

FALL 2020 SESSION:

The following are the classes available which run for 7 weeks from September 3rd – October 15th. 

  • Trail Run/Walk Class: Thursday Sept. 3rd from 6:00pm – 7:00pm 
  • Power Hike Trail Class: Thursday Sept 3rd from 6:00pm – 7:00 pm 

FORMAT FOR TRAIL RUN/WALK CLASS  

  • 45 minute walk/jog then 10 minute stretch/core
  • 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 hike 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. At your own pace – always!
  • Jenna LaMantia will be the instructor.

COST: $75 includes hst (7 weeks session). Please note, regardless of how many classes you miss or can not make, the price remains the same as we are limited in our numbers due to COVID.

LOCATION: Horseshoe Valley Area (various locations)

BRING: Water and old yoga mat/towel

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 – 6 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! 

COVID RESTRICTIONS:

  • This course will follow all rules set up by the Ontario government.
  • Proper distance between runners will be mandatory
  • No sharing of equipment, water or materials of any kind

    

 

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