Train UP for a 5/10 km event
Training for a 5K or 10K event is a great way to get involved in a community event and make a commitment to a regular fitness routine.
This course is filled with tips on how to build your endurance to prepare and comfortably finish a 5K or 10K event.
Creator: Trish Hunt is an experienced Vancouver Sun Run 10 km training clinic coordinator and instructor. The Vancouver Sun Run is the second largest 10K event in the world. Urban Poling is the official Nordic walking training centre for the Sun Run In-Training Clinics.
Course Includes: 45-minute online training with a summary of a 10-week schedule and tips.
Price: 19.99Register Now
Use the standard rhythm and technique, but swing both arms forward at the same time planting the boot tips slightly behind the handles. Then, keeping your arms straight, press down on the base of the handles, walk between your poles and feel your arms extend past your thighs and behind your body.
–Barb Gormley, Director of Education
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