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Walk or Run to Quit Training Programs
Walk or Run to Quit
Walk or Run to a smoke free life
Duration: 10 weeks
Quitting smoking is the single best thing you can do for your health. By signing up for this training program you are taking the first steps towards making a healthy change in your life.
Your training program class will be held once a week at the date and time listed on your registration. Each class starts with a 20 to 30 minute group seminar followed by a group run. To complete your weekly training schedule, you will then join your instructor and group for runs (i.e. no class) at Run Club on Wednesday, Friday evenings and Saturday, Sunday mornings. Day and Time may vary by location.
This is a 10 week training program that will help you quit smoking and will also teach you how to run 5km. Exercise has been shown to be a very successful tool when trying to quit smoking. It helps with cravings, withdrawal symptoms and weight gain. Are you ready to run your way into a healthier you?
Your registration includes Run/Walk training, Group support, FREE technical running T-shirt, Personalized programs, Rewards memberships, FREE bi-monthly Running Room Magazine, Online training log and manuals, Online tech support and help pages, Run Club on Wednesday, Friday evenings and Saturday, Sunday mornings. Day and Time may vary by location.
Weekly Program Includes
Goal setting, Injury prevention, Hill training, Cross training, Motivation, Apparel and shoe selection, Nutrition, Biomechanics, Heart rate training, Hot and cold weather running
Determine Your Level
In order to prevent injury, it is recommended that you take a training program best suited to your current fitness level. If you can currently run gently for 1 minute then you are ready. The pace while running should be gentle enough that you can carry on a conversation.
Participants can expect
- Educational resources from the Canadian Cancer Society and support from "Walk or Run to Quit Coaches".
- A running program that will teach participants to run/walk 5k by the end of 10 weeks, with a gradual progressionof run and walk breaks.
- Support from other smokers on how to quit smoking.
- Additional support from the National Quit Line
- A Technical Running T-shirt (In-Store participants only)
NEW: Buddy Offer – Save on the 2nd Registration!
- Register online for an in-store training program and receive a coupon code to share with a buddy!
- Buddies are eligible for contest prizes & can be a smoker or non-smoker.
CDN $69.99 plus tax
Repeat: CDN $59.99 plus tax
In-store training programs are ideal for those people who wish to take a training program at any of our store locations while experiencing the support of the instructor and other training program participants. Don't run by yourself; join the group — it's a great experience!
Please note: You must be 16 years of age to participate. Youth between the ages of 16 and 18 can attend with a parent or guardian in attendance.
Only $49.99 plus tax
Virtual Training Programs
Virtual Training Programs are ideal for people who wish to take a training program at their own pace and cannot attend at one of our store locations. Participants are encouraged to attend Run Club on Wednesday, Friday evenings and Saturday, Sunday mornings (Day and Time may vary by location.) at any Running Room location.
Please note: Content from the instructor including emails and audio lessons are only provided in English.