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WEBINAR - Let's Get Started! Sun Run InTraining Program and Clinic Information Here we go! 2014 Sun Run InTraining is just about to begin. If you want to Walk or Nordic Walk, Learn to Run 10K or Run 10K Stronger - Don't miss this FREE SportMed RunWalk Webinar! Join SportMedBC RunWalk Coach and Olympian Lynn Kanuka for specific RunWalk program information and find out what's involved, what you'll need, and where you can find online and clinic support to take you safely and comfortably through the Sun Run finish line! REGISTER NOW! Title: Let's Get Started! Sun Run InTraining Program &...
* For program information, email info@sportmedbc.com or call 604.294.3050 - ext. 101. Looking to improve your health and increase your level of physical fitness? Confused as to where to start? Over the past seventeen years, SportMedBC has trained nearly 50,000 people to run and walk the 10K distance and take part in one of North America's largest 10K events - The Vancouver Sun Run ! Sun Run InTraining clinics cater to all fitness levels, from the beginning walker wanting to get off the couch to the experienced runner looking for an improved 10K race time. You will start slowly and gradually...
(Vancouver, BC - April 16, 2013) - Vancouver Sun Run officials met today with officials from the City of Vancouver, The Vancouver Police Department, The Vancouver Fire Department, Ambulance Services and other officials to review the Vancouver Sun Run Emergency Preparedness Plan. "We are happy to report that all parties were in agreement that a solid plan was in place and served to secure the safety of all involved in the race," stated Jamie Pitblado, Vice President of Promotions and Community Investment for the Vancouver Sun and head of the Vancouver Sun Run. Also, Sun Runners are urged to...
(April 15, 2013) The Vancouver Sun Run offers our heartfelt sympathy to all those affected by the explosions at today’s Boston Marathon. In light of this terrible incident, we'd like to reassure our 2013 Sun Run participants and the community at large that a solid emergency preparedness plan is in place for the run and we are working closely with the City of Vancouver, the Vancouver Police Department and the Vancouver Fire Department to do everything we can to secure the safety of everyone involved.
Event day is just around the corner and with that come plenty of details to take care of that can cause unnecessary anxieties. Join SportMedBC RunWalk Coach Lynn Kanuka for a SportMed Webinar on tips on how to physically and mentally prepare to Sun Run 2012. Lynn's guest presenter will be Burnaby's long-time Sun Run InTraining Coordinator Rainy Kent. Lynn and Rainy will talk about everything from what to eat, to where to pin your number. Join them at lunch on Thursday, April 12th! REGISTER NOW! Title: Tips to be Ready for Event Day Date: Thursday, April 12th, 2012 Time: 12:00pm - 12:30pm PT...
Less than 4 weeks away from the Vancouver Sun Run! While there’s plenty of focus on the physical side of activity, RunWalk participants must also consider the psychological aspect. This includes setting goals and targets, and visualizing your success through mental imagery. By Sport Psychologist & SportMedBC Chair, Dr. David Cox : Goals: Outcome, Performance & Process 1) Outcome goals focus on the actual results of an activity and usually involve a sense of winning, losing and crossing the finish line. In this context, very few individuals ultimately win. This means that we can...
On Wednesday, February 15th, SportMedBC RunWalk Coach Lynn Kanuka and Sport Physiotherapist Timberly George hosted a SportMed Webinar on the aches and pains experienced during RunWalk training. The webinar addressed common injuries, and offered some great cross training tips to keep you healthy and fit! Watch SportMed Webinar #2 - February 15th View our first webinar from January 10th!
SportMedBC RunWalk Coordinator Susan Nguyen had a chance to check out the Moricetown Elementary 5K Event last Friday, June 24 th . Moricetown is a village located between Smithers and New Hazelton , British Columbia. Here’s Susan’s account of the fun 5K for students, kindergarten to grade 7.
The SportMedBC RunWalk team traveled to Moricetown , BC last Tuesday, June 21 for their 2 nd annual 10K event. Moricetown is a village located between Smithers and New Hazelton , British Columbia. SportMedBC’s RunWalk Manager Shannon McBurney describes the day, and the event.
Your successful completion of the SportMed RunWalk program brings a lot of good news. The cardiovascular (heart and lung) fitness you have worked so patiently to develop over the past 13 weeks is relatively easy to maintain. All you have to do is carry on doing what you have been doing - exercising aerobically three times a week for 30 to 40 minutes. You do not have to perpetually push yourself further. If, however, you want to continue to improve your fitness level, you’re going to have to continue challenging your body. Regardless of whether you want to maintain your current fitness level,...

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