Running Strong: Free Workshop for Athletes

Newton-Wellesley Hospital, an official medical provider of the Boston Marathon, is sponsorsing a series of FREE workshops, lectures and clinics geared to runners of all levels to help athletes avoid injury and maximize performance.

Running Strong

Wednesday, September 18 • 6:30 pm

Newton Wellesley Hospital, free seminars, older drivers

Newton-Wellesley Hospital • Shipley Auditorium

2014 Washington Street • Newton, MA

 

Couch to 5K and beyond

6:30-7:15 pm

Presented by Dan Graovac, Owner and Head Coach of Gforce Multisport. Do you want to start running? Are you getting ready for your first race? Do you want to improve your performance? If so, this presentation will provide beginner and intermediate runners with the tools to develop a program for a sound running foundation. Learn tips on developing smoother and more efficient running and get help with meeting your training goals.

 

A Quick Guide to Preventing Common Injuries

7:15-8:00pm

Presented by Tess Townsend, Physical Therapist at Newton-Wellesley Hospital. No matter how many years you have run, your mileage or terrain, minor running injuries are bound to curb your running at least once. Learn about common running injuries, simple ways to assess your risk and the prehab exercises you can do to avoid letting a little twinge turn into a big problem.

Registration is required. To reserve your seat for this free workshop, email carefinder@partners.org or call 617-243-6383.

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