TRAINING RESOURCES & MEETUPS

Training Teams, Meetups, Online Training Plans & More. 

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Designed by our official coach Eladio Valdez III.

TRAINING TEAM MEETUPS

Join one of our official Hospital Hill Run training teams to best prepare yourself for the upcoming event. Training team meetup dates and location are below along with links to signup for each meetup. 

Ad Astra Running/ Heartland Galloway

Program Overview

Ad Astra Running’s Heartland Galloway training program in Lawrence, KS, is a fun, safe, and effective way to prepare for the 2021 Hospital Hill Run.

Utilizing Olympian Jeff Galloway’s popular Run-Walk-Run® method, you can complete a half marathon enjoyably and injury-free on just three days of training per week.

Come out and join us to begin your journey to the finish line in 2021!

Training Programs & Dates:

Saturday, Feb. 20th: 1/2 Marathon 18-week program.

Saturday, Apr. 17th: 10k 10-week program.

Saturday, Apr. 17th: 5k 10-week program.

Meetup Time & Locations

Saturdays @ 8:00am (location will vary)

Newbie Run Club Couch to 5k

The Running Well Store
Program Overview

Want to start running?

The Running Well Store Newbie Run Club is a Couch to 5k training plan with a dedicated coach gearing you up for the Hospital Hill 5k. This program is for first-time runners and walkers who have never completed a 5k, have had some time off from running, or have taken part in one event but want support finishing a second.

At 6 pm on Wednesday, March 24th, This virtual meeting will include details about the run club, a 15-minute informational presentation on footwear, socks and have a free sock raffle and introduce the race director for the Hospital Hill Run, so for questions about the event.’

The virtual informational meeting’s main purpose is for you to meet Coach Mike and discuss running (or walking!)

Training Programs & Dates:

5k distance: Kicking off 6 p.m., Wednesday, March 24th, 2021 Virtually (and meet coach Mike!)

There will be a virtual FREE Newbie Run Club informational meeting. Virtual link and details provided upon sign up.

The Runner’s Edge

Program Overview

This program is designed for those that want to:

  • Train for the Hospital Hill Run 5K, 10K, or Half Marathon in a safe, fun, effective way while boosting their social, mental, and physical health during this pandemic.
  • Enjoy the company of others and convenience of aid stations along with a variety of marked, scenic courses
  • Experience the benefits of a highly successful training plan with Kansas City’s largest & longest running group.

This program is designed for all three distances in the Half Marathon, 10k, and 5k. 

Training Programs & Dates:

This 8 Week Program goes from April 10 to June 5

Kickoff date is April 10, 2021 at 7:00 am at The North Face Store on the Plaza. ( 312 W 47th St, Kansas City, MO 64112 )

Need more info?

Contact Coach Valdez at 816-914-1430 or runnersedgekc@gmail.com

How to Signup?

KC Running Co. Group Runs

KC Running Company Group Runs
Program Overview

Join an upcoming group run hosted by KC Running Company.

Group Run Dates & Times:

Wednesday, April 7: Brew Crew Run. This will be at Brewery Emperial (1829 Oak St, Kansas City, MO 64108) 6:00 PM.

Sunday, April 11th: The Sunday Runday group run is at 7 A.M. at the KC Running Company store at 200 E 135th St, Kansas City, MO 64145.

PR Project

Program Overview

Are you interested in running the Hospital Hill Run Half marathon?

This is your chance to train for a half marathon with a totally custom training plan that is updated every week by your personal running coach.
PR Project is launching a three-month half marathon training session (March 15 – June) that you can participate in virtually or in person!

Join us, and you’ll get:

– A dynamic training -plan updated by your coach.

– Supported weekly group runs (KC area).

– Supported weekly group runs (KC area).

*You must be able to run 5 miles (any pace) when the session starts. Training is loaded into an app that synchs with a GPS device- it’s helpful, but not required, to have one.$199 per person (does not include race entry fee)

Training Programs & Dates:

March 15 – June: 1/2 Marathon Program.

Weekend long runs, weekday zooms, dynamic online training calendar updated weekly by coach

Questions?

Email or call: nick@prprojectkc.com, 816-500-6996

KC Running Co. Group Runs

KC Running Company Group Runs
Program Overview

Join an upcoming group run hosted by KC Running Company.

Group Run Dates & Times:

Wednesday, April 7: Brew Crew Run. This will be at Brewery Emperial (1829 Oak St, Kansas City, MO 64108) 6:00 PM.

Sunday, April 11th: The Sunday Runday group run is at 7 A.M. at the KC Running Company store at 200 E 135th St, Kansas City, MO 64145.

Children's Mercy
New Fundraising Options in 2021!

Run to provide hope and healing in 2021 by joining Team Children’s Mercy!

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