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Hospital Hill Run Hill Training Program

 All registrants have an opportunity to opt-in to join us for four FREE Hill Training Clinics!  


 FREE Hill training available to all Hospital Hill Run Participants  

Back by popular demand, our FREE hill training program, specific to Hospital Hill Run, is once again available to all Hospital Hill Run participants! This year’s program has been expanded to 4 Hospital Hill Run-specific Hill Training sessions to help you successfully conquer the hills on race day! The program is FREE and accessible to all 2023 registered Hospital Hill Run participants. All you need to do is register to receive it!

What’s Included?


In-person clinics are operated by our Official Hospital Hill Run Coach, Eladio Valdez

Hill Training Techniques

We will cover hill training techniques to help you manage hills more efficiently and effectively.

Live Hill Practice

Expanded to four clinics, we will practice these techniques on the various hills you will encounter at the Hospital Hill Run so that you’ll be ready for a more effective (and less painful) way to manage them on race day! 

Follow Up Hill Prep

Everyone will receive a follow up email on how to handle each of the major hills at 2023 Hospital Hill Run.

Clinic Schedule

Uphill and Downhill Strategies, Part 1

When: Monday, February 27th, 5pm

Where: Meadowbrook Park, 9101 Nall Avenue

Uphill and Downhill Strategies, Part 2

When: Monday, March 27th, 6pm

Where: Shawnee Mission Park Marina, 7900 Renner Rd, Shawnee, KS 66219

Practice uphill strategies on 2 main hills on the race course – UMKC and Nelson Atkins Museum hills 

When: Wednesday, April 19th – 6pm

Where: Theis Park, Oak and 47th, Kansas City, MO 64111

Practice uphill strategies on the main uphill and downhill on the race course – Oak St. hill and downhill strategies on Grand to finish line

When: Thursday, May 18th, 6pm

Where: Crown Center, 2405 Grand Avenue


For those who are signed up for virtual or cannot attend an in-person clinic, we’ve got you covered.

We will provide you with a digital hill training program with all of the techniques and best practices! See more below!


Each participant who opts into virtual training will receive a digital pdf highlighting all of the techniques, best practices and hill breakdowns referenced throughout the program.

Ready to crush hills this year?

All you need to do is register for the Hospital Hill Run and we will send you a link in your confirmation email to signup for your in-person training or for your virtual training pdf. We can’t wait to see you conquer the hill in 2023!

Already registered and want access to the program? 

Please check the email we sent you on 2/22/2022 with the link to sign up!

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