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Cheshire Half Marathon SPARK Training Program 2020

What Happens When You Train For 13.1?  Do You Have A 2020 Goal To Run A Half Marathon?  13.1 is within reach and we have the race for you!  The Cheshire Half Marathon on April 26th!

VERY EXCITED TO SHARE THIS NEWS…

 

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More than excited to be teaming up with Clay Tebbetts in being the exclusive training partner with JB Sports Events for the Cheshire Half Marathon to help our local runners either run their first half marathon or train toward hitting a new 13.1 PR 🤨🏃🏻‍♀️🏃🏻‍♂️💨

 

 

Have you always imagined running a half marathon or hitting a PR but was never able to because you either got injured or lost motivation?

 

 

I am Dr. Duane Scotti, physical therapist with SPARK Physical Therapy and I am teaming up with Coach Clay Tebbetts from Multisports Academy and Mossman Triathlete group to guide you in the weeks leading up to the Cheshire Half Marathon so you can reach your 2020 race goals!

 

Whether you are preparing for your first half marathon, or you are an experienced half marathon veteran, we will offer a training program like you’ve never experienced before!

 

We will provide you with a 10-week virtual and in-person training program that is perfect for runners of all calibers.

 

Clay and I will provide you with new concepts and techniques each week that will help build you up to reaching your end goal. As each week passes, you will find your strength and endurance improving, preparing you for everything the 2020 race has in store, without injuries along the way. On race day, you will find a new level of confidence in your running ability – faster and stronger than ever before.

 

The result: Crossing the Cheshire Half Marathon finish line with your pre-race goals achieved!

 

 

 

 

What you get by signing up:
1. Each athlete will receive his/her own online training calendar on Training Peaks platform. Set virtually, you can adapt the schedule based on YOUR needs each week. Coach Clay will provide you a concept based on your current ability, guide your training every week along the way. This will culminate in reaching your best performance on race day!

 

 

 

2.  Weekly group runs based on your level (novice, intermediate, advanced) will occur with Dr. Duane every Sunday as we build up those long runs.  These will occur right on the same terrain as a portion of the actual race course on the Farmington Canal Trail.  You will have access to parking and bathrooms at Multisports Academy gym for these group motivational runs!

 

 

 

3.  All athletes will have access to a private Facebook group in which Dr. Duane will provide you with the running specific exercises you will need to do to stay healthy during your training so you don’t miss a run!  Duane and Clay will also keep you motivated and have constant communication and answer all race related questions within our community every step of the way so you can confidently toe the line on April 26th!

 

 

 

 

We are very excited to provide this program for you and guide you in reaching your Cheshire Half Marathon goals!

 

 

All you need to do is CLICK THIS LINK to sign up and we will take care of all the rest!

 

To sign up for the actual race visit https://www.cheshirehalfmarathon.org/

 

– Be sure to sign up by February 10th though as spots are limited and we kick off the program on February 17th!

 

– Looking forward to seeing you on the inside!

 

– Stay active, stay healthy, and just keep running!

 

 

Want to know the one thing you must do to hit those 2020 goals??  CLICK HERE to see the video I did on this topic last week.

 

 

We are grateful to have you as part of the SPARK Physical Therapy family.

 

Here are some other FREE resources that you may find helpful:

 

Download your 5 Tips For Healthy Running here.

 

For more information on running performance please check out the following resources:

Our blog
Our training videos
Our Facebook and Instagram
Our podcasts
Our Healthy Runners Facebook Group

If you have any questions on this program please shoot me an email me at duane@sparkhealthyrunner.com or visit our inquiry page.

 

Thank you for taking the time to read about this amazing program and I hope to see you on the inside!

 

Stay Active, Stay Healthy, and Just Keep Running!

 

– Duane

 

 

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“I don’t have enough words to express my gratitude towards Duane Scotti and the Spark Healthy Runner program. When I started working with Duane, I had been dealing with chronic shin splints/posterior tibialis tendinitis for almost a year.

I had worked with multiple other coaches and physical therapists with little success and was at the point of almost giving up on my love for running. Duane is so kind, thoughtful and knowledgeable as both a physical therapist and running coach. Our first virtual meeting lasted two hours because he was so meticulous in his assessment. His strength and running program is progressive and created so that you can continue to build strength and mileage as you heal. His strength program is unique, effective, and fun.

Additionally, his warm-up routine is awesome and includes drills that over time have made me a more efficient runner. His training platform is easy to use, and he is always readily available to chat when problems or questions arise.

Over four months of working with Duane, I have built back to five days a week of running and am almost back up to my pre-injury weekly mileage and long run distance. Whenever I have flare ups or setbacks, Duane reassures me and makes necessary adjustments so that I can continue to progress in my running journey. I have had so much success with him so far that I have signed on for four more months so that he can help me to continue getting stronger as I train for the Dopey challenge in Disney World.

If you are struggling with a running injury and are feeling hopeless, you have to reach out to Duane Scotti. Of course, you will have to put in a lot of hard work, but with Duane by your side, you will be able to achieve your goals and more. Thank you Spark Healthy Runner for bringing the spark back to my running!”

Dipti Pandya

You can teach an old dog new tricks!!!  I have never considered myself a runner and I knew I needed to be smart about it because I am no spring chicken. Spark preached getting strong and healthy to be injury free and they practice what they preach.  I am soooo glad I made the investment in me!  I finished my half marathon last weekend and couldn’t be any happier!  The program fed me all the steps I needed to essentially learn how to run long distance, build strength, nutrition help, a forum of other runners and probably most important was the 1:1 coaching.  I had no idea how to tackle training for a 1/2 marathon and this program broke all of it down, had it individualized for me and we tweaked as we went to make sure I was staying healthy and strong.  I had so many questions the week prior to my race and Coach Cat was always there for me and answering all the questions and issues I had-and believe me there were a lot!  The biggest benefit I think I got was the strength. I am strong and fit. But most important was what I gained emotionally.  I built confidence and strength I didn’t know I had, even at my age.  Honestly could not have done this without Spark Healthy Runners!

Gina J.

My Healthy Runner journey started after I had battled bilateral achilles pain for a few months and was frustrated how it affected my running. As soon as I talked to Duane I knew I had made the right decision. His positivity, enthusiasm and genuine care are infectious. The training plan that was tailored to me included specific exercises to rehab my injury and I was so excited that I didn’t have to stop running. It took patience to only run slow for a few weeks but I trusted the process and it got me me to where I am now: running pain free. We made adjustments to the plan throughout whenever needed having someone in your corner that is always there with guidance and support throughout the process was invaluable.

I just ran my second half marathon, both with Duane’s coaching, and PR’d by over 9 minutes! I got all choked up in the last mile when I realized that I felt strong and could still kick it up a notch.

I’m so thankful for the Healthy Runner program, community and the entire coaching team for all the support!

Katja L.

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