Run Groups

Beginners' Run Group

Monday & Thursday - 6:00pm

Join us for our successful and very popular Beginners’ Run Group! It begins with a mixture of walking and running to allow for a safe progression towards a continuous run. By the end of the program, any dedicated member should be able to run continuously for five kilometers. Our Beginners' Run Group is free and always welcoming new members. Our next session will begin January 13th!

Fun Run Group

Monday & Thursday - 6:00pm

Graduate from our Beginners' Run Group and join our Fun Run Group! This group meets twice a week for a social easy run ranging from five to eight kilometers. Routes vary each run to see all that the Waterloo running scene has to offer. Our Fun Run Group is free and always welcoming new members!

Wednesday Night Tempo

Wednesday - 6:30pm

This group is for anyone who would like a mid-week workout to complement their training. This run is a tempo run of varying distances that will take you through some of the running hotspots in Waterloo such as Laurel Creek Conservation and Bechtel Park, during the summer months. During the winter months, you will explore the University of Waterloo campus, Keats Way and other winter friendly running routes. Runners of all abilities are welcome!

Runners' Choice Marathon Clinic

Thursday - 6:00pm & Sunday - 8:00am

This group runs two clinics a year that will provide you with hands on coaching to guide you towards your first or fastest marathon. Not ready to run a full marathon? No worries, we also offer half-marathon coaching. The cost of this clinic is $69.95 + tax, and we guarantee that it's worth the investment. Our next start date will begin on Thursday, January 2nd. Save $10 and receive a $20 gift card at our early bird sign-up, in-store Thursday, December 12th, from 5pm-7pm. 

Runners' Choice 10km/5km Clinic

Tuesday - 6:30pm

This clinic is perfect if you're looking for a dedicated group to train towards the Run Waterloo 10km Classic in June and or Fall 5K classic in October. With guidance from your coach Dan Fournier, you will be given specific workouts and tips that will help you run your best 10k and or 5k. Our next session will begin in March 2020 from Runners' Choice (55 Erb St. E.)! The cost of each clinic is $69.95 + tax and sign-up can be done in store prior to the start of the clinic. As this group is workout based, interested runners should have completed a 5K race previously and/or be capable of running 5K continuously. Feel free to email/call us with any questions!