Disclaimer: First Strides® is a Lehigh Valley Road Runner sanctioned program. Participation in First Strides® does not automatically enroll you as a LVRR member. If you wish to become a club member of Lehigh Valley Road Runners please visit our Membership page to learn more.
A 10-week program to help you comfortably progress from the couch to walking, jogging or running at a pace that’s right for you.
First Strides® meets weekly, offering presentations on topics ranging from what to wear to injury prevention. We then stretch and do a group walk/run. Please come dressed for activity.
Women from ages 12 to 112 are welcome to attend. Bring your daughters, mothers, neighbors, co-workers and friends. Participants are expected to have approval from their doctors to participate.
Our mentors are First Strides® graduates, Women’s 5K Classic committee members and Lehigh Valley Road Runners (LVRR) members.
We host 2 workshops in the spring at the Lehigh Parkway. We meet in the evening from August 1st (2nd) – October 4th (5th) @ 6:15 pm. You may select Tuesday night, Wednesday night or both.
Cost: $50 (early-bird specials $45 until July 27th for single night. $90 (early-bird special $85 until July 27th) for both nights. Fee includes literature, workouts, mentoring/instruction, and graduation shirt (if earned by attending 7 out of 10 sessions) Fees are non-refundable and non-transferable between people or programs.
Registration fee is non-transferrable between people or locations, and is non-refundable. Note: switching between nights will not be possible.
Registration closes on October 3rd (4th).
***First Strides Graduation Event –
Spring – Hanover Twp Race
Fall – Women’s 5K Classic. To learn more about this event and register, visit Women’s 5K Classic.
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We look forward to seeing you this year, on your way to becoming a healthy, fit woman!
Judy Morrison and Michelle Sames
Co-Leaders of First Strides