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The Eugene Running Company supports walking in our community. We offer performance walking products and an expanding program of walking groups for experienced walkers and for those interested in becoming walkers. We recognize the invaluable fitness and recreational benefits of regular walking and provide resources to support and serve the walking community.
Keith McConnell, PhD is our walking coach at the Eugene Running Company. Keith is a Sport Psychologist and a certified ChiWalking and ChiRunning Instructor. He is an experienced recreational walker and runner having completed over 15 marathons and numerous other walking and running events. In addition to teaching and coaching privately, he is an adjunct faculty member at the University of Oregon where he teaches Fitness Walking and a number of Running courses.
Chi Walking and Running Training Program for the 2017 Eugene Women’s Half
Training Group for the
Eugene Half Marathon and Marathon, May 7th, 2017
Chi Running or Chi
McConnell, PhD, Cert. Chi Running & Chi Walking Master Instructor.
Free introductory meetings at Eugene Running Company:
Sunday , February 26th @ 9:15am or Tuesday, February 28th @ 6pm
Training Group Meetings:
Sunday Mornings: March 5th- April 30th @ 9am
Tuesday evenings: March 7th- May 2nd @ 5:30pm
Location: First meeting begins at Eugene Running
Company, Gateway Center; subsequent meetings, training and workouts at nearby
local park and River Trails.
run, walk, or walk-run, The Eugene Women’s Half Marathon. As well as building
up your fitness level to complete this challenging event, you will learn the
Chi Running and/or Chi Walking approaches, energy efficient, effortless and
injury free approaches to running and walking. Add in group support, a weekly
training program, individual feedback and coaching input and you will have a
motivating and comprehensive recipe for success. Open to women (and men) and
designed for a range of prior experience from beginner to advanced runners and walkers.
information or to register for the group, contact Keith: email@example.com.
information about Chi Running and Chi Walking, Keith’s background and
ChiRunning and ChiWalking Groups
Keith regularly offers Chi Walking
groups at the Eugene running company to assist participants to become walkers
or to make their walking more efficient, more effortless, more enjoyable and
more injury-free. Classes are described and listed on his web page:
. Keith also offers Chi Walking as an option in his Marathon
Training Group through the Eugene Running Company.