Annual Running Retreat in the Smoky Mountains!
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All instructors are Certified Run Coaches, the Yoga instructor is certified, Pilates Instructor is Certified as well as 2 Certified Personal Trainers.
Last year’s schedule:
Thursday afternoon/evening: Welcome and check in.
Friday morning – breakfast. Followed by a run in the Smoky Mtn Nat’l Park. Return to Lodge
Saturday morning – breakfast. Followed by a run in the Smoky Mtn Nat’l Park (to Cataract Falls, so a different route). Return to Lodge for lunch.
The remainder of each day will be filled with Yoga, Pilates, Body Weight exercises for Runners as well as talks on:
Running and the ‘magic’ of weight loss
Injuries: Prevention, Proper Diagnosis, Treatment, and Recovery
Developing Self Confidence & Mental Toughness
***Saturday afternoons sessions end early for those who want to take advantage of the Outlet Center.
All meals are provided – Saturday evening is a cookout.
Sunday morning – Breakfast at the lodge followed by The Cheesy Run (lots of fun photo’s) to Patriot Park; where we’ll have an introduction to Speed Work as well as Drills to improve technique and form followed by a return run alongside Pigeon Creek back to The Apple Barn for Brunch.
*Runs vary in length – there’s a 3 mile and 5 mile ‘turn off’ on the Smoky Mtn Runs. Saturday offers a slightly longer run if desired and time permitting.
* The price is all inclusive except Thursday evening off site & Sunday Brunch.
* Spouses/SO Package allows for spousal/SO participation in any, all, or none of the activities – their choice.
*This is a Runners Retreat – It is designed to be fun, educational, exciting, challenging, and did I say fun? It’s a long weekend spent with terrific people in a beautiful section of the South running, exploring, learning and improving. ALL instructors are *Certified Run Coaches*, *Certified Yoga Instructor*, *Certified Pilates Group Instructor* and *Certified Personal Trainer*. There will NOT be a more qualified staff in the Southeast!
Your reservation is secure with a $99 non-refundable deposit (though it is transferable). Rooms are available on a 1st-arrive basis – though ALL rooms are nice.