2nd Annual Running Head-to-Toe Workshop

Saturday, November 19, 2011

9:30am — 1:00pm
Borgess LEC Auditorium
1521 Gull Road
Kalamazoo, Michigan

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FREE TO KAR MEMBERS! Attention Kalamazoo Area Runners… it is time to celebrate all your accomplishments in 2011, recharge your batteries and prepare for 2012. Join us again for the 2nd Annual Running Head-to-Toe workshop to educate you, as a runner, on various performance enhancement and injury prevention topics. This will be an informative and interactive workshop discussing the “latest topics” in the running world. We have assembled a panel of experts in their respective fields from our community to discuss topics on: advanced form running, Yoga for runners, Pilates for runners, running-induced asthma, the “diabetic runner,” heart rate monitor training and more. Our goal is to empower you with the knowledge needed to exceed your expectations!

This event is FREE to members of the Kalamazoo Area Runners. All activities will be held at Borgess LEC Auditorium, 1521 Gull Road, Kalamazoo, MI beginning at 9:30am. Light breakfast and lunch will be provided.

Our 2011 Experts

9:30-10:00 Guest Arrival, Refreshments and Introduction
10:00-10:20 Thomas Goodwin, DO, CAQSM, Sports Medicine Fellowship Trained and Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (ProMed Family Practice & Kalamazoo Orthopaedic Clinic/Borgess Bone & Joint Institute) Special Considerations: The Asthmatic and Diabetic Runner
10:20-10:40 Rob Lillie, Manager (Gazelle Sports- Kalamazoo) Advanced F.O.R.M. Getting you to your midfoot with improved efficiency and without injury
10:40-11:00 Kristin Fiore, Yoga Instructor, RYT 200 (Live Love Yoga) Yoga for Runners
11:00-11:30 Lunch Break
11:30-11:50 Scott Miller, PT, MS, SCS, CSCS, Board Certified Sports Physical Therapist (Agility Physical Therapy & Sports Performance) Heart Rate Monitor Training: If it’s good enough for Lance…
11:50-12:10 Stacy Parent, Director of Operations/Marketing (Biocorrect Custom Orthotics Laboratory) Custom shoe options when you AREN’T running!
12:10-12:30 Teri Richman, PTA, BS & Shannon Johnson, PTA (Agility Physical Therapy & Sports Performance) Pilates for Runners: Let’s Get your Core on!!!
12:30-12:45 Q&A session for the panel members


Volunteer Opportunities:
We need your assistance! Earn 10 Volunteer Points for helping out with this informative, educational workshop. Email Bonnie Sexton at bonnie.sexton@kalamazooarearunners.org if you can assist with one or more of the time slots below:

9:00-9:30 Set Up Chairs/Refreshments/Registration (2-4)
9:15-10:00 Participant check-In (2)
10:00-11:00 Pick up Refreshments and set up (1)
12:45:1:00 Tear Down (2)


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