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Cheshire Half Marathon SPARK Training Program 2020

What Happens When You Train For 13.1?  Do You Have A 2020 Goal To Run A Half Marathon?  13.1 is within reach and we have the race for you!  The Cheshire Half Marathon on April 26th!

VERY EXCITED TO SHARE THIS NEWS…

 

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More than excited to be teaming up with Clay Tebbetts in being the exclusive training partner with JB Sports Events for the Cheshire Half Marathon to help our local runners either run their first half marathon or train toward hitting a new 13.1 PR 🤨🏃🏻‍♀️🏃🏻‍♂️💨

 

 

Have you always imagined running a half marathon or hitting a PR but was never able to because you either got injured or lost motivation?

 

 

I am Dr. Duane Scotti, physical therapist with SPARK Physical Therapy and I am teaming up with Coach Clay Tebbetts from Multisports Academy and Mossman Triathlete group to guide you in the weeks leading up to the Cheshire Half Marathon so you can reach your 2020 race goals!

 

Whether you are preparing for your first half marathon, or you are an experienced half marathon veteran, we will offer a training program like you’ve never experienced before!

 

We will provide you with a 10-week virtual and in-person training program that is perfect for runners of all calibers.

 

Clay and I will provide you with new concepts and techniques each week that will help build you up to reaching your end goal. As each week passes, you will find your strength and endurance improving, preparing you for everything the 2020 race has in store, without injuries along the way. On race day, you will find a new level of confidence in your running ability – faster and stronger than ever before.

 

The result: Crossing the Cheshire Half Marathon finish line with your pre-race goals achieved!

 

 

 

 

What you get by signing up:
1. Each athlete will receive his/her own online training calendar on Training Peaks platform. Set virtually, you can adapt the schedule based on YOUR needs each week. Coach Clay will provide you a concept based on your current ability, guide your training every week along the way. This will culminate in reaching your best performance on race day!

 

 

 

2.  Weekly group runs based on your level (novice, intermediate, advanced) will occur with Dr. Duane every Sunday as we build up those long runs.  These will occur right on the same terrain as a portion of the actual race course on the Farmington Canal Trail.  You will have access to parking and bathrooms at Multisports Academy gym for these group motivational runs!

 

 

 

3.  All athletes will have access to a private Facebook group in which Dr. Duane will provide you with the running specific exercises you will need to do to stay healthy during your training so you don’t miss a run!  Duane and Clay will also keep you motivated and have constant communication and answer all race related questions within our community every step of the way so you can confidently toe the line on April 26th!

 

 

 

 

We are very excited to provide this program for you and guide you in reaching your Cheshire Half Marathon goals!

 

 

All you need to do is CLICK THIS LINK to sign up and we will take care of all the rest!

 

To sign up for the actual race visit https://www.cheshirehalfmarathon.org/

 

– Be sure to sign up by February 10th though as spots are limited and we kick off the program on February 17th!

 

– Looking forward to seeing you on the inside!

 

– Stay active, stay healthy, and just keep running!

 

 

Want to know the one thing you must do to hit those 2020 goals??  CLICK HERE to see the video I did on this topic last week.

 

 

We are grateful to have you as part of the SPARK Physical Therapy family.

 

Here are some other FREE resources that you may find helpful:

 

Download your 5 Tips For Healthy Running here.

 

For more information on running performance please check out the following resources:

Our blog
Our training videos
Our Facebook and Instagram
Our podcasts
Our Healthy Runners Facebook Group

If you have any questions on this program please shoot me an email me at duane@sparkyourtraining.com or visit our inquiry page.

 

Thank you for taking the time to read about this amazing program and I hope to see you on the inside!

 

Stay Active, Stay Healthy, and Just Keep Running!

 

– Duane

 

 

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“I developed IT band syndrome during my first marathon training cycle last year and ended up in physical therapy for about 3 months. I was told not to run if I had any pain at all. I lost so much time “recovering” that I ended up deferring my registration to the next year. I spent the next summer training for the same marathon when about 6 weeks out, that familiar IT band pain returned. I could barely finish a mile. I didn’t want to go back to my physical therapist because I knew what he was going to tell me. Stop running. I was so frustrated and started to feel like marathons weren’t for me. I stumbled upon the healthy runner podcast and learned that I don’t have to stop running in order to recover from injury! I was skeptical about an online physical therapy session. But I reached out to Dr. Scotti and he was able to give me the tools to mitigate my pain within the first session! I was able to complete my training cycle and made it to the finish line of my first marathon with his help! I highly recommend!”

Kendyl R. (Runner)

“I’d been dealing with Proximal Hamstring Tendinopathy (PHT) for about 4 years and had been doing PT, but still had lingering pains. I just figured I’d have to suck it up and deal with it because that was as good as I was going to get. But then, I came across a podcast of Duane being interviewed by Jason Fitzgerald on PHT and how he overcame the injury, and my curiosity was piqued. I met with him virtually and he has been a GODSEND! I’m able to sit as I type this! I can bend over and get in and out of cars without pain! And, I’m RUNNING again!!! It is amazing to be able to do things that I haven’t been able to do without pain since 2016!!! Thank you so much Duane for being an incredible PT!!”

Michelle D. (Runner)

“I suffered from IT band syndrome for four years before seeing Dr. Scotti in April 2020. Before then, I couldn’t run more than about 10 minutes without stabbing pain near my left knee. I’d seen various orthopedists, physical therapists, and chiropractors looking for some relief. My career needed me to run a mile and a half within a certain amount of time, and it was impossible to do so with the knee pain. I saw Dr. Scotti and he immediately got to work! That first visit, he helped me understand the anatomy and underlying cause of my knee pain (aka IT Band syndrome). Once I understood what was happening, the course of treatment made so much sense. Not only did he have online videos of all the recommended exercises to treat the problem, his “healthy runner” Facebook group, Podcast, and YouTube videos held a wealth of information and supplemented my plan. I soon understood that running wasn’t just a casual hobby – it’s a sport and one that deserves dedication and focus. Without his dedication to the sport and his community, I wouldn’t have realized this! Over the next few months, I had many ups and downs – victories and failures – and even some tears! Two steps forward and one step back. Dr. Scotti always checked in between appointments and tweaked my plan if needed. By August, I was regularly running 3-4 miles with barely any pain! If I did get pain, it was because my dedication and focus were lacking – and I quickly picked it back up and overcame. I’m so thankful I took another chance at having my knee looked at and trusted someone else. I run regularly now and am really enjoying it. I can’t thank Dr. Scotti enough and would highly recommend him to anyone having trouble.”

Tracy G. (Runner)

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