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5K Training Program

Fall Session:
September 11 - November 6, 2024 

(limited spots available)


Join the Wyoming Valley Striders 5K Training Program if you want to get into running or get back into it! This program is designed to get you from 0 miles to running 3.1 miles in 8 weeks’ time. Fall session starts Wednesday, September 11, 2024.

Details: Practices will take place Monday and Wednesday, 5:30 p.m., Church Street Park in Kingston, and Saturday, 8:30 a.m., at Kirby Park.The goal race will be the new Wyoming Valley Striders 5K at the Susquehanna Warrior Trail in Shickshinny on Sunday, November 10, 2024, at 9:00 a.m. (This 5K takes place alongside our 20K Run on the same day.)

Cost: $40 if you are new to the group & $30 if you participated in our 2023 spring session. Also, refer a first-time participant and receive $10 off your registration (excludes 2023 spring participants). Race fee is NOT included in the cost.

Sign up: Registration fee includes practices, insurance, graduation gift and end of session celebration. A limited number of spots are available so be sure to respond early! Mail the below registration form with payment (make checks payable to Jessica Podlaski) no later than September 1 to Jessica Podlaski, 33 Valley View Dr, Swoyersville, PA 18704 or Venmo payment to @jessica-Podlaski-1 (include name/email) and bring completed forms to the first practice. Email questions to: 

Note: If not a current member of the Wyoming Valley Striders, you will need to join the club during the first week of practice. Club memberships are $10 per year. Also, any child under the age of 12 must run with the adult who is responsible for them while at practice. 

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