Friends of Fish Creek Running Clinics Begin Tomorrow

Posted on: August 15th, 2014

The non-profit Friends of Fish Creek organization is planning some fun and education events, including a “running week” beginning August 16.

Three Running and Walking Clinics will be held in Fish Creek Provincial Park. Each session is only $10 and also includes a $10 coupon for Running Room! Participants will learn how to train and prevent injury, pick up valuable nutritional tips, get advice on buying shoes and much more information to help ensure they have a safe and fun season. Clinics are hosted by Running Room Shawnessy. Note that registration is required.

Clinics will be held on:

  • Saturday, August 16 12:00pm – 1:00pm (Running Clinic)
  • Tuesday, August 19 12:00pm – 1:00pm (Walking Clinic)
  • Thursday, August 21 6:00pm – 7:00pm (Running Clinic)

Click here to register.

Running Room

If you’re move of an artist than an athlete, mark your calendar for a Photography Tour with local photographer Bob Bakker. You’ll learn the theory behind taking great photos on your SLR camera in the stunning beauty of the park. You’ll get to ride a minibus to various locations in the park to learn to the principles for capturing everything from expansive landscapes to macro images of tiny flower buds.

The August Tours are already full, but tours are still available on:

  • Saturday, September 6 (9:00am – 11:30am)
  • Thursday, September 11 from 3:00pm – 5:30pm
  • and Saturday, October 4 from 9:00am – 11:30am.

Rain Dates are scheduled for each tour. The cost for a tour is $25. Click here to register.


Also the Autumn Birding Course begins September 1!

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