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Open to those 12+ years of age. (please contact us if under 12 years and interested)


Learn (or Return) to Run / 5 km

Tuesday Evenings at 6:00 PM

February 6 to April 23, 2024

(12 Weeks)

Level: Beginners, former runners and runners returning from injury

Prerequisites: A pair of sneakers, a watch/timer, and a desire to improve your overall health and be active. In terms of fitness, for the LTR/5km, ideally you must be able to walk 3km/30min easily (brisk pace).

Goal: Run 30 minutes or 5 km continuously or with a run/walk interval of 10:1 minutes.  Improve 5 km time.

Target Race/Run: St. Lawrence Marathon 5 km  


10 km

Tuesday Evenings at 6:00 PM

February 6 to April 23, 2023

(12 Weeks)

Levels: Graduates of the LTR program, intermediate runners

Prerequisites: Able to run for 20 to 30 minutes.

Goal: Complete 10 km run. Improve 10 km time

Target Race/Run: St. Lawrence Marathon 10 km  


1/2 Marathon & Marathon

Tuesday Evenings at 6:00 PM

January 9 to April 23, 2024

(16 Weeks)

Level: Graduate of the 10 km/21.1 km program & experience runners

Prerequisites: 1 year of running experience on a regular basis.  Able to run 60 minutes and a base mileage of 20 to 30 km/week. 

Goal: Complete 1/2 marathon or marathon. Improve time.

Target Race/Run: St. Lawrence Marathon  

For those interested please fill out the form below:


The Details

Tuesday Evenings @ Russell, ON

6:00 PM to 6:45 PM

Russell Park & Ride Parking Lot at north end of First Avenue

(south of Mother Teresa Catholic School)

Russell, ON

Training Programs & Communications

Group training plan will be provided by email (or Final Surgeand released in two-week blocks that will allow for 3-5 training days.

Plans may be adjusted based on Athlete Intake form, where athlete outlines experience, goals and training limitation. 

Coaching is a two-way street.

Therefore we love to hear how training goes and ensure you meet your goals. Training plans can be adjusted depending how you progress. We allow for 1x/week feedback.

A Facebook group will be created as a place to share information and ask questions

(Alternatives available for those not on Facebook).

We also have other opportunities for training such as:

Sunday Group Runs, Saturday morning parkrun,Tempo/Track workouts (Thursday AM) and other opportunities during the week.



Coaching provided by Michelle Leduc

Fees (incl. HST)

Learn or (Return to Run) / 5 km / 10 km (12 weeks): 

Adults:  $95.00*

U18: $75.00*

1/2 Marathon & Marathon

Please Contact Us


To avoid credit card fees payments can be made by cash, cheque or e-transfer (

Does not include race registration

Fees are not pro-rated for late registration

*Includes annual membership to Russell Run Club/Athletics Ontario

Credit/Refund Policy:

Full refunds can be granted within 7 days of the start of a program. After the 7 day grace period and before the second session, refunds are subject to a $30 administrative fee to cover expenses. Request can be made to


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