Training Events

These Fifth Third River Bank Run training events require no pre-registration, and are free and open to the

Wednesday, 4/23 (6p) -- Hump Day Hills & Hops Tour with 7-time 25K winner, Greg Meyer (LAST ONE OF THE YEAR)! Meet Greg Meyer in the John Ball Park parking lot at 6p.  He will lead a warm up jog to the John Ball Park hill off Butterworth for the last group hill training prior to the big event on Saturday, May 10! After training, join the group at Buffalo Wild Wings (downtown, corner of Fulton and Ionia) for appetizers (provided by the Fifth Third River Bank Run) and drink specials (on your tab).  Celebrate your "hump day" with Greg Meyer and the Fifth Third River Bank Run!

Wednesday, April 30 (6:30p) -- Race Day 101 Clinic at Gazelle Sports-GRAND RAPIDS (3930 28th Street SE, 49512). Get all your questions about Saturday, May 10 answered by a panel of experienced athletes and area running group coaches at this free event that is open to the public with no pre-registration required.  We'll leave no stone unturned as we talk race week nutrition/hydration, race day prep, aid/relief locations, staggered starts and recovery best practices.  Water, refreshments and register-to-win opportunities provided.

Wednesday, April 30 (7:00p) -- Race Day 101 Clinic at Gazelle Sports-HOLLAND (3930 28th Street SE, 49512). Get all your questions about Saturday, May 10 answered by a panel of experienced athletes and area running group coaches at this free event that is open to the public with no pre-registration required.  We'll leave no stone unturned as we talk race week nutrition/hydration, race day prep, aid/relief locations, staggered starts and recovery best practices.  Water, refreshments and register-to-win opportunities provided.

Saturday, 5/3 (7:15-7:45a) -- Training Clinic at the David D. Hunting YMCA (475 Lake Michigan Dr., Grand Rapids 49503). Topic TBD.

Saturday, 5/3 (8a) -- Training Run/Walk at the David D. Hunting YMCA (475 Lake Michigan Dr., Grand Rapids 49503).
Join others in training for their Fifth Third River Bank Run event at this free training run or walk led by the Fifth Third River Bank Run Road Warriors.  We'll meet at the YMCA for directions, maps and pre-race water before hitting the streets to train with 8 and 9 mile training runs (water and Gatorade provided at aid stations on routes).  Or, walkers are invited to use the YMCA's indoor track to get their steps in -- register in the Community Room with Blue Care Network by 8a and you could win a Fitbit!  After training, return to the YMCA Communty Room to enjoy refreshments from D&W/Family Fare and Panera Bread along with networking with event staff and Metro Health Sports Medicine.  No pre-registration required.

 


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