Half and Full Marathon Clinics

  • Date: Jan 13, 2015
  • Time: 12:00 am
  • Organizer: Frontrunners Nanaimo
  • Price: $125.00

Frontrunners Performance Programs 2015 Spring Half & Full Marathon clinic

Training for TC Half Marathon April 26, 2015 and Vancouver Marathon May 03, 2015

STARTING TUESDAY, January 13th 2015

Contact performance05@gmail.com for more information.

Your Coaches

Stefan Jakobsen has been leading run groups for seventeen years, and has a very keen interest in helping other athletes reach their athletic goals. With years of racing experience that includes the Pan Am Games and World Championships, he brings a balanced approach to training and racing with an emphasis on working hard and having fun!

Normon Thibault has been competing in an array of endurance sporting events for over two decades, including over ten Ironmans. He has been leading clinics at Frontrunners for seventeen years and brings the same passion to leading others to their personal goals as he does himself.

De Orrell has been running for fun and in various races for over ten years. After moving from Australia she needed to keep the sun shinning and a great way to do that was to take up running. Since then De has completed numerous marathons, half marathon and trail races. Through running De has found her community and her family away from home. She continues to race in local events and destination races and is passionate about seeing people achieve happiness and personal goals through running.

Yann Bernaquez is a seasoned marathoner with a passion for the trails. After competing in many ultra events, Yann is now looking ahead to the Squamish 50mile trail race while also completing his teaching degree. Yann’s willingness to share his experience with others will no doubt inspire and encourage you to a personal best.

Cheryl Davies started running and racing 5 years ago after hanging up the soccer cleats. In that time she has completed approximately 65 running events. She has followed training programs that have delivered results proving the importance that each workout has a specific purpose and targeted intensity level. Cheryl enjoys the camaraderie of our running community and seeing the fulfillment people gain by including running as part of their lifestyle.


What can you expect from This Clinic?

» Tuesday night speed/strength coached workouts at various locations – start time (ready to run) is 6:30 p.m.

» Headlamps for Tuesday nights will be mandatory as some workouts will take place in darker areas around Nanaimo.

» First night is clinic orientation and introductions followed by a social run.

» Mapped routes for Saturday a.m. long runs will be emailed prior to Saturday with a gmap link and route description. The start time for these runs will vary depending on distances and light conditions. Start times will usually be between 7:00 and 8:00 a.m. Long runs will start as a group but will be run at your own pace.

» Every Monday an email will be sent providing running tips and the breakdown of the upcoming Tuesday workout.

» Periodized schedules will be emailed to the group prior to each training block.

» This clinic is suitable for all speed levels, but is best suited for those who have a running base.


Participants should start the clinic while comfortably running three days a week while currently doing a regular long run of a minimum of one hour for the 1⁄2 marathon and 1.5 hours for the full

» Clinic cost is $125 and includes a technical running t-shirt.

Registration forms available at Frontrunners and for download here: 2015 Marathon Half Reg Form.

Half and Full Marathon Clinics
101-1825 Bowen Rd,
Nanaimo, BC