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Sports Backers 8k Training Team

Training begins September 19!

They say there’s strength in numbers… and we couldn’t agree more! Training for the Nov. 14 Allianz Partners 8k can be a challenge, but doing it in a group setting with a crew of supportive coaches and teammates is sure to get you to the finish line. Spend eight weeks in a program catered to runners and walkers of all abilities – you’ll quickly realize how fun (yes, FUN!) training can be and how easy it is to make new friends. So take some time for yourself, your health, and your social life and meet us Sept. 19 at one of our convenient locations. Lace ‘em up, folks – it’s time to get moving!


Training begins Saturday, September 19, 2020
Allianz Partners 8k is November 14, 2020


Chesterfield, Mechanicsville, Midlothian, Richmond

Join our Traveling Team! Tired of doing the same routes? Then take advantage of all the uniquely Richmond places you can run and walk. This group will meet up at different locations each week such as…the Virginia Capital Trail, The Fan, Brown’s Island and more! Post-training you can explore each area by going to a local coffee shop, or brunch location with some of your new 8k Training Team friends!

Here is what some past members had to say about the Sports Backers 8k Training Team:

“Several years ago I walked a race with no training team or preparation. I decided to try again, but the right way this time. The training, clinics and meetings were so valuable! I enjoyed the Saturday experiences very much. Thank you for your encouragement!”
–Jan Sloan

“I loved everything about it—meeting the new people, getting great tips, and an overall awesome time!”
–Virginia Moncure

“I never expected the support, fun, and lifelong friendships I gained from the Training Team!”
–Lauren Caldas