Run Groups


Let's Start Running

Monday & Thursday - 6:00pm

Join us for our successful and very popular beginners’ run group! It begins with a mixture of walking and running to allow for a safe progression towards a continuous run. By the end of the program, any dedicated member should be able to run continuously for five kilometers. Our Let's Start Running group is free and always welcoming new members. Our next session will begin April 8th, 2019!

Fun Run

Monday & Thursday - 6:00pm

Graduate from our "Let's Start Running" group and join our Fun Run group. This group meets twice a week for a social easy run ranging from five to eight kilometers. Routes vary each run to give you a taste of all that the Waterloo running scene has to offer.

Wednesday Night Tempo

Wednesday - 6:30pm

This run is for anyone who would like a mid-week workout to complement their training. This run is a tempo run of varying distances that will take you through some of the running hotspots in Waterloo such as Laurel Creek Conservation and Bechtel Park, during the summer months. During the winter months, you will explore the University of Waterloo campus, Keats Way and other winter friendly running routes. Runners of all abilities are welcome!

Runners' Choice Marathon/Half-Marathon Group

Thursday - 6:00pm & Sunday - 8:00am

This group runs two clinics a year that will provide you with hands on coaching to guide you towards your first or thirtieth marathon. Not ready to run a full marathon? No worries, we also offer half-marathon coaching if you're looking to make the jump from ten kilometers to the half-marathon. The cost of this clinic is $69.95+tax, but we guarantee that it's worth the investment. Our next training cycle begins January 3rd, 2019! Please sign up with us in-store prior to the start date.

Runners' Choice 10K Clinic

Tuesday - 6:30pm

This clinic is perfect if you're looking for a dedicated group to train towards the Waterloo Classic 10K race. With guidance from our 10K coach, you will be given specific workouts that will help you run your best 10K. The cost of this clinic is $29.95+tax. Our next session will begin April 16th from Runners' Choice (55 Erb St. E.)! Sign-up can be done anytime in-store prior to the start of the clinic.