IronKids back in Boise!

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The Boise Ironman 70.3 is coming to town in June and it is bringing IronKids with it!!  Friday, June 12th, kids will get a chance to run a mile of the Ironman run course starting at Julia Davis Park at 5:00pm.  This Fun Run is for kids ages 3-15 years of age, you can register online here, stop by The Pulse Running & Fitness Shop and pick up a registration form, OR there will be onsite registration Thursday 3-7pm & Friday 9 am-4:30pm.  Cost for the event is $15.00

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Looking for other ways to get your kids active?  The Pulse Running & Fitness Shop will be hosting a kids Mile at a Time Kids club each week leading up to the Ironkids.  The kids will run a mile each week as a group with us at Kleiner park starting at 6:30pm on Thursdays. They can run up to 12 miles during this run group (6 with The Pulse and 6 at home) to work their way up to a half marathon, then when they run the mile with Ironkids it will add up to 13 miles (a half marathon), they will receive a special half marathon medal from The Pulse Running and Fitness shop in addition to their IronKids Medal.  Cost for the Mile at a Time Club is $10.00.

May 11

Y Not Tri with The PULSE!

ynottriHave you ever thought about doing a Tri but weren’t quite sure you had what it takes to put together all 3 disciplines?  Maybe you’re a great runner but a so-so swimmer or cycling is your strong suit… Whatever has held you back you have no excuses any more!  The Pulse proudly coaches a begining triathlon training group.  We will take you through , the basics of swim, bike, run AND transitions!!  This is a great group with no intimidation factor.  Everyone has to start somewhere so Y NOT start with the Y Not Tri Together training group put on by The Pulse!!  Our first informational meet & greet, Q & A session is Wednesday May 13th at 6:15pm at The Pulse Running & Fitness Shop.  Training schedules will be put together based on inforomation gathered at this meeting.

Apr 09

April is HOPPING!!

It looks as though Spring is in full swing in the Treasure Valley!!  Weekends are filling up with running events & activities…Here are a few things the Pulse would like to share with you…

Pulse Invitational

Please join us this Friday night at Centennial High School for the PULSE Invitational.  This track meet now in it’s 4th year has bragging rights as one of the largest meets in the valley!  Field events start at 4:30pm and running events will begin approx. 4:45pm

 

 

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Saturday, April 18th, you can find us at the Summit of Robie Creek!  Be sue to hop by The Pulse and pick up a pair of fresh frog legs to help power you up to our aid station.  Drop your frog in the bucket at the top (with your bib number written on it) and you will be placed in a drawing for a FREE pair of Shoes!!  It will make that dowhill a breeze!!  Be sure to check our FB page after Robie for some great pics of you & your friends coming over the summit!

 

weisersmallSaturday April 25th come out and support the Weiser River 50k Ultra & Relay.  Registration closes Saturday April 12th, so there is still time to sign up at Ultrasignup.com!!  The course is a 50-kilometer point to point (30+miles) from Council to Midvale Idaho using the scenic Weiser River Trail.  The trail runs alongside the Weiser River, through canyons and across open farmland. There is very little elevation change on the course, as the trail is a converted railroad bed and rail-trails gradually gain or lose elevation.  If you’re looking at testing the waters of a 50k this is a great one to try out!  It is also part of the Idaho Trail Ultra Series!

 

TherapeuticassocMonthly Video Gait Analysis with Therapeutic Assoc.

Tuesday April 21st, Brian Weiderman PT, DPT will do a whole body video assessment of your running form & foot strike. He and his associates will make recommendations and offer exercises to help keep you running strong!  Appt times are 15 minutes each starting at 6pm, you must schedule an apt as this clinic fills up fast!

All running shoes are 20% off when purchased at the clinic to help you take advantage of your video gait recommendations.

 

 

 

Mar 09

Garmin Forerunner 220 & 620 Rebates

garminrebateLooking to get into a Garmin GPS device but want to save a little cash? Garmin is now offering rebates on two of its most popular model run watches:
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Forerunner 220: $25
Forerunner 620: $50

This is a mail in rebate for purchases made 3/1/15 – 5/31/15. The rebate form can be printed from the link below or picked up in the store:

http://garmin.blogs.com/promotions/2015/03/forerunner-220-25-and-forerunner-620-50-rebates.html#.VP4TMfzF_VZ

Feb 20

February Video Gait Analysis Clinic

TherapeuticassocTuesday February 24th, Brian Weiderman PT, DPT will do a whole body video assessment of your running form & foot strike. He and his associates will make recommendations and offer exercises to help keep you running strong!  Appt times are 15 minutes each starting at 6pm, you must schedule an apt as this clinic fills up fast!  All running shoes are 20% off when purchased at the clinic to help you take advantage of your video gait recommendations.

Feb 05

Fantastic February–Things are Heating Up!!

There is a lot going on in our community and several ways to get involved!  Check out some great fundraising efforts The Pulse is proud to be helping out with below!  Stop by and run a few minutes on the treadmill and/or donate to help these great causes!


Brooks only logoOn February 7th, from 7am to 7pm
, Brooks B Fit will be focusing our efforts on raising money for the Boys & Girls Club in Meridian to help them build a new gym. Come to The Pulse Running & Fitness Shop, 520 S. Meridian Rd. and run/walk for the cause. 2 treadmills will be available in-store for folks to sign up and participate. Requesting $5 donation for 30 minutes sessions (simply bring funds the day of the event). Call 208-884-1141 to reserve your slot or just walk-in and cheer on your fellow community. Not a fan of the treadmill? Interested in donating online? Visit the following site to make a donation online: https://adaclubs.nolatepayments.com/pay/step_1

For more information on the Boys & Girls Club Capital Campaign, check out – http://campaign.adaclubs.org/campaign-overview/the-need/

 

mhsOn Monday, February 16 (no school), The Pulse Running and Fitness Shop has opened up their store with the goal of keeping the treadmills going for 12 consecutive hours- 7A-7P. This will serve as a fundraiser to help pay for our new track facility. There are two ways to donate.
1- FInd a MHS track athlete- they accept flat donations or donations per minute run on the treadmills.
2- Call The Pulse and sign-up for a time to run on the treadmills and you can donate at the store.
Many athletes have signed up for spots to run and we’ll continue to get those filled this week.
Go Warriors!

Also not to be missed a great race/party sign up opportunity!

frenzyThe Frenzy Kick off party is this Sunday February 8th from 2-4pm. The Foothills 50k Frenzy will be offered at $10.00 off for a total of $65.00 for this ONE DAY ONLY!

This years kick off is going to feature a fun game of “Frenzy Taboo” So grab a friend or your partner, someone you can get on the same ‘wavelength’ with and join us for food, fun, friends & prizes! The team that wins at “Frenzy Taboo” will get a free entry into the Frenzy. It’s gonna be a great time NOT to be missed!

There will be lots of fun prize drawings as well including a free 60 minute float from the Frenzies newest sponsor Stillwater Float.

AND if you register for the Frenzy you will receive a 20% discount off anything in the store!* A great time to pick up some new trail shoes for your spring training!

Regular Registration opens on Monday, February 9th at Ultrasignup.com for $75.00/person.

 

Jan 07

Upcoming Events in January!!

The New Year is already off and running to a great start!  Check out all the events happening at The Pulse and around the Valley!

TPAlogoBrian Wiederman with Therapeutic Associates will be at the shop on Tuesday January 13th.  If you have made a new years resolution to run injury free this is a great place to start!  Brian will look at your gait from head to toe and offer exercises and training techniques to help make you a more efficient runner.  You must call ahead and schedule a time slot 208-884-1141.  Each time slot is 15 minutes.  All shoes are 20% off during the clinic so you can take advantage of any suggestions Brian offers you!

 

screwshoesJanuary 13th, The Pulse will be providing a clinic: Screw Shoes for Winter Running!  While it might sound a little funny it can really save you with some valuable traction especially with transitional weather conditions.  Bring in a pair of shoes you would like to add traction to and we will provide the how to & the screws.  Please go to our FB Event Page and RSVP so we have an idea of how many people will be attending.

 

 

wilson15January 17th the Wilson Frozen 50k will kick off the Idaho Trail Ultra Series.  This unique winter race has a distance for everyone in your family, 50k, 20M, 10M, & 5M.  Runners will traverse the Reynolds Creek gorge and summit Wilson Peak while braving the elements and enjoying the scenery and wildlife viewing opportunities. These trails showcase southwest Idaho at its finest during a time of year when most people are watching the weather from the warmth of their homes. If you are looking for an epic adventure, you will not be disappointed.

Packet Pick up for this event will be held at The Pulse Running & Fitness Shop on January 15th & 16th (Thursday & Friday) be sure to check our FB page for times and details.

 

 

gallowayJanuary 27th Jeff Galloway will be stopping by the Pulse Running & Fitness Shop from 4-6pm.  Jeff has worked with over 200,000 people in training for specific goals and is the inventor of the Galloway Run Walk Run method. Jeff is an inspirational speaker to over 200 running and fitness sessions each year.His innovative ideas have opened up the possibility of running and completing a marathon to almost everyone. Philosophically, Jeff believes that we were all designed to run and walk, and he keeps finding ways to bring more people into the positive world of exercise…

You will have the opportunity to sign up for the Boise Galloway training program while Jeff is here be sure to check out their page here: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Boise-Galloway-Training/364291703631480