Dec 04

Salomon Demo Run

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Join us around the corner from the dog park at Fort Boise Military Reserve, where we will have Salomon on hand with shoes for you to demo!  Starting at 9:00am The Pulse and Salomon will have a handful of select Salomon shoes for you to try on and take for a run.  Salomon tech Jerome will be on hand as well to answer any question you may have about the brand.  We will be providing coffee & hot chocolate as well as some special prices on Salomon shoes!

Hop on over to the event page on FB and RSVP  so we know how many to expect!

See you Saturday!!

Nov 18

Upcoming Events!

While the weather outside is a bit chilly the events are heating up!!  There are several things happening around the valley for you to choose from:

filmfestNovember 25th brings the much anticipated Trail Running Film Festival to the Treasure Valley.  Join us for a night of the latest and greatest full length and short films showcasing the challenges, beauty and community inherent in the world of trail running. From world class filmmakers to the best works made by weekend warriors The Trail Running Film Festival takes the audience on a virtual run through forests, up mountains, beyond emotional obstacles and across the finish line. It’s a night filled with friends, fun and inspiration.  You can purchase tickets at The Pulse Running & Fitness Shop OR online at the Trail Running Film Festival site.  Tickets are $20.00 for advanced purchase & $25.00 at the door.  Your ticket purchase includes dinner and your chance at some sweet swag!  The films are sponsored by Rainshadow Running, Omnibar, Ultimate Direction, and the American Trail Running Association.

 

struttinforstuffinWant to run your turkey off?? Register for Struttin’ for Stuffin and use code: pulse to save 20% off on registation fees! PLUS if you bring in your registration before the race or your bib after the race you will receive $20.00 off* a pair of new shoes!!  *offer valid through November 30th.
For race details vist: http://struttinforstuffin.com/

 

td5kAnd what is Thanksgiving without options…the Turkey Day 5k will be hitting the streets early Thanksgiving morning!  For more details or to register visit: http://www.turkeyday-5k.com/page/show/552843-boise

 

 

 

 

 

christmasfunNew this year! The Meridian Winter Lights parade is going to be led out by two great FUN RUNS!!  You can choose from the Winter Lights Fun Run starting at Storey Park at 6:20 pm…this run will lead the parade 3/4 miles to Generations Plaza where the tree lighting will take place.  This short distance is perfect for kids of any age to get involved.  We encourage you to dress up and have fun!

If you’re looking for a longer distance, Meet up at The Pulse with the UGLIEST SWEATER you can find at 5:30 pm where we will start our Ugly Sweater 5k!  This 5k will take you through the streets of Meridian and then meet up with the shorter run to lead the Winter Lights Parade to Generations Plaza!  There will be a prize for the “Ugliest Sweater” of course!!  All participants will receive a Nathan Strobelight to Light up the Night!  To register visit: runsignup.com or you can sign up in person at the Pulse Running & Fitness Shop and the Meridian Park & Rec office at City Hall.

 

 

 

Oct 30

Upcoming events/clinics

zeitgeistThis Saturday November 1st, the Zeitgeist Half Marathon will take off at 10am from the Optimist Football Park off of Hill Road Parkway.  This scenic 13.1 mile course is one of the most scenic in the area. A breathtaking view of fall at it’s best!!  The Pulse will be at the 10.3 mile aid station to help with all your hydration needs!  We look forward to seeing you and helping to give you a push to a great finish!

 

yogarunnerTuesday November 4th, Caitlin Lanier will be back in the shop offering up a Yoga for Runners class 6:15pm.  The class costs $5 and lasts approximately 1 hour, be prepared with a mat/towel, foam roller, & water bottle.  This class hits all those tight muscles runners typically get, hamstrings, quads, IT band…we highly recommend it!

 

 

TherapeuticassocTuesday November 18th, 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.

filmfestTuesday, November 25th The Trail Running Film Festival presented by Rainshadow Running comes to Boise!!  Join us at the Powerhouse event center for  an evening of the latest and greatest full length and short films showcasing the challenges, beauty and community inherent in the world of trail running. From world class filmmakers to the best works made by weekend warriors The Trail Running Film Festival takes the audience on a virtual run through forests, up mountains, beyond emotional obstacles and across the finish line. It’s a night filled with friends, fun and inspiration.  You can purchase tickets at The Pulse Running & Fitness Shop OR online at the Trail Running Film Festival site.  Tickets are $20.00 for advanced purchase & $25.00 at the door.
 

 

 

 

Oct 17

Trail Running Film Fest

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The Pulse is proud to announce that we have teamed up with Rainshadow Running to bring the Trail Running Film Festival to Boise!!

Date: November 25th, 2014

Time: doors open @ 6

Place: The Powerhouse Event Center, Boise

It will be a night of awesome films, great friends, food & fun!

To purchase tickets online follow the link to the Trail Running Film Festival above or stop by The Pulse Running & Fitness Shop.  Tickets will be $20.00 in advance and $25.00 at the door!

Oct 06

Foothills 50k Frenzy-Lost & Found

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ATTENTION FOOTHILLS FRENZY RUNNERS:

If you left something at an aid station or just simply lost something, chances are we have it here at The Pulse Running & Fitness Shop!  Stop by and pick it up.  We will hold all items for 2 weeks after which it will be donated!  Can’t wait to hear what an excellent day you had out in our beautiful foothills!  See you soon.

Oct 02

Foothills 50k Frenzy

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The Foothills 50k Frenzy is happening this Saturday! Here is some important info. you need to know:

Pre-race Check-in
BIBS: You must pick up your race number ON RACE MORNING before you start the race. We need to know who is on the course. There will be a check-in table at the start/finish line.
CHIPS: You will pick up your chip ON RACE MORNING also. No chip, no time, no official finish.
REUSABLE CUPS: New this year! As part of your race package, we are giving each runner a reusable, collapsible cup to carry with you during the race. You will use this cup during the race instead of paper cups. Using the cups is part of our green effort to help the planet.

Headlamps
It will be dark when the race starts. You will need to bring a light to use for about 1.5 hours. If you plan to drop off your light (or anything else) at an aid station, please put your name on it. Anything left at an aid station will be brought to the finish line after the race. If you don’t pick it up at the finish line, it will be taken to The Pulse Running & Fitness Shop in Meridian where it will be kept for a couple of weeks and then donated. The Pulse phone number is 208-884-1141.

Packet Pickup
You may pick up your race packet at the PULSE Running & Fitness Shop, 520 S. Meridian Rd. in Meridian on Friday, Oct 3 between 10 am – 6 pm.  This is only your race swag – which includes a Frenzy neck gaiter, a copy of the Sept/Oct issue of Marathon & Beyond magazine, and other offers and coupons. You will not pick up your race bib or collapsible cup at this time. You may also pick up your packet on race morning.

For more detailed info. Please visit:  http://foothills50kfrenzy.com/

 

 

Sep 11

Packet Pick up CATCH 5K

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Packet Pick up for the CATCH 5K is happening all day Thursday (09/11) and Friday (09/12) at The Pulse Running & Fitness Shop.  If you’re still interested in registering for this race with a great cause…you can do that too!  Sign up at the Pulse during packet pick up days or at the race start on race morning, Saturday 09/13 at the Village!!  Here’s a little more info. and website…

Join us for the 7th annual CATCH Me If You Can 5K on September 13th, 2014, presented this year by Kendall Ford of Meridian. The 3.1 mile course will start at the Village at Meridian’s Fountain Square and finish at Julius Kleiner Park near the bandshell. All race participants will receive race t-shirts, gourmet Lilly Jane’s cupcakes, and sandwiches from Chick Fil A. And thanks to the Idaho Steelheads, every registered participant will also receive one (1) ticket to the Steelheads home opener on October 18th! Awards will be presented to the overall top three male and female finishers overall, as well as “15 and under”.

All proceeds support CATCH programs in the Treasure Valley. This year, AXIOM will give away two 12 month memberships ($449 value) for those who register for the race in July and August. So sign up today and be entered into the drawing!  For more info and to register visit: http://www.catchprogram.org/catch-5k.php

Aug 21

Catch me if you can 5K

catchJoin us for the 7th annual CATCH Me If You Can 5K on September 13th, 2014, presented this year by Kendall Ford of Meridian. The 3.1 mile course will start at the Village at Meridian’s Fountain Square and finish at Julius Kleiner Park near the bandshell. All race participants will receive race t-shirts, gourmet Lilly Jane’s cupcakes, and sandwiches from Chick Fil A. And thanks to the Idaho Steelheads, every registered participant will also receive one (1) ticket to the Steelheads home opener on October 18th! Awards will be presented to the overall top three male and female finishers overall, as well as “15 and under”.

All proceeds support CATCH programs in the Treasure Valley. This year, AXIOM will give away two 12 month memberships ($449 value) for those who register for the race in July and August. So sign up today and be entered into the drawing!  For more info and to register visit: http://www.catchprogram.org/catch-5k.php