HIGH SCHOOL & JR HIGH TRACK ATHLETES…Mark your calendars! Track season is upon us and we would like you to reserve Saturday, March 8th to come by The Pulse Running and Fitness Shop where we can fit you into a selection of Track Spikes & Trainers while at the same time indulge you with a tasty pile of pancakes to help you kick your track season into high gear!!
The Pulse Running & Fitness Shop has teamed up with Eric Tamura, DPT, ATC from Gridiron Rehab and Athletic fitness to put on a foam rolling clinic. Bring your foam roller and get ready to roll with Eric, this will be an interactive clinic!! If you don’t have a foam roller we will have some on hand to purchase.
What: Foam Rolling Clinic
Where: The Pulse Running & Fitness Shop
When: March 12th @ 6pm
RSVP: The Pulse 208-884-1141
Our friend and Team Pearl Izumi – Mountain States team member Jenny Carroll is battling cancer. This has left her unable to work while she fights. There are a number of fundraisers going on in order to lighten her financial load with Run Til She’s Won still left to run on March 8th. To help raise awareness and aid in these efforts the Pearl Izumi Team and The Pulse Running and Fitness Shop have partnered up to present the 24 Hours for Jenny Treadmill Challenge. The Challenge will run from 5pm Friday February 28th thru 5pm Saturday March 1st. The Pearl Izumi teammates will run a 24 hour continuous relay on a “dreadmill” down at The Pulse. The treadmill next to the one team Pearl Izumi will run on is available for anyone to come down at any time during the event and run or walk along side them. A $5.00 donation is requested. By doing this you will be entered for a free drawing to win a pair of Pearl Izumi running shoes. In addition, The Pulse has generously offered to donate 10% of all sales during this event directly to Jenny. So come down and participate and watch Team Pearl Izumi turn into hamsters and help Jenny out with her struggle.
Call The Pulse at 208-884-1141 to get signed up for a time slot, you can run/walk from 10 minutes up to half an hour. Slots are filling fast with only a couple left on Friday and a handful on Saturday. We would love to have anybody come down and help cheer on these great people and support this cause!
Still looking for the Perfect something for your Sweetie to show him or her how much you love them this Valentines Day? The Pulse has quite a selection of running apparel, shoes, and gear to keep your love on the run!! Or simply treat yourself…shhh we won’t tell!
This Thursday 02/13 thru Sunday 02/16 we have all things red & pink marked down 20-40% off (limited to in stock items)…plus we have something sweet FREE with purchase!! Stop by and see us…we’re happy to help get your heart beating!
HIGHLANDS HALF MARATHON
Saturday, February 22nd 9:00am
This event is a lead in to Colon Cancer awareness month. We all know someone affected by cancer and our running community is no different. The Highlands Half Marathon net proceeds will go to benefit a local family. Jenny Carroll, it is our pleasure to provide you with some resources to help you win your battle! Go Jenny! A long, fun run, to keep us active during the winter, have fun with friends, participate in our community, and get some cool schwag! Please join us! Registration is open at http://www.bluecirclesports.com/EventDetail_Sub.aspx?eid=1649
Start/Finish is in the parking lot behind Healthwise on Bogus Basin Rd. Aid stations are at miles 3.6, 6.8, and 9.7, with two locations of porta potties. Net proceeds will go to LIM359-Boise to benefit our local community.
RUN TIL SHE’S WON! Marathon, Half Marathon, 10k, & Family 5K
Saturday March 8th, 2014 8:00am.
Please join us for a benefit run for Jenny Carroll to help her battle cancer! All net proceeds will go to help Jenny and her family. This event is the beginning of an annual event and awareness campaign. Sign up for a Marathon, Half Marathon, 10k or 5k. Flat Greenbelt run for individuals and families!
Course: Start/Finish at the Hawks Stadium. This is a greenbelt run for runners of all abilities. 5k & 10K runs will b a flat out and back. The Half Marathon will be a loop starting at Hawks Stadium, running East to Americana and back to Hawks Stadium, under the Glenwood Bridge, west 1.5 miles and back to the stadium. The Marathon will do two loops.
Register online at bluecircle sports
Lots of exciting stuff happening at The Pulse this weekend and it all starts today with some Grand Opening sales! We will be offering clearance shoes as low as $30.00. All winter gear is going on sale too to make room on the racks for our spring items that have been arriving daily!! Tights, Pants, & Winter tops 35% off Jackets 40% off. Capris, shorts, & short sleeve tops 20% off. Apparel on the clearance rack is marked down to 65% off. All winter accessories including gloves, arm sleeves, & beanies 30% off.
In addition to all the great sale items we are excited to be launching Brooks newest shoe the Transcend… Explore plush new worlds and leave behind the traditional laws of comfort with the all-new Brooks Transcend. On a mission to maximize the Float experience, every element of this shoe was innovated using biomechanical insights. From the Ideal Pressure Zones that disperse impact to the Guide Rails that provide on-demand support, not to mention the plush comfort of Super DNA cushioning, the Transcend’s thoughtful design will blow your mind. Head reassembly not included. The Transcend will be available for purchase beginning 02/01/14…come in and try it on and be entered in a drawing for a free pair. Experience the “float” with Root Beer Floats.
We will be celebrating all weekend long by having you Rise Above The Run with our Treadmill Challenge! The Treadmill challenge consists of running for 10 minutes at a 12% incline. Everyone who does this gets entered into the drawing for a free pair of transcends. What?? Two chances to be entered to win!!
Sunday we will have the grand finale with a Superbowl style celebration that includes a treadmill pool, food, & fun as we have some great head to head competition set to run the Treadmill Challenge.
While you’re here check out the new UD vests, shoes from Pearl Izumi, Altra & new apparel from Oiselle. Come down and celebrate in our New Location with us! You will be glad you did!!
Are you ready for a fun challenge? The Pulse Running & Fitness Shop is all moved into it’s new location and we want to share our space with you!! We welcome you down to celebrate our Grand Opening with a little fun competition! We now have two new amazing treadmills and we want to break them in with a fun TREADMILL CHALLENGE!!
The TREADMILL CHALLENGE will consist of running for 10 minutes at 12% incline. The male & female who can make it the farthest distance in that amount of time will be crowned the King & Queen of the treadmill!! Everyone who participates will be entered in to win a FREE pair of the new Brooks Transcend running Shoe!! So call your friends…make some friendly wagers and meet us down at the Pulse for some fun!
Call and schedule a time to come in anytime this week and lace up your shoes and put your body to the test. We will have time available all week and we will have the Grand Finale and crowning Sunday afternoon with fun treats and prizes!! You won’t want to miss it!
Keep following us on Facebook and/or our website for updates as to Grand Opening details for the upcoming weekend!!
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Rise Above The Run!
Whether you have been running awhile or you’re just getting started it’s always a great idea to have someone take a look at your form from head to toe. And what’s even better is having an expert from Therepeutic Associates who will video you, assess the video with you and give you some tips and exercises to get you running in good form!
Thats right…it’s time for our next video gait analysis clinic with Derek Stegemeier DPT and Brian Weiderman, PT, DPT, OCS from Therapeutic Associates Physical Therapy, at The Pulse Running and Fitness Shop on Tuesday, January 21st 6:15 – 7:30 PM.
Strategies and drills to help you improve your running experience will be covered. Individual sessions last 15 minutes. Contact the store to check availability and to sign up 208-884-1141.
All shoes are 20% off during the clinic so you can take advantage of recommendations resulting from your session.
Registration opens today for Wild Idaho! New this year there will be a 15 mile race (to Skunk Creek and back). Now that sounds fun, doesn’t it? These are tough races, with 16,000, and 10,200 feet of gain respectively for the 50 Mile and 50k races. The Wild Idaho races take place in the Emmett Ranger District, located within the Boise National Forest about 23 miles north of Crouch, Idaho (~75 miles north of Boise) starting at Boiling Springs Campground. for More info check out http://www.runwildidaho.com/