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

 

 

 

Dec 29

New Years Double Challenge

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Need a few extra miles in 2014 to hit your target mileage goal? Want to start 2015 with a few miles right off the bat?Then join us for our 3rd annual New Year’s Double Challenge – where there’s something for everyone! Run one half marathon or run both to complete a full marathon in 2 days. This is just one way we can let you all know how much we appreciate our customers and how we can help you accomplish your fitness goals. We would like to thank you all for sharing your 2014 running and fitness goals with us and a chance for us to start 2015 off running & walking together.On Wednesday, December 31st, you can run the New Year’s Eve Half Marathon Run which will start at 12:31 PM. The New Years Eve run begins on the dirt Greenbelt on the WEST side of Glenwood bridge in Garden City (NORTH side of the Boise River) and runs westbound into Eagle and back.***start time Wednesday has been changed to 10:30am***On Thursday, January 1st, you can ring in the New Year with us by running the New Year’s Day Half Marathon. The New Years Day run starts at 1:01 PM and will begin and end on the paved greenbelt on the EAST side of the Glenwood bridge in Garden City (SOUTH side of the Boise River) and runs eastbound into Boise and back.

On both days the courses will be marked and water stops will be available. Parking for both events is in the paved parking lot on EAST side of Glenwood in Garden City. Good News… There are no entry fees but we are asking that you let us know you are attending to help us prepare our water stations. Give us a call at The Pulse Running & Fitness Shop (208-884-1141), comment here on the website, or join the Facebook Event Page. These are FUN RUNS with no official or unofficial results being kept. Let’s all celebrate the New Year together!!!

Need a few extra miles in 2014 to hit your target mileage goal? Want to start 2015 with a few miles right off the bat?

Then join us for our 3rd annual New Year’s Double Challenge – where there’s something for everyone! Run one half marathon or run both to complete a full marathon in 2 days. This is just one way we can let you all know how much we appreciate our customers and how we can help you accomplish your fitness goals. We would like to thank you all for sharing your 2014 running and fitness goals with us and a chance for us to start 2015 off running & walking together.

On Wednesday, December 31st, you can run the New Year’s Eve Half Marathon Run which will start at 12:31 PM. The New Years Eve run begins on the dirt Greenbelt on the WEST side of Glenwood bridge in Garden City (NORTH side of the Boise River) and runs westbound into Eagle and back.

On Thursday, January 1st, you can ring in the New Year with us by running the New Year’s Day Half Marathon. The New Years Day run starts at 1:01 PM and will begin and end on the paved greenbelt on the EAST side of the Glenwood bridge in Garden City (SOUTH side of the Boise River) and runs eastbound into Boise and back.

On both days the courses will be marked and water stops will be available. Parking for both events is in the paved parking lot on EAST side of Glenwood in Garden City. Good News… There are no entry fees but we are asking that you let us know you are attending to help us prepare our water stations. Give us a call at The Pulse Running & Fitness Shop (208-884-1141), comment here on the website, or join the Facebook Event Page. These are FUN RUNS with no official or unofficial results being kept. Let’s all celebrate the New Year together!!!

 

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.