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

Aug 14

XC Pancake Party @ The Pulse!!

xcspike14Cross Country season is here! Be on the lookout for middle & high school aged kids running the streets in search of speed & distance!! Looking for spikes & trainers? We have you covered. Come down to The Pulse Saturday August 16th or Saturday August 23rd from 10-3pm… load up your plate with pancakes and save 20% off your cross country season footwear!!  Andrija Barker with Saucony will be on hand August 16th and she is bringing some Ultimate Schwag to hand out!!   Hope to see you here!

Jul 28

Hardrock 100

imageCome join us for a night of amazing tales and feats as told by local Ultrarunners Dennis Ahern, Wayne Rancourt, and Uli Kamm. Dennis is fresh off of his Hard rock 100 finish and he will take us on his amazing journey of completing one of the most notably difficult ultras of all time. Both Uli and Wayne have completed this amazing feat and will add their perspective and experiences to the evening as well.

The fun takes place at The Pulse on Thursday July 31st at 6pm. Feel free to bring a drink of your choosing… We will provide snacks.

Jul 17

Registrations now open…

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

 

spdimage14The Pulse Kids Splash Pedal N Dash is held at Storey Park in Meridian. All Kids ages 3-12 are welcome to join us to PEDAL around the speedway track, DASH to the finish line, and then SPLASH down a 16-ft inflatable waterslide.  (Training Wheels & Big Wheels welcome.  Parent(s) may join kids on foot)  There is now an optional swim that takes place at Meridian Pool.

Ages 3-8: 20- yd swim (option) ,3/4 Mile Bike, 1/3 Mile Run–Ages 9-12: 50-yd swim (option), 1 1/2 Mile Bike, 3/4 Mile Run–16-ft waterslide at the finish!

Visit: Pulsespd.com for more info. and to get registered.

 

Jul 07

What’s happening in July!

It’s hard to believe but July has already arrived!!  What do you have planned? Here’s some events that we can suggest to help round out your summer!

ynottrilogoThe YMCA’s Y Not Tri is happening this weekend!  July 12th, the fun kicks off at 10am.  It’s not too late to get registered!  You have 3 triathlon distances to choose from, super sprint for the most beginner, sprint for those who want to do a little bit more, and the double sprint for the all or nothing crowd!  This years venue has been changed to Quinns Pond and will utilize the new Whitewater Blvd as well as the greenbelt!

 

 

 

Trailrunning-Logo-FINAL cropThe McCall Trailrunning Classic  is going on up at Jug Mountain this weekend, Saturday July 12th.  While registration has closed it is a great event to get out and watch or even volunteer at!  If you happen to be spending the weekend up there or looking for an excuse to get out of town this mountain event will not disappoint with distances of 10, 20, & 40 miles…head on up the mountain to enjoy cooler temps and cheer on the runners!

 

 

 

WIFMER/WIHMER 2011The Wild Idaho Endurance Runs will be happening July 26th.  This is the 5th event of the Idaho Trail Ultra Series and includes a 50Mile, 50K, & 16Mile trail run. With the different distance options and being outside of Crouch this makes for a great weekend camping, running, family get away.  It also happens to be a qualifier for the North Face Ultra Trail Du Mont Blanc.

 

 

 

 

spdimage14Looking for something fun to get the kids involved and active this summer…the Pulse Kids Splash Pedal & Dash Triathlon registration is open.  This triathlon is sure to please any kid from 3-12 years old, complete with finishers medal, ice cream, and a water slide afterward!  This event is Wednesday August 13th, starting at 6:30pm, utilizing the Meridian Pool & the Meridian Speedway!!