Distance: 1 Mile or 5k Fun Run
Where: The Meridian Speedway 335 S Main, Meridian
When: Saturday June 22nd, Events start at 8AM!
The Milk Run is BACK as part of the Merdian Dairy Days this year!! You have the choice of running a 1 mile or 5k distance both starting and finishing on the famous Meridian Speedway track. The emphasis on this race is FUN!!
This year we want to motivate kids and their families to come out and participate while helping our Meridian Schools at the same time. Every person who registers to run can sign up under a school of their choice. The school with the most kids signed up will receive $150.00 from The Pulse Running & Fitness Shop. Every school that gets 50+ people to sign up will receive $50.00 from The Pulse Running & Fitness Shop. The United Dairymen of Idaho will be on hand handing out milk post race!!
To get signed up online go to www.spondoro.com OR you can print a Dairy Days pdf here and drop it off at your school office or at The Pulse Running & Fitness Shop located at 3100 E Florence in Meridian, behind Wendys on the corner of Eagle and Fairview.
For more information about Dairy Days and a complete list of events go to http://www.dairydays.org/
Happy Easter from the Pulse Running & Fitness Shop!!!
Join The Pulse as we kick off a healthy kids initiative by hosting weekly group runs, logging miles until the Boise IronKids 1 mile fun run. Our club will log 12.1 miles from this Wednesday March 20th through Wednesday June 5th. Our club will have the option to run the Boise IronKids 1 mile run to complete the Half Marathon distance. While the Boise IronKids is open to everyone, our Mile at a Time club will enjoy the camaraderie of group runs, learning proper running and pacing techniques all while gaining more confidence in themselves. We will provide weekly group warm ups and stretching support during the runs and discussions about healthy living, eating, and lifestyle choices.
Mile at a Time club members will receive a special Half Marathon medal and goody bag filled with special gifts and discounts for their extra effort and determination in completing their goal! Cost to join is only $10.00. When you sign up for the Mile at a Time club you will also be given $5.00 off either of our Cinco de Mayo Cinco Mile-O
runs. Stop by the store and get signed up today!
In addition to the Mile at a Time Club the IronKids 1 Mile Fun Run is a cost of $10.00. Running the IronKids in addition to participating in the Mile at a Time Club is optional, it is not required.
We are EXCITED to announce IRONKIDS is coming to BOISE! The Pulse Running and Fitness Shop is hosting this great event, June 7th, during the events leading up to the Ironman 70.3 Boise. The Ironkids event will consist of a 1 mile fun run on a section of the Ironman run course in beautiful downtown Boise at Julia Davis Park. At The Pulse we promote a healthy and active lifestyle in both adults and kids. I hope you will join us in encouraging all kids to be active and make healthy choices in their daily lives. The cost for this event is $10.00 and is open to kids ages 3-15. Registration forms are available in store at The Pulse Running and Fitness Shop and will also be available at the Ironman expo as well as race day at Julia Davis Park.
More details to follow.
Still need a number for the 2013 Race to Robie Creek? How about a chance to snag that number from a random drawing? We have that number for one lucky winner and here is how you get into the action…
Michael Lebowitz of Long Run Picture Company (and photographer of the 2011 & 2012 Foothills Frenzy 50K and 2012 Idaho Trail Ultra Series) is preparing for his latest project and we are excited to generate some buzz and help contribute to the effort. Slammin’: Voices from the Middle of the Pack-The 2013 Ultra Grand Slam will chronicle in print and photograph the participants in this years Western States 100, Vermont 100, Leadville Trail 100, & Wasatch Front 100 mile races…yeah, all four events to complete the grand slam!!! The 2013 grand slam is interesting enough with 2 ultrarunning elites (Ian Sharman & Nick Clark) pursuing the slam record, but the Treasure Valley has 2 runners participating as well (Dennis Ahern & Ryan Lund), adding to our “local” interest.
Here’s how you can get the Robie entry (and support the book)…For every $10 you donate, you will be entered into the random drawing. There is no limit on the number of entries, and you must donate in store at The Pulse Running & Fitness Shop. All donations must be received by 3:00 pm Sunday, March 31st. The winner of the Robie entry will be drawn Monday, April 1st. Special rewards for each donation level are also available and those along with all of the “Slammin’” information is available by clicking on the link above. Good luck and thank you for supporting this exciting project
Join us on Saturday, May 4th at 3 PM for the Cinco Mile-O five mile run / walk and the Chile Pepper Chase one mile fun run for kids 12 & under…including a pinata party at the finish line. The courses start & finish at Merrill Park and tour the River District and the Boise River Greenbelt. Bar de Nay in Eagle is bringing out some delicious Mexican treats for all of this years participants.
Race information & details (registration, course info, etc.) are available on the 555 website. We can’t wait to see you at this fiesta!!!
Come on down to the Pulse this Saturday, March 9th and enjoy in store registration savings for the race and snack on some treats from one of the race sponsors… Bar de Nay. $5 discounts are being offered for both the Cinco Mile-O and Chile Pepper Chase during the registration event, which will start at 12 PM and last until 6 PM.
Our Valentines sale starts today! Let us help you “pair” up the perfect gifts for you and your sweetie. We have a couple of irresistible deals to help get you and your Valentines heart racing and keep the home fires burning in this cold weather. These deals go through Saturday, February 16th.
Our Red Hot Buy One Get One 1/2 Off Deal
Stop in and pick up a gift for you and a gift for your sweetie…or two for you (I’m sure he/she won’t mind)… This includes shoes, jackets, packs, shirts, socks, bra’s…you can pair up from any in stock items* and mixing or matching is just fine. The half off discount will be applied to the equal or lower priced selection.
And since it is a Valentines Sale we are going to sweeten it up for you even more. When you take advantage of the Red Hot Buy One Get One 1/2 Off Deal and spend $50 or more we will throw in a couple of scrumptous cookies….spend $100 or more and you’ll receive a box of Salted Carmel Brownies… both treats are from local bakery Lovin’ From The Oven
*excludes Garmin product
NEW FKT Course and Contest
The Race to Robie Creek is one of the most prominent methods we use to measure ourselves as local runners, as well as providing us with an immensely popular run to both love & hate. As a result of Robies influence on all of us, the newest FKT course embraces the challenges of training and racing it, plus gives everyone some chances to score some sweet running schwag in the process.
Its been a while since our last FKT, so we have included our brief history and introduction to the subject here… As far as we can tell, FKT (fastest known time) is a concept that originated in the mountain running communities around Colorado, where the feats of some of the athletes have become somewhat legendary…some surviving decades with equally unbelievable characters matching up to the accomplishments. FKTs are now being established and challenged all over the globe. While we have our share of speedsters chasing the local FKTs, we also like to put our own twist on the meaning of FKT… including FUNNEST known time. For this months FKT, we will honor the top mens and womens performances as usual, and draw our grand prize winner from all of the submitted results. Course results must be submitted by a GPS enabled device, with time and course details. Now for the contest guidelines…. Continue reading
Have plans with your Valentine yet? Wanna turn your date into a 5K or 10K? Maybe get the family out for a fun, healthy holiday themed stroll? If so, Check out the Run 4 Luv.
We are Boise’s newest Valentine’s Run / Walk – cupids and other Valentine’s inspired costumes are encouraged.
Check out the Run 4 Luv website for race and registration details. There is a special promotion being offered through the Pulse Running & Fitness Shop for all participants. During the registration process, you can save $10 per person (either race distance) by entering “pulse” in the discount code tab. Come on out and be our Valentine!!!
Run 4 Luv packet pick up will be available at the Pulse Running & Fitness Shop on Friday, February 8th from 10 AM – 6 PM.
Join us this Thursday, January 24th, from 6:00 – 7:30 PM as Boise RunWalk and coach Steve Blake visit the Pulse. This is a great opportunity for anyone who has ever been interested in the Treasure Valleys largest running and walking group to come down and see what they have to offer. Current and potentially new BRW members will be treated to an evening of video gait analysis as it applies to finding the optimum fit for running shoes, 20% discounts on all shoes and apparel during the gathering, and an informal way to hang out with both old and new running friends. Give us a call if you have any questions 884.1141 and we look forward to seeing you.