As more than 225 runners and walkers of all levels prepare for the Richard S. Caliguiri City of Pittsburgh Great Race, Allegheny General Hospital (AGH) is hosting a running clinic today to help.
The annual program sponsored by AGH’s Division of Sports Medicine provides free individualized screenings designed to assist runners of all levels. Participants will visit various assessment and information stations to receive feedback tailored to their own running needs. Topics for the morning will include:
- Choosing and maintaining running shoes
- Flexibility assessment
- Beating the heat
- Foods and fluids as fuel
- Strength assessment
- Chronic injury assessment and prevention
- Designing a training program to meet your needs
A session for runners who average more than 30 miles per week will be held from 8 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. A session for beginning runners and walkers will be held from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
The Great Race will take place on Sunday, Sept. 25. Click here to learn how to register.