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Our Mission

Fortius Sport & Health is an integrated athlete development centre strengthened through philanthropy and focused on optimizing human performance for life.

RunSTRONG

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The Fortius RunSTRONG program is designed for any level of runner seeking peak racing performance. You don't need to be an elite athlete, you only need a desire to run your best. 

RUNSTRONG PROGRAM​​ (INDIVIDUAL)​

Hit a wall in your training? Looking to set a personal best or move up to a new race distance? Our RunSTRONG program pairs you with a personal running coach to help increase your performance while minimizing injury risk. Performance Coach Curb Ivanic focuses on developing your speed, strength, mobility and resiliency and biomechanical and physiology assessments are  included to help you reach your next goal.

PROGRAM FEATURES:

  • A comprehensive consultation and review of your training history and goals

  • Individualized training program designed to meet your specified goal (up to 12 weeks)

  • Ten 60-minute private training sessions.

  • 3DRun Analysis: Through the use of three dimensional motion analysis technology and an instrumented force treadmill, we will be able to better understand mechanisms of existing (or potential future) injury and inform how to best optimize running performance.

  • Physiological Assessment (Lactate Threshold Test with VO2): Variables such as oxygen consumption, carbon dioxide production, blood lactate, ventilation rate and heart rate are measured. These measures are used to determine individual threshold intensities and help inform specific training zones to optimize training and threshold performance.​

​​​COST:

$1,500 plus GST​


RUNSTRONG CLINICS (GROUP)

Join Coach Curb Ivanic and a community of like-minded runners to prepare for some of the top races in BC. All clinics run for 16 weeks and include:

  • A weekly coached group workout on Thursdays from 6 - 8pm  in Burnaby at Fortius Sport & Health

  • Hill training, speed workouts, running technique drills, mobility exercises, strength and core stability training

  • Semi-individualized training programs of different levels  to fit your experience and fitness level – you'll know the exact pace you need to run for each workout to hit your race goal

  • Discounts on 3DRun analysis or physiology testing

  • Motivating and fun group atmosphere

Note: Participants must be able to run 5km or 30 minutes continuously prior to starting the clinic.

START DATE 2018 RUNSTRONG CLINICS
January 18, 2018*​BMO Half-Marathon & Marathon

​ *Registration will open November 27.

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COST:

$160 for 16-week program.


SAVE 15% OFF THE FitFirst SPRING Clinic!


Our partners at FitFirst Footwear are offering RunSTRONG clinic members 15% off their spring running clinic on Sundays at 9am, from January 21 - May 6, 2018. Join runners and walkers of all abilities as they build, teach and train you for a 10k, Half-Marathon or Full Marathon run!

Spring 2018 Clinic registration opens December 10. Visit their website to learn more www.fitfirst.ca/clinics or email info@fitfirst.ca.



ADDITIONAL RUN SERVICES:

RUN ASSESSMENT

Our run assessments are 60-minute sessions with a running coach, looking at mobility, strength and coordination to gain further insight into factors contributing to individual running biomechanics. In addition to the physical assessment, a thorough training history is discussed to identify any potential training errors that could have contributed to the runner's injury.

Cost: $100 + GST

RUN PROGRAMMING

Our running coach creates individualized 12-week training programs for runners to prepare for their next race or special event. The training schedule includes detailed weekly workouts with specific duration and paces to get the runner into peak shape for any race, from 5km to marathon distances.

Cost: $120 + GST

 

STRENGTH & CONDITIONING FOR THE RUNNER

Run strength & conditioning coaches will work with runners to build strength, stamina and mobility specific to running. Workouts can be individualized, based upon a 3DRun Assessment, to address any deficiencies in strength, mobility or coordination.
Cost: Dependent on training frequency


Registration

To register for our RunSTRONG program or additional run services,  please contact our Lab at  lab@forti​ussport.com​ or 604.292.2503

To register for a RunSTRONG clinic, please contact our Training Centre at fitness@fortiussport.com​ or call 604.292.2502