Please join our talented speakers in the conference rooms off the hotel lobby.
9:00 am – St Luke’s Sports Medicine Round-up
ESPN radio show 1230/1320
10:00 am – How to Start a Running Program and Stick With It
John Graham, MS, HFS, CSCS*D, RSCC*D, FNSCA
St. Luke’s Director of Sports & Human Performance
11:00 am – Janet Oberholtzer, marathoner, speaker, and author of Because I Can!
Think past injuries prevent you from running? Think again. After almost losing her life and leg in a 6-vehicle accident, at least twenty doctors told Janet that running was a thing of her past. By doing what she can, with what she has, Janet surprised them all. She not only runs marathons again, but she has found ways to adjust her running so she doesn’t reinjure herself.
12:00 pm – Get Your Run On ... and KEEP It On!
Mike Marstellar, run and triathlon coach, Endurance Multisport & Founder and President, HCM Foundation
Do you find it challenging to fit running into your day? Does your motivation yo-yo throughout the year?
Best tips to incorporate your lifestyle and runs and continue motivation year round!
12:00 pm – Course Talk with Garmin Pace Team Leaders
Panel will field questions about the half marathon course and participation in a pace group. 1:30 Bill Harris, 1:35 Johan Anestad, 1:40 Jeremy Garges, 1:45 Lauren Garges, 1:50 Doug Hochstetler,1:55 Aaron Bealer, 2:00 Heidi Pernia, 2:10 Ingrid Gerber, 2:15 Laurie Reinhart, 2:20 Laura Michaels, 2:30 GayleTrenbreth.
1:00 pm – Nuts and Bolts of Running on Air.
Budd Coates, 4 time Olympic Trials Marathon participant and 5 decades worth of sub 3 hour marathons; Author of Running On Air, co-author of Run Your Butt Off, inventor of The CoreSliders.
2:00 pm – Women on the Run
Kathleen Jobes, Integrated Marketing Director, Runner’s World & Running Times magazines. 2008 Olympic Trails Qualifier, won many local and national races, including the Lehigh Valley Half Marathon ‘06 & ‘07, St. Luke’s Half Marathon ‘10 & ‘11, and Chicago Marathon, Master’s Winner in 2011.
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