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Welcome to our store events page. There's always something happening at a Running Free store, from free workshops, to instructional and informative seminars, and special supplier test drive nights. Many events are free to attend and some have a small cost asscociated with them. Some events have limited space available and require pre-registration via phone or email to attend. Please call the store hosting the event if you have questions.

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Ajax | Barrie | Markham | Newmarket | Orangeville
Ajax - Running Groups
Join us for Group Runs at Running Free Ajax on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays at 6:30pm and Saturdays at 8:30am. All paces and levels are welcome! Please give us a call for more info.
Markham - Learn How to be Injury Free
Saturday May 14th
Learn how to be INJURY FREE at RUNNING FREE with Chiropractic intern and experienced runner Garrett De Jong from 11-2pm this Saturday. Whether you're a new runner, elite, or chronically injured runner, come with questions and learn from Garrett's up to date and innovative approach to injury prevention!

Time: 11:00am to 2:00pm. Drop in anytime. No pre-registration required.
Markham - Tech Time Product Knowledge Days
Starting this fall, some of your favourite brands including Brooks, New Balance, Altra, Mizuno, and Nike will be on hand in Markham to demo new product, answer questions, and explain how their products can improve your performance.

A different brand will be featured for each Tech Time Saturday. In addition to getting inside information on new products and the lastest innovations, by attending you'll have a chance to win free products from that brand! Entering is easy, just drop by Running Free Markham during a Tech Time event and fill out a ballot for a chance to win. Your chances of winning are extremely good, so don't pass up this opportunity! The winner will be contacted the following week via email.

Upcoming Tech Time Events
Saturday April 23 - Tech Time with Hoka from 11am to 2pm
Saturday May 7 - Tech Time with Lole from 11am to 2pm
Saturday May 14 - Tech Time with Garmin from 11am to 2pm
Saturday May 21 - Tech Time with Saxx from 11am to 2pm
Saturday May 28 - Tech Time with Salomon from 11am to 2pm
Saturday June 4 - Tech Time with Zoot from 1pm to 3pm
Saturday June 11 - Tech Time with Polar from 11am to 2pm
Saturday June 18 - Tech Time with Mizuno from 11am to 2pm
Saturday June 25 - Tech Time with Saxx from 11am to 2pm

Please contact Running Free Markham for more infomation at 416-410-3733 or markham@runningfree.com
Newmarket - Running and Walking Workshops
All Newmarket workshops are completely FREE of charge and you can join in or miss a session according to your availability. Each session of the workshop includes a supervised group run followed by a training related discussion. Join anytime and bring your friends! See all currently scheduled workshops in Newmarket below.

Jan 12
Feb 7
Couch to 5k
Day and Time
Thursday @ 6:30pm
Tuesdays @ 6:30pm
8 weeks
8 weeks
Michael Drukarsh
Michael Morrison
Please call (905) 235-1438 or email newmarket@runningfree.com to confirm your spot in any workshop.
Workshop Prerequisties
Start Running
10K Run
Marathon/Half Marathon
Open to all levels and abilities. No fitness experience required
Participants should be able to run or run/walk 5k
Participants should be able to run for 45 mins (half) or 90 minutes (full)
Open to all levels and abilities. No fitness experience required
Orangeville - Workshops and Clinics
  • Half Marathon Clinic
    Starts Thursday, February 16 until May 4 - 12 weeks - 6:30pm. Program included - you will have homework - we work on speed drills/intervals/hills on Thursdays. Pre-registration required - cost is $39.99 which is refundable as a store credit if you attend 8 out of 12 sessions - incentive to stay focused! Goal race is the Mississauga 1/2 on May 7 (optional). Recommend you have a running base of 45 minutes for half program.
  • Start to Run Clinic
    Start to Run - begins Saturday, April 1 for 10 weeks. Clinic runs Saturday mornings at 9am. Registration required - will be available sometime in February, check our Facebook page.
  • Ladies Triathlon Clinic
    Find out more about our Ladies Spring Triathlon Clinic! You are invited to our FREE Info Session Tuesday, February 21, 7.00pm @ Running Free Orangeville. Coach Richard Pady will be here to explain the Clinic and answer questions. Clinic includes training program, swim/bike/run sessions, and much more!