YMCA 10k Training Team

Training: February 10 - April 13 / Race Day April 20



YMCA 10k Training Team Registration Includes Free Entry into the 2023 Ukrop's Monument Avenue 10k presented by Kroger

Train In-Person or Virtually

2024 YMCA 10k Training Team

$70 Registration ends February 23, 2024 at 12:10am EST
Open to ages 6+.
Training Team + 2 10k in 1 week challenge!

2024 YMCA 10k Training Team + 20k Challenge (1 Virtual, 1 In-Person)

$93 Registration ends February 23, 2024 at 12:10am EST
Open to ages 6+.

Let's train together for RVA's 10k!

Whether you are excited to jumpstart your fitness journey or you are ready to up your game by adding some more intense workouts into your training schedule, the YMCA 10k Training Team is for you! You will train with motivational coaches and teammates every Saturday morning at one of several locations throughout the Richmond Region. Our team of amazing coaches will be with you every step of the way to the Ukrop's Monument Avenue 10k presented by Kroger finish line on April 20. Camaraderie, accountability, fun and so much more awaits!

 

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10k Training Team members will receive

  • Detailed interactive training guide with a 10-week schedule

  • Exclusive YMCA 10k Training Team shirt

  • Weekly email guidance from location coaches

  • Support from YMCA 10k Training Team Head Coach Jennifer

  • Enthusiastic team coaches motivating you each week.

  • Free entry into the 2024 Ukrop’s Monument Avenue 10k presented by Kroger on April 20!

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Training Level

Novice & Walkers

You are excited to jumpstart or restart your fitness journey, you have been approved by a medical professional to participate in an exercise program & you have your eye on the prize- Ukrop’s Monument Avenue 10K presented by Kroger. This 10-week plan is designed to prepare you to complete the 10K, regardless of your speed. You have done minimal to light exercise. You want to have fun while getting out & moving!

Intermediate & Walkers

You have been walking or running routinely (approximately 9-12 miles a week comfortably outside) & you are ready to up your game & pace by adding some more intense workouts into your training schedule. This 10-week plan is designed to train you to race faster in the Ukrop’s Monument Avenue 10K presented by Kroger, regardless if you are walking or running.

Week 1 & 2 Schedule

Let’s Go, RVA! Our mission is to inspire you to live an active lifestyle. We are a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to advocating for safe and accessible bike and pedestrian infrastructure, offer free fitness classes, support running and fitness clubs at area schools, and develop fun, new participatory events for our entire community.

Regular physical activity is one of the most important things you can do for your health. With your support, we can make this region a more vibrant place to live where safe opportunities to walk, run, bike, or workout abound & where access to these activities are available to all – regardless of age or income level. Thank you for considering an investment in our region’s future!

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Take action in the fight against cancer and help raise crucial funds for VCU Massey Cancer Center's life-saving mission! HOW TO MAKE YOUR MILES MATTER on April 20:

  1. Customize your fundraising page with photos and personal message and share with your network via email and social media
  2. Invite your friends, family, and coworkers to join you
  3. With $100 raised or donated, you receive the 2024 commemorative Team Massey technical shirt to wear on race day!

With your help, we will be one step closer to a future without cancer!

Donate to Massey Massey Challenge

 

Sports Backers invests in the future of active living in our region through our youth programs – Kids On The Move and the Active Living Leadership ALL Stars. From the youngest kids getting an opportunity to be a part of a running or fitness club, reaping the socio-emotional benefits while moving more, to those on their way to adulthood and applying to college, Sports Backers is passionate about supporting Richmond region youth. Your donation makes it possible for us to support the most important part of our community – our kids. They are the future and we know that by investing in them and instilling healthy habits now, it benefits us all.

Donate Kid On The Move ALL Stars Program

Cancellation & Deferral Policy

Entry fees are non-refundable, even in the case of a race cancellation, postponement, event format changes, &/or if you are unable to participate. Entries cannot be transferred to another person. Once we have received your entry, you will not receive a refund & you may not give or sell your number. NO EXCEPTIONS. Anyone found participating with another person’s number will be disqualified & both people will be barred from future Sports Backers events. YMCA 10k Training Team registration includes a free entry into the Ukrop's Monument Avenue 10k. This entry CANNOT be refunded, transferred to another event, transferred to another person, &/or deferred to a future year any reason including injury & race cancellation.

You may defer your registration from to 2025 training for $15 until Feb 13, NO EXCEPTIONS. Refunds will not be issued. Deferrals may not be transferred to another person, must be used for the 2025 training, & you may only defer once.

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