September 1, 2011 (Boulder, Colo.) – Newton Running, the leader in natural running footwear and education, is hosting a two-part Newton Natural Running™ Symposium at Fitness Forward fitness studio on Saturday, September 17 and Sunday, September 18. The event is free and open to the public.
As the running industry and the national news media debate the merits of barefoot running and minimalist shoes, Boulder, Colorado-based Newton Running, a pioneer in the natural-running revolution, teaches simple, easy-to-learn techniques to runners of all levels through its national Newton Natural Running™ Symposia.
“There’s a tremendous amount of discussion, confusion and misinformation in the running world about proper form and shoe design,” says Newton Running’s Director of Education and Research, Ian Adamson. “Newton Running is dedicated to teaching runners about the benefits of natural running and how to avoid injury.”
The symposium includes a presentation on biomechanics, shoe selection and running-injury prevention on September 17 at 4:30 p.m., followed by a natural running form clinic on September 18 at 10 a.m. at Fitness Forward (#118, 105th Ave NE, Bellevue, Washington).
Concurrent to the symposium is a Newton Natural Running™ Coaching Certification Program, a two-day intensive that certifies individuals to teach and analyze Newton Natural Running™ form, present Newton Natural Running™ talks and clinics, become a Newton Running affiliate, gain discounts to Newton Running footwear and products and obtain a free coaching listing on www.NewtonRunning.com.
Registration for the Newton Natural Running™ Coaching Certification (all day Sept. 17 and 18) is available through Active.com for $295. (http://www.active.com/running-class/bellevue-wa/newton-natural-running-coach-certification-2011)
Additional symposia and coaching programs will be held at Running Away Multisport in Chicago, Illinois, September 6-8, and at Endurance House in Middleton, Wisconsin, November 12-13. A full calendar of upcoming events is available at www.newtonrunning.com.