Fall 2019 Mentor Application

The Fleet Feet Bloomington Mentor Team is a passionate group of runners who help people reach their goals of walking and running. Mentors play an important role in ensuring a great experience for our training program participants.  Do you have what it takes to be a Fleet Feet Mentor? We are currently looking for mentors for our Fall 5K and 10K training programs. 

What is a Mentor?

A Mentor is an invaluable resource to our training program participants and an "on the road" coach and representative of Fleet Feet Bloomington. Mentors attend every group workout throughout a training program to provide support to their group of participants.  Their main responsibilities include: offering positive energy and a positive attitude to the group, promoting safety, leading warm-ups and/or cool-downs, keeping an assigned approximate pace or interval, educating participants about the benefits and solutions that Fleet Feet offers and being an ambassador for Fleet Feet Bloomington.

Requirements:

  • Has completed at least one (ideally more than one) FFRC Program
  • Able to attend at least 75% of workouts
  • Can maintain a desired pace or interval based on a GPS watch
  • Committed to following the assigned workout and not conducting their own workout
  • Is not currently in-training for a specific goal or is willing to train before/after group workouts
  • Understand the program, goals, roles, responsibilities and structure
  • Will read all communications prior to group run to be familiar with route and workout
  • Relay critical information, suggestions and concerns to the Head Coach
  • Has the ability to inspire and motivate, especially beginning runners
  • Is a people person and has a desire to help others achieve their goals
  • Strong desire and willingness to learn about best running practices
  • Believe in Fleet Feet Bloomington and be an ambassador for the store

Mentor perks:

  • Warm fuzzy feeling from knowing that you made a difference in someone's running
  • Free program entry including all of the benefits that the participants receive

 If you believe you would be an excellent mentor for a Fleet Feet training group, please fill out the form below.

No Boundaries 5K will meet at 6:00 pm on Tuesdays and 8:00 am on Saturdays; the 10K Training Program will meet at 5:30 pm on Tuesdays and 7:30 am on Saturdays.  Click here for other program details: http://www.fleetfeetbloomington.com/training

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Check all that apply. These should be paces you are willing to mentor. We often have to move mentors into a variety of pace groups based on participant abilities as well as attendance and mentor availability on certain dates.

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