Interested in becoming a Mentor?

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 Sports Mentor? We are currently looking for run and run/walk mentors for our ongoing training groups ranging from one mile to the half marathon.

The Fleet Feet Sports Mentor Team is a passionate group of walk and run mentors who help people reach their goals of walking and running.

What is a Mentor?
A Mentor is an invaluable resource to our training program participants and an "on the road" representative of Fleet Feet Sports Bloomington. Mentors attend every group workout throughout a training program to provide support.  Their main responsibilities include:

  • offering positive energy and a positive attitude to the group
  • promoting safety and providing support during workouts
  • keeping an assigned approximate pace or interval while walking or running
  • running alongside participants and making sure everyone is accounted for
  • educating participants about the benefits, products and solutions that Fleet Feet Sports offers
  • calling on their past personal experiences to provide knowledge, advice, and general tips when it comes to training and living healthy


Requirements:

  • Can motivate and inspire others in a positive manner
  • Has run or walked at least 2 races (distance unimportant)
  • Is able to attend 80% of all twice-weekly training workouts
  • Will relay critical information, suggestions and concerns to the Head Coach
  • Is not currently in-training for a specific goal or is willing to train before/after No Boundaries workouts
  • Can maintain a desired pace or has access to GPS watch for pace guidance
  • Is a people person and has a desire to help others achieve their goals
  • Willing to be a Fleet Feet Sports Bloomington store ambassador


Benefits:

  • Warm fuzzy feeling from knowing that you made a difference in someone's running and/or walking
  • Free entry into program (including all of the benefits that the participants receive) and free entry into the program goal race
  • Sponsor Incentives
  • In store discount for duration of program
  • Post-training program party!

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

The following list includes various program meeting times. Sessions usually last about one hour. Please check times you are available.  Typcial program times are as follows:

SFEA No Boundaries
Make It A Mile, No Boundaries, 10K/Half
No Boundaries, 10K/Half
Mini Milers
Mini Milers
Make It A Mile
Mini Milers
10K/Half
No Boundaries, 10K/Half

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