High School/Middle School Gazelles

Join other young athletes in this fun, yet demanding, training group designed to take runners to the next level. Whether your focus is on sprints, middle distance, or longer distance, this class provides a bridge between the cross country and track seasons, helping you develop speed, strength, endurance and an increased knowledge of running. Runners age 8-16 years old are welcome, though space is limited. Coached by NCAA champion Bernard Manirakiza, runners will learn proper methods and mechanics during their training sessions, using the following techniques:

• Speed Enhancement
• Agility drills
• Drills to strengthen your core muscles
• Workouts to build power
• Interval training
• Endurance training
• Flexibility strategies
• Self- Improvement, Self-Esteem
• Nutrition advice

The class meets on Monday/Wednesdays from 5:30-6:45 PM and Saturdays 7:30am beginning September 5. Locations vary depending on the workout but usually utilize the Austin High track and different areas of Zilker Park. All runners receive the Gazelle Discount (15% off) at RunTex stores for all of their shoe and apparel needs!

Start Date:
First Monday of Every Month

Cost:
$100.00 Per Month if attending on Saturdays
$65.00 Per Month if not attending on Saturdays

Gilbert’s Gazelles Boston Marathon Training

The class of all marathons in the United States, Boston has been a Gazelles stomping ground for the past nine years. Come and train under former NCAA Champion and world-renowned coach Gilbert Tuhabonye as he takes you through his tried and true program for your best experience yet. In 2010, 90% of those training with the Gazelles requalified to run Boston again in 2011, and in 2011 41 of our 42 registrants traveled to run the race.

The group features workouts to prepare your body for the rigors of the rolling hills – taking you through some of the most beautiful areas of Austin. You will gain a broad understanding of training philosophy, race strategy, nutrition, and more. Weekly runs include core-centric circuit training, intervals, tempos, fartleks, hills, pace and long runs.

HIGHLIGHTS:
• Training calendar tailored to your needs
• 15% discount at all RunTex locations
• 7 Free Core & Yoga Classes per week
• On-site physical therapists
• Video Analysis of your running form
• Bonus stretching on Saturdays after long run
• Online forum, videos, Gazelle gear

Meeting Times:
Mon/Wed 7:30 a.m. or 9:15 a.m. or Tue/Thu 5:45 a.m. or 5:30 p.m. +

ALL Saturday 6:00 a.m.

Start Date:
Dec 3, 2012

Cost:
$275.00 For New Members
$225.00 For Returning Gazelles

Gilbert’s Gazelles Austin/Houston Marathon & Half Marathon Training

Are you running your first marathon? Trying to qualify for Boston? Want to improve? Join Austin’s legendary training group for marathon training the Gazelles™ way – learning to Run With Joy.

Over the past nine years, hundreds of Gazelles have run up and down the hills of Austin to train and race in one of the largest races in the United States. You’ll train under former NCAA champion and world reknowned running coach Gilbert Tuhabonye and his team of assistants in an exciting group dynamic where you’ll gain a broad understanding of training philosophy, race strategy, nutrition and more. In 2009 Gilbert finished 2nd overall at the Austin Marathon, and in 2010 he finished 4th. Other coaches include Bernard Manirakiza (‘09 Half Marathon Champion), Michael Madison (‘10, ’11 Top-20), and Kenny Hill.
Gazelle workouts include hills, circuit training, core training, intervals, tempos, fartlek, pace and long runs.
HIGHLIGHTS:
  • Customized training calendar tailored to your needs
  • 15% discount at all RunTex locations
  • 9 Free Boot Camp/Yoga Classes per week, Indoor Workout Facility
  • On-site physical therapists
  • Video Analysis of your running form
  • Bonus stretching on SaturdaysOnline forum, videos, Gazelle gear

Meeting Times:
Mon/Wed 5:45 a.m. or 7:30 a.m. or 9:15 a.m. or Tue/Thu 5:30 p.m. + Saturday 6:00 a.m.

Gilbert’s Gazelles 2012 Destination Marathon/Half Marathon

For 2012 we are offering something new to Gazelles by encouraging you to sign up for a marathon of our choosing. Gilbert has selected the California International Marathon (Sacramento) on December 2nd as the first ever “Gazelle Destination” event. It’s our goal to have 150+ runners traveling to the marathon and relay for an exciting weekend, excellent course, and great weather!

Perks Include:

Guaranteed Registration (must sign up by September 1st)
Discount Hotels
Discount Airfare (pending)
Coaches Travel With The Group

Are you running your first marathon or half marathon? Trying to qualify for Boston? Want to improve? Join Austin’s legendary training group for marathon training the Gazelles way. Runners of all different abilities are welcome to this exciting group dynamic where you’ll gain a broad understanding of training philosophy, race strategy, nutrition and more under the guidance of former NCAA champion Gilbert Tuhabonye.

All groups meet at RunTex Riverside in the Gazelle Training Center. Workouts typically last 65-75 minutes and incorporate a variety of intervals, hills, track sessions, fartleks, tempo runs, pace runs, long runs and more!

On Saturdays, all Gazelle groups meet at 6 AM for the long run which feature courses tailored toward preparing you for the marathon. All long runs are fully supported with detailed routes, water/Gatorade every 2-2.5 miles, coaches on-site, and a bonus stretching session afterward.

Highlights
- Three (3) group meetings per week with bonus stretching session on Saturdays
- Customized training calendar tailored to your needs and ability
- Occasional video analysis of your running form pending light, weather, etc.
- Complimentary participation in up to eight (8) Boot Camp/Yoga classes per week
- Access to an online services, including a member forum, videos and a Gazelle Gear store with specially priced apparel.
- 15% discount on apparel and gear at all RunTex locations

Additional Information:
1) There is no stand-alone half marathon, however, there is a relay of 2-6 participants.
2) We are not arranging travel for any participants.
3) A list of hotels with discounted rates will be provided in August 2012.
4) We are not registering any participants – you must do it on your own through the Sacramento website.

Meeting Times:
Downtown – Mon/Wed 5:45 a.m., 7:30 a.m. or 9:15 a.m. or Circle C – T/Th 5:45 AM or Far West – M/W 5:45 AM + Downtown Saturday 6:00 a.m.

Start Date:
Monday, August 6, 2012

Cost:
$285.00 New Gazelles (One Time Payment for Entire Training)
$235.00 Returning Gazelles (One Time Payment for Entire Training)

Gilbert’s Gazelles Training 2012

This training program focuses on bio-mechanics, strength and endurance and is geared to all levels of runners.

The coach for this program is former NCAA All-American Gilbert Tuhabonye, who believes that by transforming an athlete’s bio-mechanics, running becomes a joy and the likelihood of injury is significantly limited. Gilbert brings his running and life experience to the training in an educational and inspiring format that stresses his love and commitment to the sport.

Workouts take place each Tuesday and Thursday afternoon from 5.15-6.30pm. In order that we may provide personalized instruction, the morning session (5:45 AM) is currently closed to new participants unless given special permission.

HIGHLIGHTS:
• Customized training calendar tailored to your needs
• 15% discount at all RunTex locations
• 7 Free Boot Camp/Core Classes per week, Indoor Workout Facility
• On-site physical therapists
• Video Analysis of your running form
• Bonus stretching on Saturdays
• Online forum, videos, Gazelle gear

Meeting Times:
Tue/Thu 5:45 a.m. or 5:15 p.m. + Saturday 6:00 a.m.

Start Date:
First Tuesday of Every Month

Cost:
$140.00 first 2 months
$75.00 each month thereafter

Gilbert’s Gazelles Spring 10K

This program is specifically for runners who are looking to participate in the myriad 10K’s and 5K’s in March and April.

Wanting to take the challenge of completing your first 10K? Or maybe you’re looking to improve on your time from last year and garner the coveted age group award? Whether you’re searching for a life-changing experience or a structured training program and everything in between, this group is for you!

The Gazelle Spring 10K group is all about getting you prepared for any of the local races during March or April. Featuring two week-day workouts and a weekend long run option, we help devise a training schedule for your needs to help you have the most enjoyable experience under the eyes of former professional runner and renowned motivational speaker Gilbert Tuhabonye. Through a variety of workouts focusing on strength and speed, we help you learn how to “Run With Joy” and keep your body injury free!

Class Dates: January 7th – April 28th

HIGHLIGHTS:
• Customized training calendar tailored to your needs
• 15% discount at all RunTex locations
• 7 Free Boot Camp & Yoga Classes per week
• On-site physical therapists
• Video Analysis of your running form
• Bonus stretching on Saturdays
• Online forum, videos, Gazelle gear

Meeting Times:
Class Options: RunTex Riverside: Mon/Wed 5:45 a.m. or Tu/Th 5:15 p.m. Circle C: Tue/Th 5:45 a.m. (Coach Bernard Manirakiza – 3-time Cap 10K Champion) Far West: Mon/Wed 5:45 a.m. (Coach Sonya Manson) + All: Saturday Long Run @ RunTex Riverside

Start Date:
Saturday, January 7th

Cost:
$200.00 Cost for full program, New Members
$175.00 Cost for full program, Returning Gazelles