5K Training Group

Classes are:

  • Offered twice a week for one hour, for a period of eight weeks;
  • Taught by a certified kinesiologist;
    • The instructor is aware of the different types of dialysis access (PD catheter, fistula, grafts, and central lines).
  • 5K Group training is designed to help individuals prepare for the Alive to Strive Race 2017;
  • Personalized and adapted to individuals living with chronic kidney disease. Classes help individuals to slowly progress towards being able to WALK or RUN the 5K at the Alive to Strive Race 2017 on Sunday, April 30, 2017.
  • Geared to bring individuals together who share similar experiences and who can motivate each other in a positive and comfortable environment; open to family members and friends of dialysis patients as well as to the general public for a fee per person;
  • Covered by the Alive to Strive Kidney Fitness Project for individuals living with chronic kidney disease (living with less than 30% kidney function). Individual must be followed by the Ottawa Hospital or be living within the Champlain LHIN boundaries. Individuals must submit an Active Living Grant Application. A letter from a renal social worker is NOT required.

Locations

Ottawa Osteopathy and Sport Therapy

2197 Riverside Drive – Ottawa
To Register, call: 613-521-3222

Start Date End Date Time Days
Monday February 27th, 2017 Thursday April 27st, 2017 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays
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