February 10th, 2011

Great River Medical Center is offering a clinic for athletes, age 12 and up, who want to improve their running forms and techniques. The clinic is scheduled from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 26, in the Falcon Room at Great River Center for Rehab and Clinics, 1401 W. Agency Rd., West Burlington.

Presentation topics include:

  • Injury prevention and treatment
  • Nutrition and hydration
  • Proper shoe wear
  • Stretching

All participants will receive a running-form analysis and critique.

Clinic faculty members with Great River Center for Rehab and Clinics include:

  • Certified athletic trainers
  • Physical therapists
  • Strength and conditioning, USA Track and Field, and USA Triathlon coaches

Cost for individual participants is $15; four or more athletes with a school team who register with a coach will receive a 50 percent discount. Coaches are free.

Registration deadline is Friday, Feb. 18. All participants will receive running clinic T-shirts. Registration is limited to 24 participants. To register, please call Great River Corporate Education at (319) 768-4070.