Loppet Run 365 Adult program is designed for goal oriented runners from beginners to the highly competitive level. The program will accommodate the individual needs and goals. The Run 365 programs will offer sessions for the beginner to advanced runners.
Programs will run year-round by season. Start dates and registration information will be posted Mid-December.
Loppet Run 365 Nordic Walking Program:
This program is focused on building endurance through trail walking with Nordic poles. The group will also work on basic strength, mobility and flexibility.
Loppet Run 365 Adult Beginner Run Program:
This program is for beginner runners or those just getting back into running after a long break. Coaches will provide a training plan that slowly progresses athletes to gain endurance, strength, mobility and strength. Goal of the program will be to complete a 5 – 10 km Loppet Trail Run event.
Loppet Run 365 Adult Race:
For the intermediate to advanced runner focused on specific race events such as the spring Loppet City Trail Run and the fall Loppet Trail Run events. This program is for the individual who wants to improve race times, qualifying to specific competition or to simply complete your first half or full marathon event. Coaches will provide proper guidance, motivation, group training and individual attention. There will be a strength and conditioning session, Interval sessions and endurance runs.
Abdi Bile, Loppet Running Director
Along with an incredibly successful running career, Bile has made a name for himself over the years as a highly knowledgeable running coach. His distinguished career includes coaching as the National Head Coach of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates, the Senior Endurance Coach as Aspire Academy, and the Junior National Team Coach of Qatar. Bile was also the Co-Founder and Head Coach of the Savannah International Training Center in the United States, sponsored by the International Olympic Solidarity Program.
Bile has made it his personal mission to mentor and inspire youth to enjoy sports and a variety of outdoor activities, aligning well with the Loppet Foundation’s mission to create a shared passion for year-round outdoor adventure in the Minneapolis area.