Date: Thursday, May 16, 2013
Time: 12:00 PM MDT
Where: Join Google+ Hangout to participate in the discussion. If you’d rather just watch, the video will be broadcasted live right here!

Event Details

Having a training plan for your next event will help you stay on track and run with a purpose. Whether you are preparing for your first 5K or your next marathon, there is a plan for you.

Join iFit’s Running Clinic on Thursday, May 16th, at 12:00 PM MDT to learn about event training to be as prepared as possible on race day. Topics discussed will vary from how many days a week to run, types of workouts, injury prevention and more. Hosted by iFit’s Head Trainer, Natalie Vetica, and joined by special guests from Altra Zero Drop Footwear, Seth Wold and Brian Beckstead, you will be learning from the best.

About the Running Specialists


Natalie Vetica

iFit Head Trainer

Natalie Vetica was born and raised in sunny southern California. She earned her Bachelors degree in Exercise Science from Utah State University in 2006 where she played soccer for the Division I University. Natalie has worked as a personal trainer, Boot Camp Director, Personal Training Director, as well as the FreeMotion Fitness Education Manager. Natalie also appears in a the daily workout show, iFIT Daily.

Natalie is a nationally accredited Fitness professional and is passionate about improving and changing lives through fitness. She is certified in NASM-CPT, iFIT, RapidFit, Rip:60, InclineFit, Vibration, FreeMotion Cable and Incline Training. She is also a certified Biomechanics Trainer through Intelligent Training Systems.


Brian Beckstead

Altra Zero Drop Footwear Founder

As an accomplished ultra runner, outdoors enthusiast, experienced specialty retailer, shoe developer and family man, Brian adds a lot to the Altra team. An avid outdoorsman, he has a passion for the rugged and remote locations of the planet along with helping others experience the great outdoors. This deep-rooted passion has pushed him to associate with independent running and outdoor specialty shops since he was 16 years old.Before joining the Altra team, Brian tested other products, developed trail shoes and managed both Runner’s Corner and Canyon Sports for over 10 years. His love of running, education, experience and focus on proper running technique has helped shape Altra into the company it is today.


Seth Wold

Altra Zero Drop Footwear Pro Athlete

Seth’s passion for running and the outdoors make him a natural fit for the Altra team. Although Seth ran against (okay, usually behind) Golden and Brian in high school and college, he loves working with them now to develop the revolutionary Altra shoe line.

As the Head Trainer at a Premier Weight-Loss Retreat, Seth discovered the extreme need for better footwear for people at all running and fitness levels. After hearing about the Altra initiative, he couldn’t wait to join the team. His motivation and experience have been a great addition to Altra.

iFit Event Training Programs

We’ve built all new event training programs to get you ready for your next 5K, 10K, Half Marathon, or Marathon. Simply select the plan at your fitness level to begin your training.

5k Training :: 6 Week Training Program

Select Level:  Beginner  |  Intermediate  |  Advanced

10K Training :: 8 Week Training Program

Select Level:  Beginner  |  Intermediate  |  Advanced

Half Marathon :: 10 Week Training Program

Select Level:  Beginner  |  Intermediate  |  Advanced

Marathon :: 12 Week Training Program

Select Level:  Beginner  |  Intermediate  |  Advanced