To stay in touch all month look to our Facebook page for frequent updates on classes, clinics, special events, and product intros. As of Aug 31st we have 997 fans following the GFR Facebook page. Let's push it past 1000 and look to 1500! Become a GFR Facebook Fan today!
We are Tweeting more often now as well. Click to follow our tweets. With everything happening this September, you don't want to miss out on up to the minute news!
GFR offers the best selection of shoes, apparel and accessories and offers the best advice for walkers and runners in the Willamette Valley at no extra charge! We are ready with what you need for walking, running or just starting out. Gallagher's remains committed to the Salem Community. We are here for you. Thanks for being there for us!
Gallagher Fitness Training Programs have helped Salem Area runners reach their goals since 1994. TEAM GFR training plans provide a balanced blend of specific workouts, cross-training suggestions, and scheduled recovery days and days off. Benefit from the opportunity to learn about running, about yourself and to make new friends! If 2011 is your year to get in shape and run a successful 10k, half-marathon, or marathon, GFR will help you get there!
135 Commercial NE
Congratulations to all the Hood and Portland to Coast teams! You made it! Now it's time to recover and regroup for your fall season. Most of September is technically still summer, but those fall activities are approaching quickly. Whether you're running cross country, a fall marathon or half marathon, or keeping your walking and fitness regimen going, you will need supplies. Whatever your passion, all of us at Gallagher Fitness Resources are here with great advice and a store full of products to help you achieve your goals and keep you moving forward!
|Jasper's D.O.G.S. Special
Hi, I'm Jasper, Director of Greetings and Sales.
The month-long September D.O.G.S. special is 25% off all in-stock PUMA shoes and 30% off all PUMA Apparel. Also look for 30% off selected men's and women's apparel items while supplies last
September 20th is Jasper's BIRTHDAY PARTY!
Join me for my special Birthday PARTY! My 13th Birthday is Tuesday September 20 and I convinced the GFR Crew that we need lots of people to celebrate with this wise old dog!
As D.O.G.S. I know the best way to get people to show up:
ALL ITEMS IN THE STORE WILL BE 13% OFF ON MY 13th BIRTHDAY. No other day. No exceptions. And no combining other discounts or coupons. If it is in the store, and you wish me Happy Birthday you can fill your bag and take 13% OFF! [Please do not bring any treats or gifts for me. While I like stuff as much as any old dog, I really want you to benefit on my birthday.]
|Cross Country Season at GFR
Cross Country Spikes/Racing Flats
Saucony, Brooks, adidas and Nike Cross Country Spikes and Flats are in! Come check them out. 10% discount to all student athletes (middle school, high school, college) and coaches on ALL shoes - Even SALE Shoes! Training shoes, racing flats, XC Spikes are all in stock. Some sizes are limited because so many student-athletes shopped in August. Don't get left behind. Contact us to organize a team outing to GFR and we will stay open late an extra hour so your team can get fitted properly!
|Good Form Running Classes
Who: Runners interested in improving their form
What: Good Form Running (GFR) at GFR
When: Thursday evenings, Sept 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29, 6:05-7:30 pm
Where: Gallagher Fitness, 135 Commercial St NE
Limited: to 12 runners - Classes fill quickly - Reserve your spot!
GFR teaches runners of all levels the basics of an efficient running stride. To run well and run efficiently, you need to know the basics. Once you learn, you will be able to build strength, build speed, and stay uninjured.
Why should you sign up for this FREE class?
- Improve your running and walking efficiency by learning your appropriate stride length
- Easy-to-learn, easy-to-use drills and video analysis to help participants feel a contrast between their current running/walking form and Good Form Running
- Understand the importance of Posture, Midfoot, Cadence, and Lean
- Leave your class with a list of specific tips and skills to improve on
- Learn some ways to build foot strength, core strength, and healthy alignment.
- It's FREE and personalized. Small groups will provide individual attention.
Link: Good Form Running - New Balance
| Friday Nite GFR/V2V Run/Walk
2 Fridays Remain for the GFR/V2V 6-Week Series
WHEN: Start anytime from one Venti's or the other between 4pm - 7pm on Fridays ONLY. Aug 5, Aug 12, Aug 19, Aug 26, Sep 2 and Sep 9.
FREEBIES: Walk, jog or run the point to point, Venti's to Venti's (V2V) route and you will receive coupons. $2 off any Venti's entree and $3 off your next purchase at Gallagher Fitness Resources. Imagine that, $5 of great stuff, just for exercising. Coupons only last one week! To get more, you gotta come on another Friday!
PRIZES: Complete the GFR/V2V on 4 of the 6 Fridays and you will receive a commemorative pint glass with both Venti's and Gallagher's logos!
Click here for more details on ActiveSalem
Click here to see Week 5 on Facebook
Click here to see Week 6 on Facebook
|Trigger Point Class
Next Class: Monday September 19: 6:15-7:30pm.
Location: Gallagher Fitness Resources, 135 Commercial St NE
Class Size: limited to 12
Cost: $30.00 if you use your own trigger point tools; $40 to Try B4U Buy. Must be received by registration deadline
How to Register: Sign-up In-Store or reserve your spot by phone with credit card payment
Details: Bring your Trigger Point tools or let us know if you would like to Try B4U Buy. Bring an exercise mat. Arrive by 6pm to check in. If you don't have Trigger Point products and wish to purchase them prior to class, please arrive before 6pm. This is a hands-on class. Questions: 503-364-4198 or email Susan@ActiveSalem.comKeep your muscles healthy by using Trigger Point Performance Therapy tools. All tools are available at Gallagher Fitness Resources.
Please feel free to forward this email to anyone you know who walks, runs or wants to start!
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John and Susan Gallagher and Bob Ray, Owners
Staff: Evey Young, Kyle Boyd, Jessie Lenhardt, Molly Schreiner and Jasper, too!