Boreal Club

 Training Information

  Where and when we run plus training documents from the coach.

Last updated: November 1st, 2018



Current Monday Location:


The Jetty - in Parc René-Lévesque in Lachine. (directions)

Start Time: 7:00 PM.


Training type: Tempo.


Training leader: David Carrier


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Current Wednesday Location:


Centre Claude-Robillard - 1000 rue Émile-Journault, Montréal, QC H2M 2E7. (Click for directions)

Some helpful hints for parking: click here.

Start Time: Warmup starts at 7:15 PM, Workout at 7:30 PM.


Training type: Track/Intervals.


Training leader: Coach Javier Cuevas

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Current Saturday Locations:


Please note that Saturday training alternates between the three following locations.


First Saturday of the month

Beaver Lake Chalet, Mount Royal (directions)



All other Saturdays

Sportplexe 4 Glaces, 14700, boulevard Pierrefonds, Pierrefonds (directions)





Last Saturday of the month

The Jetty - in Parc René-Lévesque in Lachine. (directions)


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Start Time: 9:00 AM.

Training type: Distance.

Training leader: Michael Thaw




Current Training Program

Note: Coach Javier's monthly training plans are emailed directly to active members.

If you're a Boreal member and you aren't receiving plans, please email this address.


Coach advises doing the strength training program (below) two to three times per week.
Latest Strength Training Program




Heart Zone Tables

How to determine your maximum heart rate
Rate Your Mental Preparedness

Positive Affirmations
The Treadmill Cheat Sheet
(Speed Conversions, Pace Times and Target Distances)


Recommended web site:
Figure out your race pace with the McMillan Running Calculator


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Ten Rules for Injury-Free Running

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Pre-Run Breakfasts

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