Become A Mentor

Join our Fleet Feet Bonney Lake Mentor Team!

Mentors play an important role in ensuring a great experience for our training program participants.  Do you have what it takes to be a Fleet Feet Mentor? We are currently looking for run and run/walk mentors for our ongoing training groups ranging from 5K to the half marathon.

The Fleet Feet Mentor Team is a passionate group of walk and run mentors who help people reach their goals of walking and running.

What is a Mentor?
A Mentor is an invaluable resource to our training program participants and an "on the road" representative of Fleet Feet Bonney Lake.  Mentors attend every group workout throughout a training program to provide support.  Their main responsibilities include:

  • offering positive energy and a positive attitude to the group
  • promoting safety and providing support during workouts
  • keeping an assigned approximate pace or interval while walking or running
  • running alongside participants and making sure everyone is accounted for
  • educating participants about the benefits, products and solutions that Fleet Feet offers
  • calling on their past personal experiences to provide knowledge, advice, and general tips when it comes to training and living healthy


Requirements:

  • Can motivate and inspire others in a positive manner
  • Has completed at least 2 races at your desired distance.
  • Is able to attend 80% of all twice-weekly training workouts
  • Is able to attend the groups goal race
  • Will relay critical information, suggestions and concerns to the Head Coach
  • Is willing to run for the purpose of mentoring and not for your own workout (during group/race runs)
  • Can maintain a desired pace or has access to GPS watch for pace guidance
  • Is a people person and has a desire to help others achieve their goals
  • Willing to be a Fleet Feet Bonney Lake store ambassador
  • Attend Mentor Trainings
  • Can meet with Coaches prior to the start of the new session (if needed)

What distances can I mentor for?:

  • 5k walk/run, run program (No Boundaries 1 & 2)
  • 10K (trail and road)
  • Half Marathon
  • Full Marathon

Benefits:

  • Warm fuzzy feeling from knowing that you made a difference in someone's running and/or walking
  • Free entry into the training program you are mentoring 
  • Free entry into the program goal race (with 80% attendance of the program)
  • Special Mentor In-store discount for duration of program
  • Post-training program party

Click Here to fill out our Mentor Application.  

Questions? Contact us at training@fleetfeettacoma.com

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Program Start: Various times throughout the year
Program Fee: Free
Description: If you are interested in Mentoring with us at Fleet Feet Bonney Lake, please fill out the Mentor Application and we will be in touch shortly.

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