Are you a runner who’s experienced any kind of pain or injury? More than 75% of runners get injured every year. Whether you’re recovering from an old injury or looking to prevent a new one, understanding how to prepare your body for running is important for every runner.

We will discuss specific exercises and training strategies to reduce the risk of injury, build strength, improve tendon health, and optimize running economy and performance.

Our expert

Dr. Colleen McGinnis earned her doctorate in physical therapy in 2008 from the University of South Florida and has a bachelor’s degree in health science. Along with being a physical therapist, certified nutrition coach, and a personal trainer at Hyatt Training, she runs Well Body Lab where she helps clients achieve their wellness goals through a balanced and holistic lifestyle approach.

Event details

When: 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. on Sunday, March 1

Where: Hyatt Training Studio, 2001 NW 19th Ave. #102

Cost: Free for current Hyatt Training members; $15 for guests

RSVP: Guest registration link via PayPal.
Hyatt Training members, please email us at to reserve your spot!

At Hyatt Training you’ll find more than just a good sweat. Our core values guide each decision we make every day. We’re dedicated to building community and providing education about health and wellness for both our clients at Portland at large. Our annual speaker series gives us the opportunity to do both. To learn more about what we’re all about, how we could help you, our dream team of personal trainers, email us at