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Classes, Events and Screenings Train with a Physical Therapist Half Marathon Workshop set for January

Considering training for this year’s Corvallis Half Marathon, but don’t know where to begin? Or maybe you have questions about your training plan or are looking for a group to keep you accountable.

Join the physical therapy team at Samaritan Athletic Medicine, known as The SAM, Amanda Baltazar, DPT, Paul Sawicki, DPT, Nathan Smith, MPT, and Shawn Steiner, MPT, on Wednesday, Jan. 13, from 6 to 7:30 p.m., for a free running workshop highlighting the most important practices to embrace and avoid when training for a half marathon.

Topics will include:
An overview of a training calendar
Running form and best practices
What to avoid when starting a training program
How to prepare for your big race

The free running workshop will kick off weekly running groups to help you train to reach maximum performance just in time for the Corvallis Half Marathon in April. Run alongside The SAM’s elite physical therapists, get free running tips and ask questions about your training and ability.

Healthy snacks and beverages will be provided. Pre-registration is required as space is limited.

To register, visit Samaritan Athletic Medicine on Facebook at, or find the event on Eventbrite. For more information, call The SAM at 541-768-7700.