What we're about

A Snail's Pace Running Academy offers a medically based, structured training program for runners/walkers of all levels. Our goal is to safely train each individual and help them accomplish their own "A Fitness Lifestyle" goals.


In the Brea area classes are offered 7 AM Saturday mornings and 6 PM Thursday evenings. These classes meet at 130 S. State College Blvd., Brea (in the parking lot behind the office buildings).

Classes offered are:

5K Walking/Running Training: This is a 8 week class meeting 2 times per week. Our goal, in addition to having fun, is to assist you in increasing your overall health profile.

Half Marathon Training is a 16+ week, 1x a week group. We can help you complete your first half marathon or prepare you to improve upon a previous events time. As with all of our courses, we are very goal oriented. Classes are held Saturday 7am at 130 S.St.College Blvd., Brea.

Marathon Training is a 20+ week, 1x a week group. We offer multiple training schedules depending on the ability of the runner. We are here to challenge you but safely guide you through your training. Classes are held Saturday 7am at 130 S.St.College Blvd., Brea.

We will not only get you to the start line of the race, but prepare you to successfully complete your event and be stronger in your day to day activities.


A Snail's Pace Running Academy is officially sponsored by BROOKS RUNNING. All participants will receive:

-a Brooks Technical Training Shirt with the Running Academy Logo

-a Brooks Technical Training Cap,

-a discount coupon worth $15.00 off Brooks shoes at any A Snail's Pace Running Shop,

-a coupon worth $15.00 off any purchase of $50 or more at A Snail's Pace Running Shop.

-you will receive 10% off of all purchases made at any A Snail's Pace Running Shop while you are a participant of the Running Academy

All coaches are CPR certified. You also have access to a full line of Medical Professional who work directly with all A Snail's Pace Running Academy Coaches and Athletes.

-Structured, "goal oriented" training schedules

-We also provide your with informative workshops based on your goal oriented needs.

Enrollment fee for all programs is as follows: 5K training- $99, Half Marathon- $149 and Full Marathon- $199.

Upcoming events (1)

Strength & Conditioning Workout for Runners Zoom Workshop

This workshop is at 8:30 am so you can do your run prior. You will be participating in a group sport-specific strength training workout Zoom style hosted by our team doctor, Dr.Carvalho. It is very important to build strength in muscles you use specifically when you run/walk to help you run more efficiently and avoid injuries. There are four pillars to fitness: Endurance, Strenght, Flexibility, and Balance. When your run/walk you only build endurance. Our sport-specific strength training works on your strength and balance. You will be receiving strength training videos to complete during the week. So with this workshop, we will be learning the basic positions and posture of the training so we avoid injuries. Be prepared to participate in this workout. If you are enrolled in the virtual class you will receive the Zoom link via email. To enroll in the program click here: https://asnailspace.net/virtual-academy/

Past events (4,544)

ASP Virtual Running Academy

Online event

Photos (12,403)

Find us also at

Related topics