Las Vegas Runners High Performance Team are a select group of athletes whose focus is on promoting the club through high-ranking results in local events, encouragement of newer and less-experienced athletes and volunteer activities. Our team members are selected once per year in December on the basis of past race results, experience, positive attitude and a drive for excellence. Team members receive many perks including discounted/free race entry, clothing, nutrition and training. OUR team is accepting applications for 2018 from December 1-15, 2017.
What the Team is All About
Camaraderie and Reaching for Your Potential
We train often and hard, together for much of it. We share ideas, training philosophies and help each other be our best. Our team’s goal is to help each other get to the next level.
We compete in several local events each year in distances 5k through 1/2 marathon. We seek out races that attract the best runners and clubs in the valley and we compete to win.
Promoting the Club and Philosophy
Our club has grown over the past couple years and we want it to grow even more. We volunteer often and share our experience and advice freely.
The Fine Print
2018 LVR High Performance Team
Application acceptance dates: 12/1-12/16
Team selection: By 12/23/2016
Active dates: 1/1/2018- 12/31/2018
REQUIREMENTS for potential athletes:
- Be committed for the entire year
- Have a friendly, outgoing personality, be able to motivate others and promote LVR through social media and word of mouth. Have a strong sense of camaraderie.
- Make one (preferably two) LVR meetups every week
- Be willing to volunteer at a race or LVR event 2x/quarter
- Be willing to race in 6 of the 9 scheduled events (listed below)
- Be committed to excellence and helping the team win every event entered.
- $25 monthly dues
Minimum current performance standards:
- Men: 19 minute 5k or equivalent at another distance
- Women: 21 minute 5k or equivalent
- Master’s men (40+): 21 minute 5k or equivalent
- Master’s women (40+): 23 minute 5k or equivalent
Perks for selected athletes:
- Free online training plans
- Free LVR clothing and swag
- Free strength and conditioning coaching
- Free or discounted race entry
- Free help with nutrition, training, supplementation etc
High-performance team athletes will be selected based on their previous event times, attitude and commitment to Las Vegas Runners.
2018 High Performance Team Race schedule (tentative)
- January 5K TBD
- Hot Chocolate 5k/15k – 2/25
- Run Away with Cirque Du Soleil 5K– 4/14
- Revel Mt Charleston Marathon/ Half (volunteer) – 4/28
- Susan G Komen Race for the Cure 5k – 5/5
- LVTC Legends of XC 5k – August TBD
- Candlelighters Superhero 5K – 9/15
- Danny Gans 5K – Oct TBD
- Turkey Trot 5k TBD – Thanksgiving Day
- Hoover Dam ½, 10k, 5k – December TBD
Athletes interested in being a part of our High Performance Team should email firstname.lastname@example.org with their qualifications and reason they should be selected. Emails MUST be received by 12/15/2017.