Thanks to Fleet Feet Sports Roanoke you will have all your recovery needs met right as you cross the finish line. This isn’t your ordinary finish line either, you will be pampered with complimentary massages from local therapists, chiropractic adjustments, ice baths, free access to Addaday Therapy Sticks & foam rollers, and more.
There will even be a recovery expo where your trusted friends at Fleet Feet can offer you advice on nutrition, compression, footwear, and more. See below for details about our ever-growing recovery zone!
Body Sense and Day Spa: Several therapists from Body Sense will be joining us on race day for complimentary massages (tips welcomed). Located on the corner of Franklin & Broadway Ave. in Roanoke, Body Sense has been a place of peace and serenity in our community for over 25 years. Experience relaxation and healing at the finish line and learn more about their services.
Relax & Restore with Tamara: Tamara grew up very active running track, riding bikes, hiking, canoeing, playing volleyball, cheer leading, taking dance, weightlifting, aerobics and she knows where athletes hurt first hand. She will be onsite at the finish line to help runners recover. Tamara attended Radford University in Anatomy, Kinesiology, Exercise Physiology, and Sports Injuries and received a personal trainer certification through National Academy of Sports Medicine. She graduated from Daniel’s Institute of Massage in Roanoke, Virginia in 2009.
Cotton Chiropractic: Drs. Joe and Brittany Cotton are eager to meet you at the finish line! Cotton Chiropractic will be offering their expertise in post-race recovery methods including “XactStretch” kinesiology taping, trigger-point therapy and resisted stretching exercises to reduce pain and speed up the healing process after your race! Prior to the race, Cotton Chiropractic is offering free consultations at their office in Salem, VA for competitors looking to gain an edge on their competition.
Onsite Recovery Yoga:
Recovery Yoga will rehab and release tired and sore muscles preventing at the same time injuries before, during and after the marathon. Before and after the event Carmen will share some stretching poses plus a nice relaxation time to get an easy mind and a powerful body! Then you are ready for this endurance activity.
Please come and join us this April 22 because Runners Love Yoga too! Mats and instructions provided by Carmen Sanchez Yoga.
Recovery Expo Vendors:
Addaday Therapy Rollers: Come roll out your legs and feel better fast with Addaday’s patented ultra roller plus series. These unique therapy tools offer soft & deep tissue massages that can alleviate pain caused by IT Band Syndrome, Plantar Faciitis, sore quads & hamstrings, sore back, shin splints, tight achilles and more! So come get rolled out with Fleet Feet, you’re gonna need it.
CEP Compression: Every muscle cell in the body needs energy in the form of oxygen. This is transported to the muscles via the blood. The better the blood flow in the body, the better the muscles are supplied with oxygen and nutrients. This function can be positively influenced with target graduate compression.