Have you always wanted to try running but do not have the confidence, or know where to start?
Come and join us and take your fist steps towards running, in this friendly and supportive group. Everyone has to start somewhere, so do not worry about your starting level. You can guarantee if you keep thinking about it, but do nothing, then nothing will change - so come and join us and start your journey towards running today!
The first 5-10 minutes is spent warming up, using moves that can help improve your running. Mobilization and dynamic stretches follow the warm up.
The main session varies from week to week, with different local routes used. The start of each 8 week block will begin with alternating between walking and jogging for a short period, then repeating. Over the weeks the aim is for the walking time to decrease and the jogging time to increase, aiming at the end to be able to jog for 30 minutes.
Other methods such as fartlek training and hill work will also be introduced over the weeks.
The format is meant to be inclusive, so if you find yourself faster then others you will challenge your fitness by doing loop backs (where you get a head of the rest, then loop back to the group) - this way no one should get left behind.
The last part of the session is spent cooling down. And you must finish with a stretch.
As we train in many different weather conditions we advise the following;
Training is led by Rebecca Roach, a qualified Run England running leader and experienced, professional local based Personal Trainer.