New to running?
Maybe you have never run, or want to move on from the treadmill but are not confident about running outside alone? Or maybe you want a new challenge?
Then, why not try a LUNCH TIME MARATHON.
Dont worry... it's not a whole marathon in one lunchtime!
Join this free running group and let’s improve together.
The idea behind LUNCH TIME MARATHON is, that over the course of 12 weeks, a group of people that are new, or returning to running, cover the marathon distance of 26 miles and 385 yards - but in easy, manageable stages.
Each run will last about 30 minutes and over the weeks as confidence, experience and fitness builds, the group will naturally get a little faster with less time walking and catching its' breath. Result: After 12 weekly sessions everyone should have achieved their personal 'marathon'.
- This programme starts on Thursday 31st October.
- Meeting Point Loftus Hill car park
- Time: 12:15.
There will be 6 weekly meets before Christmas with 6 to be scheduled for after the new year.
Going for a jog/run is a great way to meet new people, tone up, lose weight and get all the wellbeing benefits from being in the outdoors - whatever the weather.
At the end of each session, I will e-mail or text you the distance and time of that run, for your records.
RUN 1: 31/10/19 - 2.93km; 19.45 minutes
RUN 2: 07/11/19 - tba
RUN 3: 15/11/19 (please note this is a Friday run) - tba
RUN 4: 21/11/19 - tba
I have experience of organising similar running groups and a group that first met up in November 2013 progressed from an initial run of less than 3k. From slow beginings the group improved and they went on to form a team to participate and complete a 10km charity run, which was organised by a local Rotary Club.
To ensure I can keep an eye on everyone, the group will be limited to a maximum of 8 participants.
Please contact me to register your interest:
As run leader I will be carrying a mobile phone and a basic first aid kit. Runs are at a gentle to moderate pace and will start at a time around 30minutes, including warm up and cool down/stretching. The run will depend on the experience and fitness of the participants.