2017 Couch to 5k – final graduation

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5 runners from Poplar Running Clubs 2017 Couch to 5k course graduated at Rushcliffe Parkrun on 24th June 2017 - Congratulations to them all! What a success our 2017 C25k course has been - 73 runners have graduated and many are now running regularly on club nights as a result. A huge thank you is due to every club member that helped with running the course.  
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2017 Couch to 5k Graduation

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On Saturday 3rd June a further 56 runners graduated from the C25k course at Rushcliffe Parkrun. We were blessed with a warm, sunny summer morning with a light breeze - just perfect for running. It was an emotional and exciting morning - there were lots of happy faces (and a few tears of relief and joy!). Afterwards certificates of completion were presented by Lee Dawson (Club Chairman), prior to celebrating with the graduation cake. Thanks to all Run Leaders and volunteers and the participants for making it such a happy occasion!                    
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Couch to 5k Week 9

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Many congratulations to our runners who completed their first 5k run on Thursday 1st June. Several members are unable to attend the graduation Parkrun on 3rd June - and received their graduation certificates - well done all!                         
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Couch to 5k: Week 7 (and plans for week 8)

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C25k participants had their first taste of 'trail' running for the first session of week 7, completing a 25 minute run in Garendon Park and along Blackbrook Way back to Jubilee Park. Despite a downpour, everyone enjoyed the route through the beautiful countryside, and all completed the session in good form! For Week 8 on Thursday 25th May, we return to road running, meeting in High Street, Quorn (outside Quorn School Rooms & opposite The Quorndon Fox, LE12 8DT) for a 5 minute walk, then 28 minutes of running. Free parking is available at Station Road car park LE12 8BP (just around the corner). Why not join us for a social drink at The Quorndon Fox after the run?  The manager has kindly given permission for those staying for a drink to…
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