Couch to 5k week 2 review and plan for week 3

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Another amazing turnout for week 2 of the Couch to 5k course as we headed out to run/walk circuits of Charnwood Water.  Well done all - there was plenty of determination and enthusiasm - hills were conquered and no-one fell into the drink! Week 3 will see a change of venue as nights are drawing in - we will meet at Jubilee Park, Buckingham Drive, Thorpe Acre, Loughborough LE11 4TE (next to the bus stop), and will be running on well lit footpaths and roads (see map below).   There is plenty of parking available on Buckingham Drive and surrounding streets, but please park with consideration for local residents and car share where possible.  Additional car parking at Morrison's Supermarket/Gorse Covert Community Centre LE11 5RX (see map).  It is a 2 minute…
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Couch to 5k – week 1 review and plans for week 2!

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A massive well done to everyone who joined our first ever couch to 5km session. 92 wonderful people turned up, we hope you all make it back for next week! Essential information Homework - you need to get out two more times before next week - here's details of the homework and suggested apps and podcasts to support you:homework, apps and podcasts (word doc) A guide to buying shoes: choosing beginner running shoes guide (word doc) The full plan, if you missed it:couch to 5k plan(pdf) And in case you missed it... here are the registration forms to print, fill in and bring with you. registration form part 1 Run-England-reg-form-part-2-nov-13 Plan for next week - Wednesday 21st September at 18:30 prompt! We will meet again at the same place, the…
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Couch to 5km!

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Update 29th August - 60 people have signed up, don't be shy and come along, but please note the parking details below... please car share if you can or park nearby and walk. Beginners! Interested in running, but haven't yet found the confidence to join us? Come join our new free couch to 5km group. [caption id="attachment_726" align="alignnone" width="720"] Couch to 5k starts September 14th 2016[/caption] With POPLAR RUNNING CLUB supported by RUN ENGLAND Starts Wednesday, 14th September 2016 3M SPORTS GROUND, Leicester Road, Loughborough LE11 2AE (map and parking details below!) • Are you looking to get into running? • Don’t know how to take those first steps? The Couch to 5K programme is aimed primarily at people who are currently inactive or who find taking exercise difficult, although…
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