From 0 to 5k Running Course

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This group-based running course is designed for the unsporties among us. The course gets participants off the sofa and teaches them to run 5k or for half an hour in just 6 weeks. The course improves participants’ mental and physical wellbeing and helps them to lead happier and healthier lives. The 6-week course costs are £50 per person. That’s only £4 per class.

Bring a friend and both of you get 10% off.

For more information or to book a place on the course please email info@upweget.com.

Course Content:

The course is designed to help absolute beginners or those who haven’t run in a while to get into running. The course is for people of all ages, sizes and abilities.

The course commits you to running 3 times per week: 2 group runs and 1 run by yourself.

We will begin with a mixture of running and walking and gradually but gently build up your fitness and strength.

Benefits:

Regular physical activity can decrease the risk of:

  • heart disease
  • type 2 diabetes
  • stroke
  • cancer such as colon and breast cancer
  • depression
  • dementia and Alzheimer’s disease

Exercise boosts:

  • self-esteem
  • mood
  • sleep quality
  • energy

Physical activity is also a great stress reliever and can protect against bone diseases such as osteoporosis.

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Course Teacher:

Dr Christina FuhrRun front ed is a certified leader in running fitness.

Christina is also a Sociologist at Cambridge University, whose expert knowledge about community building makes her a great running teacher.

Christina has a special interest in enabling people to change their lives for the better.

Dates and Times:

The next course starts on Tuesday the 27th of September 2016.

Group running sessions will take place Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6 p.m. starting for the most part from a location in central Cambridge.

The individual run should take place either on a Saturday or Sunday.

Week 1: 27th and 29th of September – plus we will do the first individual run together on Saturday at 9 a.m. to set you on your path.

Week 2: 4th and 6th of October

Week 3: 11th and 13th of October

Week 4: 18th and 20th of October

Week 5: 25th and 27th of October

Week 6: 1st and 3rd of November

Venue:

First Meeting Point: in front of Pizza Hut by Parker’s Piece.

19/21 Regent Street

Cambridge CB2 1AB

Costs:

£50. Join the program with a friend and both of you get 10% off.

Sign up: 

For more information or to book a place on the course please email us.