Beginner Run Sessions

Beginner Run Sessions

Beginner Run Sessions - New Dates for 2016

Now you have signed up to the Winchester Half Marathon race on Sunday 25 September 2016, why not join us for the 9 beginner running sessions to get you started on your campaign.

These sessions are designed to gently introduce you to running in a comfortable, controlled and enjoyable way.  The 5K training programme takes you through the process at a pace that you can cope with and will enable you to build up so that after Christmas you are ready to take on the 5K to 10K or Half Marathon challenge in time for the race next year.




9 Beginner Run Sessions are as follows:

  • October - Sunday 11th, Sunday 18th & Sunday 25th
  • November - Sunday 1st, Sunday 8th, Saturday 14th, Sunday 22nd & Sunday 29th
  • December - Sunday 6th & Saturday 12th which will be the final run at 5K Park Run   

These sessions will  be run by qualified Run Leaders and will start at 0830. They will last for approximately an hour. The meeting point is The Hawthorns Cafe which is situated in the Hawthorns Urban Wildlife Centre, The Common, Southampton SO15 7NN. You can park in Cemetery Road where there is an entrance to The Common.  The coaches will be easily identifiable wearing high vis running jackets with 'Run Leader' on the front.

Sign up today to receive the following:

  • An introduction to running to help you achieve the 10K or Half Marathon goal
  • Qualified Run Leaders
  • Valuable advice 
  • 9 enjoyable and fun sessions
  • A chance for your to meet some friendly faces
  • Free training t-shirt
  • All for just £29.99



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Get in touch

If you have any enquiries, feel free to get in touch by sending us an email or calling us on 02380 254721.