Frequently Asked Questions

Not sure where to start? What to wear?

Below is a list of frequently asked questions to help you get started.

What are the benefits?

Running is a great exercise for cardio health, toning muscles and is also a good calorie burner so many people...

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Will it be too hard?

Let's be honest – some people do find running hard at first. Our beginners and Couch to 5k groups have...

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I’m not fast is that OK?

Speed is relative - we're here for all abilities but are specialists in supporting new or less confident runners. When...

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How do I book a session?

Look at 'Activities' to find a session and activity that suits you. There’s no need to book ahead, just turn...

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How long do sessions last?

A beginner or C25K session is under an hour. If you are training for a distance event you will obviously...

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How often should I run?

It's important for new runners to take enough rest between sessions so do be careful what you take on at...

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Can you help me train for a race?

In 2017 we helped over 100 people tackle a 10k, half marathon or even marathon for the first time –...

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What kit do I need?

Clothes that are comfortable, easy to move in and don't rub. Denim is right out! If you prefer long sleeves...

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What about shoes?

To start out running you only need comfortable cushioned sports shoes. If you get the bug and want to get...

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Will there be cake?

Lots of people ask this. We know some people run for cake. Some people run from cake. Cake's not a...

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