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DISCOVER THE PROVEN 5-STEP METHOD Beginner RUNNERS ARE USING TO GET STARTED IN RUNNING WITHOUT THE FEAR OF BEING TOO SLOW, OVERWEIGHT OR UNFIT.

WE'RE LOOKING FOR 20 CHELTENHAM RESIDENTS to TRIAL our next BEGINNER'S WEEK AND MEET OTHERS AT THE START OF THEIR JOURNEY...

IF THAT'S YOU, book a coach call BELOW WHICH COULD CHANGE YOUR LIFE.

Beginner's week starts on Monday THE 17th OF may

14
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07
Hours
18
Minutes
52
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20 SPACES LEFT as of 26 Jun 2022

DOES THIS WORK?

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Trepidation Be Gone

I started with some trepidation as a couch potato in Jan 2017 and by the end of March I had done my first Park Run (5km).

I continued running throughout 2017 as a stress buster and the club coach, Conor Graham, helped me with my technique and stamina.

Now at the beginning of 2018 I am working towards my first Half Marathon. Completely unbelievable and I would have given up a long time ago without Cheltenham Running Club.

Highly recommended.

Andy Sawers
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"improving my speed and endurance in a careful and gradual way..."

I highly recommend Conor's training squads. I've been a keen occasional runner for a few years, and had run a few 10ks and half marathons.

This year I was determined to get some structure in my training and see what I could achieve at the Cheltenham Half with a proper training plan. I hadn't done much training in the months before joining Conor's programme and was pretty unfit.

I've found the structure of the training plan to be excellent in improving my speed and endurance in a careful and gradual way over several months, without risking the injuries I've had in the past when I've suddenly increased mileages.

The combination of the interval runs with their lung-busting fast kilometers, good paced tempo runs and sensibly paced long runs has transformed my fitness. The improvement in performance has been really good too - I'm running 18ks at a faster pace than I ran a 5k at the start of the programme, and have beaten my 10k pb from several years ago.

What I find amazing is that I now think of going out for a 10k as a short run! Being part of a squad really helps with motivation too, when you might otherwise find an excuse not to go out for that long run in the British rain or holiday heat, and Conor's support and advice has been great as well.

I'm looking forward to the Cheltenham Half, and continuing to get much more out of my running.

Simon MacDonald
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Joined Couch to 5k in Lockdown!

I joined CRC in lockdown 3 as I set myself the challenge of completing Couch to 5k! With the support of Conor and my fellow C25K squad members, the useful Zoom calls and training videos I did it! I'm now in the Summer Squad working my way towards 10K and love the support and encouragement of running with others now we can! Everyone in the club is super supportive and the comments you get in the Facebook group really help to motivate you. Who would have thought I would be running 3 times a week and why did I leave it until my 50s to do so!!!

Louise Tarling
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I never thought I would say that running can be fun, but it really can be

I joined CRC as a wannabe runner on the Couch to 5k squad. Being part of a running community has been a massive support to me. I go out with other runners of a similar ability and we develop together, encouraging, motivating and supporting each other.

We're quite a sociable bunch!

It's made the difference between me looking for excuses to not go out for a run and actually looking forward to it. Conor (Head Coach at CRC) is good at helping to keep us all moving forward and working on injury prevention, recovery and training.

I never thought I would say that running can be fun, but it really can be, Go ahead join us.

Andy Pritchard
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A Social Couch to 5k Programme with Loads of Guidance

I am currently doing the couch to 5k, I love the social side of it, having others to motivate me and also getting all the information every week about any problems I have, and what the week plan is.

Paula Aitchison

BEGINNER'S WEEK STARTS ON MONDAY THE 17th OF May

14
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07
Hours
18
Minutes
43
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STILL NOT CONVINCED?

BEGINNER'S WEEK STARTS ON MONDAY THE 21ST OF SEPTEMBER

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IMPORTANT: Legal Disclaimers

We don’t believe in get fit quick programs. We believe in hard work, adding value and serving others. And that’s what our programs are designed to help you do. As stated by law, we can not and do not make any guarantees about your own ability to get results with our ideas, information, programs or strategies. We don’t know you and, besides, your results in life are up to you. Agreed? We’re here to help by giving you our greatest strategies to move you forward, faster. However, nothing on this page or any of our websites or emails is a promise or guarantee of future success. Any results showcased here, or on any of our sites or emails, are simply projections or past results, and should not be considered exact, actual or as a promise. If you have questions, email conor@cheltenhamrunning.co.uk