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5km to 10km

5k to 10k course

A running course designed to gradually work you up to running 10k in 8 weeks.

  • Available to anyone able to comfortably run a continuous 5k
  • Progress through distances from 5k-10k
  • Instructor led learning from experienced coaches
  • 8 week course, with one session per week
  • Add on injury prevention physiotherapy session

Course prices

5k to 10k £35.00
Injury prevention session £35.00

Useful information

  • Meet outside the Sports and Wellness Hub on the University of Warwick campus, view on map.
  • Course price includes access to showers and changing facilities.
  • Wear comfortable clothing and a decent pair of running shoes. Remember to dress for the weather.
  • Make sure to bring a drink along with you.
  • You are encouraged to repeat the weekly session, or add additional fitness training, in your own time to increase general fitness levels.

Suitable for

  • Suitable for those who may have attended our 8 week Couch 2 5K course or can comfortably run a continuous 5k
  • The course will progress through distance from 5k-10k over the eight weeks.

What you'll learn

5k to 10k

  • Running techniques such as uphill running, downhill running, tempos and fartlek.
  • The correct way to warm up and cool down and other key considerations for injury prevention.
  • Recovery strategies for running, including key stretching and rolling tips. Correct running form and technique to maximise potential and reduce the chance of injury
  • Correct running form and technique to maximise potential and reduce the chance of injury
  • How to steadily increase the amount of time spent running up to 10k

Injury prevention session

  • Warm up and running drills
  • Key considerations for injury prevention
  • Recovery strategies for running including key stretching and foam-rolling tips
  Day First session Last session Time Book online
5k to 10k Wednesday 21 October 2020 10 December 2020 5.30pm - 6.30pm

Coming soon

Injury prevention session tbc tbc tbc tbc

Want to know more?

If you have a question or want to know more about a course, please get in touch.

Email warwicksport at warwick dot ac dot uk