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Couch to 5km

Couch to 5k course

An eight week course for total running beginners looking to steadily progress to running 5k.

  • Available to all
  • Instructor led learning from experienced coaches
  • 8 week course, with one session per week

Course prices

Couch to 5k £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.

What you'll learn

Couch to 5k

  • The correct way to warm up and cool down to reduce the chance of injury
  • Correct running form and technique to maximise potential
  • Steadily increase the amount of time you spend running to 30 minutes
  • Chance to take part in a local parkrun with the running leader and fellow runners
  • You'll be encouraged to repeat the weekly session or add addititonal fitness training in your own time to increase your general fitness levels
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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