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Virtual couch to 5k

Learn to
run 5k

Couch to 5k course

A five week course for total running beginners looking to steadily progress to running 5k.

Listen in to sessions on Facebook led by an instructor whilst you run. Get instructions and advice whilst you run to help up your ability.

Buddy up with a friend from your own household and challenge yourself to run 5K by the end of term.

When, where and who

Sessions will take place virtually by an instructor through Facebook live events.

How to join


Like our Warwick Sport running and walking Facebook group so you're ready to join in with the sessions.

Get ready

Get ready to run, have your phone and headphones set and join the live event on Facebook.


Run whilst listening to our instructor who will guide you through form and technique.


Chat with our friendly running community and feel inspired to run further than you’ve ever done before.

Session dates

All sessions take place at 1.00pm

  • Friday 14 November 2020
  • Tuesday 17 November 2020
  • Friday 20 November 2020
  • Tuesday 24 November 2020
  • Friday 27 November 2020
  • Tuesday 1 December 2020
  • Friday 4 December 2020
  • Tuesday 8 December 2020
  • Friday 11 December 2020

Missed a session?

Don’t worry – we’ll post the event on the Facebook group after each session so you can catch up in your own time.

What you’ll learn

  • The correct way to warm up and cool down to reduce injury.
  • Correct running form and technique.
  • Steadily increase the amount of time you spend running to 30 minutes.
  • Encouragement to repeat the weekly session or add additional fitness training to increase your general fitness levels.