If you currently are able to run 2,3 or 4 miles and would like to work towards doing a 10K race then this training plan may be a useful guide:
Strength & Conditioning Circuit (S&C) – indoor circuit session focused on activities to build strength and conditioning for running. Suitable for all distance runners & walkers including beginners.
Grass Track – outdoor coached session running round a grass track doing efforts based on distance or speed. Suitable for all distance runners & walkers including beginners.
Timed Run/Walk – a series of opportunities to be timed over a 2 or 3 mile route. The aim is to try and improve time over the course of the autumn/winter. Uses same route each time. Suitable for all runners & walkers able to do 2 miles.
Paced Run (PR) – a group road run which starts with 1 mile gentle run, then into a 1 mile at pace (running as individuals), re-group and then 1 mile recovery back to base. Uses same route each time. Suitable for those able to run 4 miles +.
Hill Session - Interval session suitable for all abilities including walkers, covering approximately 3 miles. Either meet at the green bus stop just in front of the little grass green on Green Lane at 6.30pm. There is ample parking on Green lane, the jog to the hill is around a mile so this option will add a couple of miles to your session. Or meet directly opposite the hill up to the Mill 6.30pm as I drive straight down and lead There is limited parking
Priory Road Session - Interval session suitable for all abilities including walkers, covering approximately 3 miles. 6.30pm start. Meet at the 30/40 mph sign as you are leaving Cottingham, this is directly opposite the entrance to the crematorium. There is a small amount of parking available in the lay bys on the road or park closer to Cottingham and jog/walk down. This session is on an open foot/cycle path so please wear high vis.