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:
In addition to weekly road and cross country runs (Spring/Summer) the following sessions are also available:
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 3 miles +.