The beginners, slower group meets on Monday nights 6.15 p.m for 6.30 p.m. at Nunholm Sports Club.
Someone will have a chat with you to find out about your current fitness level, previous (if any) running experience, and ascertain what it is that you want to gain from coming to running club. You will then be paired up with a jogging, running partner, or depending on your experience, slotted into a supervised group. No one who comes to club is left to run alone.
For those new to running all you really need is a pair of well fitting, comfy trainers, preferably lace ups. Wear clothing appropriate to the weather i.e., T-Shirt and leggings or shorts for the summer, layers with a light waterproof jacket, hat and gloves for the winter. If you like bring some water with you, you can either carry it or leave it in a car ready for your return. If you like this running lark then you can opt for proper running shoes and more specialist clothing, there is plenty out there to choose from.
It is not necessary to immediately join the running club, just come along a few times and see if you like us, then decide. The Tuesday night session is rather more rigorous, suited to the already experienced runner, who can run for over 6 -7 miles. The Thursday night session is geared towards speedwork, and is suitable for all, as the leader structures the sessions to cater for runners of varying ability. This session is particularly good for building confidence.
If you come along on a Monday night just ask to be pointed in the direction of any one of the following people
- Margaret Gray
- Les Hill
- Stephen Mohan
- Susan Graham
who are regular Monday night people.