FREE Beginners Course April 2021

Commences Tuesday 27th April
Our beginners courses are aimed at adult (over 18) complete novice runners or those returning to running after a long absence. Some people refer to this type of course as a ‘Couch to 5k’. As a club we have been hosting these courses for over 11 years, and have had hundreds of successful completions.

The course includes 2 runs per week led by a UKA qualified Coach or/and Run leader, lasts 10 weeks, and will gradually build up to the final run the graduation 5k run.

An example of the course can be found by clicking here, this is just a typical guide and might be amended by the run leaders or coaches.

All of our run leaders are CiRF or LiRF qualified from UK Athletics and are DBS Checked. (Coach or Leader in Running Fitness)

By completing the below form you agree to the following;
(1) You have read the Code of Conduct for club members as explained in the Members Handbook
(2) You are declaring that you are fit and well to participate. You will participate at your own risk and declare that MK Lakeside Runners will not be liable for any injury or loss/damage to personal property.
(3) You agree to follow all the current COVID rules to ensure these runs can be held in a COVID secure environment

Once you have submitted the form you will be redirected to a Thank You page.

    If you are not automatically redirected click here

    *Please note MK Lakeside runners will not pass your details on without your express permission. Any details are held for the current membership year and will only be used in event of emergency.

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