Beginner BADGERS

Wednesday 18:30 - 19:30

For anyone new to running, Beginner BADGERS carefully support you as you train for your first 5 km run, it will teach you about warming up, cooling down, stretching and much more. The RunLeaders will guide you as you run further each week, with useful tips, whilst providing friendly support and motivation. Children must be at least 12 years old or older to take part at BADGERS.

  • Warming up - why we do it?
  • Different ways to train
  • Cooling down
  • Stretches - why they are so important!
  • Clothing - what to wear?
  • Safety
  • Trainers
  • Cross-training - what is it?
Are you thinking about joining us? If you can ahead of your first session please download this form and bring the completed form with you. Don't worry if you can't the Run Leaders will have a copy you can fill out on you first session.


Important

Important Notices

  • The next Beginner BADGER Programme will start on the 10th January 2018 in Atherstone.
  • There is no prebooking, just turn up on week one ready to run.
  • Please arrive at 18:15 on week one, to give you time to complete some paperwork.
  • (alternatively you can download the form and bring the completed form with you)
  • You can pay £20.00 up front for the full programme or £2.00 per week.
  • Hi-visibility clothing and head torch are ESSENTIAL to run! Your RunLeader may not let you run without them.
  • Please make sure you are well hydrated prior to the session, especially in warmer weather.
  • Please keep to the paths where available, be mindful and give way to pedestrians.
  • If running on roads please be aware of traffic and run in single file towards oncoming vehicles.
  • Taking part in the sessions is done so at your own risk.
  • Please park legally and sensibly at all times.

Training Schedule

What is planned over the next few weeks of the 12 week course

Date Location Venue RunLeader Time Plan
10th January 2018 Atherstone Woolpack Way Carpark CW, KT, PW, JP, LD, AA 18:15 - 19:30 Week 1
17th January 2018 Atherstone Woolpack Way Carpark KT, MB, CW, JP, AA, RB 18:30 - 19:30 Week 2
24th January 2018 Atherstone Woolpack Way Carpark PW, CW, JP, AA 18:30 - 19:30 Week 3
31st January 2018 Atherstone Woolpack Way Carpark KT, PW, AP, LD, AA, RB 18:30 - 19:30 Week 4
7th February 2018 Atherstone Woolpack Way Carpark PW, CW, AP, JP  18:30 - 19:30 Week 5
14th February 2018 Atherstone Woolpack Way Carpark KT, JK, LD, AA  18:30 - 19:30 Week 6
21st February 2018 Atherstone Woolpack Way Carpark CW, AP, JP, RB  18:30 - 19:30 Week 7
28th February 2018 Atherstone Woolpack Way Carpark   18:30 - 19:30 Week 8
7th March 2018 Atherstone Woolpack Way Carpark   18:30 - 19:30 Week 9
14th March 2018 Atherstone Woolpack Way Carpark   18:30 - 19:30 Week 10
21st March 2018 Atherstone Woolpack Way Carpark   18:30 - 19:30 Week 11
Saturday 24th March 2018 Kingsbury Water Park Parkrun   8:30am 5K Graduation