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 disclaimer 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. (Note: This is not a membership form, the membership form can only be found online and only need to be completed if you wish to become a member of the club)

Important

Important Notices

  • Our next beginner programme will start on 8th September 2021!

  • There is no need to pre book, just turn up on week one ready to run! See you soon!

  • The cost is either £30 up front for the 12 weeks, or £3 pay as you go (£1 for members)

  • Sorry but no new starters after week 3 (22/09/2021) .

  • Hi-visibility clothing and a head torch once the nights start drawing in is recommended to run!

  • 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.

COVID-19

  • Runners will not attend a training session if they have tested positive for COVID-19.

  • Runners should notify the club COVID-19 Officer (Nivette Chester) if they test positive for COVID-19 and have attended a recent club training session.

  • Runners must sign in with the Run Leader at the start of the session.

Training Schedule

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

Date

8th Sept

Loaction

Run Leaders

CW, LD, RW, JP

Week

Week 1 - Walk / Run

15th Sept

CW, LD, CL

Week 2 - Loop Back

22nd Sept

LD, CW, RW

Week 3 - Out & Back

29th Sept

CW, RW, JP

Week 4 - Hills

6th Oct

LD & RW

Week 5 - Intervals

13th Oct

CW & RW

Week 6 - Loop Back (3km)

20th Oct

CW & LD

Week 7 - Meet & Retreat

27th Oct

CW & RW

Week 8 - Out & Back

3rd Nov

RL

Week 9 - Indian File

10th Nov

RL

Week 10 - Loop Back (5km)

17th Nov

RL

Week 11 - Downhill Running

Saturday 21st Nov

RL

5k Graduation