Redway Runners have a number of courses aimed at runners who want to move to the next milestone distance, 10k, half-marathon or marathon. We have developed structured training programmes to help you achieve your goals.
- 5k to 10K
- 10K to Half marathon
- Half to Full Marathon
*** Moving Up to Half Marathon 2023 ***
This course starts 18th September 2023 and is for runners who are comfortable with the 10k distance, with the aim to complete the MK Winter Half Marathon in 2023 (or similar event). This course will be set sessions looking at building running skills and endurance up the distance in a fun and friendly environment.
We will be following a structured 12-week training plan with up to 5 or 6 activities each week, and our team will be leading weekly sessions to support you and help develop as a runner, in a friendly group environment. Other training activities can be undertaken alone, within the group or within the Club structure.
We will add you to your own Facebook group and provide you with weekly updates, support, advice and hopefully a bit of fun, along the way.
To book this course log in to your Redway Runners profile and select the course (Moving Up to Half Marathon, Autumn 2023) from the events. You can do this via your account. log-in at: https://app.loveadmin.com/Login/2BA4A302403BD3AEE99421B64A7583FC.htm
Who are my run leads?
This course will be led by, Sean O’Leary (CiRF) and Peter Bennet (CiRF).
I want to register two places on the course?
Both people need to register in their own name, so we know who we have on our courses
Where and when are we meeting?
Tuesday interval sessions will be fully supported as part of the regular Club Tuesday 18:00 intervals
Sunday group runs will start from various locations around Milton Keynes, starting at 9:00am. Sessions are likely to include some trail running as well as running on Redways.
You will be notified in advance of changes to the scheduled group session day.
How far will I have to run?
The sessions are usually measured over time rather than distance and the sessions length shall change as the weeks progress. You will always be given notice of the change in sessions.
How far should I be able to run at the start of the course?
You will need to be comfortable with the 10k distance at the start of this course.
You will work at your own pace and we shall be building up the distance. All runs will operate with a loop back process so nobody will be left behind. The only pace requirement is imposed by the 15min/mile from most marathon events.
Please note that there should be no medical reason which would make running dangerous for you and if in doubt please ask your GP before attending.
What is involved in the course?
The course will be introducing running skills through Interval, Hill and Fartlek sessions, through supported weekly coached sessions, as well as developing running endurance through Sunday group running sessions.
Within the plan, we will be encouraging Yoga, Pilates and Core Training sessions.
At the end what can I hope for?
Hopefully, you will be able to complete a 2023 autumn/winter half marathon. You will need to secure your own entry.
What do I need?
A pair of running trainers, some comfortable trousers and a drink. If the weather is bad you will need appropriate clothing to keep you warm/dry
I am not a Redway Runners member can I do the course?
The course is for Redway Runners members, so you would need to join, but membership is just a bargain £5 to the 31 March, so join up then book a place.