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Couch to 5K

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Always wanted to start running but don’t know where to start? Our Couch to 5K programmes could help you achieve your goal.

Couch to 5K is a programme aimed at getting non-runners from their couch to running 5km in just a few months. 

Taking place twice a week, the sessions are facilitated by fully qualified coaches, who provide participants with support, motivation and tailored plans to improve their ability to run.

Upcoming programmes:


Starts: 13 June 2017
Days: Tuesday & Thursday 7.30pm-8.30pm
Tel: 028 9034 0065
Cost: £2 per session
Ages: 16yrs+

pdf icon V36 Couch to 5K June 2017 Application Form (298Kb)

Crumlin Leisure Centre
Couch to 5K

Starts: 24 April 2017
Days: Monday 6.30pm-7.30pm
            Sunday 10am-11am
Tel: 028 9445 2733
Cost: £30 per block session - 6 week course, 2 sessions per week  
Ages: 16yrs+

Couch to 3K for Juniors
Starts: 18 May 2017
Days: Thursday 4.30pm-5.30pm
Tel: 028 9445 2733
Cost: £17.50 per block session - 7 week course 
Ages: 8-16yrs

For more information Email: [email protected]

Antrim Forum

Started: 23 January 2017
Duration: 12 weeks
Days: Monday & Wednesday 7pm-8pm
Tel: 028 9446 4131
Cost: £60 or £3 per session
Ages: 16yrs+

pdf icon Antrim Forum Couch to 5K Jan 2017 Application Form (298Kb)

Guidance Notes:

Do I Need To Be Fit Or Of A Certain Age?
No!  All fitness levels are welcome and participants must be aged 16 or over!

What Should I Wear And What Should I Bring?
Wear suitable outdoor running clothing and bring a water bottle.

Where Do I Go To?
Meet at reception at all locations (Valley Leisure Centre reception for V36) on the first night.

What Happens If It Rains?
This is an outdoor programme and will take place regardless of weather