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Couch to 5k Runner Interview

Week 4 Couch to 5k Interview with Cheltenham Beginner Runners

Couch to 5k Runners Wendy and Graeme discuss their tough Week 4 run. Watch this short video as former Beginner Runners Wendy and Graeme discuss their experience with our Couch to 5k plan.These two were in our slowest group and completed the plan in the toughest environment, running the hills, gravel, grass and heat of Cheltneham Race Course in […]

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Peter Baylis

Running for Weight Loss – A Revisited Beginner’s Story: Peter Baylis

If you’ve ever tried to lose weight and keep it off then you know what a challenge it can be. In this clip from our Beginner’s Running Workshop, Peter tells his story of running the Great North Run twice and the lessons he’s learned between then and joining Cheltenham Running Club’s Couch to 5k Programme.# […]

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The Beginners Workshop: Becoming a Runner

Do you struggle to make running a sustainable and motivating form of exercise? Starting to run can be hard work, with little reward. Learn why most people fail to succeed in running and how you can buck the trend.  We’ll discuss things like: how to become a runner how to eat to ensure a comfortable […]

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From Couch to 5k – The Journey of a Beginner Runner

I’m writing this post at week 11 of my first programme with Cheltenham Running Club. I’ve been in the 6kph group following the Couch to 5k programme and last night was my light-bulb moment. For what felt like the first time in my life, I experienced the true joy that running can bring. Everything felt good: my breathing; […]

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Running Fast or Not at All

Chris Parry, tells his story of running from an early age and finding Cheltenham Running Club. I ‘found’ running as a 7 year old, whilst competing at a local event which soon became the highlight of my school year. I looked forward to training with my sister at Penair, the local secondary school, which at […]

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