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Cheltenham Half Marathon

Cheltenham Half Marathon Squad Member Interview: Carolyn, Zakia and Nicky

Watch this interview with three of our successful Cheltenham Half Marathon Squad members.  Carolyn, Zakia and Nicky absolutely smashed their first Half Marathon after joining our first Cheltenham Half Marathon training Squad. Each year we take on a new group of members looking to beat a previous time or run their first half marathon. […]

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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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How to Run Faster

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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