Everybody Active 2020 ‘ Road to Running Challenge’.

Following the massive success of the EBA Family 2k Challenge, we are now challenging you to join us on our virtual  Everybody Active ‘Road To Running’ programme.

We have two virtual running challenges –  5k and 8K run.

A 5k run which is targeted for beginners and those relatively new to running.


Our 8k challenge is looking to target those who have maybe completed a 5kand are now looking for the next challenge. The 8k challenge is perfect for those looking to complete a 10k or even a half marathon in the not too distant future!

We will guide you each step of the way for which ever challenge you choose with a weekly training programme. We will also provide expert advice on a variety of topics to help you achieve your goals including:


  • Getting most of your warm ups / cool downs


  • Effective stretching techniques for runners


  • Better nutrition, better running


Both training programmes  start on the 20th July.

The 5k virtual race will take place between the 29th August – 7th September

The 8k virtual race will take place between the 12th – 21st  September

All you have to do is follow the training schedule that will be shared on the Council’s leisure centre  Facebook pages and complete your race between the specified dates!

Participation is free but if you want to sign up for a T-shirt and medal the fee is £10 and the proceeds of this will be going to the Mayor’s Charity, Aurora Counselling.

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