Athletics NI Couch to 5k Workshop 2019

03 June 2019

Athletics NI Couch to 5k Workshop 2019

Athletics NI will be hosting a Couch 2 5k workshop on Wednesday 26th June 2019 in the Newry Leisure Centre.

This workshop aims to address the needs of local councils, clubs, coaches and other program facilitators regarding the successful organisation of a Couch to 5K programme. 

The workshop will being promptly at 7.00pm in the Meeting Room 4 of Newry Leisure Centre concluding at 9.00pm on Wednesday 26th June 2019.

Running Participation Officer Allister Woods will discuss registration process, maximising exposure, recruitment of running leaders, progressing the programme and the pathway for running participants.  Allister will also explain how objectives and targets of the Couch to 5K programmes vary based on the needs of the group.

The workshop will allow facilitators, coaches and clubs to familiarise themselves with the organisation of safe facilities, graduation events and develop links to local running groups or clubs prior to establishing their own Couch to 5K Programmes.  Coaches will be provided with a case study of a successful Couch 2 5k Programme.

Click here to register for this workshop.