We cannot wait to see you all at the park for the Winter Program! A massive warm welcome awaits all our new participants for our Winter Couch to 5K, Sport Walking, Social and Progression Run Groups! Ben Smith This program is dedicated to Ben Smith (see cover photo with his wife Gail) who was a…Continue readingInfo For Winter Plan Starting 31/01/22
Schedule The next plan begins on Mon 31st January 2022 and ends with the Celebration Event on Thu 31st March 2022. The venue is Witton Park, Blackburn. We meet in the C25K compound which is just off the main car park at Witton Park Arena. Monday at 7pm (C25K, Social Run, Sport Walking, Progression Groups)…Continue readingTeams announced for the January 2022 programme!
January 2022 Programme What’s on? Couch to 5K | Sport Walking | 5KM Social Running | 5KM to 10KM Progression Groups Meeting Times Monday and Thursday at 7pm You can find details of where we meet here. Schedule 31/01/2022 – Week 1 07/02/2022 – Week 2 14/02/2022 – Week 3 21/02/2022 – Week 4 28/02/2022…Continue readingRegister for the January 2022 Blackburn Couch to 5K Programmes
Hello all! I’m writing this post from home as I’m having to isolate again. This time it’s me that’s tested positive for Covid. It ends at midnight on Sat 6th November – I guess the 2021 final celebrations just weren’t meant to be for me and I’m so sorry I can’t be there for your…Continue readingCelebration Day – Sat 6/11/21
Exciting Volunteering Opportunities We’re looking to recruit a small number of volunteers who would be willing to take on the following responsibilities at each Blackburn Couch to 5K session: – Set out flags, cones and equipment from the container (located on site) according to the event site plan Ensure that there are sufficient run leaders…Continue readingVolunteer Couch to 5K Site Coordinator(s) Required
It’s that time of year when we must now insist that all our participants at Blackburn Couch to 5K wear some high visibility clothing for every session. It is with massive regret, but we will have to turn people away that don’t have any. High-visibility clothing, or hi-vis as its better known, is a form…Continue readingHi Visibility Clothing
Schedule The next plan begins on Mon 6th Sept 2021 and ends with the Celebration Event on Sat 6th Nov 2021. The venue is Witton Park, Blackburn. We meet in the C25K compound which is just off the main car park at Witton Park Arena. Monday at 7pm (C25K, Social Run, Sport Walking, Progression Groups)…Continue readingTeams announced for the Sept 2021 programme!
We Still Need More Run Leaders, Walk Leaders and Volunteers 🙏 Thanks so much to everybody that’s already volunteered, it’s massively appreciated. From Mon 6th Sept we will be back down at the park every Monday and Thursday for 9 weeks. If you could give a little help as a Leader or Volunteer it would…Continue readingBlackburn Couch to 5K Starts Again Next Month!
Sept 2021 Programme What’s on? Couch to 5K | Sport Walking | 5KM Social Running | 5KM to 10KM Progression Groups Meeting Times Monday and Thursday at 7pm You can find details of where we meet here. Schedule 06/09/21 – Week 1 13/09/21 – Week 2 20/09/21 – Week 3 27/09/21 – Week 4 04/10/21…Continue readingRegister for the Sept 2021 Blackburn Couch to 5K Programmes
Volunteers, Leaders, Walkers and Runners Couch to 5k will not be affected by the recent government guidance which suggested that non essential travel in and out of Blackburn was prohibited. This guidance has now been withdrawn. Blackburn coronavirus: No new restrictions LANCASHIRE’S public health bosses yesterday said people in Blackburn with Darwen and Burnley were…Continue readingCouch to 5K not affected by any new restrictions