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We’re Back On 5th September 2022!

Get Fit For FREE At Blackburn Couch to 5K Calling all runners and walkers! Please make sure that you complete the Registration Form for our next FREE program. It runs from Mon 5th Sept until Sat 12th November 2022. >>REGISTER NOW!Continue readingWe’re Back On 5th September 2022!

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Leader Positions Are Full But We Still Need Volunteers

Updated 12th August 2022 We’ve had an absolutely amazing response to the appeal for leaders and volunteers and are in a really enviable position with just over 3 weeks to go before the start of the next program. There are a number of volunteer positions we would still like to fill and these are highlighted…Continue readingLeader Positions Are Full But We Still Need Volunteers

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Can You Be Like Nickie?

Nickie O’Hara Once upon a time I was a champion sprinter. The day before the England trials I got knocked over by a car and during my recovery period I discovered boys and smoking; my running career was all but over. Fast forward 26 years, three children, two grandchildren and a huge weight gain later……Continue readingCan You Be Like Nickie?

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Run Leaders, Walk Leaders and Volunteers Needed! 5th Sept to 12th Nov 2022!

Blackburn Couch to 5K – Appeal for Coordinators, Leaders and Volunteers 5th Sept to 12th Nov 2022 Can you help to fill the vacancies? Apply now IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Run/walk leaders are solely responsible for ensuring that cover is provided in their absence.  You will liaise with your co-run leaders and volunteers to ensure that the…Continue readingRun Leaders, Walk Leaders and Volunteers Needed! 5th Sept to 12th Nov 2022!

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Info For Winter Plan Starting 31/01/22

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

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Teams announced for the January 2022 programme!

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!

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Register for the January 2022 Blackburn Couch to 5K Programmes

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

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Celebration Day – Sat 6/11/21

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

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Volunteer Couch to 5K Site Coordinator(s) Required

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

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Hi Visibility Clothing

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