Leeds Dock in Hunslet is the venue a new lunchtime running group. Run Leader John Fielding explains: “The group is aimed at people that have never run before, or have not run for a long time. Couch To 5k (C25K) is an ideal way of starting your running journey or
I started the Couch to 5K with the, all female, South Leeds Sisters running club in January 2019. I found everyone friendly on arrival. We did an easy warm up before starting the first session. I was pleasantly surprised what a gentle start that first week was. Unfortunately I was
South Leeds Sisters, the all women running club, are launching a new ‘Couch to 5K’ course to help people get more active. Couch To 5K was developed by the NHS and is a proven nine week programme which will take you from doing little or no exercise to running 5 kilometres.
Congratulations to South Leeds Lakers who picked up Club of the Year for Yorkshire and Humberside at the England Athletics awards ceremony earlier this week. They were nominated by club member Sharon Mann who attended the event at Kings Croft Hotel in Pontefract with 5 other members of the Lakers. The group were
Did you make a New Year’s resolution to get fitter this year, but haven’t quite managed to get started? There are three groups in South Leeds waiting to help you get off the couch and start running. Don’t worry, there are no drill sergeants demanding the impossible. These are supportive
The South Leeds Lakers running club is inviting people who have never run before to come to a series of training sessions designed just for them. The ‘Couch to 5K’ (C25K) programme is a 9-week course of 30-minute exercise sessions which the Lakers is putting on free of charge to
I don’t know about you, but I loved the Olympics and the Paralympics. I wasn’t really interested in Team GB, but each individual athlete was an inspiration. Did the events leave a legacy? Well looking at the still closed South Leeds Sports Centre it doesn’t seem likely. But then again,