Kit, Pace, Plan, Progress
So you’re a beginner? Or maybe you’ve failed the last attempt to get started with running?
Welcome to the world of running – the healthiest way to get fit and that’s official. And better, it’s really, really easy to do. Knowing how to start running is often more of a mental game than physical. A lot of people overthink the act instead of doing it! And whether it's early mornings or late evenings, it can be hard to find the motivation to run.
Getting started with running
Not sure how to start running? You are in fact ready now! It’s never too late to get started, no matter your level of physical fitness. If you want to know how to start running, then these simple steps are the perfect running guide for beginners.
- Kit…any training shoe will do to start with
- Pace…be ready to walk. In fact, we insist on it
- Plan…head out the door, walk 5min, run 1min, walk 10min, run 2min. Getting started with running is just about getting out the front door. Even if you only go for 5 minutes, you’re a runner!
- Progress…join us every week and we’ll get you from A to B easily and efficiently. RunTogether also have running groups across the country, and there are so many great benefits of running with a group.
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For more help on getting started with running check out our Tips & Advice page. You can also find out more on our group running and leader opportunities by browsing our website. Why not join one of our local running groups? It’s the best way to get active and meet new likeminded people! If you need any help with getting set up, contact us and we’ll be happy to help.