Thursday Club Run
Skelmersdale Running Club has 4 running groups.
Social running is the practice of running in a group or with others for the purpose of social interaction.
Group 1: Is Couch to 5K graduate group.
This group has a nice easy pace that enables our graduates to slowly build up their distance and experience a range of different running terrains.
This group runs for 2 months post C25K to help participants integrate into the club. After which they join Group 2.
Group 2: Is our 8k-10k starter group.
This group has a nice easy pace that enables people to progress from 5K to 10K.
Runners are lead on various terrains including hills to build up stamina. This group has plenty of stops along the route for photos and a rest.
On a Thursday night Group 2 will run approximately 4 to 4.5miles in 60 minutes.
Group 3: Is our progression 8k-10k group.
This group has a pace that enables people to start to improve their speed and endurance over the different terrains offered during a run.
Runners are lead on various terrains including hills to build up stamina. This group has several stops along the route for photos and a rest.
On a Thursday night Group 3 will run approximately 5 to 5.5miles in 60 minutes.
Group 4: Is our progressive 10k+ group.
This group has a pace for runners who have completed 10k races under 55 minutes.
Whilst this group maybe the fastest group it still operates via the same SCR rule of leave no one behind and support your fellow runners. Members from Group 3 who take the step up are met with support and encouragement.
This group utilises local STRAVA spots as opportunity to run off some energy and back a few crowns.
On a Thursday night Group 3 will run approximately 6 to 6.5miles in 60 minutes.
Where do you meet?
We meet every Thursday at 18:45
at the Plough and Harrow, Ormskirk Road, Up Holland, Skelmersdale, WN8 0AA
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