5k and 10k: From Start to Finish
Everyone knows someone who has recently taken part in a 5k or 10k
charity run, and jogging and running are as popular as ever.
This accessible book is designed for those novice runners who plan
to take part in a 5k or 10k race - whether running, jogging or
even walking the course. In partnership with Cancer Research UK,
whose annual 'Race for Life' and Run '10k' events have become
incredibly popular, it contains a wealth of vital information.
the basics like starting training and what to wear, to staying
motivated and what to
do on race day, it offers friendly guidance to help novice runners
prepare for their race and enjoy themselves in the process. Graeme has
planned flexible training plans to suit all levels of fitness and
commitment as well as giving advice on avoiding injuries.
This is a
book for every runner: those taking part in one of the hundreds of
different charity events each year; people hoping to improve their
health or reduce their waistline; and those who simply want to get
round a course in one piece. Whatever the reader wants from their
race, this book will set them on the road to success.
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1 First things first
2 Dress to impress
3 Run to the beat
4 Preparing for training
5 Let the fun begin
6 Go Select your training timetable
7 Stretching to prevent injuries
8 Exercises to prevent injuries
9 Gofaster fuel
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