A series of free training sessions for entrants preparing for
the Perkins Great Eastern Run have been announced.
The sessions, which take place in the four
months leading up to the race, are designed to give a little extra
help to runners of all abilities. The training will be held at the
Peterborough Athletics track on Bishops Road near the Peterborough
Regional Swimming Pool.
Advance Performance have organised the sessions and every run
will be led by experienced runners and coaches from local running
Training sessions begin at 7pm with a warm up and runners will
be divided according to fitness and aspirations.
Annette Joyce, Head of Commercial Operations at Peterborough
City Council, said: “We’re now just three months away from the big
race and people are beginning to focus on their training. The great
thing about these sessions is not only are they free but they are
also suitable for all levels as people are divided into different
The FREE training dates are:
- Wednesday 11th July
- Wednesday 25th July
- Wednesday 8th August
- Wednesday 22nd August
- Wednesday 5th September
- Wednesday 19th September
- Wednesday 3rd October
No booking is required, just turn up on the night and be ready
to start the warm up at 7pm. Full changing and shower facilities
are provided at the venue.
The Perkins Great Eastern Run takes place on 14th
Further details about the training dates and a number of
downloadable training guides are available at PerkinsGreatEasternRun.co.uk.
You can also follow the race on Twitter.