Every year thousands of people take part in Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life at Stoneleigh Park for many different reasons - even those who are not so fit.
In the run-up to this year’s event, which takes place on Sunday July 17 and will include 5k and 10k distances, personal trainer Allison Harding is offering people free coaching to help them prepare for it.
Allison, who works for the Stratford-based Zig Zag Women’s Fitness and Motivation weigh loss programme, said: “5k can be a challenging distance if you are not prepared.
“I encourage anyone taking part to prepare by starting their training around now, so they have plenty of time to build up their distance gradually.”
She suggested training up to three times a week, starting off with a mixture of jogging and walking, and doing body weight strength exercises as well.
Anyone who registers for the Race for Life can attend a free training and nutrition week with Zig Zag.
To sign up, visit raceforlife.cancerresearchuk.org
To find out more about the free training from Allison, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 07780 513558.