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Discounted course – apply now!

A Leadership in running Fitness course course is happening on Thursday 12th May at Osterley Sports and Athletics Centre .  It’s from 9am – 5pm and the cost can be really cheap if you apply to the Mayors Legacy Fund (just a quick spreadsheet!):
75% off – £22.50 with 20 hours of volunteering
50% off – £45.00 with 15 hours of volunteering
25% off – £67.50 with 10 hours of volunteering
Full Cost – £90.00

You don’t have to be a runner to do this course, just enthusiasm to lead others. It is a good opportunity to improve your fitenss and help others to do the same.
The club already have a few beginner sessions going on so you wouldn’t have to commit to doing every week.

Course Information:
Who should go on this course?
If you have an interest in running for fitness and you’d like to lead a group, then this is the course for you.
How many days will it take?
One day, with no assessment.
What will I learn?
The course will focus on the safe organisation of achievable and progressive running activity and how to lead a group of runners of varying ability.
Topics covered include:
·         The barriers that stop people from taking up running, and how a leader can make a difference for them.
·        How to plan sessions and deliver a safe and fun warm up and a cool down.
·        Demonstration and supervision of effective stretching
·        The different types of activity that can make running varied and enjoyable.
·        Helping runners to set and achieve SMARTER goals.

What will I be able to do?
The course is designed to prepare you to provide a safe and enjoyable running experience for young people over 12 years of age and adults of any ability, size or shape. You may lead a group for your club and register with the Run in England to deliver to new runners. Your qualification will provide you with insurance to lead a group within the limits of the course content.  Leadership in Running Fitness will be accepted as a prerequisite course for the Running Coach qualification.

For more information and to book your place contact:Jess Weaver (Athletics Development Officer)Mobile: 07850 913468Email:jweaver@isleworthsyon.hounslow.sch.uk