Join us this Summer for training runs, guidance and support, and enjoy the experience with others taking part!

The course will start on Monday 8th July 6.45pm & Wednesday 10th July 6pm & will continue for 8 weeks (plus a recovery/preparation week & race build up on the week of the race)

The training will be led by experienced runner & coach Luke Adams, with 18 years of experience of running/coaching half marathons & best time of 1 hour & 10 minutes for the Great North Run.

The course is open to non members & guests too, but we do ask that you are comfortable running up to 5km / 3.1 mile distance).

People of abilities & paces are welcome to join. Whether you’re running 5 minute miles or 15 minute miles, we’re happy to help you progress at your own pace & get in shape to enjoy the event.

What to Expect from the course

* A warm welcome from Luke, the run leaders and others taking part

* A positive & supportive team spirit to help each other to stay motivated each week and celebrate everyones achievements

* Run along beautiful and varied routes along the coastline

* Practise on sections of the Great North Run route

* Friendly advice & support from others taking part in the event. Keep in touch and meet on weekends.

* Insight from experienced local runners

* Advice for on the day & preparation. Guidance on clothing, footwear, nutrition + any questions that you may have.

* Access to additional training runs if you wish to join in & a pathway to progress your running after the GNR.

* Discounts for local running stores & online

*Travel up together on the morning of the Great North Run & share the experience. Join us for a beer & a social at the finish line with everyone.

How does it work?

The course will start with a warm welcome & chat, a light introductory running week and a chance to meet everyone joining in.

Mondays will start at 6.45pm with a focus on running technique, hill training & improving your pace. Meeting point will be along the seafront.

Wednesdays will start at 6pm with a focus on building up your running distances from 3 miles up to 10 miles+ and a chance to practice on sections of the route. Meeting point will be along the seafront.

Luke will arrange a chat with you to discuss your current fitness and experience to help you to get the most from the course and your Great North Run.

The 8 week course (9 weeks including the GNR week) is £48.

To book your place…

Step 1. Email or message the RES Facebook/Instagram page with your full name, any medical info & emergency contact details.

Step 2. The £48 Payment can be made to the Run Eat Sleep account below with your surname as a reference.

Lloyds Bank
Name – Run Eat Sleep
Sort – 30 98 97
Account – 13044562

Step 3. The training plans/locations etc for the week ahead will be sent out in our online community which you’ll be invited to join before the course starts. Luke will also arrange a chat with you before starting to discuss your current fitness & experience to help you to progress forward.

Thank you for supporting Run Eat Sleep.