Training advice

Whether you're running your first 5k, or aiming for a PB in the half marathon, it's helpful to start with a training plan to keep you on track.  In partnership with a running specific trainer and coach, we've created various training plans to help you prepare for Run Reigate.

Training plans

 

Beginner's 5k plan      Beginner's 10k plan       Beginner's half marathon plan     Improver's half marathon plan

 

Train with others

If you’re serious about getting fitter and improving your times it’s also worth thinking about joining a local running club.  The expert knowledge and social aspect of training with others will help keep you motivated.

Here are some of our local favourites:

Great Outdoor Fitness, based in Reigate and Cheam is for anyone interested in getting moving in a sociable, motivating class in the world's biggest gym, the Great Outdoors...

There's a fantastic selection of classes available with something for everyone, including fitness, running, strength, boxing and netball.  For more information and to sign up for a free trial, please visit www.greatoutdoorfitness.com

Horley Harriers

Horley Harriers is the first official running club of Horley, welcoming and encouraging all running levels and abilities.

Training sessions are every Monday and Thursday, meeting at 6.15pm for a 6:30pm start at Horley Leisure Centre (Court Lodge Road, Horley, RH6 8SP).  For more information please visit their blogspot or Facebook page.

Reigate Ladies/Mens Joggers

Reigate Joggers is a non-competitive running group for adults of all abilities. They cater for complete beginners and regular runners and are a totally inclusive group welcoming all ages from 16 years upwards.  Whether you want to learn how to run, complete your first race or just enjoy the company of others when running, there is something for everyone!

Visit their site for more details.

RPAC

Reigate Priory Athletic Club is an active, thriving and friendly Athletic Club whose aim is to promote an enjoyment of running and athletics, whilst providing members with coaching in skills and techniques for training, fitness and competition, regardless of ability, experience or talent.

They hold regular training sessions run by qualified coaches throughout the year for all ages from eight upwards. There are also weekly social runs through the beautiful Surrey countryside. For further information visit the website.