Run Strong with Coach Nicola


Would you like to run faster but feel you run out of speed too soon?

Do you want to run further but find aches and niggles are stopping you each time you increase the distance?

Have you been told that strength training is good for runners but you just don’t know where to start?

Do you enjoy running but don’t think you have time to fit in any other exercise or cross-training?

Have you been injured and want to enjoy running again without the fear of injury holding you back?

Do you want to become a better, stronger runner so you can reach whatever goals you set yourself?

Legs and shoes of four adults running in forest. With strength training for runners they can become a stronger runner

 Here’s how strength training can help you become a stronger runner

My Run Strong class is for you if

You enjoy running but keep getting injured or have ongoing niggles which cause frustration

You want to run faster but despite adding speed work you can’t quite seem to hit the times

You are a new runner who wants to build a strong foundation for your running journey

You feel you have plateaued and no matter what you do you just don’t seem to improve

You want to run further but every time you increase the distance you get pain

You want to enjoy running but it often feels like hard work

You know you should be adding strength training but feel a bit lost on what do to and don’t know what will actually be of benefit to you

You just want to keep running with ease and enjoyment


What you can expect

Run Strong is a 45 minute strength training for runners class led by Coach Nicola, an England Athletics running coach and personal trainer.

The class focuses on movements to improve your running strength, mobility and agility.

All fitness levels are welcome, whether you are new to running-specific strength work or already do general strength training. The class involves body-weight and resistance exercises using a variety of weights, which can all be adapted so that they are at the right level for you.

You will also be shown how to improve your running technique using easy running drills that you can add to your running warm up or cool downs to make you runs more effective.

When and Where Is This Course?

Mondays, 7.15-8pm

25 September, 2, 9 and 16 October 2023

Family Hub, Unit 4, Duck Farm court, Aylesbury, HP20 2SQ

Your Investment: £10 per class

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Additional Information and FAQs

Runners who want to improve their running; runners who are stepping up the distance; runners who want to increase their speed; runners who would like to be stronger in order to maximise enjoyment in running; runners who want to build their confidence before they start training for a big race; runners who want to run without injury. In fact anyone who runs and wants to improve, no matter what that means to them!
Absolutely! Run Strong is designed to help all runners, whether you have been running for 6 weeks, 6 months or 6 years. It will give you a strong foundation to build on and improve your running
Please wear clothes that are comfortable and breathable, your normal running clothes should be okay. You may also want to have a towel and water at hand. Part of the session will be done in socks so we can work on our foot and ankle mobility. You can decide whether you wish to do the whole session in socks or wear trainers (please only wear clean trainers – no mud covered trail shoes!)