Half Marathon Training Workshop
- 21st July
- 18:00 - 21:00
- The LookOut, Hyde Park, London, W2 2UH
- 020 7036 8040
Whatever stage you're at in your training, it's important to make sure that you are well prepared. We're on hand with expert training workshops and advice, to make sure you're physically and mentally ready.
A team of Fitness First trainers will lead sessions with tips on stretching pre and post-race, strengthening your core, staying injury free and all the advice you could possibly need on how to run your best race.
Lucozade's Sport Science expert will also be on hand to offer advice and answer all your hydration and nutrition questions, to ensure you leave no stone unturned during training.
Make sure you bring all those burning questions about race day to ask the team to help keep your nerves at bay.
Our training workshops are limited to 60 places per session and are sold on a first-come, first-served basis so book today!
What will the workshop cover?
Station 1 – SMR Session (Practical) – Fitness First
SMR otherwise known as Self Myofascial Release is quite simply the act of removing trigger point / knots from your muscles. This session will highlight to the runners how best to recover from their training runs and most importantly the Half Marathon
Station 2: Route & Food and Fitness Festival Information
The Royal Parks Foundation Half Marathon team will be on hand to take you through the new route map for 2015, pointing out all the landmarks and things to look out for along the way. They’ll then land back in the village where the team will show you all the exciting provisions we have for you and your family after the race, including the main stage with special performances, luxury food vendors and other retailers on site.
Station 3 – Pre, During & Post-Race Hydration (Theory) - Lucozade Sport
Lucozade Sport Science Manager, Benjamin Garcia will be on hand to offer advice and answer all your hydration and nutrition questions, to ensure you leave no stone unturned during training and feel fully prepared for race day
Station 4 – Faster (Practical) – Fitness First
During this session FF will encourage runners to look at how moving through 3 planes of motion will get not just temperatures up before the run but also mobilise though joints and prepare them for the race
Station 5 – Core Strengthening (Practical) – Fitness First
Gym based program, created and developed by Fitness First, focussing on how to strengthen the core and specifically how important this is for running long distances.