New fitness scheme sets the pace
Published Wednesday 12th September 12
Ribble Valley Borough Council is setting the pace with a new health and fitness scheme aimed at beginner runners.
The Run Ribble Valley project has seen a network of running groups spring up throughout the borough as part of the nationwide Run England.
The groups, led by trained running leaders, offer novice runners the chance to take part in free weekly runs.
Ribble Valley Borough Council's sports development officer, Tom Bamber, said: "Have you ever fancied going for a jog, but never known where or how to start? Well, Run Ribble Valley could be just what you are looking for.
"Lead by run leaders trained to cater for all abilities, Run Ribble Valley is a fantastic way to meet new people and keep fit.
"Regardless of your age, fitness level, aspiration, or background, you can take part in Run Ribble Valley and benefit from being a part of a nationwide running community."
Run Ribble Valley groups:
- Monday, 6.00-7.00pm, Clitheroe Castle (meet Castlegate entrance)
- Wednesday, 6.00-7.00pm, Whalley Library
- Friday, 9.30-10.30am,
Brungerley Park (meet Waddington Road entrance).
Further details are available from Tom Bamber on 01200 414553 or www.runengland.org
Picture: Ribble Valley Mayor Ian Sayers, with Run Ribble Valley leaders Aimee Hamer (left), Andrew McEvoy and Steph Sergeant.