Weeks 5-8 of our Get Running beginners course delivered by The Irish Times in association with ForgetTheGym. This eight week course is designed to take you from inactivity to being able to run 30 minutes non-stop.
Beginner Week Five
Keep thinking about your pace and technique, and remember to relax
Beginner Week Six
Remember how lucky we are to be able to get out running
Beginner Week Seven
You're nearly there - keep up the good work
Beginner Week Eight
This is it - the big one. 30 minutes non-stop
Disclaimer: Swimming is a strenuous activity and is not without risk. Before embarking on this or any other exercise programme you should consult with your doctor. By participating in the programme you acknowledge that The Irish Times, Swim Ireland or their agents cannot be held liable for any injuries or other problems that may occur as a result.