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Do you want to you run 10k? A new training programme will help you do just that.

In conjunction with the National Trust at Osterley Park, the Ealing Half Marathon team are organising a 10 week training programme for runners leading up to the Osterley Park 10K which takes place on Saturday 20th June 2015.

The 45 minute sessions will initially run for 10 weeks from Tuesday 21st April, starting at 6pm by the steps of Osterley House and they will be delivered by qualified running coaches and leaders.

Isaac Rocke, Sport Development Officer at Osterley Park commented: “We are keen to build on the success of the Osterley Park 10K last year and to encourage new people to come running in our beautiful park in one of the largest open spaces in West London.

“We ran some initial beginners groups last year at Osterley Park and are keen to continue them in 2015. The sessions are designed for all abilities and will focus on running technique, core stability work as well as running. It’s such a beautiful setting and we’d love to see some new faces.”

Kelvin Walker, Coach and Race Director of the Osterley Park 10K and Ealing Half Marathon, said: “We are passionate about running and about getting new people into the sport, as well as support and help runners to step up to the next race distance. The Osterley Park 10K is set in beautiful surroundings and we are looking forward to welcoming runners of all levels.

“The Osterley Park 10K is also a great training race for the Ealing Half Marathon and other autumn half marathons.”

Runners are requested to sign up to the Osterley Park 10K training sessions in advance at http://www.ealinghalfmarathon.com/preparation/10-weeks-to-a-10k/ . The sessions will cost £2 per session, payable on the day.

Entry fees for the Osterley Park 10K are £15 for affiliated runners and £17 for non-affiliated runners, which includes chip timing and a finishers medal. Entries close on 19th June or when sold out, and runners must be a minimum entry age of 17 of race day. Please go to www.ealinghalfmarathon.com/race-entry-2/osterley-park-10k/ for further details and to sign up.

The Ealing Half Marathon takes place on Sunday 27th September 2015 and is well known for its huge community support with runners travelling from all over the UK and abroad to experience the #EalingFeeling . The Ealing Half Marathon was voted ‘Best Half Marathon’ at The Running Awards 2014 and is a firm fixture in the autumn running calendar, with runners of all levels aspiring to be on the start line this September.

Registration for the Ealing Half Marathon is open, go to www.ealinghalfmarathon.com for further race details and to sign up, like the Facebook page www.facebook.com/ealinghalf and follow @EalingHalf on Twitter to keep up to date with all the latest news about the Ealing Half Marathon.

30th March 2015