Couch to 5K 2019


Couch to 5K March 2019
NOTE – limited places max 24

Start Date : 5th March 2019

Graduation : 9 weeks after start date.
Lakeside Parkrun (5K).

Cost : £10 (see below)

Age : minimum 18, no maximum!

This is Portsmouth Joggers Club C25K.  It is a 9 week programme designed to take you from novice runner to 30 minutes continuous running (and completing a 5km run).  The graduation event is the free to enter Lakeside parkrun, (free registration with required for a registered 5km time) and all graduates receive a medal from the club.

C26K OctHow to Register : please e-mail us at with Subject title PJC – C25K.

What standard do I need to be? Any, some of our previous graduates couldn’t run for even a full minute when they started.

I can already run 5K or more: then you will probably find one of our regular groups more suitable, contact for more information.

Where do You Meet : We meet at Lakeside 1000 main reception, at 6.45 for a 7.00 pm start. Click here for directions and car parking details.

The benefits of Joining the Portsmouth Joggers Couch to 5K programme.

  • Dedicated group leaders (TBA)
  • Additional support from experienced runners from within the club
  • Mutual support from all other members of this C25K group
  • Dedicated facebook group so you can share your running adventures, and stay in touch with the rest of the group
  • Its great fun!  Take a look at the photos, all from the last graduation events.
  • Advice (week 2) from Alexandra Sports on trainers and kit
  • Reduced membership if you want to join Portsmouth Joggers Club after you graduate.

More about Portsmouth Joggers Club.

  • Club nights Tuesday and Thursday, plus Saturday and Sunday runs
  • 7 different groups on club nights, to cater for all abilities
  • Social and fun events, held throughout the year.
  • Plenty of our members just love to run, and enjoy the fact that they can run with friends 2 or 3 times a week.
  • If you want to enter some races, then there are league races (HRRL) on road and cross country (Southern Cross Country League) throughout the year – open to all
  • plenty of other races and events which club members enter
  • many of our group leaders are LiRF* qualified, and plenty of advice and help available to you on all things running!

* LiRF : Leadership in Running Fitness, through England Athletics.