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Sociable running club open to Chafford Hundred runners of all abilities

PUBLISHED: 15:42 14 July 2015 | UPDATED: 16:28 14 July 2015

Chafford Hundred Running Group

Chafford Hundred Running Group

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Vanessa Papworth of Chafford Hundred Running Group encourages residents to join, if they are interested in getting fit and need motivation from other runners.

This last month saw the end of another Couch to 5k beginners running group.

Week one started back on April 27 and finished with our group 5k run on June 28. Our group 5k run was supported by Oli Walters, store manager of Decathlon who very kindly opened up the store and provided refreshments to all our runners.

We really do have a mixed group of runners, with our first runner back in about 18 minutes with others taking anything up to 40 minutes.

Our running group is a non-competitive, fun, friendly, sociable and welcoming, whether you can run 60 seconds or 60 minutes, 1 mile or a marathon.

We really do accommodate everyone. We, the leaders and our runners encourage, support and motivate everyone regardless of pace or distance.

We will shortly be starting a ‘Learn to run a mile’ training plan, which will shortly be followed by our last Couch to 5k of 2015 together with a 5k to 10k plan for those runners who are comfortable with 5k but would like to go further.

We also have three new leaders in Running Fitness to assist in delivering our sessions; Jackie Johns, Janice Norris and Kerry Wright – they have all attended the England Athletics LiRF one day Course.

We are well underway for arranging our Annual Awards evening, the date this year is Saturday November 14 and will take place at Drake Road Community Centre.

Tickets will go on sale shortly, which you will be able to get from a Leader. We are still looking for any local businesses to sponsor an award.

On Sunday July 12 two of our leaders, Michelle Hoey and Trevor Rawson, took part in the Thurrock 100, which is a 10 mile walk around SS17, this is just one of the events in the Thurrock 100 series.

All the details for our forthcoming plans can be found on our Facebook page or at chrg.co.uk

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