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The PSF session, Weds 12th November

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Pace, speed and flexibility all come under scrutiny this week at run club. Suitable for ALL levels regardless of experience, this will be a great, friendly session to get you feeling fantastic and confident of your running.

If you are thinking of joining us for the Brighton Half Marathon package (prices and details under Running Courses) which starts the following week, then it is also a good opportunity to come down and see what we do before signing up to the course.

For our runners undertaking the Brooks 10k this Sunday, the session will leave you feeling confident about your race goals with some flex work to help your joints feel well oiled!

Location: Hove seafront, adjacent to the King Alfred Leisure centre (parking in the centre)

Time: 7.25pm for a strict 7.30pm start and warm up

Coach:Rachael, 07855 742195

Price: £5 payable online here  by choosing Weds fitness



Brighton Half Marathon & Marathon Course

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If you’ve seen our photograpahs of our recent Amsterdam Half Marathon trip on our Facebook page, you will  have seen that training in a group together can make running fun, rewarding and help to ensure you make your distance even when you feel like staying in bed!

Now it’s your chance. Our Brighton Half Marathon training course starts on Weds 20th November.

What do you get:

  • 11 X Weds 7.30pm training sessions incorporating strength training to help prevent injury and make you more efficient
  • 10 X Sunday runs from 8.30am off road and on road to help you build you distance in a supportive environment, all with women training for the same race
  • A training plan, expert coaching guidance and fun

You can either book the entire course, or just Weds or Sundays. Drop ins will continue to be available for all but the most cost efficient way is to book the course. FULL course, £129 Sundays only £90.

We would also encourage those new to us, to book the course so we can work with you and develop your running with the right degree of attention.

PLEASE note, that the Sunday part of the course is ONLY open to runners who can currently, and regularly run four miles. If you need help reaching this mileage between now and Weds 19th, please get in touch for one to one help.

(FRunClub closes for Xmas December 22nd and returns on Sun Jan 5th)


Want to join our women only marathon training? You will need to fulfill the following pre-requisites

1. Train with us throughout our half marathon training to achieve a time of 2hrs 05mins or less so you can then join our 14, 15, 17, 19 and 21 miles training runs throughout Feb-April.

2. OR be able to send us a link to show your recent half marathon time of under 2hrs 5mins in which case, you will able to join just our long training runs in Febuary if you prefer.

This will allow our long run training group to stay together at a similar pace.  Our prices and booking for the half marathon to marathon training will be released in the next few weeks. Long run training will be led by Karen Russell, a veteran of three marathons and experienced in endurance running.

Our marathon coaches Rachael and Kate are also available for one to one marathon coaching (for men and women). BEtween them they’ve run 9 marathons, from Mumbai to New York, Lake Garda to London.

They help improve your technique, make you more efficient as a runner with strength and flex conditioning and help  with all your questions about nutrition, race psychology, training kit and more.



Winter warmer run, Sunday 9th Dec **7.30am start**

Fitbitch Run club, opens the way to new running achievements

Fitbitch Run club, opens the way to new running achievements



Brrrr, it’s cold. But how beautiful are your training runs right now? Blue skies, sun and crisp leaves underfoot.

If you came to our Stanmer Park run last Sunday you will know just what we are talking about. If not, then don’t miss out this weekend with our sea to Downs run.

This week’s route will start on the flat along the bottom of the cliff from the Marian to just before Rottingdean, helping to warm you up before we hit the hills.

Up over Rottingdean, the hill training will reward you with stunning views over the sea and Downs.

As ever, these sunday runs to build up your distance are essential for our half marathon and marathon group so do try to be there. sorry about the early hour! All of us coaches are providing the training workshop for the Brighton Half so we need to ensure we are back – and have eaten – beforehand.

There will be a 6.5 and 7mile run on offer. PLEASE COMMENT HERE IF YOU ARE COMING, AND FOR WHICH DISTANCE.

Coaches: Rachael (TBC), Kate and Melissa

Run ambassadors: Mel A & Elspeth (7miles) & Mel Lankester (6.5)

Cost: £7

Time: 7.30am

Meet: Marina Car Park nearest Asda (we will run through the Marina along the boardwalk to the cliff path)