It’s time to get of the couch with a 5km run

Portlaoise Athletic Club is delighted to announce that their very successful Couch to 5k programme is back.

Resuming on Thursday, January 9 at 6pm, this is a 10 week programme is open to men and women who would like to get fit for 2014.

It will end with the Streets Of Portlaoise 5k road race on St Patrick’s day. Last year, over 150 people turned up in January and the club are expecting big numbers again. The programme caters for all fitness levels from walkers to joggers.

The club also has a number of running groups in the town so drop down if you fancy something new for the New Year.

Registration for the Couch to 5k will take place on Saturday the 4th of January at 3.00pm at the Portlaoise Athletic Track beside the Community College or else on the January 9.

Check out Portlaoise Athletic club on Facebook for more details.




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