Couch to 5k

A running programme for absolute beginners, Couch to 5K has helped millions of people like you start running.


The app:

  • – Has a choice of 5 trainers to motivate you
  • – Works with your music player
  • – Tracks your runs
  • – Connects you with other Couch to 5K runners

Couch to 5K can be completed in as little as 9 weeks, or longer if you want to go at your own pace.

Active 10

The Active 10 app anonymously records every minute of walking you do. Just pop your phone in your pocket and away you go!


The app:

  • – Tracks your steps
  • – Helps you set goals
  • – Shows you your achievements
  • – Gives you tips to boost your activity

Did you know walking briskly, even for 1 minute, counts as exercise? What are you waiting for – take your first steps today!

Couch to 5K

Active 10

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Did you know…

To stay fit and healthy, it’s recommended you get at least 150 minutes of moderate physical activity a week, or around 20 to 30 minutes a day.

Free events to help you keep fit and healthy, locally!

Yoga in the Park – held at Brinton’s Park in Kidderminster every Sunday from the 5th May – 15th September. No need to book, its a free event just bring a towel or mat. For more information please visit

Parkrun is a free, community event where you can walk, jog, run, volunteer or spectate. parkrun is 5k and takes place every Saturday morning. junior parkrun is 2k, dedicated to 4-14 year olds and their families, every Sunday morning. For more information please visit