5 to 5K (5 minutes to 5 Kilometres)

5 to 5K

Take the next step with our 5 minutes to 5Km programme!

Do you know anyone who would like to run but sets off too fast and has to stop for a breather after 5 minutes?  SE Fitness 5 to 5 course (5 minutes to 5km) would be PERFECT for them.

We start with a 5 minute run / 1 minute walk and gradually build up each week.  We encourage you to run at least twice per week and if you stick at it we’ll have you running at least 5km by the end of the course.  We will finish the course with a group ParkRun or timed 5K and coffee to celebrate.

This is a progressive course which is great for anyone new to running or returning after a long absence.  Proven success rate!  This is the BEST for anyone wanting to build fitness and stamina.

Walk to Run and 5 to 5 start in January, April and September.  If you want to join at another time please call Helyn on 07788 628755 and we can see what will be best for you.



How far will I run?

We start on 2.5 miles then gradually progress until most are doing 4 miles by the end of the course.  We also help you work on good running technique and pace.


Where will we run?

Generally we use  the roads in Sutton Park. On dark evenings we will use the roads that surround the Park. As the course progresses we move on to the trails of Sutton Park (daylight hours).



‘I joined your group 3 weeks ago. Started in 5 to 5k and moved up to Run Fitness pretty quickly. I have felt really encouraged and motivated by your run leaders and fellow runners. It is really great fun whilst at the same time motivated to push yourself harder. Just what I wanted!’ Jim Dickinson Autumn 2018

‘When I joined SE Fitness I could not run for more than three minutes.  I completed SE Fitness 5 to 5 which has improved my fitness no end.  I got back today from a challenging week trekking the Great Wall of China.  Although we didn’t run the wall we did walk for between 6 – 8 hours a day and climbed countless stairs!  SE Fitness played a part in my ability to complete the challenge and raise £850 for Birmingham Children’s Hospital.  Thanks!’ Amanda – April 2016

‘I really enjoying SE Fitness, the leaders are so motivational and encouraging.’ Sarah

‘My leader has encouraged me to increase my running from once a week to twice a week. After just a few weeks I have seen a great improvement in my pace and stamina!’ Judy Lewis age 57yrs


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