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Oldham Active “We Run” 2020

Oldham Active ‘We Run’ Couch to 5k


What is it: This is a 9 week plan that will help a complete Beginner gradually build up their running ability so they can eventually run 5km without stopping. You can repeat any one of the weeks until you feel physically ready to move onto the next week.  Session plans will be provided by our qualified Run Team Leader, along with lots of motivation along the way.

Location: The Radclyffe Athletics Centre

Date: Every Tuesday starting 8th January 2019, Every Thursday starting 10th January 2019.

Time: 6pm-7pm

Cost: £1.60 with an Oldham Active Card or FREE to Oldham Active Members

What next: Once you are confident you can complete your 5K you can join our ‘We Run’ Intermediate sessions where we will help you progress your fitness levels and running techniques. We also recommend that you keep on running with the support of Couch to 5k Podcasts that are available through this link:


A new session starts every 10 weeks so you can join at a date that suits you

Session 1 Tuesdays


Session 1 Thursdays


Session 2 Tuesdays


Session 2 Thursdays


Session 3 Tuesdays


Session 3 Thursdays


Session 4 Tuesdays


Session 4 Thursdays


Session 5 Tuesdays


Session 5 Thursdays




Oldham Active ‘We Run’ Intermediates


Suitable For: This is an ideal next step for those who have completed the Couch to 5k or for those who need a little extra motivation or support to develop their running technique or Fitness Levels.

Location: The Radclyffe Athletics Centre


Time: 6pm-7pm

Cost: £1.60 with an Oldham Active Card or FREE to Oldham Active Members


What next: Keep on Running!

OCL Active ‘We Run’ will continue to support you as your fitness levels increase. You are welcome to continue to attend our track based sessions at our Radcliffe Athletics Centre for as long as you want or we can help find an alternative option – the choice is yours. We can recommend some of the local Park Runs that take place every week or if you prefer we can introduce you to a local Running Club.

The best way to stay motivated is to plan your next challenge, there are lots of races to choose from within the Region, we recommend to find a suitable event.

OCL Active organise and deliver the Milltown to Moors Race Series which is based solely in the Oldham Borough. These events in our area can be found at

Our Staff within our OCL Active Sites can help you train for that next event, designing a program that can incorporate track or road running with some Gym or Pool based sessions that will maximise your Strength and Fitness levels.


Milltown Races 2020

Saddleworth Sprint Triathlon

Sunday 26th April 2020

£60 per team

£47 per person


Saddleworth Junior Triathlon – New Event

Sunday 26th April 2020



Oldham Half Marathon

Sunday 25th October 2020



Failsworth Junior Triathlon

Saturday 4th July 2020




Get in Touch

Please contact us using the form below and send us a message.
Alternatively you can telephone our Contact Team on 0161 207 7000. We look forward to hearing from you.

**Please note this form is for general enquiries only and should not be used for membership cancellations or freezes, please email**

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