Leader in Running Fitness – 1 Day: £75
Who should go on the course? (18+)
The course is aimed at anyone with an interest in running for fitness who would like to lead a group. It is a one day attendance only course. This is not a Coaching qualification although it does provide an entry pathway towards coaching qualifications.
- The course is designed to prepare you as a Leader to provide a safe and enjoyable running experience for people over 18 years of age of any level of ability, age, size and shape. As a Leader you may set up your own group and register with the Athletics NI network, be a member of an Athletics Club or Fitness or other sports club.
- The course will focus on the safe organization of running activity and how to lead a group of inexperienced runners. You will be asked to consider some of the barriers that may prevent people from taking up running and think about what you could do as a leader to make a difference. This will include making sure that you understand the reason for and the purpose of both a warm up and a cool down. You will also learn about the different sorts of running activities that can make running varied and enjoyable. The course covers the core skills of Instruction and Explanation, Demonstration and Risk Assessment.
- Your qualification as a Leader in Running Fitness will provide you with insurance to lead a group within the limits of the course content. However, it is important to note that this course is not about coaching runners or running and should you wish to coach runners then you will need to attend a coaching specific coach education course.
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New volunteers and coaches should also submit an ID validation form which should be completed by your Club Secretary.
Leader in Running & Fitness (2 courses)
6th Oct 2013 NILIRF008 (MPT)
9th Feb 2014 NILIRF009 (UUJ)
The course runs from 8.45am to 5pm
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