Get fit fast in a motivating group environment.
The Aquarena outside running group endeavors to help you improve
your aerobic fitness and stamina, assist with weight loss and
provide a motivating and friendly group environment through
Facilitated by experienced and good-humored trainers, the
running group is suitable for people of all levels. The group
completes various tracks and paths throughout Manningham. The
sessions consist of a variety of components including long distance
running, sprint work, hills, intervals and fartlek work.
The running group is catered to each individual. The aim is to
gradually build up people's stamina through the weekly involvement
of the running group. There are 3 levels and each is designed for
The three groups are formed based on current fitness
levels and running ability allowing participants to exercise in a
group and encourage each other to achieve their fitness goals. The
fitness base requirements vary for each group so that participants
can work together throughout the one hour session with people of a
similar fitness level to complete the various workouts with the
trainers. The abilities of the participants are assessed by the
qualified trainers and participants are places in the appropriate
running group level. The distances travelled within each session
vary depending on the group and course selected by the trainers
with the various training sessions all planned to be completed
within the one hour workout.
The running group is free for gold, gold day and aquatic
members. A fee applies for non members which is payable at
reception. Participants meet at the entrance to Aquarena, just
outside of reception 10 minutes prior to starting time.
Running group timetable:
Please note that running group classes are not conducted during
Some feedback received from some of the participants.
"It has helped improve my fitness. I have met more people
through the running group. At first I thought my fitness wasn't
good enough which proved to be wrong."
"Running group is motivating and ensures I commit to a regular
"The instructors motivate you to keep going."
"It all runs so smoothly. I have no complaints. I thoroughly