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How to run faster, longer and improve your technique

Whether you have been running for years and have completed several marathons or have just started thinking about training for your first 5k fun run, we have a running training program to meet the needs of all runners.

How to start running - 5k and 10k runs

Our running training schedules have been designed for all abilities including programs for a 5k run and a 10k run. Our running training programmes will show you how to run faster and for longer distances. They are also backed by useful documents such as the ATW Beginners Guide To Running, which is full of running tips to help you begin running. 

Looking for 5k or 10k runs in the UK? View our event listing page.

Training for a half marathon?

Usually a road race, the official distance of a half marathon is 13.1 miles. We have half marathon training schedules for the beginner, intermediate runner and advanced runners.

Looking for a half marathon in the UK? View our event listing page.

Training for a marathon?

Usually a road race, the official distance of a marathon is 26 miles and 385 yards. We have a marathon training schedule for those wanting to complete the marathon in less than five, four or three hours:

Sub 3 hour marathon

Sub 4 hour marathon

Sub 5 hour marathon

Looking for marathons in the UK? View our event listing page.

View all events listed on ATW

10k run, 10 mile run, 20 mile run, trail runs, marathons, duathlons and triathlons - view all the current events listed on ATW.

Are you a race organiser?

If you would like to switch to online entries for your next race or would like ATW to manage your club membership renewals online then please contact us.